Die Panzerknacker- the holders of the tank destruction badge

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Re: Die Panzerknacker- the holders of the tank destruction badge

Post by GWorldmann » 29 Apr 2022 18:25

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Re: Die Panzerknacker- the holders of the tank destruction badge

Post by Porsche » 01 May 2022 14:16

Daniel L wrote:
29 Mar 2016 14:31
Pröbstle, Lorenz. Oberleutnant and Kompanieführer in a PiBtl 251. One tank destruction badge. German cross in Gold on 11.12.1941 as Leutnant in 2./Pionier-Bataillon 251. iron cross first class on 23.07.1941. Iron cross second class on 19.05.1940. General assault badge on 17.09.1941. Long Service Medal 4th Class, 4 Years on 01.04.1937. Born on 01.07.1913 in Kleinköß, Germany, killed in action on 29.09.1942 at Rschew, Soviet Union. Source: Death card and http://en.ww2awards.com/person/16103.
Adding a picture of Lorenz Pröbstle DKiG & 1PVA
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Post by Porsche » 01 May 2022 14:19

hec801 wrote:
21 Jan 2005 10:22
Hallo,

I think here is a new one for the list:

Gefreiter Oskar Kriegl

2 TDB
EK II, Sturmabzeichen in Silber, Ostmedaille

fallen 1942 in Stalingrad

Found on eBay...

Regards

Hannes
A Picture of Johann Oskar Kriegl from my collection:
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Re: Die Panzerknacker- the holders of the tank destruction badge

Post by Dene » 05 May 2022 07:34

Name des Panzervernichter Trägers ist Oberleutnant Althuber zur seiner Rechten Seite Oberfeldwebel Einstner.
Fotoaufnahme 1944 entstanden in linz im Krankenrevier des Grenadier Ersatzbattalion 1/133 1.Gen.Kompanie.
Bin im Besitz einiger Fotos von Althuber.beste grüße

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Re: Die Panzerknacker- the holders of the tank destruction badge

Post by Dene » 05 May 2022 07:46

Dene wrote:
05 May 2022 07:34
Name des Panzervernichter Trägers ist Oberleutnant Althuber zur seiner Rechten Seite Oberfeldwebel Einstner.
Fotoaufnahme 1944 entstanden in linz im Krankenrevier des Grenadier Ersatzbattalion 1/133 1.Gen.Kompanie.
Bin im Besitz einiger Fotos von Althuber.beste grüße
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Re: Die Panzerknacker- the holders of the tank destruction badge

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Re: Die Panzerknacker- the holders of the tank destruction badge

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Re: Die Panzerknacker- the holders of the tank destruction badge

Post by GWorldmann » 22 May 2022 14:07

Hauptmann Walther Hofmeister
Start of military service: March 1940
Promotions: Schütze (1940), Gefreiter (March 1940), Unteroffizier (June 1942), Feldwebel (officer candidate – December 1942), Leutnant (January 1943), Oberleutnant (November 1943), Hauptmann (posthumously, May 1944)
04.06.1942-31.12.1942: Platoonleader (Truppführer) in 4./Infanterie-Regiment 22
01.01.1943-04.04.1943: Squadleader (Zugführer) in 4./Infanterie-Regiment 22
23.04.1943-18.05.1943: Assistant Batallion Adjutant in I./Infanterie-Regiment 22
19.05.1943-17.09.1943: Batallion Adjutant in I./Infanterie-Regiment 22
18.09.1943-30.09.1943: Company Commander, 3./Infanterie-Regiment 22
01.10.1943-28.01.1944: Batallion Adjutant in I./Infanterie-Regiment 22
Awards: Black wound badge (1st of October 1941), Iron Cross 2nd Class (13th of November 1941), Infantry Assault Badge (28th of December 1941), Tank Destruction Badge (4th of July 1942), Iron Cross 1st Class (14th of July 1942), Eastern Front Medal (1st of August 1942), Silver wound badge (29th of January 1943), Close Combat Clasp in Bronze (30th of July 1943).

While acting as batallion adjutant Hofmeister became a close friend of the legendary Theodor Tolsdorff. This coupled with his bravery in combat ensured fast promotion and would have made Hofmeister a likely candidate for the German Cross in Gold or even the Knights Cross. This coupled with his bravery in combat ensured fast promotion and would have made Hofmeister a likely candidate for the German Cross in Gold or even the Knights Cross.
He was killed by a headshot while repelling a soviet attack on the village of Skitka (Ukraine).
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Re: Die Panzerknacker- the holders of the tank destruction badge

Post by GWorldmann » 22 May 2022 17:13

Hans Joachim Kolewe
Kompanieführer mit Nahkampferfahrung
bei der Division „Großdeutschland“
Hans Joachim Kolewe, geboren am 6. Oktober 1920 in Berlin. Seine erste Verwundung erlitt er im November 1941 als Angehöriger der „Großdeutschland“ in der Schlacht um Tula (Rußland) durch einen Bombensplitter. Im April 1942 kam er wieder zurück zur „Großdeutschland“ und war bis November 1943 ständig im Einsatz. In dieser Zeit wurde er das zweite Mal angeschossen. Januar 1944 ging es wieder an die Front in die Ukraine. Dort wurde ihm das Deutsche Kreuz in Gold verliehen. Im Juni 1944 wurde ihm das Sonderabzeichen für das Niederkämpfen von Panzerkampfwagen durch Einzelkämpfer verliehen. Im Mai 1944 wurde Hans Joachim Kolewe durch ein Explosivgeschoß am Bauch getroffen und schwer verwundet. Anfang Januar 1945 übernahm er die Div.Begleit-Kompanie. Mit dieser kämpfte er in der Kesselschlacht von Heiligenbeil, bis er am 17. März 1945 erneut schwer verwundet wurden ist. Er kam am 3. April 1945 nach Tondern (Dänemark) in das Kriegs-Lazarett 2/530(R) aus dem er am 18. Juni 1945 entlassen wurde. Nach seinem Aufenthalt in Dänemark ging es für ihn nach Schleswig-Holstein und dort in Britische Kriegsgefangenschaft.
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Re: Die Panzerknacker- the holders of the tank destruction badge

Post by GWorldmann » 20 Jun 2022 20:27

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