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 Peter » 16 Dec 2008 18:46

I believe that this photo of Hptm Sassenberg presenting a NKS/Gold to a soldier, has a PzVernAbz on Sassenberg's arm.

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

Post by Peter » 16 Dec 2008 19:05

Another from Bundesarchiv/Wikipedia
Bild 1: Der Geschützführer des Sturmgeschützes, Unteroffizier Hans Sdun, der als Richtschütze bereits 13 Sowjetpanzer, darunter einen KW 1 im Nahkampf mit einer Hafthohlladung vernichtete, wie das Panzervernichtungsabzeichen auf seinem rechten Oberarm bezeugt.

Zusatz: Unteroffizier Hans Sdun, Richt-Unteroffizier in der 3. Batt. / Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 177.
Geschützführer in Vertretung von Leutnant Bose
geboren am 12.7.1920; gefallen am 24.7.1944
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Re: Die Panzerknacker- the holders of the tank destruction badge

Post by Peter » 16 Dec 2008 19:11

Sadly this Bundesarchiv/Wikipedia photo has no name caption,
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Re: Die Panzerknacker- the holders of the tank destruction badge

Post by Porsche » 16 Dec 2008 19:12

Daniel,
I'll post a scan tomorrow. His name is Obergefreiter Anton Gschwendtner

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

Post by Peter » 16 Dec 2008 19:25

Sadly Bundesarchiv/Wikipedia do not name this officer
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Post by Peter » 16 Dec 2008 19:39

there is a series of photos of this soldier on Bundesarchiv/Wikipedia, but no name is given, France 1944, is he recognised ?
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Re: Die Panzerknacker- the holders of the tank destruction badge

Post by Peter » 16 Dec 2008 19:55

An photo of an award in May 1944, Eastern Front, a Bundesarchiv/Wikipedia photo
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Re: Die Panzerknacker- the holders of the tank destruction badge

Post by Daniel L » 16 Dec 2008 22:34

Yes, Sassenberg and Sdun are known holders. The last photo has been shown before, with the officer being named. His name escpaes me at the moment.

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

Post by harmel » 16 Dec 2008 22:57

Hi Daniel last pic is Major (1/8/43)66d1 Hans-Detlev Chrapkowski,Cmdr
of Pz.Stu.Pi.Bn GD,former service with 43rd Pion Bn.
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Re: Die Panzerknacker- the holders of the tank destruction badge

Post by Porsche » 17 Dec 2008 21:25

My latest Sterbebild as discussed. Here's the scan........
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Re: Die Panzerknacker- the holders of the tank destruction badge

Post by Daniel L » 18 Dec 2008 01:30

Thanks Neil, I think I recognize it from Ebay.

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

Post by Porsche » 18 Dec 2008 21:09

Daniel,
Yep, another Fleabay win. I hope it wasn't you I was bidding against :P

By the way, are you planning to update the list :idea:

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

Post by Daniel L » 18 Dec 2008 22:14

I don't collect death cards so it wasn't me. At the moment I don't have time to update it.

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

Post by Porsche » 18 Dec 2008 23:26

Hi,
Two photo's of unnamed PVA winners have been posted on the Wehrmacht-Awards Forum. Can anyone put a name to them?

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

Post by Porsche » 18 Dec 2008 23:28

and the second one......
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