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Gemanys Panzer-aces today

Post by IRISH TIGER » 15 Jan 2008 00:31

Can anyone tell me how many of Germanys Panzer Aces that are still alive today. ie, Hans Bölter from the 502, Oberfähnrich Rondorf, Feldwebel Gartner both from the 503 and did Oberleutnant Carius command a J/TIGER in the last part of the war

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Post by Jan-Hendrik » 15 Jan 2008 11:56

Gärtner fell in the Battle of Zamoly on 7th January 1945..Rondorf killed himself after the war..Carius is still alive.

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Post by IRISH TIGER » 15 Jan 2008 17:45

Jan-Hendrik wrote:Gärtner fell in the Battle of Zamoly on 7th January 1945..Rondorf killed himself after the war..Carius is still alive.

Jan-Hendrik

A big thanks to ya, Hans Bolter do you know what happen to him and did Otto Carius command a J,Tiger in the last part of the war???????

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Post by JagdAlex » 15 Jan 2008 17:59

Yes Otto Carius did commanded a company of Jagdtigers s.Pz.Abt 512 and he was 2nd company. If you want to have more information about it, go buy the book that Carius wrote: "Tiger in the mud"

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Post by Wilfried Abenaschon » 15 Jan 2008 19:28

anybody knows anything about the circumstance of Rondorf suicide?

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Post by IRISH TIGER » 16 Jan 2008 02:11

JagdAlex wrote:Yes Otto Carius did commanded a company of Jagdtigers s.Pz.Abt 512 and he was 2nd company. If you want to have more information about it, go buy the book that Carius wrote: "Tiger in the mud"

I do have that book but never got to finnish it as i missed placed it.Was Albert Ernest in the same company as him :)

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Post by LV » 19 Jan 2008 17:03

IRISH TIGER wrote:
JagdAlex wrote:Yes Otto Carius did commanded a company of Jagdtigers s.Pz.Abt 512 and he was 2nd company. If you want to have more information about it, go buy the book that Carius wrote: "Tiger in the mud"

I do have that book but never got to finnish it as i missed placed it.Was Albert Ernest in the same company as him :)
Captain Albert Ernst was commander of the 1st company of schwere Panzerjägerabteilung 512. 1st Lieutenant Otto Carius was commander of the 2nd company, but I've understood that the battalion didn't operate as a whole, rather having its two companies fighting independently.

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