Rommel - inspecting the Atlantikwall.

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Re: Rommel - inspecting the Atlantikwall.

Post by NicoH » 15 Apr 2022 17:13

kstdk wrote:
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Hello

Jos - that seems to be right, and that narrows the timeframe.

http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic. ... 90&start=0

12.08.1943 - 01.01.1945 Kommandeur des Verteidigungsstabes Scheveningen

Rommel was in Holland between 2nd and 5th of january 1944 and visited Scheveningen 3rd of january 1944

You mean that both pictures are from that event. If so the other officer could be of Erwin Tzschoppe´s staff.

PS: The pictures are not present in Hans Sakkers book about Rommel!!

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Date is surely later. Tzschoppe was only promoted to SS-Oberfuhrer rank on january 30,1944.
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Re: Rommel - inspecting the Atlantikwall.

Post by kstdk » 16 Apr 2022 19:14

Hello

A couple more photos for ID of personel and location, date etc. etc. :-)

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Re: Rommel - inspecting the Atlantikwall.

Post by graveland » 16 Apr 2022 19:22

kstdk wrote:
16 Apr 2022 19:14
A couple more photos for ID of personel and location, date etc. etc. :-)
Erwin Menny at far left on the second one.
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Re: Rommel - inspecting the Atlantikwall.

Post by graveland » 16 Apr 2022 19:24

kstdk wrote:
16 Apr 2022 19:14
A couple more photos for ID of personel and location, date etc. etc. :-)
Walther Matthiae (left) and Walther Düvert (right) on the first one.

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Re: Rommel - inspecting the Atlantikwall.

Post by Andrey » 02 May 2022 18:33

graveland wrote:
16 Apr 2022 19:22
kstdk wrote:
16 Apr 2022 19:14
A couple more photos for ID of personel and location, date etc. etc. :-)
Erwin Menny at far left on the second one.
SS-officer is Alfred-Ingemar Berndt.

Andrey.

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Re: Rommel - inspecting the Atlantikwall.

Post by kstdk » 02 Jul 2022 14:47

Hello

A Press foto from 21-2-1944 is really showing a picture from an inspection 30-1-1944 at unknown place in Normandy.

Left to right: unknown, unknown, Rommel, unknown, unknown, Kapt. Z. See Henneke (Seeko Normandie), V. Adm Ruge, unknown

Any one for ID´ing the unknown?

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Re: Rommel - inspecting the Atlantikwall.

Post by kstdk » 09 Jul 2022 11:16

Hello

One more, dated 8/2-1944 but must be from dec. 1943 or january 1944.

Place and persons unknown to me?

Any one?

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Re: Rommel - inspecting the Atlantikwall.

Post by graveland » 09 Jul 2022 16:12

kstdk wrote:
09 Jul 2022 11:16
One more, dated 8/2-1944 but must be from dec. 1943 or january 1944.

Place and persons unknown to me?
I see to Generals Dr. Meise and Straube. The photo could have been taken during the visit to
Fort de la Cité d'Aleth, Saint-Malo (24.01.1944).

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Re: Rommel - inspecting the Atlantikwall.

Post by kstdk » 09 Jul 2022 18:48

Hello

Thanks Graveland - both Meise and Straube was indeed participating in the Inspection around St. Malo and Cite D´Aleth too - but not sure if it is Cite D`Aleth though, because of the bunker type? It could be Pointe de la Varde or another MKB/HKB :-)

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Re: Rommel - inspecting the Atlantikwall.

Post by kstdk » 06 Aug 2022 12:52

Hello

This picture + enlargement from E-Bay.de.

Not many chances for ID´ing the persons or the location, not many caracteristic´s in the landscape :-)

Any one recognize the persons and/or location?

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Re: Rommel - inspecting the Atlantikwall.

Post by graveland » 06 Aug 2022 20:02

kstdk wrote:
06 Aug 2022 12:52
Not many chances for ID´ing the persons or the location, not many caracteristic´s in the landscape :-)

Any one recognize the persons and/or location?
The man at far right is René Eberle (Inspekteur der Landbefestigungen West), amigo Kurt.

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Re: Rommel - inspecting the Atlantikwall.

Post by Stp Leo » 12 Sep 2022 21:15

Hello everyone,

We are on the coast between Boulogne and Calais, in Northern France, on 18 April 1944. Behind Rommel lies Generalleutnant Otto Elfeldt, 47th Infantry Division commandeur, the unit which served the part of Atlantikwall between Boulogne and Calais. Just next to Elfedt this is Speidel, then General der Artillerie Johann Sinnhuber, 82th Army Corps commander, whose 47. ID was a part of it. The photo belonged to a staff chief which lies on Sinnhuber's right. Source : www.alexautographs.com
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Re: Rommel - inspecting the Atlantikwall.

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 15 Oct 2022 01:41

Does anyone knows who are the generals with Rommel? And when or where this pic was taken?

Source: https://www.ebay.de/itm/394288213102?ha ... SwHOpjSY8B
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Re: Rommel - inspecting the Atlantikwall.

Post by Stp Leo » 02 Dec 2022 16:10

Hello everyone,

A nice detail on the post 467 picture : in the foreground can be seen a KVA C map (between Boulogne and Calais). By the way the black circle on the map represented Festung Boulogne. Source of the map : BAMA.
Erwin Rommel original Pressefoto 1944.1 - Copie.jpg
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Re: Rommel - inspecting the Atlantikwall.

Post by kstdk » 05 Dec 2022 11:57

Hello

I found an article from a Danish newspaper from sunday the 12th of December 1943 regarding Rommels inspection in Denmark.

The article itself is not interesting as the papers were not allowed to write much, but there is this picture - where we can see Rommel and Hanneken at the right - and then som children watching quite near Rommel.

It is the first time I see civilians on pictures from Rommels inspections - have that been seen else where?

Also the newspaper articles, as there is found some in Denmark written in december when Rommel was here, but also some written in january after Rommel had left Denmark.

Is there other european newspaper articles about Rommels inspections? Were newspapers allowed to write about it in Holland, Belgium and France?

The picture is of bad quality, sorry :-)

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