Knight's Cross Holders Identification

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Post by Mark V. » 15 Feb 2006 23:19

Ingo wrote:Hello Mark V,

I think it is Ernst Häußler

http://das-ritterkreuz.de/index_search_ ... archword=häuß


Thanks for your help, Ingo. Yes, he does look like Häußler but unfortunately (from the whole photo) it appears he's is from a Heer unit. Sorry for not mentioning this earlier :( . He does look rather familiar!? Or not.

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Post by Dieter Zinke » 15 Feb 2006 23:32

VJK wrote:Hi!
I'll kick myself, because I know I've seen this pic before, but I can't find it to put a name to this RKT and DKiG holder.
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VJK
Dear VJK,
it' s Wilhelm Ochsner.
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Post by VJK » 16 Feb 2006 08:42

Hi Dieter!

Many thanks for putting me out of my misery - don't you just hate it when you know the face but the name continues to escape you!

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Post by Jan-Hendrik » 16 Feb 2006 08:45

Why there are so impressing pictures of Wilhelm Ochnser but I have never seen any of Hermann Ochsner ? :(

Soory , dear friends , just frustration ....

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Post by Dieter Zinke » 16 Feb 2006 10:00

Jan-Hendrik wrote:Why there are so impressing pictures of Wilhelm Ochnser but I have never seen any of Hermann Ochsner ? :(
Sorry , dear friends , just frustration ....
Jan-Hendrik
Als Stimmungsaufheller für Jan-Hendrik - to brighten the mood of frustrated researchers here another pic of Ochsner
Dieter Z. :D
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Post by Jan-Hendrik » 16 Feb 2006 10:14

Thanks , dear Dieter :D

It seems I have a correction for the RK des KVKmS-Thread . According to my infos of a former friend of Weise this man was born in Bad Blankenburg/Thüringen , not Blankenburg/Harz :wink:

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supplements/corrections added, thanks D.Z. :D

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Post by Daniel L » 18 Feb 2006 00:58

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Who is this?

Best regards/ Daniel

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Post by Dieter Zinke » 18 Feb 2006 10:38

D. Löwenhamn wrote:Who is this?
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Daniel, it is Gefreiter Hans Sturm
http://www.das-ritterkreuz.de/index_sea ... rm,%20Hans

Dieter :D

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Post by Ingo » 18 Feb 2006 10:58

Hans Sturm was Gefreiter when he became the Ritterkreuz.

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Post by Dieter Zinke » 18 Feb 2006 11:01

Jan-Hendrik wrote:Not Obergefreiter ?
http://www.ritterkreuztraeger-1939-45.d ... m-Hans.htm
Jan-Hendrik
Of course, dear Jan-Hendrik, but he received the KC as Gefreiter. I want to emphasize this :)
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Post by Daniel L » 18 Feb 2006 12:14

Thank you! Did he receive any tank destruction badges like he is shown on the front page of the Landser magazine? Or maybe he knocked out tanks but did not receive the badges?

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Post by Ingo » 18 Feb 2006 13:11

Hello Daniel,

I have no infos that Hans Sturm ever recieved any tank destruction badges.

But is the man at the Landser magazine really Hans Sturm ?? I think no. There is another Landser magazine about him.
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Post by harmel » 18 Feb 2006 13:18

Hi Daniel,I have in my collection his book with
his autograph and I cannot find in any of the photos,
wearing the Pz destruction badge and according to his
uniform jacket which there is a photo non on the sleeve,
he was a wearer of the Bandenkampfabzeichen (Bronze) May 1944
which might be of interest too you
Regards Harmel

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Post by harmel » 18 Feb 2006 13:24

I also concur with Ingo as too me it might not
be him,as in the book I have he tended too wear
glasses in some of his photos,and some with no glasses
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