Knight's Cross Holders Identification

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Post by Elwyn W » 28 Oct 2006 19:53

Looks vaguely like 9/StukaG77 staffel sign. Who was he? In a series of photos, there were two Hungarian officers.

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Post by herbert » 29 Oct 2006 08:55

hallo balsi,

evtl. Günter Hessler ?

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Post by bake » 01 Nov 2006 01:29

Who is this LW Eichenlaubträger.

Source: Ebay.
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Post by John Toner » 01 Nov 2006 07:11

Left is Helmut Bruck (later Oakleaves holder), right is Karl Henze

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Post by John Toner » 01 Nov 2006 07:17

Who is this RKT from ebay?

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Post by harmel » 01 Nov 2006 23:12

Hi John.E-BAY officer is
Lt Albert Ernst awarded KC on 22/1/44
Born-Wolfsburg 15/11/1912
Died -Iserlohn 21/2/1986
Last rank was Hptm.
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Post by Michael Miller » 01 Nov 2006 23:16

Just a quick note to applaud the fine- and often simply amazing- identification work going on in this thread!

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Post by bake » 01 Nov 2006 23:31

Thank's John :D

Another one from Ebay

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Post by John Toner » 03 Nov 2006 07:15

This is from e-pier. Does anyone recognise the RKT with von Kluge?

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Post by Elwyn W » 11 Nov 2006 22:36

Hi Alex,

I am not sure if the pic posted by John from Ebay was Albert Ernst.

There were a few pics of him in Franz Kurowski's Panzer Aces. While Kurowski is not exactly known for accuracy, the general awarding Ernst the RK, according to Kurowski, was Reinhardt. In the series of pics on sale on Ebay, the general awarding the RK was not Reinhardt. Furthermore, Ernst earned his RK on 22.01.44. There were many trees in the pic John posted.

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Post by Elwyn W » 11 Nov 2006 22:43

Here's the pic and it looked like he was an ObLt.

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Post by John Toner » 18 Nov 2006 16:36

Here is one from eBay. The face is familiar but I can't put a name to it. Does anyone recognise him?

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Post by herbert » 18 Nov 2006 19:26

Wilhelm Kohler

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Post by John Toner » 19 Nov 2006 14:12

Thanks, Herbert. The photos I have of Kohler show him without a hat, so it was more difficult for me to identify him.

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Post by Elwyn W » 19 Nov 2006 15:34

Here's a pic with Walter Stein (RK 28.11.43) in the middle, 485 Rgt/263. Div and Wilhlem Kohler (RK 10.12.42) on the right 195 Rgt/78. Sturm-Div. According to Stockert, Kohler lost his lower right leg, stayed in military hospital and studied history at the University of Tübingen until he took up a position with 9. Pz.Div. in mid-1944 and went on to win the EL. This looks like a picture during this period. Who's was the RKT on the left?

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