Knight's Cross Holders Identification

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Post by Elwyn W » 20 Sep 2007 13:16

No, extreme left was Christinan Hansen, Kmdr X Corp. Gen with eyeglasses was Kurt Tippelskirch, Kmdr 30 Div. ArmyGr Nord, first half of 1942.

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Post by Ruslan M » 21 Sep 2007 11:57

Guys,name all fallshirm RK holders in picture please. :)

source:http://www.reibert.info/forum/index.php
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Führerhauptquartier "Felsennest" , Rodert near Bad Münstereifel , 13 May 1940 :
Award ceremony for Fsch.Jg.-Sturm.Abt. "Koch" / EBEN-EMAEL

First row from left to right :
01- Leutnant Egon Delica - RK 12.05.1940 Leutnant stellv. Führer Sturmgruppe „Granit“
02- Hauptmann Walther Koch - RK 10.05.1940 Hauptmann Kdr LL-Sturm.Abt „Koch“
03- Hitler
04- Leutnant d.R. Joachim Meißner - 12.05.1940 Leutnant d.R. stellv. Führer Sturmgruppe „Eisen“
05- Oberleutnant Gustav Altmann - 12.05.1940 Oberleutnant Führer Sturmgruppe „Stahl“

Second row from left to right :
01- Oberleutnant Rudolf Witzig - 10.05.1940 Oberleutnant Führer Sturmgruppe „Granit“
02- Oberleutnant Otto Zierach - 15.05.1940 Oberleutnant d.R. Ia LL-Sturm.Abt „Koch“
03- Leutnant Helmut Ringler - 15.05.1940 Leutnant d.R. s.MG-Halbzugführer i. d. Sturmgruppe „Stahl“
04- Oberleutnant Walter Kiess - 12.05.1940 Oberleutnant Chef Lastensegler-Kdo i. d. LL-Sturm.Abt „Koch“
http://www.das-ritterkreuz.de/index_sea ... wert1=3001
05- Oberarzt Dr. Rolf Jäger - 15.05.1940 Oberarzt Truppenarzt i. d. LL-Sturm.Abt „Koch“
http://www.das-ritterkreuz.de/index_sea ... wert1=2709

From the 12 Fsch.Jäg. KCs for that operation
do not appear in the photograph :
Arpke, Helmut - KC 13.05.1940 Feldwebel i. d. Sturmgruppe „Stahl“
Schächter, Martin - KC 12.05.1940 Leutnant Führer Sturmgruppe „Eisen“ (WIA, hospital)
Schacht, Gerhard - KC 12.05.1940 Leutnant Führer Sturmgruppe „Beton“
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Dieter Zinke
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Post by Dieter Zinke » 21 Sep 2007 13:29

From left:
Delica, Witzig, Koch, Zierach, Hitler, Ringler, Meißner, Kieß, Altmann, Dr. med. Jäger

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Post by Ruslan M » 21 Sep 2007 13:52

Many thanks Dieter for fallschirm and Ingo with JC for Kay von Brockdorff and Martin Steglich.

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Post by Ruslan M » 21 Sep 2007 19:15

Unknown RK general???

source:sammler site
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Post by JC » 21 Sep 2007 19:30

Ruslan,

This last men here in the middle of a group is Freiherr v.Langermann und Erlenkamp.

BR..........JC

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Post by Ruslan M » 21 Sep 2007 19:50

Thanks JC!!!!

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Post by Rob Romero » 22 Sep 2007 02:29

Great RK ebay photo

http://cgi.ebay.com/GERMAN-LUFTWAFFE-AC ... dZViewItem

Any Thoughts?

Thanks,

Rob

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Post by John Toner » 22 Sep 2007 02:47

This is Walter Koch, decorated with the Knights Cross for leading one of the units that took the Belgian fortress of Eben Emael in May 1940.

(Hptm., Kdr. Fsch.Jäg.Sturmabt. 'Koch' )

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Post by John Toner » 25 Sep 2007 03:23

This LW man is probably a bomber pilot. Does anyone know him? (source: Lexikon der Wehrmacht)

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Post by Ingo » 25 Sep 2007 16:12

Not a bomber pilot, it is a fighter pilot: Anton Hackl.

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Post by John Toner » 26 Sep 2007 02:17

Thanks, Ingo. The reason I thought it was a bomber pilot was because the full photo shows him with a bomber crew member.

John

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Post by Kameraden » 27 Sep 2007 22:21

Hi

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Bruno Hinz / AHF id

Should'nt be too hard.
KC with OL and Combat Clasp in Gold.

Thanx/Danke

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Post by Doktor Krollspell » 27 Sep 2007 22:59

Hello Kameraden!

It's SS-Hauptsturmführer Bruno Hinz.


Regards,

Krollspell

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Post by Kameraden » 28 Sep 2007 00:26

Thank you.

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