Knight's Cross Holders Identification

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by caraqchi71 » 25 Jan 2009 20:13

Any idea?
source ebay
A question: may anyone share a photo of kc Woszella Gustav (8/208 GR/79 inf.div.) here?
tia
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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by caraqchi71 » 25 Jan 2009 20:27

i had found him by myself
http://www.das-ritterkreuz.de/index_sea ... ortsteffen
...but Woszella?
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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by graveland » 25 Jan 2009 21:01

Hi, Bernd

- Page 176:
* 15. jpg - Georg Pfeiffer as well? (General der Artillerie Dr. Georg PFEIFFER). YES.

- Page 179:
* 21.jpg , 20.jpg
~md5.jpg /confirmation (Generalmajor Richard SCHMIDT). YES.

- Page 180:
* 45.jpg - bottom (General der Infanterie Hans-Karl von SCHEELE).

- Page 181:
* General2.jpg (Generalmajor Gustav WAGNER).

Best of luck,

Gregg.

P.S.: ebay-bake (General der Panzertruppe Friedrich KIRCHNER).

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by Someone from Kharkov » 26 Jan 2009 08:24

To bake
Just awarded RK-holder (airwe262) is slovakian general Joseph Turanec.

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by Bernd R » 26 Jan 2009 12:28

Five down, thanks again, Gregg ! / Bernd

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by caraqchi71 » 26 Jan 2009 20:18

Any idea?
source ebay
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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by caraqchi71 » 26 Jan 2009 20:22

sorry for mistake ,i already know him
Lutz Johanes

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by robertmoore » 26 Jan 2009 20:27

Hello, Caraqhci 71,

On page 236, A2 listing is a picture of Josef Portsteffen.

Hope this helps.

Terry

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by Richey4Real » 26 Jan 2009 21:51

Page 171 unknown2 isnt a real Knightscross winner, he is a post war imposter, hence all the awards etc. His real name is Rudi Wolfmüller.

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by John Toner » 27 Jan 2009 05:09

The RK General with Turanec might be Friedrich Kirchner

John

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by robertmoore » 27 Jan 2009 19:05

Hello, John and others,

Indeed the depicted general with Joseph Turanec is General Friedrich Kirchner.

Take care.

Terry

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by bake » 27 Jan 2009 21:44

Thank`s Terry

Three new RK, somewhere in Russia

From Ebay
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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by robertmoore » 28 Jan 2009 04:06

Hello, Bake,

Regarding bddd_jpg on page 237, the photograph is of Gerhard Niemeck and Heinrich Becker, both of Pz. Rgt. 31. Unfortunately, the officer in the center is not familiar.

Hope this helps some. I will try to identify him, if someone else does not in the meantime.

Take care.

Terry

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by John Toner » 28 Jan 2009 04:12

Hello Bake

This has been around before.

Gerhard Niemeck, Hans Hauptmann & Heinrich Becker

John

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by bake » 28 Jan 2009 22:54

Thank`s John & Terry

Another one from Ebay
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