High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

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Re: High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

Post by Cult Icon » 19 Feb 2021 15:32

Oberleutnant Haberland (1./schwere Panzerjager-Abteilung 653 equipped with Jagdtiger)'s GCiG proposal credits him with 1 Sherman knocked out on March 16, 1945.

On March 22, 1945 he was credited with "seriously damaging two enemy tanks" which had to be "towed to the rear".

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Re: High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

Post by Cult Icon » 21 Feb 2021 18:53

https://www.tracesofwar.com/persons/838 ... n-Kurt.htm

On 23.12.1944 Feldwebel Kurt Scheunemann (Zugfuhrer 2./Panzer-Regiment Fuhrer Begleit Brigade) credited with 5 US tank kills for his RK.

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Re: High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

Post by Cult Icon » 21 Feb 2021 18:57

https://www.tracesofwar.com/persons/47719/Holm-Max.htm

On 17.01.1945, Oberwachtmeister Max Holm (II./Panzer-Regiment Fuhrer Begleit Brigade) credited with 7 US tank kills with his Sturmgeschütz for his RK.

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Re: High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

Post by Cult Icon » 26 Feb 2021 21:11

September 1st 1944 GCiG proposal for Oberscharfuhrer Otto Schaelte (Sturmgeschutz-Batterie, 1.SS) credits one tank kill on July 28, 1944, bringing up his score to 25 armor kills.

proposal of "Honor Roll of the German Army": Obersturmfuhrer Werner Wolff (7./SS-Panzer regiment 1) credited with two tank kills on July 31, 1944.

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Re: High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

Post by Cult Icon » 27 Feb 2021 23:47

https://www.tracesofwar.com/persons/613 ... e-Paul.htm

Hauptmann Paul te Heesen's (Panzer Abteilung 2106, Panzer Brigade 106) RK proposal credits him with destroying 4 Shermans with his tank on 28.11.1944. Further he is credited with 2 Shermans with the panzerfaust.

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Re: High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

Post by Cult Icon » 02 Mar 2021 18:45

normandy newsreel 5:26

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n58cG4HZkzU&t=140s

https://www.tracesofwar.com/persons/183 ... -Franz.htm

Ludwig, Franz, Olt. (StuGAbt.1346) (StuG.) (RK) – 17+

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Re: High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

Post by Cult Icon » 02 Mar 2021 18:55

tank commander SS- Uscha. W. Kretzschmar (5./SS-Panzer regiment 12), in a personal photograph (pg. 303, SS-Panzer Regiment 12 in the Normandy campaign, Cazenave) has 15 kill rings on his Panzer IV. This photo was taken sometime in 1-3 July, 1944.

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Re: High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

Post by Cult Icon » 02 Mar 2021 20:41

tank commander SS- Ustuf. W. Kandler (5./SS-Panzer regiment 12), in a personal photograph (pg. 362, SS-Panzer Regiment 12 in the Normandy campaign, Cazenave) has 24 kill rings on his Panzer IV. This photo was probably taken sometime in early July 1944.

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Re: High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

Post by Michael Kenny » 02 Mar 2021 22:52

Cult Icon wrote:
02 Mar 2021 18:55
tank commander SS- Uscha. W. Kretzschmar (5./SS-Panzer regiment 12), in a personal photograph (pg. 303, SS-Panzer Regiment 12 in the Normandy campaign, Cazenave) has 15 kill rings on his Panzer IV. This photo was taken sometime in 1-3 July, 1944..............................................tank commander SS- Ustuf. W. Kandler (5./SS-Panzer regiment 12), in a personal photograph (pg. 362, SS-Panzer Regiment 12 in the Normandy campaign, Cazenave) has 24 kill rings on his Panzer IV. This photo was probably taken sometime in early July 1944.

'Early July' will be when II/SS Pz Rgt 12 Were grievously wounded and had (by July 7th) a total of 51 of its 100 Pz IV destroyed and at least 50 others knocked out and repaired. That is 50% total losses in a month and the reason they were giving medals out like confetti.

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normandy newsreel 5:26


Ludwig, Franz, Olt. (StuGAbt.1346) (StuG.) (RK) – 17+
The 'Normandy Newsreel' is Die Deutsche Wochenschau 723 of 12-7-44.










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Re: High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

Post by Cult Icon » 05 Mar 2021 05:07

KTB- II./SS-Pz.Rgt.12 on 10.7.44 (Operation Jupiter)

Untersturmfuhrer Porsch personally credited with 5 kills

Sturmmann Haase credited with 3 kills.

Untersturmfuhrer Kandler credited with 8 churchills "with his panzer in the small valley north of Maltot".

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Re: High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

Post by Cult Icon » 16 Mar 2021 15:01

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Jürgen Brandt( 13./SS-Panzer regiment 1, SS Heavy tank battalion 101/501): 46 kills according to GCiG (12.12.1944)

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Re: High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

Post by carius » 16 Mar 2021 19:40

Cult Icon,thank you for your work!

Best regards
George

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Re: High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

Post by Cult Icon » 18 Mar 2021 13:24

no problem!

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Re: High Scorers with Panzers and Paks

Post by Cult Icon » 23 Mar 2021 14:01

Stabsfeldwebel Kurt Kannenberg (Zugführer, 3. Kompanie, schwere Panzer-Abteilung 506), 17.11.1944 credited for 14 Sherman kills for his RK.

According to Miles: "Der mit seinem Tiger 14 Sherman erledigte, bis er durch einen Artillerievolltreffer bei Ederen sein vorbildlich tapferes Leben beschloss."

https://www.tracesofwar.com/persons/942 ... g-Kurt.htm

https://www.forum.axishistory.com/viewt ... 7&t=220503

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