Foreign volunteers officers.

Discussions on the foreigners (volunteers as well as conscripts) fighting in the German Wehrmacht, those collaborating with the Axis and other period Far Right organizations. Hosted by George Lepre.
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Frank M
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Re: Foreign volunteers officers.

Post by Frank M » 26 Mar 2021 14:22

Hello Wim,

I think that Dirk Oosterveld (Born in 12.02.1919, Koeta Radjah) wasn't Flemish, but Dutch. He served in the Dutch army with the last rank of Vaandrig. In the years after the war, he regained his Dutch citizenship.

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Re: Foreign volunteers officers.

Post by smetanin albert » 03 Sep 2021 13:15

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Re: Foreign volunteers officers.

Post by oysabm » 27 Jan 2022 16:22

Nudging this one,
Smetain Albert, do you have som information on SS-Untersturmführer Ferdinand Böe-Simonsen? Also written Bøe-Simonsen. SS-Untersturmführer in 23. SS-Panzergrenadierregiment Norge, 6. kompani
He was my grandfathers cousin, MIA 27/07/1944 in Narva, Estonia. Any info will be dearly appreciated. documents, pics etc.

Halfdan S.
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Re: Foreign volunteers officers.

Post by Halfdan S. » 27 Jan 2022 21:38

Hi, welcome to the forum :welcome:

If you're not aware, there is a page and a photo of him (p. 387) in Brenden/Natedal/Thoresen: Norske Offiserer i Waffen-SS, 2013.

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Waleed Y. Majeed
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Re: Foreign volunteers officers.

Post by Waleed Y. Majeed » 28 Jan 2022 08:07

A few of the Danes in the Luftwaffe (Wehrmacht):
Oberleutnant Wolfgang Rudolf Fabian, KIA
Major Anker Tage Harild
Hauptmann Knud Erik Ravnskov, KIA
Hauptmann Poul Sommer, later SS-Hauptsturmführer der Reserve, head of Schalburgkorps and his own “Sommerkorpset”.
Danish rank lieutenant Ove Terp, postwar advisor USAF, oberstleutnant bundesluftwaffe.
Hauptmann Ejnar Thorup, KIA


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