Brigade Dirlewanger

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Brigade Dirlewanger

Post by john h » 15 Jan 2012 17:03

Could anyone help me find the fates of the following personel of the infamous Sonderkommando Dirlewanger


Ustuf. Heinrich Amann
Ustuf. Andonius Ammerlaan
Hstuf Werner Blessau
Hstuf. Waldemar Bodammer
Ostuf. Erich Brandt
Staf. Erich Bachmann
Hstuf. Hans Burger
Oberfuhrer Oskar Dirlewanger
Ustuf. Dr. Heinz Dransfeld
Hstuf. Ewald Ehlers
Hstuf. Josef Falter
Ostuf. Otto Gast
Hstuf. Kurt Gramath
Hstuf. Josef Grohmann
Stubaf. Ernst Heidelberg
Ostuf. Egyd Ingruber
Hstuf Josef Karnop
Hstuf. Friedrich Knoringer
Ostuf. Theodor Krtzer
Ustuf. Helmut Leuandowski
Ostubaf. Franz Magill
Hstuf. Ludwig Mann
Ostuf Franz de Martin
Ostubaf. Andreas Meyer-Malder
Ostuf Fritz Missmahl
Hstuf. Wolfgang Plaul
Ustuf. Siegfrid Polack
Stubaf. Karl Praefke
Hstuf. Wilhelm Reiner
Ostuf Hans Schaftlmeier
Brigadf. Fritz Schmedes
Hstuf. Willi Schneier
Hstuf. Hans Schreier
Ustuf. Max Schreiner
Hstuf. Jan Schreuder
Ustuf. Karl Staib
Hstuf. Stoweno
Ostuf. Adalbert Trattenschegg
Ostuf. Dr. Friedrich Turek
Ustuf. Fritz Wagner
Ostuf. Othmar Walchensteiner
Stubaf. Erwin Walser
Ostuf. Hans G. Weber
Ustuf. Heinrich Wehninck
Stubaf. Kurt Weisse
Ustuf. Georg Wild
Ostuf. Waldemar Wilhelm
Hstuf. Bruno Wille
Ustuf. August Zeller
Ustuf. Paul Zimmermann

Scharfuhrer Oswald Egger
Sturmmann Peter Gaertner
Rottenfuhrer Wilhelm Voigt
Rottenfuhrer Gottlieb Zalsky
Sturmmann H. Kraus
Sturmmann W. Winkelbauer
Oberscharfuhrer Heinz Feiertag
Sturmmann Leonid Waldowski
Schutz Karl Horath
Schutz Waldemar Appold
Schutz Karl Benkert
Schutz Wilhelm Ruch
Schutz Fridolin Wieshaupt
Unterscharfuhrer Willy Meyer
Rottenfuhrer Doll Wimmer
Unterscharfuhrer Otto Brune
Unterscharfuhrer Hans Luhr
Hauptscharfuhrer Paul Zimmermann
Oberscharfuhrer Willi Meyer
Oberscharfuhrer Helmut Pfaffenrodt
Unterscharfuhrer Brune Kastlnik
Rottenfuhrer Rudolf Lowitz
Rottenfuhrer Wilhelm Wachter
Rottenfuhrer Friedrich Walter
Sturmmann Peter Gossens
Sturmmann Gerhard Henze
Sturmmann Georg Scheppach
Gren. Franz Ernst
Unterscharfuhrer Franz Eder
Gren.Walter Augustin
Gren. Walter Richter
Gren. Arthur Heimsch
Gren Willi Rossa
Gren. Werner Leuendorf
Gren. Theodor Kalbe
Gren. Fritz Kruger
Gren. Wilhelm Brencher
Gren. Georg Grobner
Gren. Erich Bax
Gren. Karl Schmidt
Gren. Heinrich Mohle
Gren. Herbert Zahn
Hstuf. Walter Brandenburg
Ostuf. Dr. Gunther Weyrich

All help is greatly appreciated

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Re: DIRLEWANGER BRIGADE

Post by Hecht » 15 Jan 2012 17:41

May I ask where di you get this list from?
Use the search engine, some of them had already been listed here as KIA.

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Re: DIRLEWANGER BRIGADE

Post by john h » 16 Jan 2012 22:27

I have already gone through numerous web sites some you can find but the majority you will not find can i add Hecht i am not a person who asks other people to help unless i have hit a blank wall the trouble with the Dirlewanger brigade personnel is they came and went a lot deserted i have Mcleans book he mentions personnel but not what happened to them and the list came from Russian sources once again can anyone help

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Re: DIRLEWANGER BRIGADE

Post by George_W » 16 Jan 2012 22:34

Hello

U'Stuf Max Schreiner and O'Stuf Adalbert Trattenschegg both
were killed during the Warsaw Uprising.

George

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Re: DIRLEWANGER BRIGADE

Post by Hecht » 16 Jan 2012 22:49

john h wrote:I have already gone through numerous web sites some you can find but the majority you will not find can i add Hecht i am not a person who asks other people to help unless i have hit a blank wall the trouble with the Dirlewanger brigade personnel is they came and went a lot deserted i have Mcleans book he mentions personnel but not what happened to them and the list came from Russian sources once again can anyone help
Well, this is from the search engine.

Nachname: Stöweno
Vorname: Rudolf
Dienstgrad: Hauptsturmführer
Geburtsdatum: 11.04.1901
Geburtsort: Wollstein
Todes-/Vermisstendatum: 15.11.1943
Todes-/Vermisstenort: Dünaburg
Rudolf Stöweno ruht auf der vom Volksbund hergerichteten Kriegsgräberstätte in Daugavpils (Lettland) .

Nachname: Schreiner
Vorname: Max
Dienstgrad: Untersturmführer
Geburtsdatum: 21.06.1899
Geburtsort: Esslingen
Todes-/Vermisstendatum: 06.09.1944
Todes-/Vermisstenort: Warschau
Max Schreiner konnte im Rahmen unserer Umbettungsarbeiten nicht geborgen werden.
Die vorgesehene Überführung zum Sammelfriedhof in Warszawa-Nord (Polen) war somit leider nicht möglich.
Sein Name wird im Gedenkbuch des Friedhofes verzeichnet.

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Re: Dirlewanger brigade

Post by Balsi » 03 Feb 2012 10:36

Heinrich Amann received EK II on the 29.07.1943 as SS-UStuf.

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Re: Dirlewanger brigade

Post by radevich » 07 Feb 2012 19:10

Ammerlaan, Anthonius geb.03. 7.1910, Poerwakarta/Niedl.Indien.
Ustuf. Pi.Btl.54 01.44
Ustuf., Rgt.Dirlewanger 05.44


Blessau, Werner, ??, SS-Hauptsturmführer, i.d. 36. Waffen-Gren.Div. der SS - BKA?
Born: 18.05.1918. SS number 290 636. with LSSAH in 1939. Wounded 12 Sep 39. With SS-Hauptamt till 1943. To SS-Dirlewanger in 1943 disciplinary transfer. EK1. Eastern Peoples Bravery Medal. Severely wounded 7 Aug 43. Posted to SS-Hauptamt, KVK1 and 2. Wound Badge Silver. APB. Inf Assault Silver.


Ustuf. Waldemar BODAMMER SS-Nr. 31 159

SS-Nr. 168 720 Erich BRANDT geb.14.11.1912

SS-Sturmbannführer Ehlers, Ewald SS-Nr.309 725

II./GR 2 (CO Maj. d. SchP. Falter)

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Re: Dirlewanger brigade

Post by Mikedc » 28 Jan 2013 12:42

John wrote:
Ustuf. August Zeller
I've found the following:
SS-Ustuf August Zeller, SD-Leitabschnitt ‘Stuttgart’, KIA 11-43 in Wehrmacht-service or in Waffen-SS-service.
Source: Befehlsblatt der Sipo und SD Nr. 10-44/Ausgabe A: 18. März 1944:

And on the VDK-site I did find the following:
Nachname: Zeller
Vorname: August
Dienstgrad: Untersturmführer
Geburtsdatum: 31.08.1914
Geburtsort: Unterböbingen
Todes-/Vermisstendatum: 13.11.1943
Todes-/Vermisstenort: Wewel(Belarus).

I think this is all the same person, who can confirm??
Greetings, Mike

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Re: Dirlewanger brigade

Post by Panzermahn » 30 Jan 2013 12:39

Ostubaf. Andreas Meyer-Malder
Is he the same person with Oberst Andreas Mayer-Mader, who was on the staff of General Ernst August Kostring, the inspector general of the Osttruppen?

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Re: Dirlewanger brigade

Post by equirhodont » 27 Nov 2016 10:49

john h wrote:Could anyone help me find the fates of the following personel of the infamous Sonderkommando Dirlewanger

Hstuf. Josef Grohmann

All help is greatly appreciated
Hi,
I have SS Totenkopfring of Hstuf. Josef Grohmann. It was found near of Prachatice - Czech republic.

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Re: Dirlewanger brigade

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Re: Brigade Dirlewanger

Post by Bagaudas » 18 Feb 2018 14:11

Hi
 
It should also be added to officers of the III./SS-Sturm Regiment 2.
For example, to the SS-Hauptsturmführer Erich Langelotz. Langelotz, with number of Algemeine-SS 9,182, and born on January 12, 1892. Langelotz was an accountant, and was arrested by the Gestapo, on January 13, 1944. According to annotations of an article of the Spiegel for having made several dark things, which he did not like to talk about. He would be sent to the Concentration Camp in Sachsenhausen, and later, in November 1944, recruited for the SS-Sondereinheit "Dirlewanger".

http://www.spiegel.de/spiegel/print/d-29193650.html

It would be assigned to the command of the 10./SS-Sturm Regiment 2; 2 SS-Sturmbrigade "Dirlewanger". Sent his unit to the northeast of Hungary, would be one of the officials who would participate in the desertions of the month of December of 1944.

It appears also reflected that the official of the 9./SS-Sturm Regiment 2; 2 SS-Sturmbrigade "Dirlewanger", was an SS-Untersturmführer, formerly a General Staff officer degraded.

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Re: Brigade Dirlewanger

Post by Bagaudas » 18 Feb 2018 14:20

The III./SS-Sturm Regiment 2; 2 SS-Sturmbrigade "Dirlewanger", to which Langelotz belonged, was a special unit configured mainly by "convicts" for political crimes, that is, communists, socialists, or convicted of common crimes.

Langelotz, would reach the enemy lines.

Other officers, I'm not sure if III./SSSturm Regiment 2, or other companies, are Eilers and Reinhold. Both acted alongside companies 11 & 12 of the aforementioned battalion during the Slovak Uprising.

http://wwii.germandocsinrussia.org/de/n ... ect/zoom/4

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Re: Brigade Dirlewanger

Post by Bagaudas » 18 Feb 2018 15:24

Finally, this officer was demoted in 1944.

SS-Untersturmführer Kurt-Heinz Meyer, born in the city of Bochum on October 24, 1914. With number of SS-268.018. Assigned with grade of SS-Untersturmführer to I./SS-Gebirgsjäger Regiment 14, 7 SS-Freiwilligen Gebirgs Division "Prinz Eugen", submitted to council of war in 1943. He will be condemned to prison, and degraded to SS-Schütze. With respect to Meyer it says that it would be sent to the SS-Sonderregiment with SS-Schütze degree in the month of February 1945, falling into action on February 24, 1945. The annotation appears in the Book of Stuart B.T. Emmett "Strafvollzugslager der SS und Polizei", but the annotation mentioned at the end of the book is related to page 467 of the book, in which the following appears with respect to this degraded officer.

"..Dirlewanger led the size of a battalion under the leadership of Ustuf Meyer to deploy along the Wolska in the east of the city and people on probation made their way into the center of the city." Upon discovering that Dirlewanger he was still in Berlin on August 8, the Reichsführer-SS angrily ordered him to leave the capital immediately for Warsaw ... "

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Re: Dirlewanger brigade

Post by Puck » 15 Sep 2020 14:08

Balsi wrote:
03 Feb 2012 10:36
Heinrich Amann received EK II on the 29.07.1943 as SS-UStuf.
Also

SS-Hauptsturmführer Erwin Walser
SS-Hauptsturmführer Kurt Gramatke
SS-Obersturmführer Egyd Ingruber
SS-Oberscharführer Friedrich Böhm
SS-Unterscharführer Hans-Friedrich Lühr
Hauptmann d.Sch. Thido Mehlen
Oberleutnant d.Sch. Joseph Steinhauer

Question: is Heinrich Amann correctly Heinrich Ammann?

Regards Puck

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