Stabsmusikkorps des Wachbataillons der Luftwaffe, Berlin

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Stabsmusikkorps des Wachbataillons der Luftwaffe, Berlin

Post by Auceps » 16 Sep 2015 03:38

At the premiere of the film "Feldzug in Polen":
Bei der Uraufführung des Films [8.2.1940, Berlin] in einer Sondervorführung am vergangenen Donnerstag im Ufa-Palast am Zoo, war Reichsminister Dr. Goebbels anwesend. Das Stabsmusikkorps des Wachbataillons der Luftwaffe Berlin unter Leitung von Stabsmusikmeister Teichmann spielte einleitend den "Feierlichen Einzug der Ritter des Johanniterordens" von Richard Strauss. [...]
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Re: Stabsmusikkorps des Wachbataillons der Luftwaffe, Berlin

Post by Auceps » 08 Jan 2016 01:10

It seems that the barracks of the Wachbataillon were at the Königin-Elisabeth-Straße:
https://www.weitze.net/militaria/08/Wac ... 11208.html
In that case it could be the former barracks of the Königin-Elisabeth-Garde-Grenadier-Regiment Nr. 3 between Soor- and Königin-Elisabeth-Straße.

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Re: Stabsmusikkorps des Wachbataillons der Luftwaffe, Berlin

Post by Auceps » 20 Mar 2017 00:43

From https://www.gettyimages.com/
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German Reich Air Force, music corps of the guard battallion - the military band in full instrumentation. Photographer: UMBO. Published by: 'Der Stern' 49/1939.
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Re: Stabsmusikkorps des Wachbataillons der Luftwaffe, Berlin

Post by Auceps » 20 Mar 2017 00:44

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German Reich Air Force, music corps of the guard battallion - the horn blower. Photographer: UMBO. Published by: 'Der Stern' 49/1939.
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German Reich Air Force, music corps of the guard battallion - trumpeter. Photographer: UMBO. Published by: 'Der Stern' 49/1939.
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German Reich Air Force, music corps of the guard battallion - the saxophonist. Photographer: UMBO. Published by: 'Der Stern' 49/1939.
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German Reich Air Force, music corps of the guard battallion - hunting horn blowers. Photographer: UMBO. Published by: 'Der Stern' 49/1939.
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German Reich Air Force, music corps of the guard battallion - the bassoonist. Photographer: UMBO. Published by: 'Der Stern' 49/1939.
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German Reich Air Force, music corps of the guard battallion - the oboist. Photographer: UMBO. Published by: 'Der Stern' 49/1939.
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Re: Stabsmusikkorps des Wachbataillons der Luftwaffe, Berlin

Post by Schmeisser » 20 Mar 2017 23:11

Nice photos! Haven't seen them. Thanks!

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Re: Stabsmusikkorps des Wachbataillons der Luftwaffe, Berlin

Post by Auceps » 22 Mar 2017 01:12

You're welcome! :)

Here is another one, from https://www.bpk-bildagentur.de/
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Berlin im Krieg - Aufmarsch des Musikkorps des Wachbataillons am Brandenburger Tor Unter den Linden. Fotograf: Heinz Pollmann. Aufnahmedatum: Mai 1941.
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Re: Stabsmusikkorps des Wachbataillons der Luftwaffe, Berlin

Post by Ivan Ž. » 22 Mar 2017 03:40

Very nice additions indeed, thanks for posting!

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Re: Stabsmusikkorps des Wachbataillons der Luftwaffe, Berlin

Post by Auceps » 16 Apr 2018 15:41

From Brian L. Davis' Uniforms and Insignia of the Luftwaffe, London, 1999, vol. 1, p. 142
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Led by the Corps of Drums, the band of the Berlin Guard Battalion of the Luftwaffe march through the streets of the capital. Stabshornist Kienow is shown throwing his drum mace ten to twelve metres into the air, an act which required considerable skill, a strong arm and keen judgement.
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Re: Stabsmusikkorps des Wachbataillons der Luftwaffe, Berlin

Post by Ivan Ž. » 16 Apr 2018 16:17

A prize-winning amateur photo of the battalion's corps of drums, from Filmwoche, 15.03.1939, p. 344
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Re: Stabsmusikkorps des Wachbataillons der Luftwaffe, Berlin

Post by Ivan Ž. » 31 Aug 2020 17:00

Hans Teichmann with his new band at a III Army Corps flag presentation ceremony on Hitler's birthday 1937 (Teichmann became the Air Force Guard Battalion bandleader in early 1937).

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Presenting flag / Wehrmacht / 1937. Presenting flags and standards to the troops of the Third Army Corps in Berlin on the birthday of Adolf Hitler on 20 April 1937: military / Air Force band.
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