Knight's Cross Holders Identification

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Elwyn W
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Post by Elwyn W » 03 Jan 2007 04:30

Hi Harmel,

Very well done again!!

Steglich it was. The awards and the positions of them and the signature all matched. How could I have missed it? Gave too much credence to a real, Sütterlin signature.

Flipping through my Biblio GebJg's.

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Post by herbert » 03 Jan 2007 12:02

Hallo Bake,

that is Brändle and Wolfgang Ewald

Gruß

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Post by bake » 03 Jan 2007 21:45

Thank's Herbert :)

Very fast.

Happy New Year :D

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Post by Elwyn W » 14 Jan 2007 03:54

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From left:
ObstLt Wilhelm Hunert von Stockhausen -- first commander of GD, Obst Eugene Garski -- first commander of InfRgt 2 GD. Can't figure out who the guy was on the extreme right.

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Post by harmel » 14 Jan 2007 15:12

Hi Elwyn,nice photo of Garski etc
the nco is Ofw Hans Hindelang awarded the
KC as Zugfhr.i.d.14/Inf Regt(mot) GD on the
4/9/1940.
Born Trossingen 16/4/1912
Died Trossingen 1/6/2004
Nice pic as usual from you
Cheeers Harmel 8-) 8-) 8-)

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Post by Elwyn W » 14 Jan 2007 17:57

Right you are!

Didn't recognize him not in a steel helmut.

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Post by Phil Nix » 15 Jan 2007 14:07

Hauptmann Alfred Grislawski appt acting Kdr III/JG 1 18.7.1944 when Hpt Erich Woitke was shot down and wounded. Grislawski was shot down 27.7.44 but he survived with a few bruises Appt Staffelkapitan 11/JG 53 end July 1944
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Post by John Toner » 21 Jan 2007 05:49

This photograph and signature appeared lately on Wehrmacht Awards. Can anyone identify?

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Post by Dieter Zinke » 21 Jan 2007 10:08

Meiner lieben Käte zum Geburtstag 1944 herzlichst gewidmet,
Dein xxxxxxx

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Post by Elwyn W » 21 Jan 2007 17:05

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Left from Das-Ritterkreuz.de, right from Scherzer.

I think it was Gerhard Bruckmann.

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Post by Dieter Zinke » 21 Jan 2007 18:40

freiherr wrote:Image
Left from Das-Ritterkreuz.de, right from Scherzer.
I think it was Gerhard Bruckmann.
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Einspruch Euer Ehren !! Application was left opposed, Your Honourable :D
Bruchmann was "only" Feldwebel der Reserve, but our unknown man is obviously Oberfeldwebel :(

Dieter 8-)

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Post by Elwyn W » 22 Jan 2007 00:45

Modern technology still can beat this!

I used Access to sort all Oberfeldwebel's and Feldwebel's and Unteroffizier's with name Gerhard. Either I know what they looked like or they didn't fit the bit. Except there was no picture of ObFwb Gerhard Scholz Fhr 7/GrRgt 317.

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Post by Miha Grcar » 22 Jan 2007 00:46

What about Gerhard Horn?

His name is Gerhard, I'm 99% at least if you compare the letters in his writing with his signature...

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Post by Elwyn W » 22 Jan 2007 04:13

Bingo, that's him

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Post by John Toner » 22 Jan 2007 05:17

Yes, it is Horn. I was searching under G, because I didn't think that a personal greeting message for a birthday would have been signed with the surname first.

John

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