KC-holders of "Großdeutschland" Division

Discussions on the personalities of the Wehrmacht and of the organizations not covered in the other sections. Hosted by Dieter Zinke, askropp and Frech.
Jan-Hendrik
Member
Posts: 8185
Joined: 11 Nov 2004 12:53
Location: Hohnhorst / Deutschland

Re: KC-holders of "Großdeutschland" Division

Post by Jan-Hendrik » 04 Apr 2009 18:19

Griffin brigade wrote:Has anyone any further information or any photos of GD RKT Günther Famula, Leutnant – 5 (Panzer)/ Füsilier Begleit Battalion – RK 4 May 1944.

He won the RK for the fighting in Estonia as part of the Panzer Kampfgruppe of Graf Strachwitz but was killed in action before the award ,

Paul
*push*

Jan-Hendrik

User avatar
Peter H
Member
Posts: 28628
Joined: 30 Dec 2002 13:18
Location: Australia

Re: KC-holders of "Großdeutschland" Division

Post by Peter H » 06 Apr 2009 11:37

Oberst Erich Kahsnitz,died of wounds substained at Kursk.

From: http://members.shaw.ca/grossdeutschland/knights.htm

Image


This photo posted here ( http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic. ... 81#p254381) by Waland66 may be Kahsnitz as well.

Image



His grandson Dieter Kahsnitz is a TV celebrity in Australia:

http://www.carpoint.com.au/Tig/Minisite ... au&id=5063

User avatar
Peter H
Member
Posts: 28628
Joined: 30 Dec 2002 13:18
Location: Australia

Re: KC-holders of "Großdeutschland" Division

Post by Peter H » 14 Apr 2009 11:56

From wehrmacht-awards.com.

Poster THO791

Gottfried Tornau
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.

User avatar
Peter H
Member
Posts: 28628
Joined: 30 Dec 2002 13:18
Location: Australia

Re: KC-holders of "Großdeutschland" Division

Post by Peter H » 14 Apr 2009 12:12

From wehrmacht-awards.com

Poster mdj

Hans Lex
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.

User avatar
Peter H
Member
Posts: 28628
Joined: 30 Dec 2002 13:18
Location: Australia

Re: KC-holders of "Großdeutschland" Division

Post by Peter H » 14 Apr 2009 12:18

From wehrmacht-awards.com

Poster Gran Sasso

Friedrich "Fritz" Anding
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.

User avatar
Peter H
Member
Posts: 28628
Joined: 30 Dec 2002 13:18
Location: Australia

Re: KC-holders of "Großdeutschland" Division

Post by Peter H » 06 Oct 2009 02:55

GD album,ebay,Appollo133

http://cgi.ebay.ca/Fotoalbum-Panzer-Gre ... 911.c0.m14

Does anyone know who these RKTs are?
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.

chris44
Member
Posts: 1378
Joined: 24 Apr 2009 11:53
Location: Wien

Re: KC-holders of "Großdeutschland" Division

Post by chris44 » 06 Oct 2009 07:51

Hi

left : Walter von Wietersheim - right : Bernhard Klemz

see as well
http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic. ... 8#p1326918

chris44

User avatar
Peter H
Member
Posts: 28628
Joined: 30 Dec 2002 13:18
Location: Australia

Re: KC-holders of "Großdeutschland" Division

Post by Peter H » 06 Oct 2009 10:22

Thanks Chris

/Peter

User avatar
Peter H
Member
Posts: 28628
Joined: 30 Dec 2002 13:18
Location: Australia

Re: KC-holders of "Großdeutschland" Division

Post by Peter H » 04 Jan 2011 06:01

From wehrmacht-awards.com

Poster Thälmannpionier.

Hans Klemm again.
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.

User avatar
AlifRafikKhan
Member
Posts: 5921
Joined: 15 Sep 2007 19:02
Location: Sukabumi, Indonesia

Re: KC-holders of "Großdeutschland" Division

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 05 Jan 2011 15:42

Nice picture of Hans Klemm! :D

User avatar
AlifRafikKhan
Member
Posts: 5921
Joined: 15 Sep 2007 19:02
Location: Sukabumi, Indonesia

Re: KC-holders of "Großdeutschland" Division

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 19 Oct 2011 16:32

Diddo Diddens with unidentified DKiG holder...

Source: Doug Banks collection
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.

Charles Steiner
Member
Posts: 180
Joined: 03 Jan 2005 21:11
Location: Belgium

Re: KC-holders of "Großdeutschland" Division

Post by Charles Steiner » 19 Oct 2011 18:08

From left to right :

Hauptmann Heinrich Gerbener (III./Pz.Gren.Rgt. GD) ;
Oberleutnant Diddi Diddens (1./StuG.Brig. GD) ;
Oberleutnant Hans Wentzke (16.(Flak)/Pz.Gren.Rgt. GD).

Picture taken on 10.05.1944 by the Kriegsberichter Hans Scheerer in Romania.

Source: "Gott, Ehre und Vaterland" by Thomas McGuirl & Remy Spezzano.

Cheers,

Charles Steiner

User avatar
AlifRafikKhan
Member
Posts: 5921
Joined: 15 Sep 2007 19:02
Location: Sukabumi, Indonesia

Re: KC-holders of "Großdeutschland" Division

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 26 Dec 2011 13:41

Thank you Charles... :)

Unteroffizier (At the time of action) Hans Roeger, 1st company Pz.Fus.Rgt.GD: For action around Kursenai Lithuania, Röger earnt the Knights cross of the Iron cross which was awarded to him on the 17th August 1944. (Note: Tailored M43 tunic with early collar, pleated pockets and buttons)

Source: Rory Andrews collection
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.

User avatar
AlifRafikKhan
Member
Posts: 5921
Joined: 15 Sep 2007 19:02
Location: Sukabumi, Indonesia

Re: KC-holders of "Großdeutschland" Division

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 26 Dec 2011 13:45

Oberst Horst Niemack (last rank Generalmajor), Regimental commander of Pz.Fus.Rgt.GD: Had the Knights cross of the Iron cross with Oak leafs by 1941, then received swords on the 4th June 1944 for action around Targul Frumos in Romania...

Source: Rory Andrews collection
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.

User avatar
AlifRafikKhan
Member
Posts: 5921
Joined: 15 Sep 2007 19:02
Location: Sukabumi, Indonesia

Re: KC-holders of "Großdeutschland" Division

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 26 Dec 2011 13:49

Oberleutnant Georg Böhnk, 2nd battalion commander Pz.Fus.Rgt.GD: For action around Wormditt in Germany (Now Orneta, Poland) he received the Knights cross of the Iron cross on the 18th February 1945...

Source: http://www.ritterkreuztraeger-1939-45.d ... -Georg.htm
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.

Return to “Axis Biographical Research”