Knight's Cross Holders Identification

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by Denis » 11 Nov 2009 18:47

bake wrote:Thank`s again chris44 :)

Another RK from Ebay

Hello
see page 301
As already mentioned by Bernd, the 3rd soldier is Hinrich Warrelmann (wearing no RK at the time this photo was taken).
I would say the new Ritterkreuzträger next to Warrelmann might be Wilhelm Broeffel. I need a confirmation on that.

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by Denis » 11 Nov 2009 18:49

bake wrote:From militaria321

See page 335
This is General Fangohr saluting Heinrich Ruhl (top of the page)
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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by Denis » 11 Nov 2009 18:53

docarchiv wrote:Hello,

another army!

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See page 329 A 1 H 17.jpg

This is Eckhardt von Dewitz

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by Denis » 11 Nov 2009 18:56

John Toner wrote:Here are two more un-named KC holders from the BA which are not so clear.

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See page 259
Unknown Warsaw August 1944.jpg

The NCO is Gerhard Drechsler.

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by Bernd R » 11 Nov 2009 21:36

Just a short overview on the current clarified ids and corrections :

page 301 : a7 EBa.jpg (again) - Wilhelm Broeffel ?
is back on the no id list. It is on the index as well -> Hinrich Warrelmann. I mistakenly took the id by John and Harmel as a full answer for this request. The RKT wasn't meant and is still open. Wilhelm Broeffel ?

page 303 : Otto Debus
is on the index now ; two ids/confirmations.

page 312 : 51.8 - Pi Offz to the right
is back on the no id list. The third man is not Rohlfs.

page 329 : Eckhardt von Dewitz
is on the index.

page 335 : Heinrich Ruhl, with Friedrich Fangohr
on the index ; Ruhl's divisional cdr. (122. ID) is added.

/ Bernd

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by docarchiv » 12 Nov 2009 06:19

Hello Denis,

perhaps this photograph showing Broeffel may help you!

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by Bernd R » 12 Nov 2009 18:47

RE: the General der Infanterie Erich Abraham case

Hi Freiherr,

the one thing which is solid is the Wilhelm Wegener id.
The pic on page 340 : Wilhelm Wegener can be regarded as part of a series where this one on page 301 : Wilhelm Wegener does belong to as well I think. Warrelmann was rejected at least.

Upon your and Terry's objection I have shifted the photo in question to the confirmations list :
page 88 : Erich Abraham
The id in the past wasn't that strong ("believe") if I have read all statements about this photo. I'm not 100% convinced about Abraham. But, hm, ..can't find another general based on a good argument this moment. There was no "Yes" for him in this re-check round right now.

A third thing is about your three part Abraham example : http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic. ... 2#p1395442
Firstly, thanks for the material without saying ! :D I cannot suppress doubts if the pic on the left side indeed shows Abraham.. :?

Attached is another Abraham photo, taken from the AHFactbook gallery : http://axishistory.com/index.php?id=4433

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by John Toner » 12 Nov 2009 19:08

As regards the Abraham tryptich, I have seen the one on the left captioned elsewhere as Walther Risse but the ribbon bar seems to match the one in the centre.

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by John Toner » 12 Nov 2009 19:21

The KC General visiting the Hitlerjugend operation on page 341 (posted by Someone from Kharkov) was identified in a posting by Akira Takiguchi on another forum as Albrecht Schubert.

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 13 Nov 2009 19:20

Who is this pilot? Helmut Lent?

Source : http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File: ... schaft.jpg
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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by John Toner » 13 Nov 2009 20:02

Yes. Lent.

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 13 Nov 2009 20:40

Thank you very much, John! :D

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by FANGIO » 13 Nov 2009 21:27

This pic is signed Albert Schröder but could not find anybody with that name on http://www.das-ritterkreuz.de
Albert Schroeder , Chef 3./He.-Flak.Art.Abt. 287 / AHF id
Source: Bill Hughes - http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/index.php
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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 13 Nov 2009 21:32

It's actually Hauptmann ALBERT SCHROEDER from 3./Heeres-Flak-Artillerie-Abteilung 287 who received RK in 9 December 1944...

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by FANGIO » 13 Nov 2009 21:44

Oh, ok, now I found him. Many thanks Alif!

One more pic, again from http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/index.php
From left: Göring, maybe Koch? and unknown.

Source: Shaun Winkler Collection.
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