Knight's Cross Holders Identification

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Post by Ingo » 26 Sep 2004 12:11

Hello,

does anybody know who is the Ritterkreuzträger in the background?
Arthur Finger / AHF id
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Post by bake » 27 Sep 2004 01:23

Hi, Ingo.

The Ritterkreuztrager in back is Oberst Artur Finger ( Futur Gen.Major)
Kdr Art.Rgt 306 , 306 Inf.Div.

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Post by Ingo » 27 Sep 2004 08:41

Hello bake,

many thanks.

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Post by FANGIO » 27 Sep 2004 15:05

From http://www.aeronautics.ru
Who's the General with Model?

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Post by FANGIO » 27 Sep 2004 15:07

ooops!!! what happened to the pic??? 8O

Edit:
Let's try again
Günther von Kluge, with Model / AHF id
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Post by John Toner » 27 Sep 2004 15:34

Looks like Kluge

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Post by VJK » 27 Sep 2004 16:15

Hi!

I agree with John - von Kluge it is!

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Post by Gareth Collins » 28 Sep 2004 12:08

a3 & a4 looks a bit like Generalmajor Hermann Lichtenberger but I'm unsure, He's an Oberst & by the looks of the pics It's just post war, possibly at surrender. Do you have dates of them?

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Post by FANGIO » 28 Sep 2004 21:57

Thanks John for the ID and VJK for confirming.
Any idea of the other pic I posted?
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FANGIO

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Post by Denis » 29 Sep 2004 13:17

Hello
I dig up some old pictures.
Here is one posted page 34 by Klemen. I don't remember if he was identified but this is Wilhelm Kessel from the GD Division.
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Post by Denis » 29 Sep 2004 13:23

Hi again
Here is another which was posted page 40. Sorry don't remember the original member who posted it.
Anyway, the 2nd RKT (when looking from left) was identified as Sandner and I agree with that. The 4th guy (when looking from left) / 3rd RKT is Josef Ehinger who is also a RKT from Gebirgsjäger.
The officer between Sandner and Ehinger remains for the moment unidentified.
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Wagner-Festspielhaus Bayreuth , not before April 1944
from left to right :
1 - unknown
2 - Johann Sandner - RK 13.06.1941 Oberjäger Grp.Fhr. i. d. 11./Geb.Jäg.Rgt. 100 / 5. Geb.Div.
[DKiG : 11.04.1944]
3 - Herbert Hodurek - RK 15.04.1944 Hauptmann Fhr. III./Geb.Jäg.Rgt. 144 / 3. Geb.Div.
4 - Josef Ehinger - RK 22.08.1943 Oberjäger Grp.Fhr. i. d. 6./Geb.Jäg.Rgt. 100 / 5. Geb.Div.
5 - unknown


By the way, is there any way to clean this thread by putting on a single thread the pictures which were identified and on another one, pictures whose identification is still pending ? It would greatly ease data consultation since this thread comes from 50 pages and might also increase the response rate !!
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Post by Denis » 29 Sep 2004 13:27

Another one :
This photo was posted by Freiherr on page 28. I have tried to identify it and I have said this was Malguth but I was wrong.
If I can try a second times (hope it will the good one), I would say that this might be Max Ropp.
Here is the pic posted by Freiherr coming from the abyss of this thread :
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Post by Denis » 29 Sep 2004 13:28

And here is a photo from Max Ropp.
I admit both aare not the closest ones we have seen (especially hair cut) but there is something between 2.
Opinions welcome
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Post by Denis » 29 Sep 2004 13:35

freiherr wrote:This was posted on E-bay. There are 25 pics but 24 names. It mentioned a Georg Person but I could only find a Joachim Persson. I tentatively associated 3 of the 4 unidentified with the remaining 3 names simply by age and rank. Could anyone confirm?

1 Zimmermann, Willy ObFwb (??)
2 Kohler, Wilhelm
3 Sieling, Bruno
4 Eckhardt, Wilhelm
5 Haschberger, Max
6 Schneider, Erich
7 Pohl, Franz
8 Bachmaier, Friedrich
9 Köhler, Heinrich
10 Wolff, Hans
11 Weik, Hans
12 Behnke, Heinz
13 Lautz, Fritz ObstLt (??)
14 Löser, Jochen
15 Otto, Rudolf
16 Schneider, Josef
17 ??
18 Donth, Rudolf
19 Wunderlich, Achim
20 Persson, Joachim ObstLt (??)
21 Mitzlaff, Bernd von
22 Müller-Rochholz, Friedrich
23 Kühne, Martin
24 Schultze, Herbert
25 Kiefer, Hermann




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Freiherr


Hi Freiherr
I have the same photo (in a larger size though) for number 17 and identified as Obstlt. Friedrich Lautz.
Denis

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Post by bake » 03 Oct 2004 00:58

Hi,Guys.

I need your help.

Found these pics in : http://www.wehrmacht awards forum

Who are these Panzer men RK?

a)
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