Knight's Cross Holders Identification

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Post by VJK » 01 Dec 2004 18:18

Hi Xavier!

Try here for Hühner:

http://www.geocities.com/%7Eorion47/WEH ... ERNER.html

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Post by Xavier » 01 Dec 2004 19:26

Thanks a lot VJK!!,
I see now, He is one of the old timers... he was in charge of the building of the defenses in the Konigsberg area:
Transferred to the Staff of the Command-Office of Fortifications around Königsberg/Prussia (01 Jul 1943-15 Jul 1943)
Commandant of Fortifications around Königsberg/Prussia (15 Jul 1943-01 Oct 1944)
but how did he fare on the defense of Stettin?
I see he was removed to the Führer-Reserve OKH (15 Apr 1945-08 May 1945) and stayed there until the end of the war... I suppose he moved to bavaria as such (reserve) but then, why did he end in british captivity?

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Post by Elwyn W » 02 Dec 2004 06:33

von Edelsheim won his RK on 30.07.41 as Kmdr of RadfAbt 1, part of 1 Inf Div, I assume. Whereas Albert Brachat won his RK 04.07.40 as part of 14 InfRgt, 5 Inf Div. Why should they be in the same ceremony and who then was the general awarding the ceremony?

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Post by Mark V. » 02 Dec 2004 08:23

Hi freiherr,

It's Otto Brakat, not Brachat. He won the KC as a Gruppenführer in 2./RadfAbt 1 on 27 July 1941.

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Post by FANGIO » 04 Dec 2004 19:55

This pic is posted in the "Militaria Collecting Forum" by "Phil". It's not identified but the photo has been signed, could anybody ID this RKT?
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Post by Boby » 05 Dec 2004 14:27

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Who is this KC winner?
Wilhelm Schöning, "FHH" / AHF id
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Post by Juha Hujanen » 05 Dec 2004 14:45

Looks like he's wearing Feldherrnhalle cuff-title...

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Post by Elwyn W » 05 Dec 2004 16:40

It's Wilhlem Schöning, EL#707, Kmdr, I/FusRgt Feldherrnhalle
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Post by Boby » 05 Dec 2004 16:44

Wow! 8O

Many Thanks Freiherr

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Post by Ingo » 05 Dec 2004 21:04

Hello Fangio,

your picture shoes Günter Braake.

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Post by FANGIO » 07 Dec 2004 13:08

Ingo wrote:Hello Fangio,

your picture shoes Günter Braake
Thanks a lot Ingo!
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Post by FANGIO » 07 Dec 2004 13:28

This pic was posted by "Mogdala" (forum member of http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com) It shows Hpmt Frank (left) and Mj Heinz Unger (right).
Making a search in http://www.das-ritterkreuz.de I found out that there were three Franks (without photos):
1- Mj Anton Otto Frank (1./PzJagAbt (SF) 15) --- RKE
2- Mj d Res Erich Frank (Kdr III./GrenRgt 116) --- RK
3- Mj Otto Frank (Kdr I./GrenRgt 278) --- RK

Who could this one be?
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Post by Sturmman » 07 Dec 2004 19:51

Who is this, one vote goes for Gen.d.Geb. Hubert Lanz! What do you think?
Hubert Lanz / AHF id
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Post by VJK » 07 Dec 2004 21:56

Hi!

i can see a certain resemblance to Lanz, nevertheless I'd like to offer a possible alternative - Gen.d.Art. Johann Sinnhuber. Just a thought.

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Post by Elwyn W » 08 Dec 2004 07:28

Hi Fangio,

It's not Anton Otto Frank, as there is photo of him with DKiG without RT. As to the other two, Erich was from GrRgt 116 and Otto Frank was from GrRgt 278. What's the connetion with Heinz Unger, SchutzRgt 10?

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