Knight's Cross Holders Identification

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Post by Elwyn W » 30 Jun 2006 19:57

Hi Valdis,

This was indeed Mauritz FrHr v Strachwitz u Gross Zauche according to Scherzer. I don't know how he was related to Hyazinth Graf Strachwitz v Gross Zauche u Camminetz.

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Post by VJK » 30 Jun 2006 21:59

Hi Freiherr!

I guess the sun must be getting to me - I didn't read the caption properly and just assumed it was meant to be Hyazinth. Thanks for putting me straight!

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Post by Elwyn W » 02 Jul 2006 16:17

Herman Heinrich Behrend as Kmdr of InfRgt 154/269 Div?

Could general be Ernst v Leyser?

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top : Hauptmann Wilhelm Riedel, Kdr./Fhr. II./IR 489 - Oberst Curt Badinski, Kdr. IR 489 - Leutnant Stelloh, Adj. IR 489 ? - Major Hermann-Heinrich Behrend, Kdr. I./IR 489 , vor Luga, Höhe 108, August 1941
bottom : Behrend, with (left) Generalmajor Ernst von Leyser, Kdr. 269. Infanterie-Division , August 1941
/ AHF id
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Post by harmel » 02 Jul 2006 23:58

Hi Elwyn,ref Behrend pic,154 Inf Regt was with
the 58th Inf Div,as you know it is not a great
pic,but the officer could be Curt Siewart ?? as he never
won his KC till feb44,a month before Behrend won his OAK,
it is not his former Cmdr Von Graffen as he won KC in 1942,
it is possible it could be Leyser
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Post by Elwyn W » 03 Jul 2006 00:29

Alex,

I thought about Siewert too. Just can't see the damn monocle.

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Post by FANGIO » 05 Jul 2006 19:13

Who's the RKT on Kesselring's right?
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Post by Ivan Ž. » 11 Jul 2006 21:58

FANGIO wrote:Please, before I smash my head against the wall, who was this SS Officer (I saw him several timer arrrgggghhh!!!!!): http://www.militaria321.com/files/xxl/267/2679286.jpg

Page 115 :
RKT was identified as Pleiß (I agree)
and the man standing next to him as Hermann Weiser.
I believe this officer (most probably SS-Hstuf.) is Gunter d'Alquen.
He is dressed the same as d'Alquen at that time: he wears no decorations except his EK II ribbon
and his party badge, which Weiser never wore because he wasn't even a member...

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Post by Ivan Ž. » 16 Jul 2006 19:13

This photo was already posted in AHF for id.
and he's been identified as Nicolussi-Leck.
viewtopic.php?t=98387&highlight=nicolussileck

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Post by FANGIO » 16 Jul 2006 20:46

Thanks a lot Ivan, much appreciated.
Best,

FANGIO

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Post by FANGIO » 23 Jul 2006 22:59

Three pics from http://panzer-reich.co.uk/gallery/mixed ... icer-1.htm
Any ideas?
pic 2 , left to right : Oberst Walter, Kdr. IR 20 - Olt Heribert Brands, 11./IR 20 - August Schmidt, Kdr. 10. ID - Major Kroegeloh, Kdr. III./IR 20 / AHF id
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Post by harmel » 24 Jul 2006 09:12

Hi Patricio,the General in photo 1 is Gen der Inf
Hans Schmidt.
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Post by miocid » 24 Jul 2006 10:54

FANGIO wrote:Three pics from http://panzer-reich.co.uk/gallery/mixed ... icer-1.htm
Any ideas?



Hi!

The KC holder on pictures #2 and 3 is the later Generalleutnant August SCHMIDT.

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Post by Dieter Zinke » 24 Jul 2006 11:13

Hans-Gustav Felber (General der Infanterie)

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Post by Elwyn W » 24 Jul 2006 13:15

Re August Schmidt pic unk_rkt _2:

l to r Obst Walter, Kmdr, 20 IRgt
ObLt Brandt, 11/20 IRgt.... can't find his first name even though he looked like he had a DKiG.
August Schmidt, Kmdr 10 Inf Div
Mj Kroegeloh, Kmdr, III/20 IRgt

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