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I have a question regarding how common was there a personnel transfer between different Wehrkreise?
So, you have a guy, that was mobilized/volunteered in the territory of the Wehrkreis XYZ, but instead of being send to the AuE unit of the said WK XYZ, he was instead sent to the AuE unit of the neighbouring WK XYW. Was this done because all the training facilities in the first WK were full or there could be a other reason?
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Could have specialist skills. My grandfather was in WK X initially, training with 22. ID, then sent on specialist communications training, and served with Beobachtungsabteilung 30 (WK X) in 1939/40. He fell ill, and after recovery was posted to Beobachtungsersatzabteilung 6 in Lemgo, which served a number of artillery units. From there he went to Beobachtungsabteilung 26, which was originally a WK VI unit. https://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gl ... Abt6-R.htm
The enemy had superiority in numbers, his tanks were more heavily armoured, they had larger calibre guns with nearly twice the effective range of ours, and their telescopes were superior. 5 RTR 19/11/41
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