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Fallschirmjäger RKTs - pics and career data

Post by FANGIO » 25 Feb 2004 22:53

Please, I need pics of the following men and date of award of the RK:

01- Ofw Peter Arent - RK: 4.12.42? (Posthumous?)
02- Hptm Eduard George Hübner
03- Ofw Karl Koch
04- Hptm Heinz Krink
05- Oblt Willy Kroymanns
06- Oblt Erich Lepkowski
07- Ofw Otto Meyges
08- Mj Gerhard mertens
09- Mj Heinz Meyer
10- Mj Dr Werner Milch
11- Hptm Gerd Mischke
12- Oblt Karl Neuhoff
13- Lt Heinrich Orth
14- Mj Gerhard Pade
15- Gefr Herbert Peitsch

Kind regards.

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edit by Mod , oct 2007 / Bernd : two Fsch.Jäg threads merged to this one
index of photographs and/or detailed info/links :
page 1 : Lepkowski, Bw , Peter Arent, reg. Kroymann (claim, fake award document)
page 2 : reg. Kroymann
page 3 : Vitali, Prager, Teusen, Friedrich-August Meyer (-Schewe) [unofficial],
page 4 : Lepkowski, Lepkowski, Bw , Straehler-Pohl, Fritz Prager, Rammelt, Herbert Schmidt (drawing), Mertins
page 5 : Berneike (link Bio), Stentzler, Eben Ebael RKTs, Gerhard Schacht (link), Werner Milch, Sniers, Albert Stecken, Otto Menges, Rammelt, Walter Sander, Karl Neuhoff, Cord Tietjen
page 6 : Wolfgang Graf von Blücher/Blücher brothers (Crete), Martin Schächter, Karl Koch, Heinz Krink, Heinrich Orth, Pade, Herbert Peitsch
page 7 : Werner Schmidt, Stephani, Tannert, Walter Werner, Schimpke, Eduard Hübner, Heinz Meyer, Gerd Mischke, Rapräger, Ringler, Straehler-Pohl, Mertens, Gerhard Schacht (drawing), Wilhelm Kempke, Heinrich Schäfer
page 8 : Eduard Kiver (Kiefer ; post-war: Till Kiwe), Teusen, Hans-Joachim Weck, Mischke data, Albert Stecken, Martin Kühne data, Eben Emael men's fate
page 9 : Gerhard Schacht, Manfred Büttner, Herbert Trotz, Georg Vögerl, Strahler-Pohl, Arent, Mischke, Rapräger, Stecken, Erdmann
page 10 : Lipp, Hellmut Kerutt, Johannes M. Hönscheid (pic, info, request), Hugo Paul, Werner Ewald (link), Friedrich Schäfer, Jungwirt(h), Pietzonka
page 11 : Ewald, Robert Gast, Siegfried Josef Gerstner, Hamer, Herzbach, Lepkowski, Reininghaus, Wangerin (Bw photo), Friedrich Bausch, Heinz-Herbert Schweim (in Heer uniform)
page 12 : Georg Rupert Jacob / Jakob, Mertens, Walter Sander, Marscholek, Herbert Schmidt, Hans von Majer ? / Heinz Meyer issue
page 13 : Heinz Meyer, Berneike (link), Karl Berger, Karl Koch, Sniers, Erich Timm (Bw pic, info), Rudolf Kurz, Hauber, Beine - Bundesarchiv/Bildarchiv Koblenz photos: Abratis, Arpke, Beine, Böhmler, Ewald, Foltin, Frömming, Fulda, Fries, Germer, Gerstner, Gröschke, Heilmann, Herzbach, v.d.Heydte, Koch, Kratzert, Menges, Rammelt, Sassen, Schacht, Toschka - Hoefeld (?), Schimpf, Stephanie
page 14 : Le Coutre, Uhlig, Peitsch, Johann Engelhardt, Mager, Liebing, Tannert, Kühne, Kroh, Alfred Sturm, von Roon
page 15 : Fulda, Teusen, Schirmer, Ramcke+Meindl (links), Heinrich Neumann, Toschka, Tannert (info), Dordrecht link, Gericke
page 16 : Gericke+Ramcke, Alfred Genz, Erich Schuster, Kroh+Kempke+Schuster, Barmetler, Stentzler, Trebes, Blauensteiner, Langemeyer, Schlemm, Walther Koch, Witzig
page 17 : Delica, Altmann, Schächter, Eben Emael RKTs, Arpke, Dr. Rolf Jäger, Debes(SS-Gruf.)+Egger+??(Heer Offz)+Karl-Lothar Schulz, obituary notice "Heinz Rimy" (mystery)
page 18 : Zierach, Dr. Rolf Jäger, Ringler, Schacht, Meissner, Trettner (links), Student, Eben Emael RKTs + AH, Wolfgang Graf von Blücher + brothers, Helmut Görtz, Karl-Heinz Becker, Bräuer, Erich Walther, Heidrich
page 19 : Heidrich (Kreta), Karl-Lothar Schulz, Kerfin, Gericke+Trebes, Egger, Prager, Herbert Schmidt, Harry Herrmann, Schwarzmann, Tietjen, Andreas Hagl
page 20 : Heilmann, Welskop, Sassen, von der Heydte, Helmut Wagner, Herbert Fries, Schimpke, Sempert, Adolff, Frömming, Walter Werner, Werner Schmidt, von der Heydte (end of "Unternehmen Stösser" ; letter), von der Schulenburg
page 21 : Germer, Abratis, Gröschke, Menges, Rennecke, Willi Koch, Zahn, Renisch, Wittig, Rammelt, Böhmler, Erich Hellmann, Foltin, RKTs at Cassino
page 22 : Jamrowski, Krink, Donth, Karl Neuhoff, Kurt Veth, Kratzert, Herbert Beyer, Böhlein, Kurt Kunkel, Pade, Hans-Joachim Weck, Heinz Meyer, Leonhard Schmidt, Vitali, Graßmel
page 23 : Hönscheid

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Post by FANGIO » 27 Feb 2004 21:56

Hey!, Hi, Hello, anybody there?
Any help?
Just one please?
:cry: :cry: :cry:

Oh well...

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Post by redline » 03 Jul 2004 18:45

1. Arent Peter - Oberfeldwebel - Stabskompanie/Fallsch.J.R. 5 - 4. Dezember 1942
2. Hubner Eduard -Hauptmann - Sturm-Btl. Fallsch. AOK 1 - 9. Mai 1945
3. Koch Karl - Oberfeldwebel - III./Fallsch.J.Rgt. 15 - 24. Oktober 1944
4. Krink Heinz - Leutnant - II./Fallsch.J.Rgt. 3 - 9. Juni 1944
5. ???
6. Lepowski Erich - Leutnant - 5./Fallsch.J.Rgt. 2 - 8. August 1944
7. ???
8. Mertins Gerhard - Hauptmann - Fallsch.Pi.Btl. 5 - 6. Dezember 1944
9. Meyer Heinz - Hauptmann d.Res. - 8./Fallsch.J.Rgt. 4 - 8. April 1944 + Eichenlaub
10. Milch Dr. jur. Werner - Hauptmann d.Res. - Fallsch. Granatw.-Lehr- u. Ausb.Btl. - 9. Januar 1945
11. Mischke Gerd - Leutnant - 2./Fallsch.MG-Btl. 1 - 18. Mai 1943
12. Neuhoff Karl - Oberfeldwebel - 6./Fallsch.J.Rgt. 3 - 9. Juni 1944
13. Orth Heinrich - Oberfeldwebel - 4. / Fallsch.J.Sturm-Rgt. - 18. März 1942
14. Pade Gerhard - Major - I./Fallsch.J.Rgt. 4 - 30. April 1945
15. Peitsch Herbert - Gefreiter - 7./Fallsch.J.Rgt. 6 - 29. Oktober 1944

Am I late with the awswer, FANGIO? :lol: Sorry, no pics available...
Check the names I've marked "???". Didn't find 'em, maybe they had another pronunciation?

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Post by Dieter Zinke » 04 Jul 2004 10:27

Here is Erich Lepkowski, Oberstleutnant der Bundeswehr,
more then 500 parachute jumps (1 accident with heavy injuries).

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Post by Dieter Zinke » 04 Jul 2004 14:45

Here is Oberfeldwebel Peter Arent,
born 26.06.1917, Püttlingen / Saar

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Post by FANGIO » 04 Jul 2004 19:48

Hi redline & Oberstab!
Well, this is incredible, I have just answered you're PM redline telling you that maybe some day I would find a pic of some of these officers and now I find out that there are two pics posted by Oberstab. Is this luck or what?
Thanks redline for your help and thanks for those pics Oberstab, very appreciated. :D :D :D
Best regards.

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Post by redline » 05 Jul 2004 06:36

But we like the FSJ fall down the earth from the sky and shoot all (well almost) the problems. :lol:

BTW, look here http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/ ... hp?t=24442 and you'll find some info about Oblt Willy Kroymanns but "there is no record in any official papers that he really got the knights cross"... Don't know about Meyges at all...

WOW, man, I think I got it! He is not Meyges, he is MENGES! Here we are:
Menges Otto - Oberfeldwebel - 6. / Fallsch.J.Rgt. 1 - 9. Juni 1944 :D

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Post by FANGIO » 05 Jul 2004 12:33

redline wrote:BTW, look here http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/ ... hp?t=24442 and you'll find some info about Oblt Willy Kroymanns but "there is no record in any official papers that he really got the knights cross"... Don't know about Meyges at all...

WOW, man, I think I got it! He is not Meyges, he is MENGES! Here we are:
Menges Otto - Oberfeldwebel - 6. / Fallsch.J.Rgt. 1 - 9. Juni 1944


Had forgotten that Kroymanns has no official record.
And yes, Menges, why did I put Meyges???
Thanks again for your help redline.
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Post by redline » 05 Jul 2004 13:41

Does "no official record" mean that he "recieved" his RK at the end of the war, in 1945? Why there is no official record?

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Post by FANGIO » 05 Jul 2004 13:54

According to http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com (link you posted), Óscar G. points out that:
"Kurowsky state he was awarded with the KC on January 20, 1945 as commmander of 5./FJR12 of 4FJD? Besides, after that - got in Italy - he saw action in Lower Rhine area... I mean, he won it 5 months before the war was ended. What´s the reason of this non-documented mistery?"

As Óscar says: a mistery.
Who knows, maybe he did really won the RK but at the end of the war the records were burned or lost.
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Post by redline » 05 Jul 2004 15:51

If the date (20th jan 1945) is right I don't believe nobody knows about his RK! It's almost 5 months before the end of the war. I can belive the documents were burned in April or May of 1945 when Russian sieged Berlin, but in January... Don't think so. :?

Do you want to know the date of bestowal of RK for another FSJs? Or you know 'em all for now?
Maybe I could help with the dates.

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Post by FANGIO » 05 Jul 2004 17:18

Yes, 5 months is a lot of time. Who knows what really happened.
I'm at work right now so I don't have my list of FJ RKTs. I'll check out tonight and maybe tomorrow I'll add some more men to the list posted here.
Thanks redline.
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Post by FANGIO » 05 Jul 2004 17:30

More info from http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com:

According to Dick Pumphrey (forum member):
I can not explain why this gentleman is not listed in Walther-Peer Fellgiebel's book but is listed in Gerhard von Seemen's book. The listing is as follows:
Willi Kroymanns 21. 1. 45
Oblt.,Fhr. 5./Fsch.Jäg.Rgt. 12
im BA nicht nachweisbar;
Quelle:Böhmler, Fallschirmjäger-
Bilband u. Chronik 1. Aufl.

I know that there must have been many distractions in the German military at the end of the war. Also, I am aware that many late awards were not recorded. But, Herr Kroymann was listed among the membership of the OdR. Could it be that his award was somehow verified thru them?

Nobody answer his last question.
There's another forum member that says that Kroymanns is not a RK winner but there is a pic posted by Óscar G. of Kroymanns where you can see his RK. It doesn't seem to be a fake or a painted RK. Here's the pic:
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Post by Dieter Zinke » 05 Jul 2004 20:14

FANGIO wrote:More info from http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com:

According to Dick Pumphrey (forum member):
I can not explain why this gentleman is not listed in Walther-Peer Fellgiebel's book but is listed in Gerhard von Seemen's book. The listing is as follows:
Willi Kroymanns 21. 1. 45
Oblt.,Fhr. 5./Fsch.Jäg.Rgt. 12
im BA nicht nachweisbar;
Quelle:Böhmler, Fallschirmjäger-
Bilband u. Chronik 1. Aufl.

I know that there must have been many distractions in the German military at the end of the war. Also, I am aware that many late awards were not recorded. But, Herr Kroymann was listed among the membership of the OdR. Could it be that his award was somehow verified thru them?

Nobody answer his last question.
There's another forum member that says that Kroymanns is not a RK winner but there is a pic posted by Óscar G. of Kroymanns where you can see his RK. It doesn't seem to be a fake or a painted RK. Here's the pic:



Dear Fangio

look at the "Verleihungszeugnis".This is a fake !!!!
He never won the KC. Not in Fellgiebel !!

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Post by FANGIO » 06 Jul 2004 12:49

Oberstab wrote:Dear Fangio

look at the "Verleihungszeugnis".This is a fake !!!!
He never won the KC. Not in Fellgiebel !!

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Many thanks Oberstab.
So the RK in the picture is a fake? A re-touched pic?
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