WW2 Death Cards

 

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Gefreiter Johann Radowanich, Propaganda Company.

Killed 28 August 1942.  He was 35. 

Back of card has Jesus with a heart.  Single page single sided card measures about 2.5 x 4.25 inches.

His name is engraved on the monument here:

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Card has a center fold and shows some wear.

$15

SOLD

 

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Stabsgefreiter Anton Muehlbauer.  From Runding.

Participated in three campaigns.  Was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class and other medals.

After 8 years service, he died in a Russian POW Camp.

Nice photo in an early Panzer wrap tunic.

The back of the card has a rendering of a grave.  The single page single sided card measures about 2.75 x 4.25 inches.  

Shows a little wear.

$22

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Obergefreiter Otto Schmid, Grenadier Regiment.  Structural engineer in civilian.

Was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class, Gold Wound Badge, Russian Front Medal and General Assault Badge.

Killed 16 January 1945, Imola, Italy.

Single page single sided card measures about 4.5 x 2.5 inches. Back has Mary.

Includes slip from German Graves Office listing him as buried in Futa Pass, Italy.

Excellent condition.

$22

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Propaganda Company

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Leutnant Georg Bruckbauer. Teacher from Facherlgute.

Killed 26 April 1945, Italy.  He was 22. He was buried in the area of Rovigo.

Double page single sided card measures about 4.5 x 6 inches.  Back has religious scenes.

Includes a German Graves Office slip listing him as  buried Costermano, Italy.

Very good condition. 

$22

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Panzer Assault Gunner POW Russia

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Hauptmann  Johann Siegert, Infantry Regiment. 

Was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class, Iron Cross 1st Class and Infantry Assault Badge.

Badly wounded on 24 May 1942 and died at a field hospital 27 May 1942.  He was 31.

Nice uniform photo wearing a marksman’s lanyard and a single parade mount Czech Anschluss Medal with the Prag Bar attached.

Back of card has Jesus with a child. Single side single page card measures about 2.5 x 4 inches.

Includes a slip from the German Graves Office listing him as dieing at Sanitats Kompany 2-542, Ort Hospital Charkow and buried in Charkow, Ukraine.

Excellent condition.

$20

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WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Kriegsmarine Matrosen Obergefreiter Wilhelm Wiesner from Schärding.

Killed May 1943 while on an enemy patrol in the North Atlantic.  He was 20.

Wiesner served aboard the U-531.  It was attacked April 22, 1943, south east of Iceland, but escaped.  On 6 May, northeast of New Foundland, it was sunk by depth charges with all 54 crew members aboard by the HMS Vidette.

The single page double sided card measures about 2.5 x 4.5 inches.

It shows some wear like it was carried.

$70

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WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild numbered General Assault Badge

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Obergefreiter Ludwig Baur, Panzer Regiment.

Was awarded the Iron Cross 1st Class, Iron Cross 2nd Class, Russian Front Medal, Tank Assault Badge, Close Combat Clasp.  Additionally, he wears a numbered General Assault Badge in the photo.  Sadly, the photo cuts it off, so you cannot see if it is a 25, 50, 75 or 100.

Badly wounded on 13 February 1944, and died a day later, south of Schackow.

The single page double sided card measures about 2.5 x 4.5 inches.  

very good condition.

$32

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild U-571 U-Boot Submarine
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Gold Wound Badge Italy 1945