Documents and Signatures

 
WW2 Infantry Assault Badge in Silver Document Infanterie Sturmabzeichen Silber Urkunde
WW2 German Iron Cross 2nd Class Document Eiserneskreuz 2 Klasse Urkunde

WW2 German Infantry Assault Badge in Silver award document to Obergefreiter Heinrich Schön, 4 Machine Gun Company Grenadier Regiment 308.  The award was made 1 October 1942 and is signed by then Oberst Paul Schultz as Commander of Grenadier Regiment 308.  Schultz had received the German Cross in Gold, 18 October 1941, fighting in Southern Russia, and the Knight’s Cross 3 September 1942, in the fight for Krasnodar.  He received the Oak Leaves to the Knight’s Cross, 26 August 1943, and was promoted to Generalmajor 10 October 1944.  He was captured by the Americans at war’s end.

Also included is a letter to Schön’s family, from Grenadier Regiment 308, 4 January 1943, saying he has been posthumously awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class and the Infantry Assault Badge and that they were being sent to them.  Additionally, they were sending the family 7 photos of his grave.  They also wrote it was a shame that their son could not personally receive the awards.

The German Graves Office lists Schön as being killed 27 September 1942 south of Popowaschlucht and buried in Gorjatschij Kljutsch, Russia.

Measures 200 x 140mm.  Four way fold.

$105

WW2 German signed photo Army Generalleutnant Richard Wirtz German Cross Silver Pionier Batl. 10

WW2 German Army Generalleutnant Richard Wirtz signed postcard sized signed photo as an Oberstleutnant.  He was an Oberstleutnant from October 1935 to March 1938.  He commanded Pionier Bataillon 10 at the time of this photo.  He was awarded the German Cross in Silver, 17 June 1943.  He commanded 96th Infantry Division 28 July 1943 to 1 November 1944, and was Commander of Pioneers for Heeresgruppe "B" 24.12.44 until his capture 12 April 1945.

Nicely signed in ink, Wirtz, Oberstleutnant.

$40

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WW2 German signed photo Army Oberleutnant Pionier Batl. 10 1935-1938
WW2 German signed photo Army Oberfeldwebel Frank Pionier Batl. 10 1935-1938

WW2 German unknown Army Oberleutnant.  He wears the 4 Year Service Medal and holds his sword.

Postcard sized photo and came with the Wirtz signed photo, so can date this between 1935 and 1938, and was serving with Pionier Bataillon 10.

Nicely signed in ink _______, Oberleutnant.

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WW2 German Army Oberfeldwebel Frank.  He wears the DLRG Badge and holds his sword.

Postcard sized photo and came with the Wirtz signed photo, so can date this between 1935 and 1938, and was serving with Pionier Bataillon 10.

Nicely signed in ink Frank, Oberfeldwebel.

$25


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