Documents and Signatures

 

General Assault Badge Allgemeine Sturmabzeichen document to Army Unteroffizier Ernst Haubrich, Staff Company Machine Gun Bataillon (motorized) 13 Ski Brigade Finnalnd. 


Awarded 9 November 1944, the document is signed in purple pencil by then Oberst Hans Steets, as commander of Machine Gun Ski Brigade Finnland.  Steets had been awared the German Cross in Gold in 1942, and was promoted to Generalmajor 20 April 1945.  His entire career was in the Gebirgsjaeger.  He survived the war.


The document has a center fold and binder holes and as you can see, wear to the edges.  Ultra rare Mountain Tropps unit that  was formed July 1944, fighting in the high north.

$55

Ww2 German General Assault Badge Document Allgemeine Sturmabzeichen Machine Gun Ski Brigade Finnland
WW2 German Document Afrika Cufftitle Aufklärungskampagne Abteilung 580 Tobruk El Alamein Everth

Afrika Cufftitle Das Aermelband Afrika document awarded to Heeresgruppe Afrika Obergefreiter Edmund Wagner, Aufklarung Abteilung 580.


The ink stamp is Panzer Aufklarung Ersatz und Ausbildung Abteilung. Awarded in Stahnsdorf, 29 November 1943, and is signed in pencil “Everth,” for then Major Wolfgang Everth, as Commander of the Abteilug.  Everth was awarded the Knight’s Cross as a Captain with Panzer Aufklarung Abteilung 3, 3 Panzer Division.


Aufklarung Abteilung 580 deployed to Tripoli in August 1941.  7 April, they occupied Bir Tengeder, Cyrenaica. 19 June, they were on the Trigh Capuzzo fighting for fortress Tobruk.  22 June, they were in pursuit of British troops east after the fall of Tobruk.  28 June, they were in the battle of Marsa Matruh and together with X Italian Corps, stopped the escape of British troops southward.  29 June, they broke into Marsa Matruh with Kampfgruppe Kiel.  30 June, they were west of El Alamein towards Qattara.  3 July, they were west of El Mreir with Brescia Divison and fought against New Zealand troops.  6-7 July, they suffered violent bayonet attacks from 5th Infantry New Zealand, Deir el-Qatani.  8-9 July, they were in a southwest position with Kampfgruppe Marcks, south of Kaponga El Taqa.  23 October, they were in reserve along the coast from El Alamein line to Marsa Matruh.  6 November, along with 21 Panzer Division, they drove back enemy tanks and withdrew back to the Marsa Matruh line.  8 November, they withdrew to Sidi el Barrani.


The document has 3 folds as if mailed in an envelope.

Absolutely awesome award for a true Afrika unit!

$235


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Ww2 German Iron Cross 2nd Class Document Artillerie Regiment 293 Leutnant
Ww2 German General Assault Badge  Document Artillerie Regiment 293 Allgemeine Sturmabzeichen
Ww2 German Iron Cross 1st Class Document Artillerie Regiment 293 Leutnant
Ww2 German Black Wound Badge Verwundetenabzeichen Document Artillerie Regiment 293

WW2 German Document Set to Hauptmann Erwin Lusche, 3 Artillerie Regiment 293, Infanterie Division 293.  Born April 1915, Schmargendorf, he was killed in the area of Husi, Romania, and buried in Iasi, Romania. His death date is not known.


In June 1941, the division was involved in the raid on the Soviet Union in fighting at Brest-Litovsk, Pinsk and Gomel. During the war against the Soviet Union, the division of the Army Group Center was subordinated, only in the autumn of 1943, she was assigned to the Army Group South.




The Iron Cross 2nd Class was awarded to Lusche while he was a Leutnant.  The award was made 7 August 1941, and is signed by 293 Infanterie Division Commander, Generalleutnant Justin von Obernitz, (German Cross in Gold, January 1942).  It has the ink stamp of the 293 Infanterie Division. 

No folds, but a smudge to the face, which is a bit exaggerated by my scanner.

The General Assault Badge was awarded to Lusche while he was a Leutnant.  The award was made 11 November  1941, and is signed by 293 Infanterie Division Commander, Generalleutnant Justin von Obernitz, (German Cross in Gold, January 1942).  It has the ink stamp of the 293 Infanterie Division. 

No folds or defects.

The Iron Cross 1st Class was awarded to Lusche while he was a Leutnant.  The award was made 9 April 1942, and is signed by 293 Infanterie Division Commander, Generalmajor Werner Forst, ( Knight’s Cross August 1943, Oak Leaves February 1944).  It has the ink stamp of the 293 Infanterie Division. 

No folds, but has a moth nip to the lower left.

The Wound Badge in Black for one wound was awarded to Lusche while he was a Leutnant.  The award was made 12 June 1942, and is signed by Abteilungs Commander Major Wren(?)III 293 Artillerie Regiment.  It has the ink stamp of the 293 Artillerie Regiment. 

No folds, but has a moth nips to the left side.

Nice 4 document group to an Army Artillerie officer on the Russian Front.

$200