WW2 Death Cards 13

 
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Army Unterarzt Dr. Maeusl Latvia 1944

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Unterarzt Dr. Josef Maeusl.  Dentist from Munich.

Was awarded the Russian Front Medal and the War Service Cross 2nd Class with Swords.

Killed 17 October 1944.  He was 35.  Buried in the cemetery in Talsen, Latvia.

Nice uniform photo wearing the Russian Front Medal ribbon.

Double sided single page card measures about  2.75 x 4.5 inches.

Includes a slip from the German Graves Office stating he was killed in Stende and was buried in Talsi, Latvia.

In excellent condition.

$20

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Leutnant Hans Braun, Artillery Regiment.

Killed in the difficult fighting repulsing the enemy in the West, 16 November 1944.  He was just 20.  He was buried in Marienthal.  His brother Paul has been missing in the East since October 1944.

Back of card has Jesus praying.  Single sided single page card measures about  2.25 x 4 inches.

Includes slip from the German Graves Office that lists him as killed in Niederbronn les Bains and buried at Grosstännchen, Alsace (France-Germany).

In excellent condition.

$8

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Medical Obergefreiter Michl Schmid, Medical Company.

Was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class.

Killed in fighting repulsing the enemy between Pripjet and Beresina, 3 February 1944.  He was 32.

Nice uniform photo wearing the Iron Cross 2nd Class ribbon.

Double sided single page card measures about  2.25 x 4 inches.

In very good condition.

$7

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Luftwaffe Obergefreiter Heinrich Krückel, Luftwaffe Jaeger Regiment.

Taken into military service February 1941, and badly wounded in an assault in the south east sector of the East front, 14 March 1944.  He died on the same day at the main aid station in Nikolajew.  He was 23.

Nice Luftwaffe uniform photo.

Double sided double page card measures about  4.55 x 6 inches.

Includes a German Graves Office slip which lists him as dieing in  Barmaschowo and buried in Kirowograd, Ukraine.

In good condition.

$10

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Luftwaffe Unteroffizier Hans Wawers, Medical Company.  Medical doctor candidate.

Killed by Norwo Nikolajewka, 26 August 1943.  He was 22.

Nice photo with collar tabs drawn on.

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

Includes German Graves Office slip listing him as killed by Uspenskaja and buried in Nowo, Russia

Excellent condition.

$13

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Army leutnant Braun KIA FRance 1944
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Army Medic won Iron Cross

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Division Priest Johann Liedl.

In 1940, he left his priest position in Burglengenfeld and went to serve in the army.  First he was a medic in the West.  During the East campaign, he was a military priest in the military hospital. At the end of June 1942, he was made the division priest.  Killed 16 August 1942 and buried with military honors in the soldiers’ cemetery in the East, 18 August 1942.

Beautiful, rare photo with the cross on his visor hat and the issued cross suspended from his neck, yet wearing what looks like an Iron Cross ribbon through his buttonhole.

Back of card has Jesus. Double page single sided card measures about 5.75 x 4.75 inches. 

Includes slip from the German Graves Office listing him as buried in the unknowns at Rossoschka, Russia. 

As you can see, card shows slight age.

$45


Leidl is also mentioned in a footnote in the book, Interkonfessionalismus in der deutschen Militaerseelsorge von 1933 bis 1945, by George May.  It lists him as having been with Infantry Division 49, Regt. 88.

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WW2 German Death card Sterbebild Chaplain Johann Liedl Cross visor hat neck priest
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WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Luftwaffe Jaeger Assault East Front 1944