WW2 Death Cards 14

 

WW2 German Death Cards (Sterbebilder) for brothers Bernhard and Willi Koch. 

Army Gefreiter Bernhard Koch, Infantry Regiment.

In the army since March 1940.  Went to Russia 1 May 1942.  In the fight against the Bolsheviks, he was killed 16 January 1943.  He was 36.

Back of card has a prayer.

Single sided double page card measures about  3 x 6.25 inches.

Very good condition.







Luftwaffe Obergefreiter Willi Koch, Jäger Regiment.

Shortly after his leave, he was badly wounded and died a day later in the field hospital, 17 February 1944.  He had served 5 years.  He was buried in the cemetery at Pleskau.  He was 27.  He joined his brother, Bernhard, in Russia’s soil.

Back of card has a prayer.

Single sided double page card measures about  3 x 6.25 inches.

Includes slip from the German Graves Office listing him as dieing at Pleskau field hospital 269 and being buried in Pskow, Russia.

Very good condition.


$20

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Brothers Infantry KIA Russia
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Brothers Luftwaffe Jaeger KIA Pleskau 1944
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Panzer KIA April 1945 Germany

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Unteroffizier Peter Crames, Panzer Regiment.

In the last days of the war, he was killed, 19 April 1945.  He was 25.  The family received word of his death, October 1946.

Single sided single page card measures about  2.5 x 4.25 inches.

Includes slip from the German Graves Office listing him as buried in Landesbergen, Germany,  soldiers’ cemetery.

In good condition.

$10

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Jaeger Alois Hoetschl.  Also known as Father Alan Hoetschl, in the process of becomming a monk, he entered the order 10 November 1938.  From Kelheim.

Killed 26 May 1940, on the Aisne.   He was 21.  

Nice uniform photo wearing M-43 cap.

Back of card has a rendering of Jesus with a soldier.  Single page double sided card measures about 2.5 x 4 inches. 

Includes German Graves Office slip listing him as killed in St. Gobain and buried in Fort de Malmaison, France.

In very good condition.

$15

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Priest KIA Aisne France 1940
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Organisation Todt NSKK

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for NSKK Sturmmann Josef Kirschner, previously with Organisation Todt.  Machinist with Beton and Monier Bau.

Killed on 28 December 1943.  He was 38.

Nice photo in Organisation Todt uniform.

Double sided single page card measures about  2.5 x 4.5 inches.

In excellent condition.

$18

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Feldwebel Jakob Braunstein, Pionier Bataillon.

Was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class in 1914-1918, and was awarded the Spange to the Iron Cross in WW2.

Killed by an enemy dive bomber attack, 20 August 1944 in Southern France.  He was 47. Buried in the cemetery at St. Just.

Back of card has a cross, helmet and swords. Single page single sided card measures about  2.5 x 4 inches.

Includes a slip from the German Graves Office listing him as buried in Dagneux, France.

Bend to the upper left tip.

$12

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Luftwaffe Obergefreiter Franz Karpfinger, Luftgau Communications Company in the Service of the Police.

After 4 years true service, he was killed 9 February 1943, on the East Front.   He was 24. He was buried in Vilna.  

Double page single sided card measures about 2.5 x 5.5 inches. 

Includes German Graves Office slip listing him as killed and buried in Vilna, Latvia.

In good condition.

$22

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Clasp Spange to Iron Cross 2nd Class EK2

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WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Luftwaffe Police Polizei Vilna Latvia 1943
WW2 German Army Death Card Sterbebild Panzer Tank Geldwebel KIA Belarus 1944. EK2

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Feldwebel Toni Eberl.

Killed in Russia, 6 July 1944.  He was 27.

Nice NCO black Panzer wrap uniform photo with the Iron Cross ribbon through the button hole.

Back of card has Jesus carrying the cross. Single page single sided card measures about  2.5 x 4 inches.

Includes a slip from the German Graves Office listing him as killed in Podbesie and  buried in Baranowitschi, Belarus.

Excellent condition.

$24