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WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for retired Vienna Police Inspector Franz Fritz Friesenecker

Died 24 May 1949.  He was 68. 

Nice police officer uniform photo.

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

Very used condition with wear, as you can see in the scans.

$5

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Obergefreiter Paul Weber, Reiterschwadron.

Was awarded the Iron Coss 2nd Class, Wound Badge and Russian Front Medal.

He survived the fighting in the West and also at Stalingrad, where he was twice wounded on 26 December 1942.  He was ordered evacuated by airplane on 4 January 1943.  He again returned to fighting in the East and was killed 22 December 1943.  He was 24.

Double sided single page card measures about 2.75 x 4.25 inches.

Graves Office lists him as killed south of Wodjanoje and buried in Kirowograd, Ukraine cemetery.

Card has a bend to the lower right tip.

$22

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Luftwaffe Obergefreiter Brdschütze Willi Türk, Flugzeugführerschule.

Died a flier’s death in service exercises, 22 June 1944.  He was 21.

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

His Bundesarchiv record lists him as being with 3 Techn. Company Flugzeugfühereschule B21 Thorn.

Used condition.

$12

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WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Panzergrenadier Josef Wittich, 3 Company Festungs Batl. 904..

Received a difficult wound at the bridgehead at Raitano, south of Catania, Sicily, 15 July 1943, and died from the wound at the Luftwaffe Ors Hospital Catania. He was 31.

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

German Graves Office lists him as  buried in St Anastasia, Italy.

Good condition.

$12

Ww2 German Death Card Sterbebild Eisenbahnpionier Russian POW Camp 1945

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Eisenbahnpionier Willibald Tratzl. 

Died in a Russian POW Camp, 20 September 1945.  He was 43.

Single sided card measures about 2.5 x 4.5 inches.  Back of card has a Psalm in red and black ink.

Very good condition.

$9

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Schutzen Georg Hessenhofer.  Had a Doctorate of Philosophy.

Killed at Saint Riquier, Northern France, as the leader of a heavy Mortar launching unit., 5 June 1940.  He was 28.

Single sided single page card measures about 2.25 x 4 inches. Has Jesus on the back.

German Graves Office lists him as buried in Bourdon, France.

In very good condition.

$10

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Obergefreiter Franz Braun,  Gebirgs Jaeger Regiment.

Killed 11 April 1944, Finland.  He was 29.

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

German Graves Office lists he was killed Str. Stellg 18 km west of Uchtua and buried in Salla, Russia under the unknowns.

In very good condition.

$10

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Police Inspector Vienna
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild airlifted from Stalingrad!!!

His Bundesarchiv record lists him as serving with 13 Company Grenadier Regiment 226.  He was killed south of Wodjanjoe by an infantry round.

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Pilot School June 1944 Fliers Death
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Panzergrenadier Catania Sicily July 1943
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Saint Riquier France June 1940 Mortar Launcher
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Gebirgsjaeger Finland April 1944