WW2 Death Cards 2

 

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 Soldat Karl Lauer, Granatwerfer Abteilung.

Died in Stalingrad, 31 October 1942. He was 20.

Double page, single sided card measures about 6  x 4.5 inches. Back has a cross ad an Iron Cross.

The German Graves Office lists him as being killed in Stalingrad Red October and buried under the unknowns in Rossoschka Cemetery, Russia.  The reference to “Red October” would have been the Volgograd Steel Works, which was destroyed in the fighting.

Card shows a little age.

$22

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Luftwaffe Obergefreiter Johann Ernst, Flak Regiment.

Died as a result of a difficult wound, 7 May 1944.  He was 43.

Nice photo wearing the KVK2 the day it was awarded.

The back of the card has religious scenes.  The single page single sided card measures about 2.5 x 4.5 inches. 

Includes German Graves Office Slip that lists him as killed in Beauvoir and buried in Bourdon, France.

Very good condition.

$8

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WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Tank Assault SA Scharfuehrer NSDAP Block leader

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Obergefreiter Karl Bernroider, Panzer Grenadier Regiment. He was also an SA Scharführer and an NSDAP Block leader of Ortsgruppe Treubach.

Was awarded the Panzerkampf Abzeichen.

Killed in the East, 19 March 1943. He was 30.

Double page single sided card measures about 6.25 x 5 inches.

Includes German Graves Office slip listing him as  killed in Josenok and buried in Shisdra, Russia.

In used condition.

$18

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 Luftwaffe Flak France 1944

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Obergefreiter Ludwig Maier, Artillery Regiment.

On 20 December 1939, he was called to the military, and served until the end.  Following a short illness in died in a Russian POW Camp in Kemerowo, Siberia, 31 December 1945.

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

In excellent condition.

$8

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Gefreiter Theodor Habichdobinger, Grenadier Regiment.

Killed in close combat fighting in the area of Muskau, Silesian, 30 April 1945.  He was 18.

Single page single sided card measures about 2.75 x 4.25 inches. Back has Mary and baby Jesus.

Includes a Graves Office slip listing him as missing.

In OK condition.

$9

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Police Inspector Vienna
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild  POW Camp Siberia 1945
Ww2 German Death Card Sterbebild  Close Combat Muskau Silesia
 WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Heavy Mortars Stalingrad 31 October 1942