WW2 Death Cards 2

 

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Protective Police Hauptwachtmeister Franz Mueller.

After 2.5 years fighting on the Southern Front, he died after a short, painful illness in the hospital in Mainz, 3 April 1941.  He was 41. 

Nice police NCO uniform photo.

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

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

$7

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Luftwaffe brothers Karl and Wolfgang Roos.

Unteroffizier and Pilot Karl Roos, Kampfgeschwader.

Was awarded the Iron Cross.

Died a flier’s death, early mother’s day morning, 16 May 1943, over the North Sea in the area of the north coast of England.  He is listed as being shot down east of Sunderland by Beaufighter RA 604 Squardon piloted by B.R. Keele.  The aircraft caught fire and plunged into the sea.  He was 23.  His body wash ashore, 30 June 1943 and he was buried in Acklam Cemetery. Thornby on Tees.

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 Schutzpolizei Protective Police South East Front 1944
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 Luftwaffe Pilots Karl Wolfgang Roos Honor Goblet Ehren Pokal

His brother, Luftwaffe Feldwebel and Gunner Wolfgang Roos.

Was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class, Iron Cross 1st Class, Gold Frontflugspänge, Wound Badge, Luftwaffe Honor Goblet.

Died a tragic flier’s death, just 12 days after his marriage, 30 July 1944.  He was 24. Buried in the cemetery at Nendingen, Germany.

Includes Graves Office slips for both. 

It measures about 5.75 x 4.75 inches with an Iron Cross on the reverse. Single sided, double page card is in excellent condition.

$65

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Luftwaffe Flak France 1944
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild HJ Pionier 1944 Galizia

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Gefreiter Ferdinand Gschaider, Pionier Unit.

Was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class and the Infantry Assault Badge.  He also wears a Hitler Youth Proficiency Badge.

Killed in Galizia, 28 June 1944. He was 20.

Double page single sided card measures about 5.75 x 4.5 inches. Back has a simple cross.

In excellent condition.

$12

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Italy 1944 Luftwaffe

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Luftwaffe Obergefreiter Richrd Herbert.

Killed in Vinzensa, 2 Deceber 1944. He was 27.

Double page single sided card measures about 5.75 x 4.5 inches. Back has prayers.

Includes a Graves Office slip listing him as buried in Costermano, Italy.

In very good condition.

$10