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 Obergefreiter Josef Braun, Grenadier Regiment.

Was awarded the Wound Badge.

Killed 1 September 1944. He was 31.

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

Bundesarchives lists him as having served with 8 Company Grenadier  Regiment 118.  By August 4, 1944, they were destroyed in the Kessel von Bobruisk and reformed under 35 Volks Grenadier Division.

You can see the card has wear.

$17

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 Volkssturmmann Josef Meiser.

Killed by the enemy’s murderous hand while at his watch post during training in Saarbrücken, 25 February 1945. He was 34.

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

German Graves Office lists him as  killed in Saarbrücken.

Good condition.

$20

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 Sanitats Unteroffizier Anton Altmeier, Reserve Grenadier Battalion 327.

Killed 18 July 1944, while fighting through terrorists in Southern France, 18 July 1944.  He was 21.

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

Bundesarchiv lists his place of death as Thorame-Haute.  “On 18 July 1944, a convoy of German trucks was ambushed by the French Resistance near the village of Thorame-Haute in SE France. According to reports by French witnesses, the first German truck exploded. After a brief firefight, the Resistance pulled out without casualties, claiming that 58 Germans had been killed in the attack.”

In very good condition.

$20

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Police Inspector Vienna
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Pilot School June 1944 Fliers Death
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Saint Riquier France June 1940 Mortar Launcher
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Volks Grenadier 1944 Steel Helmet
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Volkssturmmann Volkssturm killed at post 1945
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Medic Thorame Haute France July 18 1944