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 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 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.

His Bundesarchiv record lists him as having served with 2 Batterie light Flak Abt. 716 (v).    In a bombing he lost his right leg and died from circulatory issues.  These would have been the allied bombings softening up Normandy flak positions in advance of D-Day.

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.

The Bundesarchiv lists him as serving with 3 Company Panzer Grenadier Regiment 10.  He was killed by the full impact of a mortar at Jasenok.

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 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.