WW2 Death Cards 5

 

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Unteroffizier Georg Hallermeier. 

Killed in Rouen, France, 22 August 1944.  He was 34.

Back of card has a rendering of his grave.  The double page single sided card measures about 5.5 x 4 inches. 

Includes a German Graves Office slip listing him as killed at Rouen and buried in Champugny St Andre, France.

Very good condition

$12

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Oberarzt Dr. Rudolf Lang, Gebrigejaeger Regiment.  Physician in Oberannergau.

Killed in the East, 29 September 1941  He was 39.

Nice uniform photo with Mountain Troops hat.

The back of the card has a Bible verse.  The single page, single sided card measures about 2.5 x 4.25 inches. 

Includes a slip from the German Graves Office stating he was killed and buried in Beloserka, Ukraine. 

In very good condition.

$30

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for RAD Vormann Karl-Heinz Schneemilch.

When he was 17 in September 1944, he went to the RAD. He was killed in the aerial bombing of Lüdinghausen, Sunday 11am, 11 February 1945. He was buried in the RAD cemetery there.

The double page, single sided card measures about 6.5 x 4.5 inches. 

Front in  dirty condition.

$10

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Gefreiter Franz Rickl, Panzer Abteilung.  Master carpenter’s son from Lam.

Killed in the East, 13 February 1943.  He was 21.

Beautiful uniform photo wearing Panzer wrap tunic and a Black Wound Badge.

Includes a slip from the German Graves Office listing him as an Obergefreiter and that he was killed at Alexandrowka by Kramatorskaja and buried in Konstantinowka by Donezk, Ukraine.

Double page, single sided card measure about 5 x 4 inches, Back has Jesus with a lamb.

Slight bend to the one corner, as you can see.

$35

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Obergefreiter Franz Penzinger.

He died of dysenterry 15 August 1945, while a prisoner of Russian POW Camp 182, Schachty Donezbecken underground coal mine.  You can Googleit and read the brutal conditions the German prisoners  lived in. The double page, single sided card measures about  5.5 x 4.5 inches. 

Used condition.

$15

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Gebirgsjaeger Doctor  Ukraine

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WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Kriegsmarine Z27 T26 Battle of the Bay of Biscay 1943

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Kriegsmarine Obergefreiter, Artillery Mechanic Erwin Lambert.

Was awarded the Bravery Medal.  Died a seeman’s death in combat.  He was 21.

Kriegsmarine uniform photo.

The back of the card has religious scenes. The double page, single sided card measures about  4.5 x 5.75 inches. 

Includes a slip from the German Graves Office listing him as killed 28 December 1943, and his name is on the monument at Laboe.

The Marine Archives list his as serving aboard either the Z-27 or the T-26

Excellent condition.

$25

Both the Destroyer 27 and Torpedo Boat 26 were sunk during the Battle of Biscay, 28 December 1943.  In December 1943, a German destroyer flotilla reinforced with 6 large torpedo boats were charged with escorting 2 blockade runners safely into a French port.  The German operation was code named Bernau, and the blockade runners were carrying cargo from Japan.  The British cruisers HMS Enterprise and HMS Glasgow sank the T-26, T-25 and the destroyer, Z-27.  There is a great detailed description of the Battle of the Bay of Biscay on Wikipedia

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Reichsarbeitsdienst Vormann Aerial Assault Luedinghausen 1945
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Killed Rouen France August 1944
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Russian POW Camp 182 Schachty Coal Mine 1945
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Panzer Tank Wrap Tunic Ukraine 1943