WW2 Death Cards 7

 

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Leutnant Franz Sperl, Company Commander in a Gebirgejaeger Regiment.

Killed by Armjansk in the north of Krim, beginning of January 1944.  He was 21.

The single page single sided card measures about 5.5 x 4.25 inches.   The back of the card has a prayer.

Includes a German Graves Office slip listing him as being killed in Wesselo - Fermowka and buried in Kirowograd, Ukraine.

In very good condition.

$23

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for  Army Leutnant Sepp Hartl, Infantry Assault Bataillon.

Killed by Nettuno, Italy, 22 May 1944.  He was 21.

Nice uniform photo as an officer.

The back of the card has Jesus.  The single page single sided card measures about 4 x 2.5 inches.

Includes German Graves Office Slip that lists him as being killed in north Aprilia  and buried in Pomezia, Italy

In excellent condition.

$20

WW2 Death card Sterbebild Gebirgsjaeger Officer

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Oberleutnant and Company Commander Franz Obermeier, Gebirgsjaeger Regiment.

Was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class, War Service Cross with Swords, Russian Front Medal and Wound Badge.

Killed in the southern sector of the East Front, 20 December 1943.  He was 34. 

Nice photo with the Iron Cross and Russian Front Medal ribbons.

The single page double sided card measures about 5.25 x 2.5 inches.

In excellent condition.

$20

WW2 Death card Zahlmeister Russian POW

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Oberzahlmeister and Fahnenjunker Alfred Füessl, Infantry Regiment.   Salesman from Wallersdorf.

Died in a Russian POW Camp hospital, 17 October 1945.  He was 37.

Nice officer’s uniform photo.

Back of card has a cross.  The double page double sided card measures about 3 x 5.5 inches.  

Includes a German Graves Office slip stating he died in Karachasch, Ukraine.

In very good condition.

$20

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Captain and Unit Commander Rudi Emmelhainz, Artillery Regiment.

Card has a testament to him.

Was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class, Iron Cross 1st Class and the Narvik Shield.

After being in combat in Northern Norway, Yugoslavia and against the Russians in the Eastern Ukraine, he was killed 16 October 1941. His grave was in a group of pines, in the Eastern Ukraine. It says not only his unit but the regiment and the division knew his name and has suffered a loss.

Nice early uniform photo.

The double page double sided card measures about 6 x 4.5 inches.

In excellent condition.

$25

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Gefreiter and NSKK Mann Heinrich Baum, Grenadier Regiment.

Was awarded the Infantry Assault Badge.

Killed in the difficult fighting at Dobrynka, Russia, 26 June 1944.  He was 33.  He joined his brother, Paul, in death  who had been killed in Italy, 12 February 1944.

Nice photo in NSKK uniform.  His collar tab looks to be 29-166.

The double page single sided card measures about 6.5 x 4.5 inches.   The back of the card has a photo of a funeral.

$25

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild NSKK Heinrich Baum

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Gefreiter Josef Bayr, Panzer Reconaissance Unit.

Was awarded the Tank Assault  Badge and Iron Cross 2nd Class.

Killed 14 July 1944, by Tarnopol.  He was 20.

The single page double sided card measures about 2.5 x 4.5 inches.

Includes slip from the German Graves Office listing him as killed  at altitude 368 Slawna, northwest Jezirna, 10 km east of Zborow and buried in Potylicz Potelitsch, Ukraine.

In very good condition.

$18

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