WW2 Death Cards 8

 

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Feldwebel and Platoon Leader Johann Forster, Infantry Regiment.

Was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class, Anti-Partisan Badge in Silver, War Service Cross with swords, Russian Front Medal, Czech Anschluss Medal and Wound Badge. 

Badly wounded in the arms by a mortar and died on the East Front, 6 March 1944.

The single page double sided card measures about 2.75 x 4.5 inches.

In good condition, showing very slight age.

$50

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Luftwaffe Wachtmeister Franz Kasberger, Flak Regiment.

Was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class and Luftwaffe Ground Combat Badge

Killed in the East 5 June 1943.  He was 29.

The single page double sided card measures about 2.5 x 4.25 inches.

Includes German Graves Office slip listing him as dieing  in Field Hospital 6-532 Mariupol and buried in Mariupol, Ukraine.

Bundesarchiv lists him as serving with 2 Batterie Flak Regiment 5. Killed by a fracture to the base of his skull.

In good condition, showing very slight age. My scanner exaggerated the spots.

$20

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Gefreiter Johann Wegner, Kraftfahrer Unit.

Killed in the East, 17 December 1941.

He was 30. He joined his mother 7 months later in death.

Photo in NSKK uniform!

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

Bundesarchiv lists him as serving with Stab Division Nachschub Führer (mot) 900.  Killed by an infantry round to the head, Spasskoye, Russia.

Back of card has a cross and helmet.

$10

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Luftwaffe Unteroffizier Georg Sillinger, Stab I Flak Regiment 5.

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

After 5.5 years true service, he was killed 15 January 1944, in the East.He was 27.

Double sided single page card measures about 2.5 x 4.5 inches. 

Bundesarchiv lists he was killed by projectile shrapnel to the back in Dsengelowka, and lists him as a driver.

In good condition.

$12

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Gefreiter and officer candidate Heinrich Hözl, Artillerie Regiment.

Participated in the campaigns in Holland, Russia and France.

Killed on the battlefield by Morvillars south of Belford, France, 18 November 1944.  He was 21.

Back of card has a rendering an angel with a soldier.  Single sided single page card measures about 2.5 x 4.25 inches.

Includes a slip from the German Graves Office that he was buried under the unknowns in Andilly, France.

In very good condition.

$10

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Army Feldwebel Platoon Leader Anti-Partisan Badge

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WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Hauptmann Gebrigs Artillery Regiment

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Hauptmann and Battery Chief Leo Lampart, Gebrigs Artillery Regiment. 

Was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class, Iron Cross 1st Class, Russian Front Medal and many more medals. 

He was killed on Kuban, 14 April 1943.

Nice officer photo with the Iron Cross 1st on his tunic.

Single sided double page card measures about 5 x 6.5 inches.  Back of card has an Iron Cross.

Includes German Graves Office slip listing him as killed in Krymskaja and buried in Krymsk, Russia.

Bundesarchiv lists him as having served with 1 Batterie Artillery Regiment 81. He was killed by the full impact of an artillery round.

In excellent condition.

$30

Ww2 German Death Card Sterbebild Luftwaffe Flak Ground Combat Badge

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Kriegsmarine Matrosengefreiter Georg Lindinger, U-338.

Died a seaman’s death, 21 September 1943. He was 19. His brother, Rupert, had been killed24 December 1942.

Back of card has a grave rendering.  Single sided single page card measures about 2.5 x 4.5 inches.

Includes a slip from the German Graves Office listing his name on the U-Boot Memorial in Moltenort, Germany.  The U-Boot archives lists him as a crew member of the U-338.  The U-338 had successfull sunk 3 British ships, a Dutch ship and a Panamanian ship.  They were on patrol in the North Atlantic and after 20 September 1943, were never heard from again.  A B24 Liberator had spotted them and Canadian Korvette HMSC Drumheller had fired artillery on the U-338.  The Sub is officially listed as “missing” with all 51 crew aboard.  Bundesarchiv originally had him listed as “missing,” and then changed to “killed.”

In very good condition.

$85

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild NSKK Driver Unit 1941
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild U-Boot U-338 Submarine North Atlantic
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Flak Iron Cross KIA East 1944
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild officer candidate Belford France Nov 1944