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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 Unteroffizier Sepp Dobler.

Was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class,  Russian Front Medal, Luftwaffe Ground Combat Badge and Luftwaffe Flak Badge.  Participated in the campaigns in Poland and France.

Killed in the area of Bjelgorod, 5 July 1943.  He was 28.

Back of the card has a rendering of his grave.  The double page single sided card measures about 5.5 x 4.5 inches.

In good condition, showing very slight age.

$40

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Leutnant Hans Dorfmeister, Panzer Jäger Regiment.

Was awarded the Iron Cross 1st Class,  Iron Cross 2nd Class,   General Assault Badge, Wound Badge and as seen in the photo, the Austrain and Czech Anschluss Medal with Prag Bar. 

Killed at 10 September 1943, Russia.  He was 27.

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

Includes a German Graves Office slip listing him as killed and buried in Dmitrowka Kramatorsk, Ukraine.

In very good condition.

$30

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WW2 Death card Sterbebild Hauptmann Nuernberg 1945

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Hauptmann and Company Commander Josef Stammel. 

Participated in WW1.  Was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class, Iron Cross 1st Class  and many more medals. 

Killed in the aerial attack on Nuernberg, 5 April 1945.  He was laid to rest in the South Cemetery, Nürnberg.

Single sided double page card measures about 4.75 x 4.25 inches. 

In excellent condition.

$30

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Obergefrieter Heinrich Kurzboeck, Panzer Regiment Regiment.

Killed in an aerial attack on Augsburg, 22 February 1945.  He was 18. He was 19.

This was the start of Operation Clarion, when the RAF and USAAF launched daylight bombing raids on Germany.  In that single day, more than 1000 Allied planes flew over Germany.

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

Very good condition.

$12

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Luftwaffe Obergefreiter Josef Kunz, Luftwaffe Bau Batallion.

Died in a Russian POW Camp, 22 June 1946.  He was 41.

Back of card has a rendering of a nun praying.  Single sided single page card measures about 2.5 x 4.25 inches.

Includes a slip from the German Graves Office that he died and was buried in Wolsk I, Russia.

In excellent condition.

$12

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Army Feldwebel Platoon Leader Anti-Partisan Badge
WW2 Death card Sterbebild Luftwaffe Ground Combat Badge
WW2 Death Card Sterbebild Luftwaffe Russian POW
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Army Officer Leutnant Panzerjaeger

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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.

In excellent condition.

$30

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Panzer Augsburg Operation Clarion 1945 bombing