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  1. Heeres-Flakartillerie-Abt Grossdeutschland - signed by Eugen Wößner
  2. A variant to a member of Fla.Btl 613 and bearing the signature of Friedrich Herrlein.
  3. The book Red Storm Over The Balkans by David Glantz covers the fighting in Romania during the spring of 1944.
  4. Generalleutnant Eugen Wößner Born:18 Aug 1896 Kdr I/Art.Rgt 61 Kdr Art.Rgt Stabes z.b.V 781 Stoart Stab Heeresgruppe A Stoart Stab Heeresgruppe Süd Kdr Art.Rgt 10 Arko 103 Kdr 262.Inf.Div Kdr 197.Inf.Div General der Heeresflaktruppen und Inspekteur der Heeresflaktruppen DKiG: 09 Sep 1944
  5. General der Polizei Kurt Max Franz Daluege Born: 15 Sep 1897 Died: 23 Oct 1946 - executed for war crimes in Prague Highest rank reached: SS-Oberstgruppenführer und Generaloberst der Polizei Chef deer Deutschen Ordnungspolizei Chef Hauptamt Ordnungspolizei stellv. Reichsprotektor Böhmen und Mähren RK KvK mit Schwertern: 07 Sep 1943 DKiS: 10 Sep 1942
  6. According to WW-2 Awards, his Wehrpass does exist in a collection somewhere. That would provide pointers to some of the answers. And I have just found out that his Wehrpass & Soldbuch was sold on the WAF a few years ago and resides in France, but who that owner is I have not got a clue.
  7. For anyone interested, next April the Tank Museum at Bovington in the UK will be opening a new exhibition centered around the Tiger tank family with the loan of the Elefant from the US Army Ordnance Training and Heritage Center collection, and also possibly a Sturmtiger, to be displayed alongside the two King Tigers, Jagdtiger and Tiger. Tiger Exhibition
  8. No idea. As far as I'm aware the only two in existence are in Münster and Kubinka.
  9. From this weekend (which is Tankfest) they are introducing a CGI viewer sort of thing from World of Tanks whereby, I think, you put on a pair of 3D Virtual Reality goggles and you can see a rendered life size version of the Sturmtiger. They had the console in place playing an advert for it but it wasn't up and running. You can see the set-up on the right of the second photo.
  10. Yesterday I had a day out and visited the Bovington Tank Museum and here are some photos of the Tiger Exhibition. Unfortunately they haven't managed to get a Sturmtiger but they do have a Sturmtiger gun barrel. The Porsche variant of the Königstiger and the Jagdtiger... ...and the shell that the Jagdtiger fired: The Henschel variant of the Königstiger and the Elefant which is on loan for 2 years from the US. Lastly, the well known Tiger '131' and the Sturmtiger's gun barrel.
  11. Nice photo - do you think it is a relative of the previous owner?
  12. Deutsches-Reichs-Sportsabzeichen in Silber for a future Tech.Inspektor.
  13. There are many variants of citations for Sports Awards from the more formal German Horseman's & SA Sports Badge to the less formal unit-level sports day certificates. Here is an example of the latter for a member of 52 ID and signed by Lothar Rendulic and also the soldiers booklet/citation for the Deutsches-Reichs-Sportsabzeichen in Bronze...
  14. Oberstleutnant Hans-Georg von Zanthier Born: 21 Aug 1891 Died: 02 Sep 1969 Highest rank reached: Generalleutnant Kommandant Magdeburg Kdr Inf.Rgt 349 Kommandant Feldkommandantur 184 Kommandant Metz Kommandant Feldkommandantur 1017 Kommandant rückwärtigen Armeegebiets 594 Befehlshaber Po
  15. Generalmajor Curt Bernard Born: 09 Dec 1886 Died: 02 Dec 1954 Highest rank reached: Generalleutnant Kdr Division Nr 178
  16. General der Artillerie Friedrich Dollmann Born: 02 Feb 1882 Died: 28 Jun 1944 Highest rank reached: Generaloberst Kdr IX.Armeekorps Kdr 7.Armee RK: 24 Jun 1940 EL: 01 Jul 1944 (Posthumous)
  17. Hauptmann Erich Marquardt Born: 20 May 1911 Highest rank reached: Major 3./Aufkl.Gr. Ob.d.L Staffelkapitän 2./Erg.Aufkl.Gr.(F) Ob.d.L Staffelkapitän 2./Erg.Fernaufkl.Gr. Staffelkapitän 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr.Ob.d.L Staffelkapitän 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 100 Ehrenpokal: 17 Jan 1944
  18. Hauptmann Georg-Friedrich Altvater Born: 18 Dec 1910 Died: 13 Nov 1942 (Killed in action) Highest rank reached: Major II/KG-3 Staffelkapitän Stabstaffel/KG-3 6./KG-27
  19. Thanks for the additional snippet. It sounds like you were glad you didn't go through their training regime, and who can blame you.
  20. SS-Unterscharführer Wilhelm Drager Born: 03 Oct 1911 Highest rank reached: SS-Untersturmführer 12./SS-Pol.Schtz.Rgt 3 SS-Führerschule des Wirtschafts-Verwaltungsdienstes
  21. Generalmajor Gerhard Berthold Born: 12 Mar 1891 Died: 14 Apr 1942 (Killed in action) Highest rank reached: Generalleutnant (Posthumous) Kdr Inf.Rgt 82 Kdr Inf.Rgt 17 Kdr 31.Inf.Division Fhr XXXXIII Armeekorps Kdr 31.Inf.Division RK: 04 Dec 1941
  22. SS-Hauptsturmführer Ewald Ehlers Born: 03 Jan 1910 Died: 28 Apr 1945 (lynched by his own men in Dirlewanger Brigade) Highest rank reached: SS-Sturmbannführer 1.kl.Kraftwagenkolonne (SS-Totenkopf-Division) SS-Totenkopf-Standarte 5 1./SS-Totenkopf-Standarte 12 SS-Totenkopf-Standarte 8 SS-Totenkopf-Standarte "Kirkenes" 6./SS-Infanterie-Regiment 8 SS-Gebirgs-Ersatz-Bataillon Chef 39.SS-Rekruten-Depot "Debica" SS-Panzergrenadier-Division "Totenkopf" SS-Polizei-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 7 (4.SS-Polizei-Division) Kdr II./Waffen-Grenadier-Regiment der SS 73 (SS-Sturmbrigade "Dirlewanger") Kdr Waffen-Grenadier-Regiment der SS 73 (36. Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS) Also served at KZ Dachau
  23. Usually it is just a continuation of his service such as this example shown here but unfortunately it looks like when NARA originally copied the files they didn't bother (or forgot) to copy the reverse of Zwick's one.
  24. That is all there is on his card file. If his personnel file exists in NARA then it will probably be in A3356 Roll 940.7, 985 or 999 with the last two being supplementary files.
  25. The only 'Zwick' listed in the 1936 Stellenbesetzung is a Haputmann (E) with 15./Inf.Rgt 69 but the seniority date is different being 01.10.1934 so it might not be him. Your best hope for his WW-1 details is to see if his file is held in NARA, in the A3356 series. This is his German card file: