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Just discovered this nice topic, where I can contribute something, I got some time ago.

Although the document for war merit cross for heroic deeds Lippe-Detmold is in a quite poor condition,
I still like it very much.

Fritz Kleineges was Wachtmeister der Haubitzen-Batterie des Sturmbat. Rohr and got this war merit cross
for defeating an incoming attack. He was wounded twice, but survived the war.

A few of his awards also survived....only the IC 2nd class was missing (I got everything directly from the family).

Regards
Roman

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I take this opportunity to post here my postcard on the SturmBataillon 5 Rohr quite well known but really nice in postcard format even if it is a French card made with the negative found by the Americans. A wex squad in Argonne : 1 team leader 1 support 2 lance operator and 2 tank carrier I think. I bought this card this summer it was simply titled Trench in Argonne. I think that even if the sight is known the fact that it is in postcard format in photo quality allows it to still have an interesting value when we see the prices reached by the products related to the SB5 if anyone 'one has seen selling prices do not hesitate to tell me because I hesitate to sell it. As I am a student my postcard budget is tight and I do not particularly care about this one. Thank you for your feedback.

 

Julien

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Thought this was lost in the mail, but finally arrived. The front shows Pierrepont which was right near their base at Beuveille and has a nice early Sturm-Batl stamp.

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On 01/03/2021 at 10:18, Chris Boonzaier said:

I had that on my watchlist and forgot about it

Happens to me at least once a week...

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