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Oberfeldwebel Zgfhr. 3./Pi.Btl.30 owner of German Cross

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What can one say..... other than WOW!

That is about a nice a group to have in the family as one could ever imagine......

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@Chris

Thanks... Yeah its fantastic to have such a group from the family.

And i am proud of it...

Here is the Allgemeines Sturmabzeichen from my grandfather.

He has four different pieces. A heavy on of Zink and some light pieces of Buntmetal.

The Zink one was the one he wears during the war...

Made by Berg&Nolte

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Besitzurkunde and Allg. Sturmabzeichen made by R. Karneth

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His second belt buckle...

Entnazifiziert... So it was allowed to us after the war.

My grandfather was a carpenter and farmer.

He use this belt on the field...

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Boots from a russian offizier...

My grandfather took them from a dead russian soldier because his boots was broken.

He used these boots for a long time after the war on the field or by feeding the cow...

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Wehrpass and Soldbuch are missing :-(

I found the certificate of discharge...

I also have documents from the WASt in Berlin..

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Some fotos from the war in russia..

There are more than 300 pictures from 1938, Polenfeldzug (poland), Westfeldzug (betherland belgium),

Frankreichfeldzug (france), Russlandfeldzug including Demjansk, Pantherlinie, Staraya Russa, Ilmensee (russia)

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Very impressive group, especially with all the documents and photos!! Would you show the WAST infos?

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I still waiting for the letter of the WASt...

You´ll have to wait 6-10 month... themes they work very slow at the WASt ;)

My Grandmother collected all about her housband...

there are newspapers, fieldpost, many photo albums... his bajonettes and many others.

photo albums sorted by region of war or events like Vereidigung and Heimaturlaub also from Lazarett...

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Here an example what my grandmother collected...

its called Ehrentafel.

every german village has a Ehrentafel. it shows the belligerent (war veterans) and fallen soldiers.

Next two my grandfather is a picture from Heinrich Cohrs.

Heinrich was a friend of my grandfather and lives in the neighbourvillage. He was Kradmelder during the war. Someday in 1944 in Russia, my grandfather walked trough the camp and someone calls loud "Wilhelm... Wilhelm" my Grandfather turns off and saw his friend Heinrich... they never have seen eachother during the war.

Heinrich told him that he has to got to Germany next day and my grandfather gave him al letter for my grandmother...

some days later Heinrich visited my grandmother and gave her the letter with best wishes from my grandfather.

both.. Heinrich and my grandfather survived the war...

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One of the newspapers... inside an article about the pionier bataillon 30.

including a special what germans have to do when see britains... very funny

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my grandfather 1938...

the military service just even ended... then came the postletter he has to arrived to Lübeck... and join the Pionier Bataillon 30.

He was "Pionier" and "Unteroffizier der Reserve"

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my grandfathers bayonets using at the war...

the "Luftwaffendolch" is a gift from a dutch shoemaker.

my grandfather and the dutch shoemaker became friends during the war.

my grandfather visit him after the war a few times in holland.

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What a fabulous grouping. You have to get that diary translated.

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I still write a book...

But i am waiting for the information from the WASt in berlin...

The history of

Oberfeldwebel Wilhelm Busch.

Zugführer 3.Pi.Btl.30

Owner of the german cross

His diary with all of his fotos...

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My Grandfather in Paris...

the one on the left..

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