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    This one was professionally ground and re-crossgrained leaving only 3-4 traces at the highs & lows of the inscription. It's also serial numbered 12326 under the crossguard. Anyone out there know who this dagger belonged to? :(


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    Metz Bio for those interested--

    Biography of SS Obersturmfuhrer Dr. Emil Metz

    Emil Metz was born October 6, 1906 in Ludwigshaften to Jakob Metz and Auguste Wilhelmine Louise Brubach. He attended public school and then Gymnasium where he studied medicine. Metz attended the Universities of Wien, Wuerzburg and Freiburg and passed his final examinations in 1930 with a ?Sehr Gut? or excellent grade average. As a doctor of Internal Medicine, he worked at clinics and hospitals in Magdeburg and Hamburg. As of the 15th of January 1936 he was Chief Doctor as head of the children?s ward at city hospital in Mannheim. He retained this position until 1941.

    Metz joined the Allgemeine SS in 1933. He was the perfect physical specimen. He was 5ft. 10 in. tall, of athletic build, with blonde hair and blue eyes, His SS number was 94695. He first appears as an Untersturmfuhrer on the Dienstalterliste of December 1936 as assigned to Sanitats-Abteilung/SS-Oa. ?Sudwest? headquartered in Stuttgart. This assignment lasted until 1.10 1937. Metz was then assigned as Fuhrer des Sanitats-Sturmes/SS-Abschnitt XXXIV/SS-Oa. ?Westmark? headquartered at Saarbrucken, from 1.10. 1937 to 1.5.1941. Metz obtained the rank of Obersturmfuhrer SS on 30.1.1939. As of 1.5. 1941 Metz was assigned to Sanitats Oberstaffel/Standarte 32/SS-Oa. ?Rhein? headquartered in Heidelberg. Dr. Metz?s parti number of 5 257 255 does not appear until 1941. Dr. Metz was a member of Lebensborn as of 1937. Dr. Emil Metz received the following awards: Fuhrerschein 1st Class and Reichssportsabzeichen 3rd Class.

    From 1937-1939 Metz voluntered in the Army Reserve-Lazarett as an assistant Doctor stationed at Bad Neuenahr. He also served on the Bureau of Public Health and the Acceptance Board for War Veterans in Baden.

    As of March 1941 Dr. Metz returned to Heer duty as an assistant Doctor with Reserve-Lazarett in Bad Neuenahr. He also received permission from the Race and Seidlung Hauptamt = SS to marry Milli Andreae of Mannheim, his secretary.

    A through search of records after 1941 does no provide any additional information.

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