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SS-Sturmbannführer Herbert Gilhofer

Postby waffen211 » Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:04 am

Someone have militar career info about SS-Sturmbannführer Herbert Gilhofer, first commander of SS-Fall.Btl.500? And some photos? Thanks in advance.

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Re: SS-Sturmbannführer Herbert Gilhofer

Postby leib1 » Tue Mar 20, 2012 10:01 am

There's an excellent short biographie on Gilhofer on page 107
in Rolf Michaelis's book SS-Fallschirmjager Bataillon 500/600
Schiffer Military history book
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Re: SS-Sturmbannführer Herbert Gilhofer

Postby waffen211 » Tue Mar 20, 2012 10:57 pm

I have already read the book of Michaelis. I find more info about your military career and possibly some photos. Mister Moore can help me? In the your archive there is some document about Gilhofer?

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Re: SS-Sturmbannführer Herbert Gilhofer

Postby waffen211 » Sun Mar 25, 2012 11:54 pm

This is Gilhofer?

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Re: SS-Sturmbannführer Herbert Gilhofer

Postby Charles Trang » Mon Apr 02, 2012 2:03 pm

No, this man is an SS-Unterführer (NCO).
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Re: SS-Sturmbannführer Herbert Gilhofer

Postby waffen211 » Fri Apr 20, 2012 9:08 am

Thanks Charles for answer. You are the only one in this forum....

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Re: SS-Sturmbannführer Herbert Gilhofer

Postby Doktor Krollspell » Mon Apr 23, 2012 3:23 pm

Hello Waffen!

I haven't read the Michaelis book myself, but here's a short comment on Gilhofer in Antonio J. Munoz' "Forgotten Legions: Obscure Combat Formations of the Waffen-SS" (1991)...

Initial formation of the battalion was carried out at Chlum in Czechoslovakia. Command of the battalion at first given to SS-Sturmbannführer Herbert Gilhofer. The thirty-three-year-old Gilhofer had been the commander of SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 21 (10th SS Panzer Division Frundsberg). After failing to carry out an order, he was removed from his command and sent to the SS Parachute Battalion. His tour with the battalion lasted until mid-April 1944. In 1945, he returned to the Frundsberg Division - this time as commander of III/SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 22.

Munoz (1991)

I guess that these facts concerning Gilhofer were already covered in the Michaleis book, but just in case...


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Re: SS-Sturmbannführer Herbert Gilhofer

Postby waffen211 » Thu May 03, 2012 1:58 am

Thanks Doktor, I had missed the detail of the transfer to the Battalion for not having carried out an order, someone knows more?

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