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by Lorenz
Wed Aug 14, 2013 4:51 pm
Forum: Heer
Topic: Looking for information on POW Camp Guards Rennes France
Replies: 26
Views: 11975

Re: Looking for information on POW Camp Guards Rennes France

Well, with this back-and-forth exchange I think things are starting to get a little more focused. Can we assume that by "German unit organization for LS Battalions" you mean the TO&E, which in German is Kriegsstärkenachweisung (KStN)? If so, then these did survive the war for most types of units and...
by Lorenz
Wed Aug 14, 2013 11:39 am
Forum: Heer
Topic: Looking for information on POW Camp Guards Rennes France
Replies: 26
Views: 11975

Re: Looking for information on POW Camp Guards Rennes France

No, everything from Tessin is there. He got what little he provided from the Frontnachweiser lists. These small battalion-size and smaller units rarely if ever have documents that survived the war. There are a number of scholarly books and articles in German on the handling of P/Ws where you might f...
by Lorenz
Wed Aug 14, 2013 9:30 am
Forum: Heer
Topic: Looking for information on POW Camp Guards Rennes France
Replies: 26
Views: 11975

Re: Looking for information on POW Camp Guards Rennes France

Landesschützen-Btl. 907 Formed 1 April 1940 in the West by renaming Landesschützen-Btl. VII./XVIII, which was formed on mobilization 26 August 1939 in Lienz and Ldssch. companies 17., 25., 26. And 28./XVIII. Employment : 1939-40 with the field army in the West; 8 August 1940 reassigned to Militär B...
by Lorenz
Sat Aug 10, 2013 8:42 am
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: Air Raids in Adriatic Sea, september 1943
Replies: 2
Views: 2024

Re: Air Raids in Adriatic Sea, september 1943

Details you want not in books! You must go to British National Archives in London and research HW 5 folders for September 1943. This only source for detailed daily Luftlagemeldungen issued by Luftwaffenkdo. Südost, Fliegerführer Kroatien und Fliegerführer Albanien. Also ask BNA archivist for RAF "Y"...
by Lorenz
Sun May 12, 2013 10:47 am
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: Feldpost numberlist
Replies: 13
Views: 5430

Re: Feldpost numberlist

Thanks, Mark, but I already have both. But you should have some takers here, that's for sure. Both are fundamental and esstential research tools.

Larry
by Lorenz
Tue Apr 23, 2013 5:07 am
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: FPN 25405 C
Replies: 4
Views: 1790

Re: FPN 25405 C

25405 (Mobilmachung-1.1.1940) 6. Batterie Artillerie-Regiment 54, (15.2.1942-30.7.1942) gestrichen, wurde Fp.Nr. 04293 D, (31.7.1942-9.2.1943) Stab II u. 5.-8. Kompanie Panzergrenadier-Regiment 2 SS-Panzergrenadier-Division 9, (10.2.1943-23.8.1943) Stab II u. 5.-8. Kompanie SS-Panzergrenadier-Regim...
by Lorenz
Sat Apr 06, 2013 6:08 am
Forum: Heer
Topic: Looking for information on POW Camp Guards Rennes France
Replies: 26
Views: 11975

Re: Looking for information on POW Camp Guards Rennes France

There is probably a copy of the phone book in the U.S. EUCOM Intelligence Center Frankfurt/M. records at NARA. But you would be far better off in terms of time and cost if you e-mail the Stadtarchiv in Frankfurt/M. and ask them if they have any information on the doctor and explain why you want the ...
by Lorenz
Wed Jan 16, 2013 6:29 am
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: Feldpost numberlist
Replies: 13
Views: 5430

Re: Feldpost numberlist

Hi Mark Germanicus, We are all very happy for you. But I have two comments regarding your post: 1) I think you meant to type 1,200 pages rather than 12,000 pages. The original work by Norbert Kannapin that was published some 30 years ago consisted of 3 volumes with about 400 pages per volume. So 3 x...
by Lorenz
Tue Nov 27, 2012 5:31 pm
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: Luftwaffe Feld-Divisions Question?
Replies: 5
Views: 3857

Re: Luftwaffe Feld-Divisions Question?

The reputation of these divisions is purely qualitative and judgmental. There is no one nor has there ever been anyone intimately familiar with every engagement fought by all 22 of them throughout their existence. And to make a qualitative judgment, what was each of them being compared to? The Heer ...
by Lorenz
Thu Oct 18, 2012 10:53 am
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: Luftwaffe units and losses over Dunkirk 1040 ?
Replies: 6
Views: 3960

Re: Luftwaffe units and losses over Dunkirk 1040 ?

Unbelievable!! Some frikkin' idiot Texas bookseller on amazon.com wants $9,999.99 for "The Battle of France - Then and Now" by Peter D. Cornwell. And this greedy pig still wants $3.99 for shipping!! The swine must have been high on crack or crystal meth when he entered that number! As an alternate,...
by Lorenz
Thu Oct 18, 2012 6:04 am
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: Luftwaffe units and losses over Dunkirk 1040 ?
Replies: 6
Views: 3960

Re: Luftwaffe units and losses over Dunkirk 1040 ?

Bingham, Victor, Blitzed!: The Battle of France May - June 1940 (New Malden (Surrey), 1990). Cornwell, Peter D. The Battle of France - Then and Now. After the Battle - Battle of Britain International Limited (2008). 592p. Hooton, E.R., Phoenix Triumphant: The Rise and Rise of the Luftwaffe (London, ...
by Lorenz
Thu Oct 18, 2012 5:36 am
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: Werner Goering, the nephew of Luftwaffe chief Herman Goering
Replies: 5
Views: 4680

Re: Werner Goering, the nephew of Luftwaffe chief Herman Goering

**Footnote to the above : Colonel Werner G. Goering was the U.S. Air Attaché in Addis Ababa/Ethiopia from 1960 to 1962. I served with him for a year during 1961-62 and saw him just about every day. He and his wife, June, were absolutely top of the line people who could not have been more gracious, ...
by Lorenz
Tue Oct 09, 2012 5:38 am
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: Mint Condition Leather Flying Cap
Replies: 2
Views: 2245

Re: Mint Condition Leather Flying Cap

Capt. D.H. – Below are links to the two best and most active web sites for collectors of World War II militaria items. Each has one or more sections devoted exclusively to the Luftwaffe. There are members at both who would be able to give you the very best estimate of the flying helmet’s value. http...