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by Doktor Krollspell
Sun Jan 22, 2012 9:35 am
Forum: World War I
Topic: 6th Infantry Regiment III Bavarian Army Corps
Replies: 2
Views: 3152

Re: 6th Infantry Regiment III Bavarian Army Corps

If it is the 6. Infanterie-Regiment "Kaiser Wilhelm, König von Preußen" you're after, go here for starters...

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C3%B6nig ... 0%9C_Nr._6


Regards,

Krollspell
by Doktor Krollspell
Sun Jan 22, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: Info on Sigmund Bachman
Replies: 9
Views: 6983

Re: Info on Sigmund Bachman

Sigmund, who from what I have gathered over the years from my father and cousins, was in the SS. In fact, one of Sigmund's grandsons told me he was an officer who died at Stalingrad and at one time was a body guard for Mussolini. Is there a KIA list from Stalingrad? That might have his rank listed....
by Doktor Krollspell
Sun Jan 22, 2012 8:37 am
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Officer's Identification
Replies: 3
Views: 3076

Re: Officer's Identification

Hello waffen 211! This is Friedrich Richter , SS-Sturmbannführer and Kommandeur III./SS-Pz.GR 21 of the 10. SS-Panzer-Division "Frundsberg". Richter is one of several very late war RKT that have been disqualified as a legit RKT by the research of Veit Scherzer (2005). See the following translated no...
by Doktor Krollspell
Sun Jan 01, 2012 6:31 pm
Forum: Commanders, Personalities & Award Holders
Topic: Wolfgang Semmer RKT
Replies: 4
Views: 3160

Re: Wolfgang Semmer RKT

I don't have any further information on Major Wolfgang Semmer and the circumstances his trial and execution. He is mentionend in the following lengthy thread over at AHF, concerning post 1945 War trials in Yugoslavia post. It's not much but maybe you could find sources to follow... http://forum.axis...
by Doktor Krollspell
Sun Dec 25, 2011 6:45 am
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: 88 mm Flak gun lost
Replies: 1
Views: 2357

Re: 88 mm Flak gun lost

Hello enzus!

Follow this link and go for Flak-Regiment 135...

http://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gli ... erieLW.htm



Regards,

Krollspell
by Doktor Krollspell
Sun Dec 25, 2011 6:27 am
Forum: Commanders, Personalities & Award Holders
Topic: u!nknown photo
Replies: 6
Views: 3979

Re: u!nknown photo

Your man was an Oberleutnant at the time of this photograph.


Regards,

Krollspell
by Doktor Krollspell
Sun Dec 25, 2011 6:09 am
Forum: Commanders, Personalities & Award Holders
Topic: Wolfgang Semmer RKT
Replies: 4
Views: 3160

Re: Wolfgang Semmer RKT

Hello storm39! Yes, it's the same Wolfgang Semmer. Born in 24.02.1917, he reached the rank of Major and was executetd as a P.O.W. in Yugoslav captivity on 02.12. 1949 . Source is Veit Scherzer; "Ritterkreuzträger 1939-1945" (2005) and Herr Scherzer comments that he was "in jugoslawischer Kriegsgefan...
by Doktor Krollspell
Mon Jul 11, 2011 3:24 pm
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: german wheel division infomation please
Replies: 2
Views: 1416

Re: german wheel division infomation please

Here are some informative links were you can read on the RAD and also find from what parts of the Reich your wanted units might have originated from...

http://www.feldgrau.com/rad.html
http://www.axishistory.com/index.php?id=2859


Regards,

Krollspell
by Doktor Krollspell
Mon Jul 11, 2011 3:20 pm
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: german wheel division infomation please
Replies: 2
Views: 1416

Re: german wheel division infomation please

Hello Douglas! The german RAD units belonged to the Reichsarbeitsdienst , the RAD (Reich Labour Service) and there were many RAD Batallions working with construction installations in the field and eventually at the front lines, used as auxiliary units, mainly in the FLAK (AA) role but as the war eff...
by Doktor Krollspell
Mon Jul 11, 2011 3:12 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Question about Veit Scherzer's Ritterkreuztrager book.
Replies: 2
Views: 1455

Re: Question about Veit Scherzer's Ritterkreuztrager book.

Hello Klaus! What Veit Scherzer mentions in his "Ritterkreuzträger 1939-1945" (1st ed. 2005) is the following additional award facts if the RKT also received... 1. DKiG , Deutsches Kreuz in Gold and the award date. 2. NKG , Nahkampfspange in Gold and the award date. 3. EB, Nennung im Ehernblatt des ...
by Doktor Krollspell
Mon Jul 11, 2011 2:53 pm
Forum: Commanders, Personalities & Award Holders
Topic: Bingler
Replies: 3
Views: 3306

Re: Bingler

Hello Ronald!

Dr. Kurt Bingler received the DKiS (Deutsches Kreuz in Silber) on 27.09.1944 as a Gen.St.Arzt with the 20. Geb.Armee.


Regards,

Krollspell
by Doktor Krollspell
Sun Jun 26, 2011 1:53 pm
Forum: Commanders, Personalities & Award Holders
Topic: Hornbaum
Replies: 8
Views: 3310

Re: Hornbaum

Hello Ronald!

Here's a link to a detailed bio on Friedrich Hochbaum...

http://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Per ... hbaumF.htm


Regards,

Krollspell
by Doktor Krollspell
Sun Jun 26, 2011 1:49 pm
Forum: Commanders, Personalities & Award Holders
Topic: Army NCO's and the Close Combat Clasp question.
Replies: 2
Views: 3039

Re: Army NCO's and the Close Combat Clasp question.

Hello Klaus!

Have you cross-checked http://www.ritterkreuztraeger-1939-45.de for information? A quick glance showed both Bonk and Kruse with the Nahkampfspange and I'm sure several of the others on your list are there as well...


Regards,

Krollspell
by Doktor Krollspell
Fri May 27, 2011 1:26 pm
Forum: Commanders, Personalities & Award Holders
Topic: Karl Prumm Knights Cross Winner?
Replies: 4
Views: 3661

Re: Karl Prumm Knights Cross Winner?

Thank you very much for this very detailed information on the wartime experiences and life of Karl Prümm!


With best regards,

Krollspell
by Doktor Krollspell
Wed May 25, 2011 10:23 am
Forum: Commanders, Personalities & Award Holders
Topic: Karl Prumm Knights Cross Winner?
Replies: 4
Views: 3661

Re: Karl Prumm Knights Cross Winner?

Hello Gentlemen! An eight year old question has been pushed up into the searchlight again so... Karl Prümm received the RK on 21.05.1943 as an Oberleutnant d.R. and Chef 7./GR 105 of the 72. Infanterie-Division. He went on to receive the DKiG on 21.01.1944 while holding the same rank and command. He...