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I wonder if this includes only losses from Mokra on 01.09.1939 or also losses from Ostrowy on 02.09.1939 (another day-long battle of Wolynska BK against 4. Pz.Div.). Some Polish historians count Mokra 1 IX and Ostrowy 2 IX as one battle.suffering during the fight about 200 killed in action and 300 wounded ones; in addition it lost 300 horses.
Oberleutnant Lieff was KIA on 02.09.1939 (but is among those 7 officers KIA on 2 IX who are not listed by VB).The III. /IR 59, to which belonged the 10. Company of the Oberleutnant Lieff
Mea culpa, of course 46 ID not 14! Thanks for another excellent post!tigre wrote:about the German IV AK it was composed of 4 ID and 46 ID and only later the 14 ID (within the XVI AK Mot) reverted to it.
German armoured car knocked out in the mentioned battle of Ostrowy on 2 IX (from Ebay.de) - probably from AA 7:tigre wrote:[...] The I./SR 12 launched its charge through the coverless ground counting on with a double support; on one hand the fire of the AR 103 and on the other hand the 6. /SR 12 (reserve of the regiment) reinforced by light armored vehicles (panzerspähwagen) 8x8 of AA 7. The assigned objective was taken by 18:00 hours. The 6. Company, which had reached its objective advancing through the forest, had suffered heavy losses (10 KIA and 20 WIA). [...]