Vorhandwerker ?

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Vorhandwerker ?

Post by Dale » Tue Jun 20, 2017 6:42 am

Hello !
I rec'd a letter from the wife of a former panzer soldier. She told me her husband was an "Obergefreiter und Vorhandwerker".
Can anyone help clarify what this position might have been ? He served in the Stabskompanie / 505.

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Re: Vorhandwerker ?

Post by Prosper Vandenbroucke » Tue Jun 20, 2017 2:17 pm

Vorhandwerker = Leading Craftsman = a mechanic (maybe on panzer or an other vehicle)

Here is the sleeve insignia of an "Vorhandwerker"
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Re: Vorhandwerker ?

Post by Dale » Wed Jun 21, 2017 7:26 pm

Awesome ! Thank you very much!

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Re: Vorhandwerker ?

Post by Prosper Vandenbroucke » Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:04 am

All plesure was mine and sorry for my poor english
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Re: Vorhandwerker ?

Post by Dale » Thu Jun 22, 2017 2:30 pm

Your Englische ist besser als mein Deutsche sprochen !!

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Re: Vorhandwerker ?

Post by Prosper Vandenbroucke » Thu Jun 22, 2017 2:39 pm

Thanks to you Dale, but I have no merit. I only use an German-French an a French-English translator.
My current language is Dutch but I read and speak fluently French. I have also a little bit knowledge of English and German languages and it's always a pleasure when I can help somebody.
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