Finding German Vets

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Finding German Vets

Post by John W. Howard » Tue Feb 20, 2007 9:51 pm

Hello Gents:
We receive many requests for information on German veterans here. I thought it wise to post the link to the WASt. Please add other sites to the list, which may be useful.


Link: http://www.dd-wast.de/
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Post by Doktor Krollspell » Tue Feb 20, 2007 10:26 pm

A very good idea John!

Here's the website for the Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge e.V. which is very useful for finding information about german soldiers that died during the war, specifically where they died and where they're buried.

http://www.volksbund.de/


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Post by Richard Schoutissen » Sat Apr 07, 2007 8:20 am

Here our website for weltkriegsopfer.de, also very useful for finding information about German soldiers.
http://www.weltkriegsopfer.de

Here the website for the Bundesarchiv, besides the WASt this archive also can provide documents regarding German soldiers.
http://www.bundesarchiv.de

Here the website of the german Red Cross
http://www.drk.de/suchdienst/

Here the website of the Kameradenwerke, a independent magazine for old and young German soldiers.
http://www.kameradenwerke.de

Here the website of the Krankenbuchlager LAGeSo, a German archive with documents of patients that where injured during WWI and WWII.
http://www.berlin.de/SenGesSozV/lageso/kbl.html


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Post by drapeau noir » Mon Feb 11, 2008 12:30 pm

Any contact to

Truppenkameradschaft 24
Sudtiroler Soldatenverein
Ulrichsberg mess and meeting organization

??

Thanks in advance
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Post by Björn » Thu Feb 21, 2008 10:56 am

Hello!
The list above is not correct anymore.
For instance, "Arbeitskreis ehem. 20. Infanterie-Division (mot) ,
Dietwart Asmus". Mr Asmus has been dead for some years.

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Post by Hans » Thu Feb 21, 2008 12:10 pm

Krankenbuchlager no longer provides info. to other than affected soldiers.

A few more, sorry if already listed above;

Militaergeschichtliches Forschungsamt
Postfach 601122
D-14411 Potsdam

Militaerhistorisches Museum der Bundeswehr Dresden
olbrichtplatz 3
D 01099 dresden

Ministerstwo Obrony Naerodowej [polish Ministry of Defence]
Ul.Klonowa 1
00-909 Warszawa, Polska

Bayrisches Hauptstaatsarchiv
Abt. IV - Kriegsarchiv
Leonrodstrasse 57
D-80636 Munchen

Geheimes Staatsarchiv Preussicher Kulturbesitz
Archivstrasse 12-14
D-14195 Berlin

Centr Archinoj Informacij i Rehabilitacji Zertw Politiczeskich Repreji
117 - 049 Moskwa
Ul. Zytniaja 16
Russia
{POWS of the Russians}

Central Archive of the United Forces of the Russian Federation
ul. Kirowa 74
142100 Podolsk
Russian Federation
[Service in Russian Army in Germany]

International Council of the Red Cross
Archives Division
19 Avenue de la Paix
CH-1202 Geneva
Switzerland
[POWS of the British]

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Re: Finding German Vets

Post by king59 » Tue Sep 30, 2008 5:16 am

Dear All,
I'm currently in the process of attempting to find veteran German Army tank drivers who fought in the Ardennes offensive. Can anyone give me any useful information in this quest? The Canadian film company for whom I'm conducting this research are planning to make a film about tanks in the Battle of the Bulge. I'll be attending a meeting in Vossenack on the 12th October of the 116th Panzer 'Windhund' veterans. Are there other Panzer division who hold annual meetings? All information gratefully acknowledged.

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Re: Finding German Vets

Post by Nicholas Efstathiou » Sat Feb 28, 2009 3:36 am

Hello All,
I was wondering if anyone knows of sites specifically focused on WWI rosters. Thanks for any help that you can send my way.

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Re: Finding German Vets

Post by HeinrichFrey » Sat Feb 28, 2009 7:29 am

Hello Nick!
There are several german sites focused on regiments and theatres like the war in the Alsace. What is Your main interest?
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Re: Finding German Vets

Post by Nicholas Efstathiou » Sat Feb 28, 2009 11:39 am

Hello Matthias!
Thank you very much for your response. My focus is specifically on Bavaria. I am looking to see if a particular Freikorps von Epp member served in a Bavarian unit during the First World War. Thanks again, and thank you for supporting this site. I support it as well, but unfortunately the Paypal is under my wife's name, so it looks like she supports the site. :D Which I suppose she does since she listens to me ramble incessantly about the First World War. Take care!

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Re: Finding German Vets

Post by HeinrichFrey » Sat Feb 28, 2009 4:25 pm

Hi Nick!
I`m Bavarian or better to say Franconian. There`s a little difference :wink: . Ritter von Epp had been in the 9th and 19th Infantry-Regiment prewar. He had been in China too (1900). I don`t know what he did during WWI, but he was even awarded the Pour le Merite. His Freikorps went in the Reichswehr. Nice to meet You, Nick.
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Re: Finding German Vets

Post by Nicholas Efstathiou » Sun Mar 08, 2009 5:11 pm

Hello Matthias!
I hope that all is well in your part of Germany.:) Thank you for the information on Oberst von Epp. I have a bit about him here, but I can't seem to locate a roster for his Lieb Regiment or his Freikorps. I have a photoalbum from one Hans Thanner, an artilleryman in the Fr. von Epp, and I was hoping to do a little more background work. What's your main interest?

Nick
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Re: Finding German Vets

Post by HeinrichFrey » Fri Mar 13, 2009 7:17 pm

Yes indeed Nick,
my part of Germany :beer: :up: . I´m trying to specialize on eastern theatre 42-44. A heavy duty.
Edit: The southern front
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Re: Finding German Vets

Post by panzercommander » Fri May 01, 2009 2:35 am

i am currently looking for ss tank veterans if you guys can help
please send emails to [email protected]

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Re: Finding German Vets

Post by HeinrichFrey » Sun May 24, 2009 8:54 pm

There are looking many. What is your intention? :D 8)
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