Discussion in 'Death Cards' started by Otto, Sep 21, 2000.
And this pow died in one of Stalin's camps in URA (Murmanks), 1947
Note this one with the Italian for Nice (Nizza) after operation Anvil (Dragoon) .
This Catholic priest from Dunkirk was shot by the Germans in 1943.
More here : note the first one was MIA until 1951!
This soldier fell after Operation Dragoon.
A Luxemburger who died in a KZ . Note he died 4 days after V.E. Day.
A fallschirmjäger who died in an accident in France in 1943
This soldier fell at Leningrad in 1944
and this KM sailor died at sea in 1943
Most interesting. This KM soldier was assigned to a Panzer unit after the retreat of his unit from western France to Germany. He never made it and died in eastern France near Nancy (Lorraine) on October 2nd 1944. He was barely 18.
another Priest who was murdered with 14 of his comrades by the retreating Gestapo of Le Mans only a few hours before the Americans arrived. Their bodies were found after 5 months only.
This soldier died weeks before VE Day in Italy.
Another fallen with a nice poem epithaph.
A German Polizei soldier who fell in France in September 1944
lucky those who has such a memory
I have a few German death cards in my collection...Pioneer NCO killed at Verdun in July 1916 and an Army officer killed at Stalingrad in Jan. 1943...interesting pieces of war.