Wwii German Soldbuch & Wherpass Id. 69 Infanterie Division. 4 Awards For Sale
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Lot WW2 German: Soldbuch & Wherpass, belonging to Obergefreiter (Corporal), Hermann Hissmail. Discharged from the Army, the February 6, 1941. Assigned to 4. (MG) Infanterie Regiment 236 , heavy machine gun company, attached to the 69 INFANTERIE DIVISION, which by then, was stationed in Norway, as an occupying force, after participating in the conquest. The April 15, 1942 will be renamed Grenadier Regiment 236.
In November 1942, due to the significant number of casualties, the 69th Infantry Division is transferred to Russia, attached to Army Group North, to fight in the Siege of Leningrad and Volchov. The September 22, 1943, there is a major Soviet offensive, aimed to free Leningrad, and division 69 is moved to the town of Newell, where he held tough defensive battles, which lasted until March 1944. Then began successive withdrawals through Glintschino, Polotsk and Ostrow (Lithuania) In July 1944, another Soviet counterattack forced the division to withdraw to Memel, where it remained until November of this year. The 69th Division fought in East Prussia and Königsberg, to destruction, and their survivors surrender in April 1945.
Documents with numerous entrances, where you can watch that match the same data: material delivery, vaccines, permits, etc.. Entered in military hospitals on 4 occasions: first in April 1943 as a result of first-degree frostbite of both feet, while in Leningrad. The second, in September of the same year, was as a result of shrapnel from a grenade, which affected the epigastric area. The third time, on January 20, 1944, also by a grenade, in the leg. The fourth, again wounded by shrapnel, on January 31, 1945. Decorated on 4 occasions:
1) Wound Badge in Black (Verwundetenabzeichen in Schwartz), by shrapnel wounds sustained on January 20, 1944, in the town of Newell.
2) Iron Cross 2nd class (Eisernekreuz 2 klass, EK2), issued August 8, 1944, by fighting for the defense of Memel.
3) Infantry Assault Badge Silver (Infanterie Sturmabzeichen in silber), won the August 24, 1944, by the same fighting in Memel
4) Wound Badge in Silver (Verwundetenabzeichen in Silber), issued February 19, 1945, from injuries sustained the previous month, in the defense of Königsberg.
Documents, very well preserved, (see photos) with all pages and photos of the covers.
Impresive document, verdifficult to achieve. Great article , for collectors. Few documents are so well informed. Interesting document of the Second World War with deterioration and normal wear for the passage of time ...and a war. Take a piece of the History to yourself to house.
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