Documents and Signatures

WW2 Infantry Assault Badge in Silver Document Infanterie Sturmabzeichen Silber Urkunde
WW2 German Iron Cross 2nd Class Document Eiserneskreuz 2 Klasse Urkunde

WW2 German Infantry Assault Badge in Silver award document to Obergefreiter Heinrich Schön, 4 Machine Gun Company Grenadier Regiment 308.  The award was made 1 October 1942 and is signed by then Oberst Paul Schultz as Commander of Grenadier Regiment 308.  Schultz had received the German Cross in Gold, 18 October 1941, fighting in Southern Russia, and the Knight’s Cross 3 September 1942, in the fight for Krasnodar.  He received the Oak Leaves to the Knight’s Cross, 26 August 1943, and was promoted to Generalmajor 10 October 1944.  He was captured by the Americans at war’s end.

Also included is a letter to Schön’s family, from Grenadier Regiment 308, 4 January 1943, saying he has been posthumously awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class and the Infantry Assault Badge and that they were being sent to them.  Additionally, they were sending the family 7 photos of his grave.  They also wrote it was a shame that their son could not personally receive the awards.

The German Graves Office lists Schön as being killed 27 September 1942 south of Popowaschlucht and buried in Gorjatschij Kljutsch, Russia.

Measures 200 x 140mm.  Four way fold.


WW2 German Russian Front Medal Document Wntershclacht im Osten Urkunde
WW2 German Black Wound Badge Document Verwundetenabzeichen Schwarz Infantry Regiment 463 Urkunden

WW2 German two document set to Army Unteroffizier Jakob Jung.

The Black Wound Badge was earned 23 January 1942, when Jung was a Gefreiter srving with 8 Company Infantry Regiment 463.  IR 463 was a part of the 263 Infantry Division, which was a part of Heers Gruppe Mitte, engaged by Juchnow at the time.  He was wounded once.  The award was made 6 June 1942 in Spindelmühle at the reserve hospital and is signed by the chief doctor.

The document has a center fold and a very small (pencil size) indentation to the left edge which you can hardly see.

Jung was awarded the Russian Front Medal 24 November 1942 as an Unteroffizier.  It is signed by a major as commander of Landes Schützen Batl. 381,  They were in Metz around the time of the award and in 1943, in Saargemünd as a part of Wehrkreis XII.

The document has a center fold.

Very nice Army document pair for a sergeant.



WW2 German Silver Wound Badge Document Verwundetenabzeichen Silber Urkunden Grenadier Regiment 256
WW2 German Original Silver Wound Badge Verwundetenabzeichen Silber 127 Moritz Hausch Pforzheim
WW2 German Original Silver Wound Badge Verwundetenabzeichen Silber 127 Moritz Hausch Pforzheim

WW2 German Silver Wound Badge Document with the Badge.  Awarded to Army Feldwebel Wilhelm Schiebel, 6 Company Grenadier Regiment 256 for 3 wounds.  The award was earned on 15 February 1943, and made on 21 February 1943.  It is signed by a Major and Batl. Commander.  The Feldpost number on the ink stamp is the same as Schiebel’s unit.  They were under the 112 Infantry Division, a part of 2 Panzer Armmee, Heeses Gruppe Mitte, engaged by Orelbogen and Bolchow at the time.

The document has a center fold and a little edge separation there.

The Silver Wound Badge is made of Feinzink.  It is not magnetic. The back has a round pin and catch and is maker marked just above the catch, 127, for the maker, Moritz Hausch, Pforzheim.  You can see it has been worn.

Great set to a combatant.


WW2 German Driver's Badge in Bronze Document Kraftfahr Bewährungsaabzeichen Urkunde
WW2 German Driver's Badge in Bronze Kraftfahr Bewährungsaabzeichen 15 Infantry Division
WW2 German Driver's Badge in Bronze Kraftfahr Bewährungsaabzeichen Photo France
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild North Afrika El Alamein Egypt 1942 Brother

WW2 German Driver’s Badge in Bronze Group.  Remnants of the document as you can see here, remain. It was awarded to Army Obergefreiter Alois Naumann, 3 Company Division Füsilier Batl. (Aufklarungs Abteilung) 15, 17 May 1944.  It is signed in purple pencil by an Oberleutnant and Batl Commander.  You can see the condition.

They were a part of the 15 Infantry Division, which fought in the Southern Ukraine, February 1943 to August 1944, when they were destroyed.

Also included is his Driver’s Badge in Bronze.  The back has one prong remaining.

There is a very carried group postcard sized photo taken in front of the Eifel Tower, dated 28 October 1941.  His unit would have been in France, April 1942 until February 1943!

Also included is a Death Card for his brother, Army Obergefreiter Ernst Naumann, Panzer Grenadier Regiment, and was a radio operator in a Nachrichten Abteilung.  He survived the campaigns in the West and in the Balkans, but was killed in Afrika at El Alamein, 31 October 1942.  He was 30.

It looks like the card was pinned up, as there is a small hole you can see in the scan. German Graves Office lists him buried at El Alamein, Egypt.

Very small and well worn set to a pair of Army brothers.