WW2 Death Cards 14

 

WW2 German Death Cards (Sterbebilder) for Sanitats Gefreiter Josef Leidinger.  Brother from Trier.

Killed on 1 December 1943 in the fighting in Lanciano, Italy.  He was 34.

Single sided single page card measures about  3 x 4 inches. Has a cross on the back.

Includes a German Graves Office slip listing him as killed at Cranico and buried in Cassino, Italy.

Very good condition.

$15

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Jaeger Alois Hoetschl.  Also known as Father Alan Hoetschl, in the process of becomming a monk, he entered the order 10 November 1938.  From Kelheim.

Killed 26 May 1940, on the Aisne.   He was 21.  

Nice uniform photo wearing M-43 cap.

Back of card has a rendering of Jesus with a soldier.  Single page double sided card measures about 2.5 x 4 inches. 

Includes German Graves Office slip listing him as killed in St. Gobain and buried in Fort de Malmaison, France.

In very good condition.

$15

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Priest KIA Aisne France 1940

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Feldwebel Jakob Braunstein, Pionier Bataillon.

Was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class in 1914-1918, and was awarded the Spange to the Iron Cross in WW2.

Killed by an enemy dive bomber attack, 20 August 1944 in Southern France.  He was 47. Buried in the cemetery at St. Just.

Back of card has a cross, helmet and swords. Single page single sided card measures about  2.5 x 4 inches.

Includes a slip from the German Graves Office listing him as buried in Dagneux, France.

Bend to the upper left tip.

$12

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Clasp Spange to Iron Cross 2nd Class EK2

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WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Luftwaffe Obergefreiter Xaver Limmer.

Died at the main aid station of difficult wounds, 13 March 1945.  He was 21. He was buried in the cemetery in Steinbach by Lebach, Saarland.

Back of card has Rendering of his grave. Single page single sided card measures about  2.5 x 4 inches.

Includes a slip from the German Graves Office listing him as  buried in Cernay, France.

Excellent condition.

$15

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Priest Medic KIA Italy 1943
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild  March 1945 Saarland
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Kriegsmarine Infantry 1945 Yugoslavia

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Kriegsmarine Matrosen Obergefreiter Hans Diener.

Following his Arbitur in 1941, he was taken into the marine.  While with an Infantry Division in October 1944, he went missing.  Died as a POW in Chicarra, Yugoslavia, June 1945.  He was 23.

Nice Kriegsmarine photo wearing his Donald Duck hat.

Back of card has prayer. Double page single sided card measures about  6 x 5 inches.

Good condition.

$17

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Grenadier Josef Feichtinger. From Ebensee.

Received a difficult wound and died in Breslau, 20 April 1945.  He would have been part of the last ditch fighting at Fortress Breslau.  He was 32.

Back of card has crucifix. Double page single sided card measures about  5.75 x 4.5 inches.

Includes a slip from the German Graves Office listing his place of death as Breslau and buried in Nadolice Wielkie, Poland.

A little dirty.

$12

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Festung Fortress Breslau April 1945
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild April 1945 Hettingen Bavaria against US

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Gefreiter Adolf Geyer.

Killed 23 April 1945, Hettingen, Bavaria, by a mortar round.  He was 37.

Back of card has helmet and sword. Double page single sided card measures about  5.75 x 4.5 inches.

Includes a slip from the German Graves Office listing him as buried in the Augsburg cemetery. This would have been in fighting against the US 12th Armored Division.

Very good condition.

$12