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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) for Luftwaffe Feldwebel and Pilot Peter Altmann, Flight Unit.

Killed 31 May 1942, in the East.  He was 27.  

Double page card measures about 4 x 5 inches. 

Includes German Graves Office slip listing him as killed 15 km north northwest of Alexandrowka and buried in Kirowograd, Ukraine.

He is listed on kriegstote.org, and they have him serving with 3. (F) 131. 

You can see the slight purple pencil on the right side of the card.

$25

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 Steel Helmet Stahlhelm photo Belarus

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Soldat Ludwig Gleixner, Artillery Regiment.

Received a difficult wound in the hard fighting in the East, 28 July 1941, and died in a military hospital in the Ukraine, 1 August 1941.  He was 20.

Nice steel helmet photo.

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 him as  dieing in Military Hospital 2-609 Minsk and buried in Berjosa, Belarus.

Good condition.

$18