WW2 Death Cards 6

 

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Soldat Berthold Mathieu, Grenadier Regiment.

Killed by Bol Rossoschka near Stalingrad, 29 October 1942.  He was 19.

The back of the card has religious images.  The single page double sided card measures about 5.75 x 5 inches.  

Includes a German Graves Office slip listing him as killed9km north of Bol Rossoschka and buried in Rossoschka, Russia.

In used condition. Definitely looks to have been carried.

$18

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Gefreiter Friedrich Sehn, Panzer Grenadier Regiment. 

Killed 21 April 1945, by Neukrug, Frische Nehrung (Poland).  He was 35.

Back of card has photo of a cemetery cross.  Single sided single page card measures about  2.5 x 4.25 inches.

Includes German Graves Office slip identifying him as killed by Neukrug, Frische Nehrung.

During WW2, the Vistula Spit became the last holdout of the remaining German soldiers in East Prussia, although the Soviets simply bypassed the spit after the East Prussian Offensive was decisively concluded, training their sights on the more important goal of capturing Berlin. The last German soldiers only laid down their arms after the German surrender was signed.

In very good condition.

$8

WW2 German Death card Sterbebild Neukrug Frische Nehrung April 1945 Vistula Spit

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Luftwaffe Obergefreiter Josef Tamblé, Flak Batterie.

Awarded the Anti Aircraft (Flak) Combat Badge.

Died of a heart attack shortly after his 39th birthday, 23 December 1943.  He was 34.

Nice light color (white?  light tan?) uniform photo and wearing the Flak Combat Badge.

Double page single sided card measures about 6 x 5 inches.

Includes a German Graves Office slip listing him as dieing in Gelsenkirchen and buried in Wehrden, Germany.

In very good condition.

$22

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Hitler Youth boy Hubert Braun.  Railway Inspector’s son from Wasserburg - Trainstation. 

Died after a short illness, 21 October 1934.  He was 16.5 years old. 

Real photo in early HJ uniform glued to the card!

Single page single sided card measures about 2.5 x 4 inches.  Back of card has Mary. 

Top edge of the card is bent.

$30

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Stabsgefreiter Thomas Giglseder, 2 Gebirgs Division 5 Gebrigs Jaeger Regiment 137.

Was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class, War Service Cross 2nd Class with Swords, Wound Badge and Narvik Shield.

After 7 years true service at the Front, he was shot in the pelvis 13 March 1945, and died on the transport to Wadrill by Trier.   He was 28.

Nice uniform photo.

Double page single sided card measures about 5.5 x 5 inches.  Back of card has Jesus.

Includes a German Graves Office slip listing his as buried in Weislirchen, Germany.

Rust stain from a paper clip.

$15

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild HJ Hitler Youth Real Photo Glued On

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WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Gebirgs Regiment 137 Narvik

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Luftwaffe Obergefreiter Alois Schamberger, Artillery Regiment.

Was awarded the Flak Combat  Badge.

Killed 3 February 1945, in the West. He was 23. Buried in the cemetery 20 km south of Zweibrücken.

The single page double sided card measures about 2.5 x 4.5 inches.  

Includes a German Graves Office slip stating he was buried in Elm, Germany.

In used condition with bends to upper right corner.

$9

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Luftwaffe Unteroffizier Helmut Raith von Raithmühle.

Was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class.

Buried in Russia’s soil, 24 January 1944.   He was 21.

Single page single sided card measures about 2.5 x 4.5 inches.  Back has an Iron Cross

Line across center.

$7

Ww2 German Death Card Sterbebild Luftwaffe Flak badge
Ww2 German Death Card Sterbebild Luftwaffe Flak Badge Germany 1945
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Luftwaffe Iron Cross Russia 1944
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Stalingrad