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250 pics from the archive of the battalion commander of the 98th GJ Regiment of the Wehrmacht - Major Alfons Schmid

Branch: HEER
Product Code: gp642
Price: 490.00€


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250 pics from the archive of the battalion commander of the 98th GJ Regiment of the Wehrmacht-Major Alfons Schmid. Photos show his military service from the Western front, through Poland, to the territory of the Soviet Union. In the photos, there are French, Poles and citizens of the USSR - POWs. Fighting and leisure of Gebirgsjagers. Personal photos of Schmid. Alfons Schmidt, before assuming a new post on January 1, 1943, he served in the 99th Gebirgsjäger Regiment as a commander of the Gebirgs Panzerjäger Kompanie Füssen. From January 1, 1943, he became a chief of the battalion: Gebirgsjäger Ersatz Bataillon 98 in Garmisch. Three days later, having entered the battalion's stock and sat down at the desk, he had a heart attack that led him to death. The whole story is written in the attached monthly issue of "Kameradschafsblätter" the magazine of the 54th Württemberg Reserve Division, and there is also a postscript in the local newspaper, which is also attached.The set also contains the postcards from front with hand written messages to his family members, one letter, as well as his death card.

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250 pics from the archive of the battalion commander of the 98th GJ Regiment of the Wehrmacht-Major Alfons Schmid. Photos show his military service from the Western front, through Poland, to the territory of the Soviet Union. In the photos, there are French, Poles and citizens of the USSR - POWs. Fighting and leisure of Gebirgsjagers. Personal photos of Schmid. Alfons Schmidt, before assuming a new post on January 1, 1943, he served in the 99th Gebirgsjäger Regiment as a commander of the Gebirgs Panzerjäger Kompanie Füssen. From January 1, 1943, he became a chief of the battalion: Gebirgsjäger Ersatz Bataillon 98 in Garmisch. Three days later, having entered the battalion's stock and sat down at the desk, he had a heart attack that led him to death. The whole story is written in the attached monthly issue of "Kameradschafsblätter" the magazine of the 54th Württemberg Reserve Division, and there is also a postscript in the local newspaper, which is also attached.The set also contains the postcards from front with hand written messages to his family members, one letter, as well as his death card.

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