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Parade tunic-Waffenrock for Oberkanonier of the Wehrmacht

Branch: HEER
Product Code: o58/1/1
Price: Sold

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Parade tunic-Waffenrock for Oberkanonier of the Wehrmacht Heer in 65 artillery regiment. Excellent condition with traces of long service. All insignia is original to the tunic. Extremely rare to see that the sleeve rank patch of Oberschütze (in this case Oberkanonier) is hand-embroidered with aluminum thread. Shoulder straps are sewn into the seam with hand-embroidered “65” in red silk thread, indicating 65 artillery regiment. The tunic has a very, very slight minor moth nip on the back, practically invisible. Size for a skinny young man, about 170 cm tall (chest around 85 cm). Tunic complete with shooting lanyard.

The unit participated in the Polish campaign. At the beginning of the campaign in France, a unit was deployed to the 16th Army. At the end of July 1940, the regiment was attached to the 3rd army corps. In early April 1941, the unit was attached to XXX. Army Corps for the Balkan campaign. After that, the regiment was transferred to the eastern front. June 19, 1941 as part of XXXXIV. Army Corps (Kiev, Uman, Dnepr) and by mid-September 1941 as part of LII. Army Corps (Kiev, Uman, Dnepr) .In the first months of 1942, the unit was transferred to the 1st Tank Army (Army Group South, A) In mid-May 1942 - III. Army Corps (Mius, Kharkov). In early July 1942 - IV Army Corps (Donets, Stalingrad). At the beginning of November 1942, the 5th battery was used by the XIV tank corps (Rostov, Stalingrad). The fifth battery was destroyed in January 1943 in Stalingrad. Subsequently, it was dissolved on May 14, 1943. The remains of the old unit were used in Mühlhausen to form the light artillery division. II. / 65. After the formation, the unit was transferred to the Eastern Front. In September 1943 - sent to LIX. The army corps of the army (Zhytomyr, Kiev). In June 1944 - in the XXIV tank corps (Vinnitsa, Brody, Carpathians). In August 1944, within the 3rd division of the 152nd artillery regiment in the 1st division of Skijäger (Pripyat, Carpathians, Slovakia, Silesian Beskids, and central Silesia)

History

The unit participated in the Polish campaign. At the beginning of the campaign in France, a unit was deployed to the 16th Army. At the end of July 1940, the regiment was attached to the 3rd army corps. In early April 1941, the unit was attached to XXX. Army Corps for the Balkan campaign. After that, the regiment was transferred to the eastern front. June 19, 1941 as part of XXXXIV. Army Corps (Kiev, Uman, Dnepr) and by mid-September 1941 as part of LII. Army Corps (Kiev, Uman, Dnepr) .In the first months of 1942, the unit was transferred to the 1st Tank Army (Army Group South, A) In mid-May 1942 - III. Army Corps (Mius, Kharkov). In early July 1942 - IV Army Corps (Donets, Stalingrad). At the beginning of November 1942, the 5th battery was used by the XIV tank corps (Rostov, Stalingrad). The fifth battery was destroyed in January 1943 in Stalingrad. Subsequently, it was dissolved on May 14, 1943. The remains of the old unit were used in Mühlhausen to form the light artillery division. II. / 65. After the formation, the unit was transferred to the Eastern Front. In September 1943 - sent to LIX. The army corps of the army (Zhytomyr, Kiev). In June 1944 - in the XXIV tank corps (Vinnitsa, Brody, Carpathians). In August 1944, within the 3rd division of the 152nd artillery regiment in the 1st division of Skijäger (Pripyat, Carpathians, Slovakia, Silesian Beskids, and central Silesia)

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Parade tunic-Waffenrock for Oberkanonier of the Wehrmacht Heer in 65 artillery regiment. Excellent condition with traces of long service. All insignia is original to the tunic. Extremely rare to see that the sleeve rank patch of Oberschütze (in this case Oberkanonier) is hand-embroidered with aluminum thread. Shoulder straps are sewn into the seam with hand-embroidered “65” in red silk thread, indicating 65 artillery regiment. The tunic has a very, very slight minor moth nip on the back, practically invisible. Size for a skinny young man, about 170 cm tall (chest around 85 cm). Tunic complete with shooting lanyard.

The unit participated in the Polish campaign. At the beginning of the campaign in France, a unit was deployed to the 16th Army. At the end of July 1940, the regiment was attached to the 3rd army corps. In early April 1941, the unit was attached to XXX. Army Corps for the Balkan campaign. After that, the regiment was transferred to the eastern front. June 19, 1941 as part of XXXXIV. Army Corps (Kiev, Uman, Dnepr) and by mid-September 1941 as part of LII. Army Corps (Kiev, Uman, Dnepr) .In the first months of 1942, the unit was transferred to the 1st Tank Army (Army Group South, A) In mid-May 1942 - III. Army Corps (Mius, Kharkov). In early July 1942 - IV Army Corps (Donets, Stalingrad). At the beginning of November 1942, the 5th battery was used by the XIV tank corps (Rostov, Stalingrad). The fifth battery was destroyed in January 1943 in Stalingrad. Subsequently, it was dissolved on May 14, 1943. The remains of the old unit were used in Mühlhausen to form the light artillery division. II. / 65. After the formation, the unit was transferred to the Eastern Front. In September 1943 - sent to LIX. The army corps of the army (Zhytomyr, Kiev). In June 1944 - in the XXIV tank corps (Vinnitsa, Brody, Carpathians). In August 1944, within the 3rd division of the 152nd artillery regiment in the 1st division of Skijäger (Pripyat, Carpathians, Slovakia, Silesian Beskids, and central Silesia)

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