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by TimoWr
Sat Nov 05, 2016 5:08 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Career, crimes and trial of SS-Stubaf. Gustav Knittel...
Replies: 10
Views: 5342

Re: Career, crimes and trial of SS-Stubaf. Gustav Knittel...

Austria, June 1941: Knittel with his young German Shepherd Rex (photo courtesy of Trevor R. Soltys). In the background the Benedictine Abbey above the town of Melk on the border of the Danube River. The town is situated on the main road from Munich to Vienna and the photo was probably taken when Kni...
by TimoWr
Thu Sep 15, 2016 12:17 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Career, crimes and trial of SS-Stubaf. Gustav Knittel...
Replies: 10
Views: 5342

Re: Career, crimes and trial of SS-Stubaf. Gustav Knittel...

The hardcover edition of the book is now available...

Binding : Hardback
Size : 176mm x 250mm
Total pages : 541
ISBN : 9789492475558

http://www.boekenbestellen.nl/boek/gust ... 58?lang=en
by TimoWr
Thu Aug 04, 2016 1:08 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Career, crimes and trial of SS-Stubaf. Gustav Knittel...
Replies: 10
Views: 5342

Re: Career, crimes and trial of SS-Stubaf. Gustav Knittel...

The 18th of December 1944 - After crossing Stavelot SS-Obersturmführer Manfred Coblenz paused his halftracks at the western edge of Stavelot near the ‘Les Quartiers‘ villa and waited for the rest of the Aufklärungsabteilung to follow but nothing happened. Coblenz’ company left the western edge of St...
by TimoWr
Sat Jul 23, 2016 1:34 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Career, crimes and trial of SS-Stubaf. Gustav Knittel...
Replies: 10
Views: 5342

Re: Career, crimes and trial of SS-Stubaf. Gustav Knittel...

Upon hearing their name called out, each individual defendant walked down the steps of the dock and up to the bench to learn his fate from the judges who read out their verdict. Sentencing was swift. Defendant number 1, Valentin Bersin, sentenced to death by hanging; defendant number 2, Friedel Bode...
by TimoWr
Sat Jul 09, 2016 3:24 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Career, crimes and trial of SS-Stubaf. Gustav Knittel...
Replies: 10
Views: 5342

Re: Career, crimes and trial of SS-Stubaf. Gustav Knittel...

The book will also be available in the bookshop of the December 44 Historical Museum in La Gleize... http://www.december44.com/en/the-museum.htm ...in the bookshop of the Baugnez 44 Historical Centre... http://www.baugnez44.be/en/news.htm ...and in the Octa Librairie Allée Verte in Stavelot... https...
by TimoWr
Sat Jul 02, 2016 5:06 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Career, crimes and trial of SS-Stubaf. Gustav Knittel...
Replies: 10
Views: 5342

Career, crimes and trial of SS-Stubaf. Gustav Knittel...

My book "Career, crimes and trial of SS-Sturmbannführer Gustav Knittel" is now available at: http://www.boekenbestellen.nl/boek/gustav-knittel/17352?lang=en Binding : Paperback Size : 176mm x 250mm Total pages : 541 https://scontent-ams3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/13335774_294372204235684_7737761592575...
by TimoWr
Sun Nov 11, 2012 11:22 am
Forum: World War I
Topic: German warship that was dragged across part of Africa...
Replies: 3
Views: 4496

Re: German warship that was dragged across part of Africa...

In fiction: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075214/ he story of the film was inspired by one of the most spectacular and adventurous event that took place during WWI, in German East Africa, later Tanganyika, later Tanzania, in late 1914 - early 1915, known as Battle of Rufiji Delta, in which the German...
by TimoWr
Mon May 28, 2012 10:22 am
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: I need help to identify this LSSAH officer???
Replies: 13
Views: 12212

Re: I need help to identify this LSSAH officer???

It's Wawrzinek. I've seen the same photo in an album of veteran from 3. (le. SPW) Kompanie, AA LAH and it was recently published in a book about Kampfgruppe Knittel. Odd, his face looks less round in this one but it's him. This is also Wawrzinek, which shows that his face looks different from just a...
by TimoWr
Mon May 28, 2012 10:16 am
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Famous photograph, what is his story?
Replies: 52
Views: 72845

Re: Famous photograph, what is his story?

No doubt that's why it reads "identified" with quotation marks.
by TimoWr
Sat Oct 15, 2011 7:48 am
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Famous photo, but who is it?
Replies: 12
Views: 10747

Re: Famous photo, but who is it?

He is member of 15/25...from SS Pz.Gren. Rgt. 25, picture is from training of Kompanie in village "Le Sap", Normandie, near town Vimoutiers. 15/25 spent some days here before invasion. About his name, is possible to find it in Kompanie list...I´ll try it... Say the Kompanie list contains 300 names....
by TimoWr
Sun Jun 12, 2011 1:14 am
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: Knittel, Guhl and Dauser...
Replies: 2
Views: 2391

Re: Knittel, Guhl and Dauser...

Marc Rikmenspoel wrote:Agte indicates in his Peiper book that the awards were actually presented on June 4, the day they were announced. Wisch presented them to the men at one of the training areas in Flanders.
Thanks Marc, I'll look it up in that book!
by TimoWr
Wed Jun 08, 2011 12:57 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Question about Westemeier's Peiper book.
Replies: 2
Views: 1675

Re: Question about Westemeier's Peiper book.

Those photo pages are not numbered, but the two 1945 portrait photo's you describe are on the 15th photo page.
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