Death Notice Grouping (Panzergruppe Afrika)

Tragic document grouping of a soldier who died of an truck accident in the area of Tripolis.

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All documents show overall normal signs of wear. Christian Wissmann served as a Kraftfahrer within the 5.Grosse Kraftwagen-Kolonne Nachschub-Kolonnen-Abteilung 533. This abteilung was formed in August 1939 and was shipped to Afrika and since September 1941 it was part of Panzergruppe Afrika. Christian and two comrades were involved in a car accident while overtaking. The complete story was written down for his wife by a colleague (Feldwebel Hans Eckardt) of Christian's.
The grouping consist out;

  • Newspaper death notice
  • Envelop with letter from the Stabsartz (Kriegslazarett 950, Panzer-Armee Afrika)
  • Envelop with detailed letter from Christian's collegue Feldwebel Hans Eckardt about what happened
  • 5 Photographs of Christian's grave
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Product Number 19900
Weight 0.020000
branch Heer
Unit: Grouping