Pz.Gren.Rgt.2 Wehrpass Grouping (EK2/2xVWA/OST)
Nice Wehrmacht Panzergrenadier Regiment 2 Wehrpass with 4 award documents.
All pieces show overall normal signs of wear/use. The grouping belonged to a soldier named Karl Roiser who served the bigger part of his military time in Schützen Regiment 2. This later became Panzer Grenadier Regiment 2. This regiment was part of the 2.Panzer-Division. The regiment participated in the invasion of Poland and after that in the invasion of France (via Luxembourg). After France the division and her units where put into action in Greece during the Balkanfeldzug. In September 1941 it fought on the eastern front (see page 32 and 33 for the impressive 'Gefechtskalender').
Karl was skilled to operate the K98,MG34,P08 and Handgranate. He was wounded twice. First time on the 12.10.1941 by a shot through the foot and the second time on the 5.12.1942 by shrapnel that his his left upperarm,left cheek and left thigh.
The Wehrpass comes with 4 of the 5 award documents.
- Eiserne Kreuz 2.Klasse
- Verwundetenabzeichen in Schwarz
- Verwundetenabzeichen in Silber
According to the Wehrpass Karl also earned the Panzerkampfabzeichen in October 1941. The Wehrpass is complete with portrait of Karl. Page 20/21 is missing. His Ausmusterungsschein (Retirement certificate) with portrait is attached on the first page. According to this document Karl was a Forstarbeiter (Forestry worker).
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