Stabskp./Gren.Rgt.78 Document Grouping
All the document shows overall signs of wear. The Infanterie Sturmabzeichen was awarded on 21 November 1943. Walter served in the Stabskompanie Grenadier Regiment 78. This regiment was formed in April 1936 as Infanterie Regiment 78 and was part of the 26.Infanterie-Division. With this division the regiment saw combat during the Westfeldzug, invasion of the Low Countries. In June 1941 it participated in Operation Barbarossa. It fought in areas like Kalinin, Bolchow, Donbogen, Kursk and Kowel. In October 1942 the regiment was renamed into Grenadier Regiment 78. The division and her units were defeated in the Cholm area. In September the division was rebuild as the 26.Volks-Grenadier-Division as was Grenadier Regiment 78. They participated in the Ardennes Offensive and where asigned, to gether with the Panzer-Lehr-Divsion to take Bastogne in December 1944.
The document is signed by the Oberstleutnant Hans Fromberger. Wearer of the EK2,EK1 and the Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-ss.
The lot consist out;
- ISA in Silber award document.
- Temporary Registration card. Interesting is that they used the back of a military map.
- Commendation letter dated Sept 1945
- Clearance Certificate
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