All posts tagged "Faces of War"
Ernst Weckerling, a German First World War veteran
Born in the year of 1897, Weckerling joined the Imperial German Army in August, 1914 and later participating...
Julius Lustig-Prean von Preanfeld, a Feldmarschalleutnant of Austro-Hungarian Army
He was born on the 11th of February 1871 in Pilsen, Bohemia. Following his graduation from the Theresian...
Boris Drangov, a Colonel of the Bulgarian Army
Drangov was born in Skopje in Ottoman-ruled Macedonia in 1872, to the family of a rich timber merchant....
Carl Croneiß, a German pilot serving in the Ottoman Air Force during World War One
Carl Croneiß was born on January 9, 1891 in the town of Bad Dürkheim, Rhineland-Palatinate. He joined the...
Makhno Mikolayovich, a Red Army soldier. He took part in the battles of Kursk, Bagration, Lithuania and finally East Prussia
Makhno Mikolayovich was born on July 12, 1924 in the village of Luzanivka, Kamyansky district, Cherkasy Oblast, Ukraine....
Werner Kindler, a soldier of the 1st SS Panzer Division “Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler”. A highly decorated soldier, he was, at age of 23, one of only 631 men to to receive the award of Close Combat Clasp (Nahkampfspange) in Gold
Werner Kindler served in the 2nd SS Panzergrenadier Regiment of the 1st SS Panzer Division “Leibstandarte SS Adolf...
Erich Topp, the commander of the German submarine U-552
Erich Topp was born on July 2, 1914 in Hanover. From July 1940 to August 1942, he sank...
Edouard Petibon, a French sailor onboard the battleship Bretagne
Edouard Petibon, a native of Nantes, serving onboard the battleship Bretagne. He was killed in action when his...
Oberjäger Gaspar Wallnöfer, an Austro-Hungarian soldier
Oberjäger Gaspar Wallnöfer, also spelled Caspar Walnöfer, a veteran of the third Italian War of Independence (1866). He...
Mikhail Yakovlevich, a young Red Army soldier
Mikhail Yakovlevich, receiving his baptism of fire at Kursk, at the age of 18.