Auction Date: 27/02/2018 at 10:30 am
3x Rare German identification cards and photos - belonging to Klone Midmusiner for Reichbund fur Leiberubungen (German Sports Club), Otto Kuocker of 17 SS Panzergrenadier division and Sigfried Chuoen of Sturzkampfgeschwader 77 of the Luftwaffe. The 17. SS-Panzergrenadier-Division was formed in October 1943 from replacement units and conscripts. It saw action against the US forces in Normandy from 10 June 1944 and suffered heavy losses. It was later involved in the defence of Germany finally surrendering to the 101st US Airbourne Division on 6 May 1945. Sturzkampfgeschwader 77 was a dive bomber unit formed on 1 May 1939. It saw action in the Battle of Britain, the Balkans and Russia, including at Stalingrad.