Group Photo of Liebstandarte Adolf Hitler, 1943

Discussion in 'Axis Units' started by Drew5233, Mar 5, 2010.

  1. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot Patron 1940 Obsessive

    Can anyone put names to the faces ? I recognise Sepp Dietrich but none of the others.

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  2. wtid45

    wtid45 Very Senior Member

    For starters as you look at the pic to Dietrichs left Kurt 'Panzer' Meyer.
     
  3. Slipdigit

    Slipdigit Old Hickory Recon

    Looks like a luftwaffe officer in the back row, to the right.
     
  4. wtid45

    wtid45 Very Senior Member

    Looks like a luftwaffe officer in the back row, to the right.
    Now your teasing him Jeff:lol:
     
  5. James S

    James S Very Senior Member

    Andy this comes from Michael Reynolds ""Steel Inferno" info on the same photo.

    Taken near Kharkov on 28th May 1943 to celebrate Dietrich's birthday.
    Kurt Meyer , Hugo Kraas , Sepp Dietrich , Albert Frey , Weiser , Rudolf Sandig , Bernard ("Papa") Krause , Schonberger , Hubert Meyer.

    From the look of things it is front and second row back and forth left to right.

    Copy of same photo with some additional info from Mark Yerger's "Waffen -SS Commanders" Volume 2 . (Schiffers).
     

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  6. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot Patron 1940 Obsessive

    Cheers James...Nice to know it was taken two years to the day he smothered his body in pig shit !

    Regards
    Andy
     
  7. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

    it was taken two years to the day

    1943-1940= 3 years.
    ;)
     
  8. Buteman

    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA

    At least his navigating was good around France & Belgium. I'll give him that.;)
     
  9. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot Patron 1940 Obsessive

    Sorry...I have other things on my mind at the mo-I think I should have typed it all up on Word first :lol:
     
  10. Trpr Hughes

    Trpr Hughes Member

    Christian Slater, dead center.
     
  11. aron

    aron Member

    Back row middle How did he get there Paul Eddington?
     

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  12. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot Patron 1940 Obsessive

    Could we please stick to the actual people in the photograph rather than look a likes.

    Cheers
    Andy
     

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