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Photo album KVK2 NCO Sicherungs-Batl.664 Germany Russia Orscha


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Gustav Rieckmann, WW1 combatant / WW2 NCO (Unteroffizier) Territorial Army and Security unit.
1) War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords, 10.12.42. Signed by the CO of the 286.Sicherungs-Division, Generalmajor Johann-Georg Richert (GCiG 1.12.41, Kn.Cr.17.3.44, Oak.L.18.10.44, death sentence 30.1.46 in Minsk).
2) Hindenburg cross for WW1 combatants, 12.7.35.
3) Photo album containing appr. 99 photos. Several photos described on the backside. Most military WW2. 5x military WW1 photos. Lots of photos with (and on) horses, burial etc. One photo is missing, one page with some damage (protection sheets were removed).

In WW2 he served as a NCO with Sicherungs-Bataillon 664 (till Jun.42 named Landesschüyzen-Bataillon 664). 1940-42 active in POW guarding duty in Germany (Hamburg, Schleswig). From Mar.42 onwards active in Middle Russia under command of the 286.Sicherungs-Division active in the area of Orscha. Jun.44 while still active in the area of Orscha the unit was completely destroyed due to the advancing Russian army.

Weight 0.75 kg


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