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Veteran photo pages Matrose coastal patrol France Marseille Toul


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Matrose Herbert Gatz, Kriegsmarine coastal patrol and tender ship

Pages with photos and text made by the soldier after WW2 describing his Kriegsmarine carreer. One large tropical uniform photo and a smaller one is original from WW2, other photos are copies made after WW2, probabably got them during veteran meetings. One original city entering permit „Der Kommandant von Marseille“ 30.6.44 attached with his name. Some sort of seal with Kriegsmarine field post number.

Started Kriegsmarine service when 17 years old
18.Schiffsstamm-Abteilung Belfort
6.Sicherungs-Flottille in Marseille
Vorpostenboot V1702 (the „Unitas 3“), collided with U-987 and sank in the Baltic Sea on 17 February 1944
Mission Bordeaux to Brest
Tender (supply ship) Lahnstein with mission to Barcelona
30.6.44 he was in Marseille (field post number M40930 – Hafenkommandant Marseille)

Weight 0.15 kg