SS Standartenführer Heinz Harmel, regimental commander of the 2nd SS Panzer Division Das Reich being awarded Oak Leaves to the Knights Cross of the Iron Cross, as 296th soldier of the German Wehrmacht on 12/09/1943.

SS Gruppenfuhrer Heinz Harmel Commanded Frundsberg Division Knights Cross/ Oakleaves/ Swords Respected both by friends and foes, truly a gentleman.

Cicely Mary Barker - The Groundsel (Kreuzkraut) Fairy

Cicely Mary Barker - The Groundsel (Kreuzkraut) Fairy

DRK nurses with two Wehrmacht soldiers - World War II

DRK nurses talk with a Wehrmacht soldier, while another walks by - World War II

Kreuzkraut Hängepflanze

Kreuzkraut Hängepflanze

Caption: "Heinrich Springer (November 3, 1914 – October 27, 2007) in his formal portrait on the award of the Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes (Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross), January 1942. Unlike many "Aces" who won this award by accumulating a "score", Springer earned his for a single infantry combat action where he displayed exemplary personal bravery, leading a charge on a heavily defended bridge over the river Don. He was a Hauptsturmführer (Captain) in the 1. SS-Division…

Heinrich Springer (November 1914 – October was a Sturmbannführer in…

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