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Erwin Kressmann (deceased)

Oberleutnant, schwere Panzerjager Abteilung 519. Awarded the Knights Cross in 1944. Erwinn Kressmann died on 19th March 2017.

20.10.1936 Eintritt als Freiwilliger 1. Kompanie Pz.Abw.Abt, 32 Kolberg/Ostsee Grundausbildung, Fahrausbildung in allen Klassen, Schirmmeistergehilfenausbildung, Werkstattunterweisung, Lehrgange zum Unteroffizier und besondere Waffenausbildung Entrance as a volunteer 1st company Pz. Abw. Abt, 32 Kolberg/Baltic Sea reason education, load education in all classes, screen master assistant education, workshop instruction, courses to the corporal and special weapon education.
01.10.1937 Beforderung zum Gefreiten Promoted to Gefreiter
01.09.1938 Versetung zur 3. Kompanie Pz.Abw.Abt. 12 Schwerin Mecklenburg als Ausbilder Transferred to the 3rd Company Pz. Abw. Abt. 12 Schwerins Meklenburg as an instructor.
01.10.1938 Beforderung zum Unteroffizier, Ausbilder vorwiegend Kompanietruppfuhrer und Zugfuhrer Promoted to Unteroffizier, instructing predominantly Kompanietruppfuhrer and Zugfuhrer.
01.09.1939 Polenfeldzug eingesetzt als Kompanietruppfuhrer und Zugfuhrer, ab Oktober 39 Verlegung der PzAbwAbt ins Rheinland, Lehrgang zum Fahrlehrer, anschliessend Fahrlehrerprufung fur alle Klassen 1,2,3, danach Fahrschulausbildung innerhalb der Kompanie Used as Kompanietruppfuhrer and Zugfuhrer on the Poland expeditions. Completed 39 missions with Pz. Abw. Abt into the
Rhineland. before completing a driving instructors course in October. Subsequently became Fahrlehrerprufung for all classes,
I, II and III, before load school education.
10.05.1940 Westfeldzug Belgien / Niederlande / Frankreich West expedition - Belgium, Netherlands and France.
01.06.1940 Beforderung zum Feldwebel, gleiche Funktionen wie vorher, Kustenschutz im Raum Cherbourg, Verlegung als Besatzung in den Niederlanden, Leitung der Ortskormmandantur in Boxtel, Lehrgang an der Panzertruppenschule in Wunstorf bei Berlin Promoted to Feldwebel, undertaking similar tasks as before. In action near Cherbourg, placed in a garrison in the Netherlands, and oversaw the Ortskommandantur course at the tank troop school in Wunstorf in Berlin.
01.06.1941 Beforderung zum Oberfeldwebel, Verwendung in gleicher Dienststellung wie vorher Promoted to Oberfeldwebel.
22.06.1941 Russlandfeldzug, eingesetzt im Nordabschnitt Kessel von Demjansk, Ernennung zum Offiziersanwarter Russian expedition - used in the north section, Demjansk, appointment to the Offiziersanwarter.
Mai 1942 Versetzung zur PzJgAbt. 24 auf der Krim, Krimfeldzug bis zur Einnahme von Sewastopol Transferred to Pz. Jg. Abt 24 in the Crimea, for the capture of Sebastopol.
01.06.1942 Beforderung zum Leutnant, Zugfuhrer, stellvertr. Kompaniefuhrer Promoted to Leutnant.
22.08.1942 Verlegung der PzJgAbt. 24 in den Nordabschnitt Russland, Kampf um Leningrad, Mga und Stellungskrieg am Wolchow, Ernennung zum Kompaniefuhrer Went with Pz. Jg. Abt. 24 to north Russia, and the fight for Leningrad, Mga, and the strategic battle at the Wolchow, appointment to the Kompaniefuhrer.
01.01.1943 Beforderung zum Oberleutnant, Ernennung zum Kompaniechef 2.Kompanie PzJgAbt. 24 Promoted to Oberleutnant. Appointed commander of 2. Kompanie Pz. Jg. Abt 24.
Juli 1943 Versetung zur Neuaufstellung sPzJgAbt. 519 (Hornisse 8,8), Chef 1. Kompanie in Spremberg/Niederlausitz, Restaufstellung und Ausbildung, Verlegung zum Truppenubungsplatz Oldebroek/Holland Transferred to the newly assembled sPzJgAbt 519 (Hornet 8.8), commanding the 1st Kompanie in Spremberg / Niederlausitz.
Subsequently moved to Oldebroek / Holland.
November 1943 Verlegung der Abteilung 519 im Eiltransport nach Russland, Mittelabschnitt Moved with 519 Abt. in fast carrier to the Russian Central Front.
13.12.1943 bis 18.02.1944 2 Schlachten um Witebsk bei der 3. Panzerarmee unter Fuhrung von Generaloberst Reinhard und Chef des Stabes General Heitkamper Took part in two battles around Witebsk with the 3rd Army under the leadership of Generaloberst Reinhard and Chef des Stabes General Heitkamper
18.02.1944 Beforderung zum Hauptmann Promoted to Hauptmann.
22.06.1944 3. Schlacht / Ruckzugsschlacht der 3. Panzerarmee bis zur ehemaligen Grenze Polens, Fastzerschlagung der sPzJgAbt. 519 3rd battle for the 3rd Army near the former border of Poland, almost leading to the destruction of 519 Abteilung.
Aug/Sept. 1944 Neuaufstellung der sPzJgAbt. 519 in Milau / Truppenubungsplatz, Umrustung auf Jagdpanther, Abteilungsstab 3 Jagdpanther, 4 Schutzenpanzerwagen, 6 gepanzerte Flugabwehrgeschutze, Versorungskompanie, Werkstattkompanie, Panzerbergezug und 3 18t Zugmaschinen,
1. Kompanie 14 Jagdpanther (8,8)
2. Kompanie 14 Sturmgeschutze III (7,5)
3. Kompanie 14 Sturmgeschutze III (7,5)
519 sPzJgAbt is reformed at Milau with new vehicles, including - 1st Kompanie : 14 Jagdpanthers (8.8), 2nd Kompanie : 14
Sturmgeschutz III (7.5) and 3rd Kompanie : 14 Sturmgeschutz III (7.5).
Anfang Okt. 1944 Verlegung an die Westfront, Einsatz im Raum Aachen, Wurselen, Hurtgenwald, Julich, Stolberg, Teilnahme an der Ardennenoffensive im Rahmen der VI. SS-Panzerarmee, weiterer Einsatz um Niedeggen, Inden und Pattern, zwischenzeitlich Kommandeur der Abteilung bis zurn Eintreffen des neuen Kommandeurs Major Rosenthal Transferred to the Western Front, in action near Aachen, Wurselen, Hurtgenwald, Julich and Stolberg. Took part in the Ardennes Offensive with the VI SS-Panzerarmee. In action again around Niedeggen, Inden and Pattern, commanding 519 Abteilung until the arrival of the new Kommandeurs Major Rosenthal.
15.02.1945 Tapferkeitsurlaub nach Verleihung des Ritterkreuzes (09.12.1944), in der Zeit bei dem Besuch der PzJg Ersatzabt. 43 Eingriff des Festungskommandanten von Spremberg, mit sofortiger Wirkung an die Ostfront kommandiert in den Kampfraurn Kustrin, Frankfurt / Oder, hier Verwendung in der Division des General Nickel als Kommandeur einer PzJgAbt. und PzJg Sperrbrigade, wenn ich nicht irre handelte es sich urn die PzJgAbt. 342 Went on a courage vacation after being awarded the Knight's Cross on 9th December 1944. Served in the division of General Nickel as a Kommandeur of a PzJgAbt and PzJg Barrier Brigade. 
Anfang Mai 1945 Nach Zerstorung zweier Sowjetkampfwagen durch T-Minen, schwere Verwundung am Bein durch konzentrierten, starken eschuss durch Granatwerfereinsatz der Sowjets, danach auf abenteuerliche Weise bis zur Elbe durchgeschlagen.Nach langerem Aufenthalt am Elbufer durch ein Sturmboot der Amerikaner abgeholt und in Gefangenschaft genommen. Von hieraus in ein deutsches Lazarett uberfurt. Kurz vor Ubernahme des Lazaretts durch die Russen Flucht in das Reservelazarett in Helmstedt After destroying two Soviet tanks using T-mines, Erwin Kressmann was wounded in the leg from concentrated heavy fire of 
Russian grenade launchers. Afterwards, he made an eventful passage to the Elbe, where after a long stay he was captured by
an American warship. From here he was taken to a German infirmary, from where he was flown by the Russians to the reserve
infirmary at Helmstedt.
Feb. 1946 Entlassung aus der Kriegsgefangenschaft Released from war captivity.

Erwin Kressmann (deceased)

Items Signed by Erwin Kressmann (deceased)

It is August 1944, barely two months since the Allies landed their first troops on the beaches of Normandy.  After the failed Operation Luttich  (codename given to a German counterattack during the Battle of Normandy, which took place around the Amer......
Taming the Tiger by Geoff Lea. (F)
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It is August 1944, barely two months since the Allies landed their first troops on the beaches of Normandy. After the failed Operation Luttich (codename given to a German counterattack during the Battle of Normandy, which took place around the Amer......

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 Oberfeldwebel Albert Kerscher, commander of 2nd company 511 Heavy Tank Battalion aided by a Panzer IV, two Hetzers, a Kingtiger and a Pak gun, successfully defended against concerted Soviet air and armoured attacks, his action buying valuable time f......
Kerschers Defence of Neuhauser Forest by David Pentland. (F)
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Oberfeldwebel Albert Kerscher, commander of 2nd company 511 Heavy Tank Battalion aided by a Panzer IV, two Hetzers, a Kingtiger and a Pak gun, successfully defended against concerted Soviet air and armoured attacks, his action buying valuable time f......

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 Panzer IVF2 tanks of 6th Panzer Division, Panzer Armee Hoth, attempt to fight their way through to the beleaguered Sixth Army at Stalingrad, 12th December 1942.  On the 21st the operation was abandoned when the expected breakout from Stalingrad fail......
Operation Winter Tempest by David Pentland. (D)
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Panzer IVF2 tanks of 6th Panzer Division, Panzer Armee Hoth, attempt to fight their way through to the beleaguered Sixth Army at Stalingrad, 12th December 1942. On the 21st the operation was abandoned when the expected breakout from Stalingrad fail......

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 Ernst Barkmanns (Das Reich, 2nd SS Panzer Division) famous day long solo engagement against an American Armoured breakthrough towards St. Lo, Normandy, 26th July 1944. ......
Barkmanns Corner by David Pentland. (D)
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Ernst Barkmanns (Das Reich, 2nd SS Panzer Division) famous day long solo engagement against an American Armoured breakthrough towards St. Lo, Normandy, 26th July 1944. ......

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 Panzer v Ausf. D Panthers of SS Panther Division Das Reich make their debut during the initial stages of the German summer offensive for Kursk. This unit with others of the SS Panzer Korps made the deepest advances into the well-prepared Soviet line......
Operation Zitadelle by David Pentland. (F)
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Panzer v Ausf. D Panthers of SS Panther Division Das Reich make their debut during the initial stages of the German summer offensive for Kursk. This unit with others of the SS Panzer Korps made the deepest advances into the well-prepared Soviet line......

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 Oberssturmbannfuhrer Jochim Peiper, commander of the armoured spearhead of 1st SS Panzer Division, in conference with some of the officers of other units under his command. Aside form men and tanks of his own division, these included King tigers of ......
Kampfgruppe Peiper by David Pentland. (D)
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Oberssturmbannfuhrer Jochim Peiper, commander of the armoured spearhead of 1st SS Panzer Division, in conference with some of the officers of other units under his command. Aside form men and tanks of his own division, these included King tigers of ......

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 Although in the process of regrouping after their escape from the Cherkassy Pocket, Panthers and Panzer Grenadiers of the crack 5th SS Panzer Division Wiking are part of the relief force hastily assembled and thrown in to free the strategically impo......
Fight for Kowel, Poland, March/April 1944 by David Pentland. (C)
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Although in the process of regrouping after their escape from the Cherkassy Pocket, Panthers and Panzer Grenadiers of the crack 5th SS Panzer Division Wiking are part of the relief force hastily assembled and thrown in to free the strategically impo......

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 Generalfeldmarschall Erwin Rommel, commander of Army Group B, consults with his former subordinate from North Africa, now divisional commander of the elite Panzer Lehr, General Fritz Bayerlein and the Colonel Rudolf Gerhardt of Panzer Regiment Lehr,......
Rommel in Normandy, France, 2nd July 1944 by David Pentland. (C)
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Generalfeldmarschall Erwin Rommel, commander of Army Group B, consults with his former subordinate from North Africa, now divisional commander of the elite Panzer Lehr, General Fritz Bayerlein and the Colonel Rudolf Gerhardt of Panzer Regiment Lehr,......

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On the 30th April, Untersharfuhrer Georg Diers and his crew of tank 314, were ordered to take up a defensive position at the Reichstag buildings. This was one of only two remaining King Tigers belonging to Heavy SS Tank Battalion 503 in Berlin. By th......
Defence of the Reichstag, Berlin, 1st May 1945 by David Pentland. (C)
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On the 30th April, Untersharfuhrer Georg Diers and his crew of tank 314, were ordered to take up a defensive position at the Reichstag buildings. This was one of only two remaining King Tigers belonging to Heavy SS Tank Battalion 503 in Berlin. By th......

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 A Tiger I and PAK 40 anti tank gun of the Muncheberg Division, field a final defence of the capital in front of the Brandenburg Gate under the shattered remains of the famous Linden trees. The under-strength division had just been formed the previou......
Tiger at the Gate, Berlin, 30th April 1945 by David Pentland. (C)
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A Tiger I and PAK 40 anti tank gun of the Muncheberg Division, field a final defence of the capital in front of the Brandenburg Gate under the shattered remains of the famous Linden trees. The under-strength division had just been formed the previou......

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 Unterscharfurher Karl-Heinz Turk of the Schwere SS Panzerabteilung 503, in one of the units few remaining Kingtigers, defends the Potsdammer Platz along with elements of the Munchberg Division against the rapidly encroaching Soviet forces. ......
The Last Battle, Berlin, 30th April 1945 by David Pentland. (B)
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Unterscharfurher Karl-Heinz Turk of the Schwere SS Panzerabteilung 503, in one of the units few remaining Kingtigers, defends the Potsdammer Platz along with elements of the Munchberg Division against the rapidly encroaching Soviet forces. ......NOT
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 Sturmgeschutz IIIF of Stug Battalion Grossdeutschland, and supporting infantry from GD Regiment 1 battle against Soviet forces defending the strategically important city of Voronezh on the Don. Combined arms operations such as this proved the value ......
Assault on Voronezh, Russia, 2nd - 7th July 1942 by David Pentland. (B)
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Sturmgeschutz IIIF of Stug Battalion Grossdeutschland, and supporting infantry from GD Regiment 1 battle against Soviet forces defending the strategically important city of Voronezh on the Don. Combined arms operations such as this proved the value ......

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 Following Hitlers death, the decision was taken by the officers and men of Sturmartillerie Brigade 249 to break out of the doomed capital. Shortly before midnight on the 3rd, what remained of the unit fought to the edge of the city at Spandau. By th......
Escape to the Elbe, Berlin, 3rd May 1945 by David Pentland. (C)
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Following Hitlers death, the decision was taken by the officers and men of Sturmartillerie Brigade 249 to break out of the doomed capital. Shortly before midnight on the 3rd, what remained of the unit fought to the edge of the city at Spandau. By th......

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 The crew of a late model Tiger I of the 3rd SS Totenkopf Division, manage to take a short break from the fighting around Warsaw, during the German assault, having pushed the Soviet forces out of the city and across the Vistula River. ......
Tiger I of the 3rd SS Totenkopf Division, Poland 1944 by Randall Wilson. (F)
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The crew of a late model Tiger I of the 3rd SS Totenkopf Division, manage to take a short break from the fighting around Warsaw, during the German assault, having pushed the Soviet forces out of the city and across the Vistula River. ......

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 With assault troops on board, a king tiger from Schwere Panzer Abteilung 511 leads a Jagdpanther down a morning misty road May 1945. ......
Konigstiger Ausf B by Randall Wilson. (F)
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With assault troops on board, a king tiger from Schwere Panzer Abteilung 511 leads a Jagdpanther down a morning misty road May 1945. ......

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 While commanding an emplaced Panther tank turret east of Piedimonte, the young Gefreiter Herbert Fries, from 2./FschPzJagAbt 1, slowed down the Allies who were trying to outflank what was left of 1FJD. In two days he and his crew knocked out 17 enem......
Panther Stellung, Monte Cassino, Italy, 21st -22nd May 1944 by David Pentland. (P)
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While commanding an emplaced Panther tank turret east of Piedimonte, the young Gefreiter Herbert Fries, from 2./FschPzJagAbt 1, slowed down the Allies who were trying to outflank what was left of 1FJD. In two days he and his crew knocked out 17 enem......NOT
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 In early 1945 Obersturmfuhrer Walter Girg was given command of a small unit of SS commandos whose task was to operate Russian tanks behind enemy lines. One such mission took him to the area of the enemy-encircled Kolberg garrison. The German forces ......
Jagdverbande Mitte, Pomerania, Germany, March 1945 by David Pentland. (P)
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In early 1945 Obersturmfuhrer Walter Girg was given command of a small unit of SS commandos whose task was to operate Russian tanks behind enemy lines. One such mission took him to the area of the enemy-encircled Kolberg garrison. The German forces ......

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 Hornet self propelled 88mm anti-tank guns of Heavy Anti-tank Battalion 519 attached to 3rd Army, Army Group Center. Oberleutnant Erwin Kressmann commanded 1st company, while its 1st platoon was led by the soon to be famous Lt Albert Ernst, who in an......
Hornisse, Central Russia, November 1943 by David Pentland. (P)
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Hornet self propelled 88mm anti-tank guns of Heavy Anti-tank Battalion 519 attached to 3rd Army, Army Group Center. Oberleutnant Erwin Kressmann commanded 1st company, while its 1st platoon was led by the soon to be famous Lt Albert Ernst, who in an......NOT
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 Hornet self propelled 88mm anti-tank guns of Heavy Anti-tank Battalion 519 attached to 3rd Army, Army Group Center. Oberleutnant Erwin Kressmann commanded 1st company, while 1st platoon was led by the soon to be famous Lt Albert Ernst, who in an eng......
Lull in the Battle, Central Russia, December 1943 by David Pentland. (P)
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Hornet self propelled 88mm anti-tank guns of Heavy Anti-tank Battalion 519 attached to 3rd Army, Army Group Center. Oberleutnant Erwin Kressmann commanded 1st company, while 1st platoon was led by the soon to be famous Lt Albert Ernst, who in an eng......

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 Jagdpanther self propelled 88mm anti-tank guns of Heavy Anti-tank Battalion 519 attached to 6th SS Panzer Army during the ill fated  Ardennes offensive. Only the 1st company commanded by Hautmann  Erwin Kressmann took part in the campaign. ......
Winter Offensive, Ardennes Forest, Germany, December 1944 by David Pentland. (P)
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Jagdpanther self propelled 88mm anti-tank guns of Heavy Anti-tank Battalion 519 attached to 6th SS Panzer Army during the ill fated Ardennes offensive. Only the 1st company commanded by Hautmann Erwin Kressmann took part in the campaign. ......NOT
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 Jagdpanther self propelled 88mm anti-tank guns of Heavy Anti-tank Battalion 519 attached to 6th SS Panzer Army during the ill fated  Ardennes offensive. Only the 1st company commanded by Hauptmann  Erwin Kressmann took part in the campaign. ......
Jagdpanthers in the Ardennes, Ardennes Forest, Germany, December 1944 by David Pentland. (P)
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Jagdpanther self propelled 88mm anti-tank guns of Heavy Anti-tank Battalion 519 attached to 6th SS Panzer Army during the ill fated Ardennes offensive. Only the 1st company commanded by Hauptmann Erwin Kressmann took part in the campaign. ......NOT
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Erwin Kressmann Tank Signature Pack.
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Titles in this pack :

Taming the Tiger by Geoff Lea. (F)
Kerschers Defence of Neuhauser Forest by David Pentland. (F)
Kampfgruppe Peiper by David Pentland. (D)
Konigstiger Ausf B by Randall Wilson. (F)

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Pack 769. Pack of two Knights Cross signed German tanks prints by David Pentland.
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Military Print Pack.......

Titles in this pack :

Kerschers Defence of Neuhauser Forest by David Pentland. (F)
Barkmanns Corner by David Pentland. (B)

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Pack 774. Pack of two signed German tank prints by David Pentland.
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Kampfgruppe Peiper by David Pentland. (D)
Defence of the Reichstag, Berlin, 1st May 1945 by David Pentland. (D)

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Erwin Kressmann Signed Tiger Tank Prints by Geoff Lea and Randall Wilson.
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Titles in this pack :

Taming the Tiger by Geoff Lea. (F)
Kerschers Defence of Neuhauser Forest by David Pentland. (F)

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Erwin Kressmann Signed King Tiger Tank Prints by David Pentland and Randall Wilson.
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Kampfgruppe Peiper by David Pentland. (D)
Konigstiger Ausf B by Randall Wilson. (F)

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