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  German uniforms & Picklehaube of WW1
Worn by a Gefreiter (lance corporal) of the 184th Infantry Regiment, 183rd (Prussian) Division, German Army, who was killed by 3 Platoon, 'A' Company, 24 Battalion, AIF, in the attack on Ville-sur-Ancre on 19 May 1918.
The gefreiter was wearing the ribbon bar of the Iron Cross.
The 183rd Division had recently been reinforced by 19 year old boys who were not of great fighting value and the brunt of the fighting was borne by the NCOs who fought bravely to the end.
www.diggerhistory.info /pages-uniforms/german.htm   (389 words)

  Tyler's Military Site - Ramsey's Emporium
Josef Hausmanninger, a Gefreiter in an Infantry Regiment from Neustadt, died on 6 Feb 1942 in Wolchow, Russia at the age of 28.
Hans Kamm, a Gefreiter in an Infantry Regiment from Waldmuenchen, died on 13 Feb. 1942 in a counter attack in the East at the age of 25.
Alois Sterner, a Gefreiter in an Infantry Regiment from Weferting and participant in the French and Russian campaigns, died on 26 Jan. 1942 in the East at the age of 31.
www.tylersmilitarysite.com /deathcards.htm   (3103 words)

 Militaerpass.net - Infanterie Militärpass overview
Gefreiter Matthias Hiertz served with Infanterie-Regiment 69 from 1911 to 1913 and then served with Infanterie-Regiment 65, as part of 80.
Gefreiter Georg Eierich was inducted into the recruit depot of 4.
Gefreiter Otto Chemnitz was recruited into infantry regiment 96 in May 1915 and joined 10.
www.zeltbahn.net /wehrpass/mp_inf.htm   (4337 words)

 169th (8th Baden) Infantry Regiment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Gefreiter Jakob Maier is standing second from the left on the back row.
Gefreiter Jakob Maier is standing at the far right.
Gefreiter Jakob Maier - who suffered a gunshot wound through the left hand on 1st July 1916 - is seated third from right on the front row.
www.pals.org.uk /ir169_e1.htm   (110 words)

 Infanterie - Regiment Nr. 459 - Uniform and Equipment Handbook
Figure 1: Our Gefreiter is wearing an uniform that consists of the 1915 Bluse (tunic) and Stonegray trousers with red piping.
If our Gefreiter was wearing Marching boots his trousers would be on the outside of his boots.
Our Gefreiter is wearing the same "basic combat" kit except he is now wearing "grenade bags." The bags also known as "water wings" can contain both stick and egg grenades.
www.ir459.org /uniform_2.htm   (719 words)

 Awards and Promotions
For instance, the Rank of Gefreiter is roughly equivalent to a Lance Corporal or Private First Class in the US Army, yet the responsibilities assigned to the Gefrieter are more in line with a Junior NCO (Corporal).
Gefreiter: Acting Corporal (sometime referred to Lance Corporal).
Gefreiter is the lowest rank given to an Non-Commissioned Officer in the Imperial German Army.
blindkat.hegewisch.net /voss/gefreiter.html   (1169 words)

 JG3 - Russia 1942 - Mission Log   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Gefreiter Gustav Bock and Flieger Boris Lange are killed in a collision on takeoff.
Gefreiter Walther Preissler and Flieger Rudolf Trabandt RTB.
Gefreiter Bruno Gottesman is killed in a collision with an enemy plane.
individual.utoronto.ca /akeeping/jg3/tempmissionlog.html   (3610 words)

 Lexikon Gefreiter
Jahrhundert stellten die Gefreiten das erste Glied einer Kompanie, jeder Gefreite war Führer einer Rotte (das heißt der Soldaten die in den Gliedern direkt hinter ihm standen).
Der Dienstgrad Gefreiter wird einem Soldaten der Bundeswehr allgemein nach dreimonatiger Dienstzeit bei der Bundeswehr übertragen (§ 9.1 Soldatenlaufbahnverordnung, SLV) wenn er mit dem Dienstgrad Soldat eingestellt wurde.
Der Dienstgrad Gefreiter kann nur durch die Einstellung mit einem höheren Dienstgrad übersprungen werden.
lexikon.freenet.de /Gefreiter   (479 words)

 Gefreiter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In today's German Bundeswehr, almost every soldier or sailor successfully passing the 8 weeks basic training and subsequent 4 weeks of special training is promoted to Gefreiter.
Following the NATO ranking system, Gefreiter ranks as Private (OR-2), Obergefreiter as PFC (OR-3 lower half), Hauptgefreiter as Lance-Corporal (OR-3 upper half), Stabsgefreiter and Oberstabsgefreiter as Corporal (OR-4).
The German Navy, Kriegsmarine, has also periodically maintained a rank known as Matrosengefreiter, translated as "Seaman Corporal", and equivalent to an Able Seaman or Leading Seaman.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gefreiter   (301 words)

 History of the GD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
12 September 1943 — Unteroffizier Hauth, Unteroffizier Donauberger, Gefreiter Gräfe, Stabsgefreiter Goldewey, Gefreiter Graf, and Gefreiter Schulz fell in the fighting west of Makuchi at hill 172.6 while Rühr, Rumey and Wurm (all from 13 Kompanie/ Panzer Grenadier Regiment GD) all died of their wounds.
25 December 1943 — Kraftfahrer and Gefreiter Franz Wagner fell in the Ukraine.
Feldwebel Drenkhahn, Obergefreiter Schellhase and Gefreiter Jentsch (Panzer C24, 11./ Panzer Regiment GD) fell when their panzer got knocked out of action.
www.angelfire.com /rant/grossdeutschland/history.html   (4051 words)

 Book Review: The Killing of Corporal Kunze   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Gefreiter Kunze's troubles in Tonkawa probably began when he was interrogated by the U.S. Army in August 1943.
He appeared to have been singled out by the Army for special treatment, and knowledge of the interrogation and its unusual circumstances may have aroused the suspicions of Nazi leaders among the POW.
But it was a letter to his wife intercepted by Nazi leaders at Tonkawa that brought his downfall, then the Nazi leaders concluded that Gefreiter Johannes Kunze was a traitor and that he should pay for his treason.
vikingphoenix.com /news/books/reviews/kunze.htm   (1299 words)

 Das Wörterbuch der Bundeswehr - Der Slang beim Bund
Jeder Gefreite, oder - um W10 gerecht zu werden - meinetwegen auch jeder Obergefreite, der beim Arbeiten erwischt wird, obwohl Mäuse in der Nähe waren, hat verloren und bei seinen Kameraden bis auf alle Ewigkeit verschissen.
In der Regel ein Rekrut oder Gefreiter und Depp für alles.
Österreichische Gefreite haben anstatt eines Balkens einen Stern auf der Schulterklappe.
www.unmoralische.de /bundeswehr.htm   (8612 words)

 Gefreiter - Wikipedia
Der Dienstgrad Gefreiter wird einem Soldaten der Bundeswehr allgemein nach dreimonatiger Dienstzeit bei der Bundeswehr übertragen (§ 9.1 Soldatenlaufbahnverordnung, SLV) wenn er mit dem Dienstgrad Soldat eingestellt wurde.
In der Schweizer Armee ist der Gefreite ein Mannschaftsdienstgrad, der zur Gruppenführer-Stellvertretung befähigt ist.
Der Gefreite erhält einen höheren Sold (6.- anstatt 5.- sFr pro Tag), das Dienstgradabzeichen zeigt zwei Schrägbalken.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gefreiter   (595 words)

 Soviet Cannibalism in German POW Camps
After discussing the facts of the case with the camp commandant, Specialist Officer Kühn, the following witnesses were interrogated after being informed of the object of the interrogation, being warned to tell the truth and the oath to be sworn, with reference to the significance of the results of perjury or swearing falsely.
Gefreiter Gefreiter Fiedler, Recording Secretary, obligated according to Section 104, paragraphs 3, 22, and paragraph 2 of the Code of Military Justice.
On 29 November, Gefreiter Gass reported as follows to the leader of the burial commando in camp 1a.
www.cwporter.com /sovcan.htm   (11449 words)

 Free Poetry Magazine :: MUGround :: We Love Poetry
Upon first glance at his grey uniform, it would be easy to discern his obsession for neatness; the kind of soldier you would expect to see in an officer’s uniform.
The invading Gefreiter grinned at this, and stated matter-of-factly, “That’s the second time I have caught you napping, Herr Ulrich.
You are dismissed.” The Gefreiter ran to his tent, seized his helmet, and hurried to the command post.
www.mallasch.com /mug/fiction/view-story.php?work=99   (3550 words)

 Adolf Hitler - biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
At the beginning of World War I he volunteered for service in the Bavarian army.
There he proved to be a brave soldier, but was never promoted beyond the rank of a "Gefreiter", because his superior officers didn't believe he would have any qualities in leadership.
Short before the end of the war in 1918, he was injured by an English gas attack.
www.toy-soldier-gallery.com /Articles/Hitler/Hitler.html   (111 words)

 Imperial German Army NCO Rank Assignments
Shown next to the individual rank is the pattern of bayonet or sword knot worn by specific ranks.
It should be noted that the Gefreiter was not an NCO in the accepted term in the German Army.
The Obergefreiter was a senior Gefreiter and wore the larger Sergeant size collar button and was entitled to wear the NCOs' bayonet knot.
users.hunterlink.net.au /~maampo/militaer/glenn/nco/NCOs.html   (376 words)

 Amazon.com: Gefreiter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Fokker D.VII of Gefreiter Scheutzel, Grimms fairy tale, "The...
and the mother of a gefreiter, and she had no idea...
Beierlein and two of his Gefreiter had an important task in...
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=Gefreiter&tag=acronymfinder-20&index=blended&link_code=qs&page=1   (1153 words)

 Frank Morawa
He was on a troop train to Denmark when news of an assassination attempt had been made on Hitler.
His fascinating story, "Meet the Gefreiter," is written up in the April 2006 issue of Militaria International Magazine.
The writers of this biographical account are WWII scholars and authors of several books in the field (check Amazon) Ray and Josephine Cowdery of Rapid City.
www.hpcnet.org /morawa   (146 words)

 Unteroffizier - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The rank of Unteroffizier was first created to "bridge the gap" between career professional soldiers and enlisted conscripts.
Unteroffizier was then established as a Junior NCOs rank between Gefreiter and Feldwebel and was more or less regarded as a full Corporal.
Unteroffizier is one of the few German military ranks whose insignia has remained unchanged over the past one hundred years.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Unteroffizier   (372 words)

 Träger des Ritterkreuz des Eiserne Kreuz Lt.Hans Sturm (Inf.Reg.437)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
During the second week in September 1942, Gefreiter Hans Sturm, a company runner of the Infanterie-Regiment 473, Infanterie-Division 253., was located near the Volga River along the northern edge of Rschew.
After weathering two continuous days of Soviet preparatory artillery fire, a Soviet infantry assault was launched against the German regimental positions held by the 3d platoon.
For his gallantry, Gefreiter Hans Sturm was awarded the Knight's Cross while recovering from his wounds in a in a field hospital on 4 October 1942.
www.stengerhistorica.com /GalleriedeClausewitz/Ritterkreuztraeger/Sturm.htm   (329 words)

 fr - pafg28 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Ahnen albert Rduch Gefreiter [Parents] was born about 1821.
Ahnen albert Rduch Gefreiter was born about 1846.
Ahnen albert Rduch Gefreiter was born about 1821.
members.chello.nl /e.oosterveld/rduch/pafg28.htm   (130 words)

 SmugMug - AFP-15055 : Images of Axis troops in WW2 : The grave of Gefreiter Josef Maier (5th Gebirgs Division) ...
SmugMug - AFP-15055 : Images of Axis troops in WW2 : The grave of Gefreiter Josef Maier (5th Gebirgs Division) somewhere on Crete during Unternehmen 'Merkur' - May - June 1941.
The Gefreiter's Panzerbüchse, it's ammunition, his cap, bayonet and some local cactus have been used to decorate the grave.
The grave of Gefreiter Josef Maier (5th Gebirgs Division) somewhere on Crete during Unternehmen 'Merkur' - May - June 1941.
afp-15055.smugmug.com /gallery/338086/11/14342310   (210 words)

This figure represents a Gefreiter of the newly formed Deutches Afrika Korps sent to North Africa to aid the Italians in 1942.
The figure is dressed in the early pattern olive coloured uniform of open neck tunic with national, arm of service and rank insignia, trousers, leather and canvas boots and steel helmet.
The goggles supplied with the figure are very good and the white neck scarf is a nice touch.
www.btinternet.com /~d.dashwood/david.affs/reinhardt.htm   (153 words)

 Communiqué ARCHEAVIA n°1
Gefreiter Kurt VALENTA 9./fl.Rgt.11 Nr 3245 né le 17 Octobre 1924 à Bruck Steier-a.d.thurrmark.
Gefreiter Karl STEGEN 68681/15 né le 31 Janvier 1923 à Hannover,
La garnison du camp radar "Dackel" s'est rendue immédiatement sur place et ramassa trois corps mutilés pour les mettre en cercueils.
www.histavia21.net /Do217/SJB001.htm   (1095 words)

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Cards measure 2 5/8" x 4 9/16", show light age and are complete with photographs of soldiers in uniform.
Gefreiter Uicher was killed in Russia on 18 October 1941 at age 32.
Gefreiter Steinmetz was killed in the East on 7 February 1943 at age 31.
www.johnsonreferencebooks.com /catalogue/misc/paperstuff/index.html   (2105 words)

 TIME.com: Adolf & Ignatz -- Jan. 1, 1934 -- Page 1
When Housepainter Adolf Hitler was a Gefreiter (lance corporal) in the German army during the War, Carpenter Ignatz Westenkirchner was a private in his squad.
Many an afternoon Carpenter Ignatz cleaned his mess kit and read and reread his shirt while Housepainter Adolf talked of the things he was going to do later.
After he was wounded and made a Gefreiter he didn't take his leave but came right back to the regiment as soon as he could move about.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,746670,00.html   (558 words)

 DOD: Source - Gefreiter Josef high-res axis skin V.1.2 - Planet Half-Life
DOD: Source - Gefreiter Josef high-res axis skin V.1.2
This is a High resolution replacement skin for the axis soldier in Day of Defeat: Source.
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planethalflife.gamespy.com /View.php?view=DODSourceFiles.Detail&id=8   (308 words)

 Handmade Russian WW2 Armoured Gefreiter Shoulder Boards - Service Insignia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The loops underneath are made from a thick metal wire.
They are for a corporal or Gefreiter and are service shoulder boards.
This is a really interesting addition to any Russian WW2 insignia collection and I would like to think they were made out of parts taken from a destroyed enemy tank, but who knows.
www.ostfront.com /militaria/prods/ROIN-00007.html   (103 words)

Gefreiter Müller steht in der Pause mit den Händen in den Hosentaschen rum.
Oberfeldwebel:” Gefreiter Müller wenn ihnen jetzt die Eier explodieren würden dann hätten Sie keine Hände mehr.”
Gefreiter Müller:” Wenn mir die Eier explodieren brauche ich auch keine Hände mehr”
www.witze-witzlos.de   (337 words)

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