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#26 17-02-2015 10:09:01

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Re: DAK Related Postcards and Necrologies

Many thanks Red ! I love this new pic !

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#27 17-02-2015 11:24:13

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Nice photo Barron. Thanks for sharing mate.


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#28 23-02-2015 21:45:11

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Re: DAK Related Postcards and Necrologies

Recently picked up a couple more Afrika veterans necrology cards. One shown in his tropical uniform from a M.G. Unit killed at the battle of Sollum. The other escaped to Europe where he was killed, but mentioned his service in Afrika with Gerbirgsjaeger unit! Interesting mountain troops outfit! cool
                                                                  Barron

http://i59.tinypic.com/vrsv80.jpg,    http://i57.tinypic.com/2dmh3k5.jpg

http://i57.tinypic.com/1zwesna.jpghttp://i61.tinypic.com/k9fmh2.jpg

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#29 24-02-2015 09:40:28

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this is a wonderful pic my friend....thank you !!

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#30 21-04-2015 14:29:20

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I have picked up a few more necrologies of Afrika soldiers here for your viewing! There are several types of headgear shown worn in the photographs. Most are identified as to which battle they gave their lives. cool
                                                                                                            Barron

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/DSC07862_zpsglzmkunj.jpg, http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/DSC07868_zpsmpfosttk.jpg,
http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/DSC07860_zpsuxexlcal.jpg,   http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/DSC07866_zpss05fbmyc.jpg,
http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/DSC07861_zpstoaqvd65.jpg, http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/DSC07867_zpsx6u1elrx.jpg,
http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/DSC07863_zpsqdfluurl.jpg, http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/DSC07869_zpsa5aeqhtt.jpg,
http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/DSC07864_zpsughcitro.jpg, http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/DSC07870_zpsbzqjg8qh.jpg,

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#31 21-04-2015 14:55:47

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Hi Barron,

isn't it weird that some cards have R.I.P on the them?

I would expect to see R.I.F (Ruhe in Frieden).


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#32 21-04-2015 19:04:12

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From what I have noticed during my cemetery research is that R.I.P. is the standard inscription for Roman Catholic gravestones. Must be why it also carries over to the death announcements. Same with the type of plain cross usually used while other denominations used more embellished types like the Episcopalian cross. Even the U.S. military on their gravestones use some different crosses for different denominations and or faiths recently. My Confederate veterans graves actually use the Maltese Cross like the Germans (even though it is called the Cross of Honor). smile                       Barron

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#33 22-04-2015 01:39:34

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Here is another that I had I hard time posting earlier! cool              Barron

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Necrology%20Cards/Herbert20Trenz-Front_zpssszgdh7c.jpg, http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Necrology%20Cards/Herbert20Trenz-Reverse_zpsokyjdnbu.jpg

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#34 22-04-2015 08:36:18

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Rebbaron55 wrote:

From what I have noticed during my cemetery research is that R.I.P. is the standard inscription for Roman Catholic gravestones.

Those were located in the US though, so they were written by Americans.

These prints were produced in Germany, that's why i was wondering about it's use. I will ask a German friend about this.


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#35 22-04-2015 14:41:17

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That would be interesting! As Pax is the latin word for peace that most European languages would derive their equivalent word from. hmm cool        Barron

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#36 23-04-2015 10:45:08

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very nice cards ! Peace all soldiers

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#37 23-04-2015 15:20:57

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Rebbaron55 wrote:

That would be interesting! As Pax is the latin word for peace that most European languages would derive their equivalent word from. hmm cool        Barron

Yes Barron it's Latin not English.

Here is the reply of my very knowledgeable friend.

"Hi Chris,

the use of "RIP" on grave markers, death cards etc. is not unusual in the German-speaking world (although it is probably even more popular in English-speaking countries.)

The reason being that it is, in fact, not actually English, but Latin: "requiescat in pace", meaning "rest in peace".

It's really just a coincidence that the initials are identical in Latin and English.
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#38 09-08-2015 23:24:43

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I just picked up some more necrologies from Tunisian campaign with gravesite locations attached. All three are buried at the same cemetery. One is a repeat of a previous posted card but with different art. Found out from dealer that this happened on high ranking and well known soldiers fairly often. smile  Enjoy!  Barron

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Necrology%20Cards/Page00000000202_zpsqxugxmbi.jpg, http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Necrology%20Cards/Page00000001B_zpsch7jydk5.jpg, http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Necrology%20Cards/Page00000002%202_zpsigsapiro.jpg, http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Necrology%20Cards/Page00000003%202_zpsq9kvjzj5.jpg,http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Necrology%20Cards/Page00000004202_zpsrxyxjg0a.jpghttp://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Necrology%20Cards/Page00000005%202_zpsyne53te4.jpg

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#39 11-08-2015 20:50:21

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The following is an artillery soldier's necrology who was a casualty of the siege of Tobruk. cool   Barron

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Necrology%20Cards/Page00000090_Page_120-20Copy_zpsft44ec1n.jpg, http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Necrology%20Cards/2b5b2171-d773-4803-8e19-aafc6966fc4f_zps1rajh1ha.jpg

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#40 11-08-2015 21:36:38

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Here is another motorized artillery soldier killed in an air attack most likely in El Alamein area but not mentioned specifically.  cool  Barron

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Necrology%20Cards/Page00000090_Page_1_zpsb4hnpmmi.jpg, http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Necrology%20Cards/Page00000090_Page_3_zpscbrqd9wk_2.jpg

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#41 11-08-2015 23:03:09

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Here is a very early German soldier killed at the beginning of the first battle for Tobruck. He was even a theology student before the war. Sure looked awfully serious for his mug shot. cool  Barron

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Necrology%20Cards/Page00000090_Page_220-20Copy_zpsed6ybknm.jpg, http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Necrology%20Cards/Page00000090_Page_520-20Copy20-20Copy20-20Copy_zps48x5ymzl.jpg

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#42 11-08-2015 23:26:27

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Here is a soldier from a grenadier regiment killed at the very end of the campaign in Tunisia. I would hope he is buried in the same cemetery as the other three I posted earlier in this thread. Nice picture of statue of a contemporary soldier with an angel on the reverse. cool                                                    Barron

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Necrology%20Cards/Page00000060_Page_120-20Copy20-20Copy_zpsbfpthl44.jpg, http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Necrology%20Cards/Page00000090_Page_5_zpsdarycdhw.jpg

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#43 11-08-2015 23:49:17

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Re: DAK Related Postcards and Necrologies

Here is my last one for this group that I obtained. This soldier was killed in the El Alamein battle in October 1942. cool    Barron

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Necrology%20Cards/Page00000090_Page_2%20-%20Copy%203_zpsklacyam1.jpg, http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Necrology%20Cards/Page00000090_Page_4%20-%20Copy_zpsxb77jjjo.jpg

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#44 12-08-2015 08:50:09

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Your collection of these is growing Barron. Well done.
Thanks for posting.


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#45 14-08-2015 06:54:34

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Here are some nice posed group photos in Naples before transport to Afrika and along the way by the train that was often used to transport replacement soldiers to the front.
                                        Enjoy!   Barron   cool
http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/Military%20Photographs/German%20Tropical%20Portraits/Page00000004_zpsxyvtqajw.jpg,http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/Military%20Photographs/German%20Tropical%20Portraits/Page00000061_Page_3420-20Copy_zps6g8scnsh.jpg, http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/Military%20Photographs/German%20Tropical%20Portraits/Page00000061_Page_3520-20Copy202_zpsis7zaf5t.jpg, http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/Military%20Photographs/German%20Tropical%20Portraits/Page00000061_Page_4020-20Copy_zpsgybiup3z.jpg

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#46 14-08-2015 08:27:46

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Here are a couple of Luftwaffe soldiers, one of which was killed in Egypt and the other at the very end of campaign in Tunis.   Barron cool

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Necrology%20Cards/Page00000001204_zpso1gmw54d.jpg, http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Necrology%20Cards/Herbert20Trenz-Reverse_zpsokyjdnbu.jpg,http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Necrology%20Cards/Calpar20Gach20obit20Card20Tunis202202_zpscr7rcwov.jpg, http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Necrology%20Cards/Calpar20Gach20obit20Card20Tunis201202_zps4hxtzyss.jpg

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#47 15-08-2015 06:26:30

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The following item is a 1940 color postcard of a Stuka flyer from Stukageschwader 3 that participated most of the North African campaign. Hope you will enjoy! smile  Barron

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/Military%20Photographs/German%20Tropical%20Portraits/Stuka20Pilot20Front_zpss2j1y25n.jpg, http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/Military%20Photographs/German%20Tropical%20Portraits/Stuka20Pilot20Back_zpsrqlp2xok.jpg

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#48 29-08-2015 10:22:19

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always sad but very interesting ! thank you

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#49 29-08-2015 16:36:43

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Excellent postcard Barron.


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#50 04-09-2015 03:41:13

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Here is another related card from same artist as above of a He-111 flier with slight damage to top edge. Enjoy! cool  Barron

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/Military%20Photographs/Page0000000020-20Copy20-20Copy_zpse3gvgai5.jpg, http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/Military%20Photographs/Page0000000120-20Copy202_zpsdwkbkllr.jpg

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