Just added the following to the Ephemera page:
Postwar signature of Walter Böhm, KC recipient from the 1./Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 8. $15.
Postwar signature of Hermann Eckardt, KC recipient of the 1./Panzer-Abteilung 8. $15.
Nice 4-color image of Panzer I’s advance during prewar training. Three-color prewar camouflage scheme can be seen to good advantage. No writing on reverse. These postcards were printed and distributed by the periodical Die Wehrmacht. $20.
Nice postcard image of an early Panzer IV (Ausführung B?) with the lyrics to a military song below: Vorwärts nach Osten! (Forward to the East!). No writing on back. $15.
Postcard of prewar demonstration of air/ground coordination between armor and airpower (viewers in the background). Three-tone prewar camouflage can be seen on the advancing Panzer I’s. Writing on the reverse and stamped. Stamp also be the soldier’s convalescent unit: the Genesende Kompanie of Panzer-Ersatz-Abteilung 25. Dated: 25 January 1942. $10.
Sd.Kfz. 263 “on patrol” in a staged image in the Soviet Union. Part of the Unsere Wehrmacht series. No writing on reverse. $10.
An unidentified scout poses in front of his Sd.Kfz. 221 in a German town. Typical studio photo postcard of the time. Early uniform and crash helmet/beret. No writing on reverse. $15.
Photo postcard from 1943 with bird’s eye view of several scout vehicles, including a Sd.Kfz. 232 (8 Rad), Sd.Kfz. 221′s, Sd.Kfz. 222 and Sd.Kfz. 223′s. No writing on reverse. $15.
Photo postcard portrait of an unidentified armor soldier wearing a 1st-pattern Panzer wrap and a black enlisted Panzer overseas cap with pink soutache applied to the upturn. Personal dedication on the reverse. $20.
Photo postcard portrait of an armor soldier wearing a 2nd-pattern Panzer wrap without skulls on the collar tabs. Soldier identified on reverse as Harry Linke (DOB: 27 March 1912). $15.
Prewar colorized photo portrait postcard of an unidentified soldier, probably from Artillerie-Regiment 25. Original coloring and tinting of image suggested the Waffenfarbe might have been kupferbraun. $10.
Josef Wenisch, scout in a Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung. Died of wounds in a military hospital in Italy on 14 December 1944. I have two of these. $10.
Unteroffizier Armin Röck, identified as a Panzerspähtruppführer (Armored Car Section Leader), died of wounds in a military hospital in Germany on 25 September 1944. Wears a 1st-pattern Panzer jacket and crash helmet/beret. $10.
Alois Dobler, was an ordained priest (Heart of Jesus Missionaries), who was drafted into the Army and rose to the rank of Gefreiter in a Kradschützen-Bataillon. He was mortally wounded in the east, dying on 25 September 1941. He was a recipient of the Iron Cross, Second Class, and the Infantry Assault Badge in Silver. $15.
Ottmar Pösterl was a Gefreiter in a Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung, who was killed in the east on 19 May 1944. $5.
Franz Garhammer was a Gefreiter in a Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung, who was killed in the East on 22 August 1944. $10.
Josef Gruber was an Obergefreiter in a Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung, who was killed in the East on 20 March 1943. $5.
Engelbert Wimmer was an Obergefreiter in a Panzer-Aufklärungs-Ersatz-Abteilung, who was killed in an automobile accident in Vienna on 31 January 1944. $5.
Hans Steinberger was a Gefreiter in a Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung, who died from wounds sustained in the East on 11 May 1944. $5.
Matthias Maier was an Obergefreiter in a Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung, who died from wounds sustained in the East on 15 November 1942. He was a recipient of the Iron Cross, Second Class, the General Assault Badge and the Black Wound Badge. $5.
Robert Rasp was an Unteroffizier and officer candidate in a Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung, who was killed in the east. No other details available. This is an image and caption clipped from a newspaper obituary. $1.
Lot of 12 death cards for enlisted personnel and noncommissioned officers serving in Aufklärungs-Abteilungen (with one in a reconnaissance replacement detachment and another in a mountain reconnaissance battalion). $20.
Lot of six death cards to enlisted personnel and noncommissioned officers of Kradschützen-Bataillone (one double death card shows two brothers, the other of whom was in a combat engineer battalion). $10.
Lot of five death cards to soldiers and an airman assigned to a variety of units but who were killed while conducting patrol activities. (The Luftwaffe airman was most likely assigned to a ground combat unit; another card is for the leader of an armored car section.)