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Article about: I recently purchased a Luftwaffe grouping... I would like to find out more information on Capt. Karl Schmidt ... Winner of the German cross in gold ... Any help on finding information would

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    I recently purchased a Luftwaffe grouping... I would like to find out more information on Capt. Karl Schmidt ... Winner of the German cross in gold ... Any help on finding information would be greatly appreciated.

    Thank you in advance.

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    Anybody?

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    There are some here that will be able to help you, just need to be patient.
    Maybe Dimas or Paul E.
    Ralph.
    Searching for anything relating to, Anton Boos, 934 Stamm. Kp. Pz. Erz. Abt. 7, 3 Kompanie, Panzer-Regiment 2, 16th Panzer-Division (My father)

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    These are the Karl Schmidt's in the lufwaffe.... kinda hard to figure out which one he is... He was a captain when he Received His German cross in gold in 1944. This I know for sure.



    SCHMIDT, Dr. Karl. 01.08.44 promo to Obstlt.d.R. (n.d.) Kdr. Flakscheinwerfer-Abt. 438 (still 04.45).
    SCHMIDT, Karl. 15.11.42 Maj.(Erg.O.), trf from Stab/Oberbefehlshaber Süd to XIII. Fliegerkorps.
    SCHMIDT, Karl. 01.03.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak).
    SCHMIDT, Karl. (DKG). 05.06.43 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 10.03.44 Hptm., appt Staka 5./KG
    55 (to 31.05.44). 01.01.45 Hptm., awarded DKG, KG (unspecified).
    SCHMIDT, Karl. 01.09.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Bau-).
    SCHMIDT, Karl. (DOB: 15.04.91). (W.B.K. Bonn). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak).
    SCHMIDT, Karl. (DOB: 06.10.02). 27.01.43 Oblt.(Kr.O.), trf from Luftflottenkdo. 3 to Flieger-Ers.Btl.
    III. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.).
    SCHMIDT, Karl. (DOB: 21.05.14). (W.B.K. Celle). 06.43 Oblt., appt Nachr.Offz. in
    Geschwaderstab/JG 5 ( to 05.44). 01.07.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Ln.).
    SCHMIDT, Karl. (DOB: 20.12.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.).
    SCHMIDT, Karl. (DOB: 19.04.10). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.).
    SCHMIDT, Karl. (DOB: 18.02.13). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.).
    SCHMIDT, Karl. (DOB: 10.12.13). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.).
    SCHMIDT, Karl. (DOB: 14.12.09). W.B.K. Swinemünde). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.).
    SCHMIDT, Karl-Alexander von. 01.01.39 promo to Obstlt. 10.07.39 Obstlt., Leiter Luftmuna
    Altentreptow, temporary duty to and appt acting Kdt. Koflug Salzwedel. 26.04.44 Obstlt., appt Kdt.
    Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 23/III (Guben) (to 02.45?. 30.04.45 Oberst (Tr.O.) in Flieger-Ers.Btl. III, released from
    active military service.
    SCHMIDT, Karl-Georg. 03.45 Oblt., in 4./KG (J) 6. 31.03.45 WIA – in Bf 109 K-4 shot down by
    fighters vic Klecany.
    SCHMIDT, Karl-Gottfried. 16.07.43 Maj. (d.R.) in Flak-Ers.Abt. 94 (Führerreserve), trf to Lw.-Befh.
    Mitte for further assignment.
    SCHMIDT, Karl-Gustav. (DOB: 01.08.15 or 11.08.15). 04.04.34 entered service with the Heer
    (Infanterie). 01.11.35 trf to the Luftwaffe and sent to Fl.Gr. Lechfeld for Beobachter (observer) training.
    10.03.36 trf to II./KG 152 (Greifswald) as a Beobachter. 06.11.36 trf to Kampfgruppe I. K/88 (Legion
    Condor). 03.05.37 trf to III.(K)/LG 1 as a Beobachter and then as a pilot (to 18.07.40). 01.09.38 promo
    to Oblt. 19.07.40 trf to FFS C 10. 01.10.41 promo to Hptm. 26.02.43 Hptm., appt Staka 5.
    (See)/Erg.Fernaufkl.Gr. (to 13.01.44). 06.44 Hptm., appt Staka 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 120 (to 08.05.45).
    01.08.44 promo to Maj.
    SCHMIDT, Karl-Heinrich. 01.10.44 promo to Maj.(d.R.). 01.02.45 Maj. and Maj. beim Stabe in
    Stab/Ln.-Rgt. 232.
    SCHMIDT, Karl-Heinz. 19.02.44 Oblt. in 2./FAGr. 5, KIA – in Ju 290 A-5 (9V+FK) lost over the
    Atlantic.
    SCHMIDT, Karl-Heinz von. 01.01.43 Oblt.(Kr.O.), trf from FFS A/B 33 to Führerreserve RLM/Ob.d.L.
    SCHMIDT, Dr. Klaus. (DOB: 07.12.96). 01.04.42 promo to Oberfeldarzt. 04.11.44 appt Chefarzt/Lw.-
    Lazarett 6/VII (Kohlgrub).
    SCHMIDT, Kurt. (from Trier). 25.05.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak) (RDA 01.11.39), released from the
    Offizierkorps d.Lw. (retired? or trf to the Heer?).
    SCHMIDT, Kurt. (DOB: 06.02.18). 01.08.44 promo to Hptm.
    SCHMIDT, Dr. Kurt. (DKG). 01.01.45 Stabsarzt, awarded DKG, unspecified Fsch.Jg.Rgt.
    SCHMIDT, Dr. (med.) (Z) Kurt. 01.06.43 promo to Stabsarzt.
    SCHMIDT, Kurt. (DOB: 22.06.12). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.).
    Last edited by Lowboy; 06-09-2012 at 12:56 AM.

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    Hauptmann Karl Schmidt
    Unit: Kampf-Geschwader
    Awarded on: January 1st, 1945

    Leutnant Karl Schmidt
    Unit: Wetter-Erkundungs-Staffel 26
    Awarded on: January 4th, 1943

    Only two DKiG Winners i could find !!
    The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )

    1st July 1916

    Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
    Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
    Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
    Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
    We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
    But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader

    House Carles at the Battle of Hastings

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    Thanks Paul.....

    My guy has a different award date.... I really need to find out more info .. I am doing a nice framed display and would like as much info as possible... any ideas of where I could look?
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    WOW I had to double check this thread... I have a Luftwaffe Mess Dress which was worn by a Captain Carl Schmitts who was also a German Cross holder. Imagine if it said Karl Schmidt!
    Thanks, Glen.

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    Quote by Glennyboy619 View Post
    WOW I had to double check this thread... I have a Luftwaffe Mess Dress which was worn by a Captain Carl Schmitts who was also a German Cross holder. Imagine if it said Karl Schmidt!
    Thanks, Glen.
    That would have been something..

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