Results 1 to 8 of 8

Some good German WW2 close up photographs

Article about: Some very interesting shots here..... LiveLeak.com - WW2 - German Army Pictures I would love to know more about the photograph at 3.09 Is that a child receiving an award? If so, i wonder who

  1. #1

    Default Some good German WW2 close up photographs

    Some very interesting shots here.....
    LiveLeak.com - WW2 - German Army Pictures


    I would love to know more about the photograph at 3.09
    Is that a child receiving an award? If so, i wonder who he is?

  2. #2

    Default

    His name is Willi Hübner a 16 yr old HJ member. The photo is off him after the recapture of Lauban where he was presented his award and congratulated by Goebbels.
    Bundesarchiv_Bild_183-J31305,_Auszeichnung_des_Hitlerjungen_Willi_Hübner.jpg

  3. #3

    Default

    A very late war image, note the age of many of Hubner's comrades.

  4. #4

    Default

    Cheers for that info... gee even found a video of him being awarded.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4Itzrokptc

  5. #5

    Default

    Yes he appeared in the 2nd or 3rd last Die Deutsche Wochenschau broadcast.

  6. #6

    Default

    Some great photos there!....
    It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.



    I'm Spartacus, not really i'm Paul!...

  7. #7

    Default

    Hi All, saw Willi on the Discovery channel at the beginning of the year, an old man talking about THE LAST DAYS OF THE REICH.

    Another Pic of GFM Schorner awarding or thanking him below.

    ( Shorner is in the original posted picture.LHS Colonel General at the time as he was promoted on the 05.04.45)



    image.jpg

    REGARDS SK
    Last edited by Silberkreuz; 07-09-2014 at 09:56 PM.

  8. #8

    Default

    Great photos !! ...and I was glad they posted the warning before I saw those 2 bikini clad vixens in the advertisement below.
    It is not the size of a Collection in History that matters......Its the size of your Passion for it!! - Larry C

    One never knows what tree roots push to the surface of what laid buried before the tree was planted - Larry C

    “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” - Winston Churchill

Similar Threads

  1. Help with German ww2 photographs

    In German photographs & Postcards
    12-15-2013, 03:48 PM
  2. New German photographs!

    In Photos - Papers - Propaganda of the Third Reich
    09-22-2013, 09:09 PM
  3. Good close ups of German 'Kradmelder' protective goggles.

    In Field Equipment And Accessories of the Third Reich
    06-16-2013, 09:05 AM
  4. Any Good Digging Locations Close to Amsterdam?

    In Battlefield history and relics
    08-09-2012, 07:02 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •