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Article about: Dad told me how he had once confided to his "Speiss" how he was terrified by being bayonetted. His Speiss said " don't worry , they will kill us all but do everything to keep

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    Dad told me how he had once confided to his "Speiss" how he was terrified by being bayonetted. His Speiss said " don't worry , they will kill us all but do everything to keep you alive for propaganda" (Dad was 15 and 154cm)

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    Here`s a photo I have of a Luftwaffe Spiess,also a picture of a guy named Reimers,who was Michael Wittmann`s driver and died with him,I don`t suppose he is a distant relative?
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    JEDEM DAS SEINE

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    What's a Speiss?

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    Thank you so much, I have never before seen a photo of my Father's cousin - Heinrich.

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    The Spiess in the photo is not related, thank you though.

    Regards, Grant.

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    I think he means a Spiess...that would be a Kompaniefeldwebel, the highest NCO ranking, the NCO with a portepee.
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    Sorry again , should remember my mongrel Australian - English . I before E except after C.

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    Can I ask Zwerge where you obtained the photo?? We have been asked repeatedly by Authorities and Authors but have had nothing to provide!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    The thread shows you as still viewing, please respond zwerge , this is important to me !!

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    Hi,I found the photo on the `net while researching Wittmann I will see if can locate the website again.Here`s a photo of the grave.
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