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M35 Heer Named To Army Officer

Article about: Hi Guys, I just love named lids, I have had this one for about a year now..It was my 3rd helmet bought. Here is what I think would be called a splinter camo named to a LT. Herbert Wenzel, wh

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    Hi Narvik,
    Great info..makes me wonder if this could be the same guy? I would like to thank all the members who have added to this thread.

    Interesting info sure there were lots of wenzels in the German army..would be cool to ID this to a SS soldier. The decal on the left side would be Heer though.

    Rgds, Mike

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    Some info from Perry..who had this helmet researched a little when he owned it. Most of the paperwork is in german .

    7.2.45 Kp. Fhr. 5./Fled-Ers. Bt1. 708.VGD.Stellenbes. 15.11.1944 s. 13.11.1944

    translate- 7 Feb 45 , Company Co, 5th company field replacement battalion, 708th Volksgrenadier division, roster as of 15 Nov 44.

    If im reading the info right Herberts middle name was Lehrer..maybe that info will help you sean.

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    What source did you use to find this info on the soldier? I need to do similar research, but don't know where to start.

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    Hi Scott,
    I didnt do any research..Perry Floyd did while he owned this cool lid. From the papers it looks as if the person who was able to research this was.
    BUNDESARCHIV - Abteigarten - 6 - 52076 Aachen

    I believe Perry is a member here..I would contacting him for some better info.

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    I love that helmet! I can't wait to see where this investigation leads.

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