I received a message from Javier Tome regarding the ‘parade’ of s.Pz.Jg.Abt.512 vehicles from the Schillerplatz in Iserlohn. Javier has identified that the US Signal Corps cameraman was in Mendener Strasse, facing number 87 on the corner. Thanks for sharing this Javier.
Javier Tomé contacted me this week regarding the Jagdtigers in Panzerwrecks 21: I am very fond of Panzerwrecks books although this time I disagree with the Jagdtiger captions: The Strengberg Jagdtiger was captured on 8 May 1945. The date welded on the front armor is 5 May, but local history and 65th ID reports say […]
Further research on the ‘see through’ Jagdtiger on pages 28-29 narrowed down the areas where the 63rd Infantry and the 10th Armored divisions operated together. Both divisions crossed the Neckar River in the Wieblingen area around 30 March 45. The 63rd I.D. followed the 10th A.D. through the region north of the Jagst River and […]