Archive for October, 2014

NSJV DMS insignia

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Crusher cap of KC winner SS-Sturmbannführer Gustav Knittel

Sunday, October 5th, 2014


Out of the wood work found in the Ardennes! 

Gustav Knittel (27/11/1914 — 30/06/1976) was in the Battle of the Bulge together with Joachim Peiper and Max Hansen. 

He was an SS-Sturmbannführer in the 1. SS Div. LSSAH who was awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross, the German Cross in Gold and the Close Combat Clasp in Gold


Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross
Iron Cross 1st Class
Iron Cross 2nd Class
German Cross in Gold
Winter War Medal 1941/42
Infantry Assault Badge
Close Combat Clasp in Gold
Wound Badge in Silver
Sudetenland Medal
SS Honour Ring  

NSJV badge Gold and Silver

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

Walloon ss poster

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014