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Old 13th May 2019, 11:54
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Re: Finding Lufftwaffe members

WASt has now been transferred over to the Bundesarchiv and this is the new page to use to send in search requests:

Your mother was lucky to have been captured by the Americans as many many Germans in Czechoslovakia at the end of the war (and their Czech helpers) were caught and murdered/executed (depending on who caught them) by the Czechs. The book 'Savage Continent' by Keith Lowe covers that episode as well as other outbreaks of regional fighting in post-war Europe 1945/46 and the BBC produced a documentary about it based on the book and using archive footage.
Collecting Interests: WW2 German Award Citations, Wehrpasse & Soldbucher.
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