- Soldbuch and Wehrpass grouping to Oberfeldwebel Alfred Staroste. After a short career in the infantry in 1935-'36, Saroste joined the Luftwaffe and participated in the Spanish campaign with Luftnachrichten-Kompanie Liegnitz. For his role in the Legion Condor, he was awarded the Spanish Cross in Bronze and the Spanish Civil War Campaign Medal. He later remained with Luftwaffe radio units, served as a Betriebsfunkeroberfeldwebel, and earned three more awards: the Erinnerunsmedaille a.d. 1. Oktober 1938, the Dienstauszeichnung IV. Klasse, and the KVKII in 1943, while serving in Norway - where he served for most of the war. Notice the battle entries for the Norwegian campaign in 1940.
- Wehrpass in excellent and complete condition, with uniform (!) portrait photo. Early issue from March 1937. Soldbuch in similar perfect condition, issued August 1939. Also comes with an extra Beurteilung made on the last day of the war, and a POW hospital tag, after passing screening in Norway he was apparently sent to the Camp du Larzac in the Aveyron, France.
Spanienkreuz Soldbuch & Wehrpass grouping
- Product Code: DP014
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