Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Karl Ens at El Alamein

The working position of 5 cm Pak 38 (L/60) (5 cm Panzerabwehrkanone 38 (L/60)) at El Alamein positions, October 1942. Ritterkreuzträger Oberstleutnant Karl Ens (left) checks the camouflaged netting works. He got the Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes on 14 May 1941 as Major and Kommandeur II.Bataillon / Infanterie-Regiment 125 (motorisiert). During the First World War, Ens was Leutnant in the Baden Grenadier Regiment. During this war he received both 1914 Eisernes Kreuzes, Ritterkreuz des Königlichen Hausordens von Hohenzollern mit Schwertern, Baden Militär-Karl-Friedrich-Verdienstorden Ritterkreuz, Baden Orden vom Zähringer Löwen Ritterkreuz II. Klasse, and the Verwundetenabzeichen 1918 in Silber. Karl Ens finally reached the rank of Oberst during the Second World War. He was missing in action on 15 April 1945 and was formally declared dead by the AG Baiersbronn on 11 December 1957. The picture was taken by Kriegsberichter Dohm.


Source :
https://audiovis.nac.gov.pl/obraz/1407/16681a180a83d321351d3a71c29af66e/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5_cm_Pak_38
https://www.tracesofwar.com/persons/30000/Ens-Karl.htm?c=aw

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