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Finger, Gustav

Born: 12.06.1915 in Erfurt

Died: 17.02.1967 in Erfurt

  • joined Panzerregiment 1 in 1937 or 1938,

  • served during the Polish and French Campaigns as Oberschütze with the Leichte Kolonne of the II. Abteilung,

  • left Panzerregiment 1 after 1940 and served further in Africa and on the Eastern Front,

  • was wounded during thr Battle of Stalingrad,

  • Gustav Finger survived six years of World War II and ironically died in a car accident involving a Soviet military vehicle in 1967


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