How do I find a German soldier in ww2?

How do I find a German soldier in ww2?

The National Archives and Records Administration in the United States has a collection of records for the German military. See Record Group 242, titled “Collection of Foreign Records Seized” for more details. Additionally, prisoner of war records of German servicemen also can be located at the National Archives.

How do I find someone’s record in ww2?

You can find veterans’ military service records from World War I to the present from the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC). The NPRC houses many types of records, including Official Military Personnel Files (OMPF).

How do I find out what my grandfather did in ww2?

The service branch that your grandfather served in during WWII will determine where you may locate the specific unit records. We suggest that you request a copy of his Official Military Personnel File (OMPF).

How to find WW2 Records?

the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website

  • the Armed Forces Memorial roll of honour
  • the National Archives for service records from 1913 to 1920 or service records before 1913
  • How do I Find my Army records?

    My Record Portal is HRC’s self-service portal for Active, Guard, Reserve, Retiree and Veteran Soldiers. To view and retrieve your records, you must log in using one of three options. If you have a Common Access Card (CAC), you can use it to log into the Portal. If you do not have a CAC, create a Level 1 DS Logon account.

    Did Germany have the best weapons in WW2?

    Germany’s best scientists and engineers were frantically working on new projects. By the end of World War II, the German army had equipped approximately 50 Mark V Panther tanks, which saw combat on both the Eastern and Western Fronts. The theory behind the weapon appeared sound and the Vortex Gun did seem to work in ideal circumstances.

    Who were the best German officers during WW2?

    – Finnish (a small but highly effective army in the Winter War with Russia) – Germans – British (to include Canadians, Australians, and New Zealanders). – Americans – Russians (what they lacked in quality they made up in quantity) – Japanese – Everyone else