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The Second Wave, Greece, 20th May 1941 by David Pentland. (B) - panzer-prints.com

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The Second Wave, Greece, 20th May 1941 by David Pentland. (B)


The Second Wave, Greece, 20th May 1941 by David Pentland. (B)

Following the initial parachute drops at Maleme (West) and Canea (Middle) Group East, comprising of Fallschirmjager Regiment 1 and 2nd battalion FJR2, prepared for their descent on Crete. Charged with the capture of Heraklion and its aerodrome, their departure was postponed until late afternoon due to the repairs and refuelling needed for the returning Junker 52 transports.
Item Code : DHM1412BThe Second Wave, Greece, 20th May 1941 by David Pentland. (B) - This EditionAdd any two items on this offer to your basket, and the lower priced item will be half price in the checkout! Buy 1 Get 1 Half Price!
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PRINTAlexander Uhlig Knights Cross signature series edition of 50 prints, from the signed limited edition of 1150 prints.

Image size 25 inches x 15 inches (64cm x 38cm) Uhlig, Alexander
+ Artist : David Pentland
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PRINT Signed limited edition of 1150 prints. Image size 25 inches x 15 inches (64cm x 38cm)Artist : David Pentland£15 Off!Add any two items on this offer to your basket, and the lower priced item will be half price in the checkout!Now : £85.00VIEW EDITION...
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Limited edition of 50 giclee canvas prints. Size 36 inches x 24 inches (91cm x 61cm)Artist : David Pentland
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Oberfeldwebel Alexander Uhlig (deceased)
Alexander Uhlig joined the first German Parachute regiment in 1937 and saw action during the occupation of Czechoslovakia, and the Polish Campaign. In May 1940 he jumped during the Battle of Narvik in Norway after which he transferred to flying duties with the Ju52. Between 1941 and 1943 he took part in over 170 Ju52 operations including the landings on Crete. In June 1944 he was again in action on the ground commanding the 16 Kompanie Parachute Regiment 6. Ordered to lead a small company of 30 Paras against positions of the US 90th Infantry Division, Uhlig's company defeated the entire US battalion taking over 230 prisoners, including the battalion commander. For this he was awarded the Knight's Cross. Uhlig was eventually taken prisoner of war and taken to England. In April 1947 still under guard despite the end of hostilities, he escaped and made his way back to Germany. He was never recaptured; so at least one German did escape from a POW camp and made it back to Germany - even if the war was over. After the war, Alexander Uhlig was involved with the activities of veteran associations, including those of the American 90th Infantry Division and FJR.6. After the battle for which he was awarded his Knights Cross, he had helped to persuade his superiors to hold fire on the Americans retrieving their wounded from the battlefield. Sadly, Alexander Uhlig died 1st November 2008.

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