SMGQ-0277 Alois Schnaubelt Signature Knights Cross winner


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Genuine post war signature on Glossy 4×6 photo reprint. Done in silver marker. Died in 2012


Alois Schnaubelt (16 January 1921 – 11 December 2012) was an Oberscharführer in the Waffen SS during World War II who was awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross. This was awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership by Nazi Germany during World War II.

Schnaubelt, was the commander of a 88 mm gun in the 5th SS Flak Battalion Wiking. He was credited with the destruction of 9 T-34 tanks within 25 minutes. For this act of valor on the battlefield Schnaubelt was awarded the Knight’s Cross on 16 November 1944.[1][2]

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