On November 8, 1938, I received the Medal of Remembrance for March 13, 1938 as a gunner of the Seventh Artillery Regiment. I took part as a soldier in the return of the Ostmark [Austria] to the Great German Reich. I also received the Medal of Remembrance for October 1, 1938 [Note 1]. Continue reading
I would like to add that I joined the Red Cross in Bonn in the autumn of 1938 as an active member.
In November 1937, I volunteered for service and joined Cavalry Regiment 18 in Bad Cannstadt (sic), where I served one year. I was discharged as Officer Candidate, that is, I was furloughed to the school of the medical corps in Tübingen for six months.