GERMAN PARATROOPER HELMUT ARPKE EARLY POSTCARD - M&M Collectibles USA
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GERMAN PARATROOPER HELMUT ARPKE EARLY POSTCARD

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On May 13. 1940 Helmut Arpke won the Iron Cross 1st and 2nd Class and the Knights Cross for his bravery.  After successful completion of the western campaign, Arpke was promoted to Lieutenant in the reserves on June 17, 1941.

After the start of the Russian campaign, units of paratroopers were used on the Eastern Front.  It was here that Helmet Arpke, as leader of the Third Company of the storm Regiment 1, on January 16, 1942, at Jekowlewka Schaikowka was killed in action.

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