Halbe pocket deathcard Andreas Pirkl KIA 30.4.1945


Original deathcard of Oberwachtmeister and Kompanie Truppführer Andreas Pirkl. Pirkl served in an Artillerie-Regiment and was killed in action during the 9. Armee breakout from the famous Halbe Pocket in April / May 1945. To be precise he was killed in the village of Märkisch Buchholz which is one of the most iconic places related to the Halbe Kessel. He is buried in the same place of death.

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