The D-Day Story Collection


A Second World War German soldier's service record book, with entries dated 1940-1944. The owner (name unknown) was born on 20.11.1922, and enlisted into the Wehrmacht in Wittenberg in Saxony on 6.12.1940. He served in artillery units, until being posted to an artillery school in France on 15.7.1943. On 9.6.1944 the school was mobilised for front line service as 937rd Artillery Battalion. The unit was under the command of the German 7th Army, and was destroyed in June and July 1944 in Normandy. The subsequent history of the owner is unknown.

Location: On display at The D-Day Story


Reference: 1990/29/23