Panzer Leader – Georg Welak


Georg Welak
3rd Company of Panzerjager Abteilung 43
8th Panzer Division

Georg Welak as carpenter (second on the right), early 1920s.

Georg Welak after completion of Panzerjager training.

Officer of Panzerjager Abteilung 43.
37mm PaK 35/36 L/45 gun in the background.

Officers of Panzerjager Abteilung 43.

George Welak on motorcycle duty in 8th Panzer Division.

Release paper from a POW camp in USSR in Russian.

Release paper from a POW camp in USSR in German.

Georg Welak was from Berlin and served with 2nd Company of Panzerjager Abteilung 43, 8th Panzer Division.He was captured in Brno, Czechoslovakia and made it home from POW camp on Easter of 1948.


All photographs were provided and are property of Eric Shellhamer from Germany.

 


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