A Luftwaffe Wehrpas & Doucments to 52nd Fighter Squadron Staff
A Luftwaffe Wehrpas & Doucments to 52nd Fighter Squadron Staff - Herold Pamin Documents: Wehrpass, 52 pages, in slightly worn condition; 23 additional documents including service reviews, doctors’ notes, muster roll excerpts, and special training certificates. Foonote: Pamin was born in Isabellow, in the region of Sieradz in Poland on November 4th, 1914. He married Margarete Ruthenberg, and worked as a labourer in his civilian life. He joined the Army in 1934, and received his war time Wehrpass on the 7th of March, 1938; it was stamped by the Luftwaffe Pilot School in Oldenburg. His first post on the 1st of October, 1934 was with the Landespolizei. On July 4th, 1935 he was posted to the 1st Cottbus Flyer Squadron before being moved to Juterbog, and in 1936 to Oldenburg. There is a document about a 1936 6 week arrest for theft from a comrade, formally forgiven on September 1st, 1944. On March 2nd, 1939 he began serving with the 52nd Fighter Squadron Staff. By the end of 1940 he was posted to a Luftwaffe Construction Battalion. In 1941 deemed fit to be a paratrooper. November 1941 review describes him as tough, a solid soldier. Motivated, yet of questionable character. While he was posted as a Schirrmeister, an officer in charge of watching over the vehicles. He was also described as a bit unfriendly, uncommunicative. Another performance review says he’s very capable of seeing his tasks through, and that he carries himself and expresses himself well, both verbally and in print. February 1941 he had completed special training for: military driver’s license kl. I, II, III; Drivers training at Neustrelitz; Officer Cadet Training; training for machine supervisor and for the special drivers school of the LW. He was made an Unteroffizier on July 1st, 1938, and earned the rank of Oberfeldwebel on September 1st, 1941. 1942 visit to the doctors (apparently in France judging by the name) because of foot and knee pain. The doctor recommended taking it easy from sports for at least 2 weeks. Another doctor’s visit from July, 1942 has him diagnosed with Jaundice. In November 1938 he received the Long Service Award IV. Class. In October of 1938 he received the Sudetenland Medal. September 1944 he was decorated with the War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords. November 1944 he successfully completed a close quarters anti-tank training camp, and was ruled competent with a Panzerfaust.