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Reichsfuehrer-SS Heinrich Himmler pulls items out of a cardboard box at an airfield in the Karelia region of Finland.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 60398

Reichsfuehrer-SS Heinrich Himmler pulls items out of a cardboard box at an airfield in the Karelia region of Finland.

Among those pictured is SS-Sturmbannfuehrer Werner Grothmann on the far left. Pictured second from the right is Matthias Kleinheisterkamp.

Matthias Kleinheisterkamp was an SS-Brigadeführer at the time the photo was taken He is wearing the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross beneath his collar which he received in early 1942, in connection with his leadership of the SS Das Reich Panzer division on the Eastern Front.

Date
July 1942
Variant Locale
Finland
USSR
Karelo-Finland
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of James Blevins
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Record last modified: 2010-10-27 00:00:00
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