WS348 Obersturmbannfuhrer Max Wunsche
Max Wunsche enjoyed a successful military career in the SS from 1935 until his capture by British troops in Normandy in September 1944. At that time he was commanding the 12th SS Panzer Regt., part of the 12th SS ‘Hitlerjugend’ Division Shortly before his capture he had been wounded in action as you see here. Also of interest is his field jacket which is made up from Italian camouflage material normally utilized by Italy’s paratroopers: The Folgore.
After his capture he was sent to Scotland as a POW and released in 1948. He died peacefully in Germany in 1995 at age 80.