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Ernst Zwilling

SurnameZwilling
Given NameErnst
Born25 Sep 1904
Died24 Oct 1990
CountryAustria
CategoryPhotography
GenderMale

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ww2dbaseErnst Alexander Zwilling was born into an Austrian German family in Osijek, Austria-Hungary (now in Croatia). His Viennese father was a lieutenant colonel in the military. In 1908, his family moved back to Vienna. In the 1930s, he traveled in German Kamerun as a photographer and explorer. During the war, he photographed the German military in North Africa, including scenes with Erwin Rommel and Fritz Bayerlein. He passed away in Baden bei Wien, Austria in 1990 and was buried at the Hietzinger Cemetery in the Hietzing District of Vienna.

ww2dbaseSource: Wikipedia

Last Major Revision: Sep 2016

Ernst Zwilling Timeline

25 Sep 1904 Ernst Zwilling was born in Osijek, Austria-Hungary (later Yugoslavia; now Croatia).
24 Oct 1990 Ernst Zwilling passed away in Baden bei Wien, Austria.

Photographs Taken by Ernst Zwilling

Colonel General Rommel inspecting German defensive positions, North Africa, Jan 1942Colonel General Rommel with Major General Böttcher, North Africa, Jan 1942
See all 16 photographs by Ernst Zwilling



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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. catherine zwingelstein says:
18 Aug 2017 11:28:18 AM

Mr. Zwilling was a friend of my husband when we lived in Mödling , Austria, my husband was JOHN ELLIOTT PATTERSON, I will always remember Mr. Zwilling , taking an elephant hair bracelet off his wrist pn my birthday and offering it to me, saying: My last elephant....i lost the bracelet but i never forget my birthday!!!! Hpd

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