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Horst Grund

SurnameGrund
Given NameHorst
Born29 Jul 1915
Died8 May 2001
CountryGermany
CategoryPhotography
GenderMale

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ww2dbaseHorst Grund was born in Berlin, Germany in 1915 to Gustav Paul Otto Grund and Marie Elisabeth Grund, née Thau. In 1934, he became a cameraman's assistant, working under several cameramen. In Aug 1936, in an assistant role, he worked at the Berlin Olympic games. In 1937, he was drafted into the military. At the start of the European War, he was stationed in Poland. In Jan 1941, he was attached to the German Navy as a photographer; in this role, he took photographs in the Balkans, Soviet Union, and North Africa. He also worked closely with state movie producers. In Apr 1943, he was wounded and spent some time in a hospital in Germany, returning to work, in Italy, in Aug 1943. In Jan 1944, in Berlin, he was wounded again. He continued to work in the photography and moving pictures fields after the war. He passed away in 2001.

ww2dbaseSource: Wikipedia

Last Major Revision: Aug 2016

Horst Grund Timeline

29 Jul 1915 Horst Grund was born in Berlin, Germany.
9 Apr 1943 Horst Grund was wounded.
8 May 2001 Horst Grund passed away in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Photographs

A German soldier aiming with a MG 13 machine gun while filmmaker Horst Grund operated his camera, Constanta, Romania, circa 1941, photo 1 of 2A German soldier aiming with a MG 13 machine gun while filmmaker Horst Grund operated his camera, Constanta, Romania, circa 1941, photo 2 of 2
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Photographs Taken by Horst Grund

A column of troops marching at the Mihail Kogălniceanu Plaza in Bucharest, Romania, circa 1941A German sailor aboard a ship observing another warship in the Black Sea, off Romania, circa 1941
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A German soldier aiming with a MG 13 machine gun while filmmaker Horst Grund operated his camera, Constanta, Romania, circa 1941, photo 1 of 2A German soldier aiming with a MG 13 machine gun while filmmaker Horst Grund operated his camera, Constanta, Romania, circa 1941, photo 2 of 2
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