Monday, October 20, 2008

German Paratrooper, Roman Schmidt

Roman Schmidt
Stabsgefreiter (Staff Corporal) Roman Schmidt was 22 years old when he was  killed during a suicide bomb blast on 20th October 2008. At the time, he and a colleague were searching for a hidden weapons cache in Kunar province, Afghanistan.

He joined the German Army on New Years Day 2005 and was assigned to the 2nd Company, 263rd Paratrooper Battalion.
He had previously in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

1 comment:

  1. I knew him since i was a boy....shortly before he went to Afgh i saw him @ thw Base...for a last time

    I`m in the same Battailon as he was...

    His Death is not forgotten....

    Like the Bible says: "His judgement cometh and that right soon"

    "Glück ab, Kamerad!"

    Semper Fi


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