High quality art paper certificate for a DRL Sports award presented to a Hermann Zofel.Translated as ''In recognition of the services to the spread of the German Physical Exercises and in appreciation of many years of successful work towards its goals.Hermann Zofel Of Gymnastics Club Sohland Spree is awarded this letter of Honour by the German Reich Federation for Physical Exercises District 8 Gau V''
His name and details are beautifully hand drawn in calligraphy style.Dated 19th August 1938 Dresden and signed by the Gaufuhrer.Certificate comes in a high quality carded folder with an embossed DRL eagle to the front.There is a white tassle to bottom.
The certificate and folder are themselves enclosed in a thick carded heavy duty blue folder with DRL in gilt lettering to front.
Published in 1939 in English by Hutchison and Co Plublishers Ltd in association with Hurst and Blackett Ltd, London.An unexpurgated edition with many illustrations throughout.Hardback.Burgandy leather Spine has crack to bottom corner.Gilt lettering and a gilt eagle with swastika to upper spine.Several pages inside have repairs to tears.Rare version.
Excellent condition and well filled in Wehrpass with details of many battles and engagements and wound details.As a Panzergrenadier he was involved in much frontline combat serving in famous battles and survived to the end and his official discharge.Extra photo included.All details including awards in a typed translation paper slip.
Nice photographic record of a R.A.D.(Reicharbeitsdienst) Member's service.Nice cloth bound album with wooden plinth bearing word 'Erinnerungen' (Memories) to front and a R.A.D. sleeve badge in corner.Album tassle chords intact.
122 photos of members in Barracks,on parade in uniform,training and recreation.Nice album of a Labour Service member
Excellent condition hardback copy,dark blue leather spine with embossed letters and oakleaf with acorns in gilt though much has faded.First page addressed to the newlyweds with their names in handwritten ink and dedicated to the memory of their marriage on 31st Dec 1940 from the Burgermeister (Mayor) of Vienna Hermann Neubacher with a facsimile signature.Interestingly Neubacher was replaced as Burgermeister on the 14th Dec as he became the envoy to Bucharest and Athens.784 pages.
Two photographs one that is signed by Gustavsson on 10.2.1975 and another photograph that he has written details on the back and its location of Hamburg in 1944. Included is a hand written letter by Gustavsson written on 13.1.1987
Gustavsson was Commander of 3rd SS Flak Battalion of the 2nd SS Panzer Division 'Das Reich' in March 1945. On 3rd March he was allegedly awarded the Knights Cross but there was no official award documentation to support this. However this was common this late in the war. Modern historians and reference works tend to state he was not awarded the Knights Cross but some argue he was,he was however a highly decorated Officer .
Rare civilian Award to Electrician Wilhelm Arnold on 20th April 1944 (Hitler's Birthday) at the Naval base at Wilhelmshaven the 'KRIEGSVERDIENSTMEDAILLE' for services to the German Navy.Signed by Admiral Erich Forste commanding the 'MARINEOBERKOMMANDOS NORDSEE' (Naval Region North Sea)
Book for tracing family history and lineage and checking for racial purity. Well filled in book with individuals ancestry.
Carded print of Goring in his full Luftwaffe Uniform .Photo by Binder.Hermann Hillger Verlag(Publishing) Berlin.From an images folder of the German Youth book(Bildermappe der Deutschen Jugendbucherei)
Certificate to a Herr Barich for completing an introductory course in drawing from 15.11.38-18.2.39 and taking part in eight of eleven double lessons.
Has the D.A.F. recognised Vocational Education Stamp and a B.M.W. branch stamp for Eisenach .Certificate signed by the Training Department Head.
Superb postcard sent by SS Soldier via the SS Feldpost featuring Stuka Dive Bombers to front.Reverse is stamped 22 june 1943 and a short written note in pencil is dated the 21.6.43 .The SS Feldpost is written in pencil with the SS stylised in the runic way.
Excellent condition postard issued for the Plebiscite on the annexation of Austria to become part of the Reich.Reverse has ink stamp that translates as 'On 10 April the leader says yes' urging people to vote for the union of Austria into the Reich.It also has postal stamp from Salzburg issued on the date of the Plebiscite 10.4.38. Rare to find this most cards are blank on reverse.
Dated Friday 2 June 1939 copy of Der Angriff(The Attack). Yellowed pages with age some cracks and tears to folds ,has extra supplements on sport and Movies.Approx 30 pages.
Nazi Magazine for women issued by the Frauenschaft( The Nazi Women's League) twice weekly and carried articles on the German mother and the role of the housewife.Front cover has colour image of the Feldherrnhalle Memorial in Munich
Letter headed business notepaper for the Hitler Youth Group 'Jungbann Scharding(542). The heading translates as 'JUNGBANN COMMAND ' with the below wording between the lines as 'Content Intended For Business Use Only' .
Very early 'Munchner Illustrierte Presse'( Munich Illustrated Press) newspaper from the Nazi era,just five days after coming to power dated 5th Feb 1933.In very fragile condition to edges and where it has been folded.