Kriegsmarine Photo Album, Insignia &
Award Document Grouping - TOP
Really fantastic grouping to Steuermannsmaaten Hans KLEINBACH. He served on various Sperrbrecher ships - Sperrbrecher 167, 163 as well as others. the album contains 195 SUPER photos - beautifully captioned - all from his KM service, most taken onboard his ships. Many good photos of U-BOATS, Schnelelboote, other identified warships, many identified personnel, identified patrols, exploding mines, burning RAF planes they shot down, detailed photos of positions on the ship, photos from inside the ships, medal ceremonies and more! Also comes with FOUR MINT uniform insignias including a beautiful bullion KM breast Eagle and his Signals rank insignias. Also comes with TWO LARGE hand-drawn maps of his patrols on two of his ships ilcuding actions against the British. ALSO…comes with his IRON CROSS SECOND CLASS award document awarded May 31, 1944 with ORIGINAL signature Konteradmiral Ernst LUCHT (Knights Cross Winner) and also his MINESWEEPER BADGE award Document awarded Nov 1941 with original signature Kurt Böhmer (Knights Cross Winner). Last, comes with his VERY nice VERY detailed Kriegsmarine training book with many great drawings and notations and navigation.