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NINE Luftwaffe Photo
Album & Document Grouping -
Luftwaffe FELD-DIVISION - France,
Amazing grouping of 9 photo album grouping, all from the same man - Willy Eschweiler who served in various Medical units! Appx 2500 photos! Comes with his KVK2 award document awarded Jan 30, 1944 when he was serving in medical unit of the 9. Luftwaffe Feld-Division. Starts with his RAD service, then a who album dedicated to the NEUENBURG AM RHEIN 1940.. After the attack of the Wehrmacht on France in 1940, Neuenburg was under fire. It was the first German city to be completely destroyed during the Second World War. On the 10/11th June, French artillery leveled the town. This album shows his unit visiting it and inspecting it, with some building still on fire. Also contains newspaper articles. Then album dedicated to the FRANCE CAMPAIGN 1940 when he served in Luftwaffen-Sanitats-Bereitschaft 4/VII. with souvenirs and mementos in brought back including Paris Ausweis - Good photos of destroyed French TANKS, crashed French airplanes, destroyed French towns, many identified locations - Vannes, Angers, Rouen, Nantes, St Naziere,Chartes, Cherbourg, photos from Normandy beaches, and more. Then THREE entire albums dedicated to his time in ITALY & SICILY - also with newspaper articles, original maps he used, many identified locations - Trapani, Palermo, Catania, Naples, Castelvetrano, etc. Italian solders, visit of the Italian Crown Prince, field hospitals, Ju 87 in flight. good photos of ships loading weapons and vehicles for departure to Africa, warships in harbor, photos and postcards from the Isle of Capri, more.
A large album dedicated to his time in AFRIKA - also contains Mao of Africa he used while there and other souvenirs and mementos, good photos from Tripolis, many tropical uniform photos, field bivouacs in the desert, field ambulances in the desert, road signs, crash landed Me 110 Zerstoerer, field hospital in the desert, camp painted vehicles, photos from Derna, nice TOBRUK road sign, and more. Then an album os his time in the medical unit of Luftwaffe Feld-Division 9 with content from LENINGRAD & ORANIENBAUM - nice hand drawn maps, souvenirs, troops in foxholes, great photo of Luftwaffe Feldgendarmerie wearing Gorgets and cufftitles, letters he wrote home, Russian POWs, newspaper articles, passes & IDs, harsh Wolchow battlefield conditions, and more.
WAFFEN-SS Medal, Document &
Photo Grouping - SS Division
"DAS REICH" - TOP!
One of the best SS groupings we have offered. All directly from the family. Named to SS-Sturmann Josef BRANDSTOETTER, He served in 13./(I.G.) SS regiment "Der Fuehrer" of the SS Division "Das Reich." After his wounding in Russia, he served in occupation duty in the NETHERLANDS. Comes with his Black Wound Badge, Infantry Assault Badge, court mounted EK2 with original envelope and extra ribbon inside. All in the original box they were kept in since the war. Comes with a large folder with many great documents including INFANTRY ASSAULT BADGE with orig. sig. "Der Fuehrer" commander SS-Standartenführer Georg Keppler (RK winner), IRON CROSS SECOND CLASS with orig. sig. PAUL HAUSSER (RK+Swords), two BLACK WOUND BADGE award documents - oe from hospital and the other from the Regiment, also with original signature Rgt Cdr. SS-Obersturmbannführer Otto KUMM (RK+ SWORDS winner), His original SS Fuehrerschein with photo also with original signature KEPPLER, app 44+ pieces of Feldpost he wrote, military discharge, documents related to him working for the British Army in 1946, many other documents related to his service, original SS-Der Fuehrer Bierzeitungen, and more. Comes with Three photo albums and loose photos totaling appx. 360 photos. Has a SUPER very LARGE format portrait photo of him in SS uniform, many other excellent SS Studio portraits, good photos from the France Campaign - shot down and burning British planes, FLAMMENWERFERS, unit graves, bunkers, good photos of Infanterie Geschutz cannons and crews in the field, SS camp smocks and helmets in wear, SS vehicles, KO french Tanks, Panzers, French POWs, photos of Hans Albin RAUTER, photos o him interacting with Dutch locals and kids, several large unit photos and more!
FOUR Photo Album Grouping - FEMALE DANSK BRIGADE
HUGE grouping of FOUR photo albums, 100’s of photos, of a young Danish woman - Annie TOUSSING - who served in the Tanks Brigade! It appears that her father was also a Danish general. Possible they were members of the Danish Brigade in Sweden during the war, also. Very good photos of her in Danish brigade FOVA uniform, interesting photo showing German and British officers at ceremony, photos from occupation duty in Germany after the war, nice portrait photos, photos of the father and mother also in uniform, more! Also some original paperwork from her service.
PANZER Photo Album &
Document Grouping -
Aufklarungs Abt. 7 -
82 photos of Ernst RAMPL who served in Aufklarungs Abt. 7 of the 7 Inf Division. Starts with a nice studio portrait of him wearing Panzer Aufkl Abt 7 shoulder boards, parades, Fahnentraeger & Standarde, many good PANZERSPAHWAGEN photos, nice portrait photo of him in Kradschuetzen gear, Panzerspahwagens with EMBLEMS of the Austrian Anschluss, photos of the unit moving through Austria, many photos of panzer, troops in black Panzer uniforms, Panzers with AA7 insignia, Austrian ADMK wheel-cum-track vehicles, Krads, more. Also comes with his large original Austrian Anschluss Medal award document.
$445 - sold
U-BOAT Photo Grouping - U-427 - NORWAY - Nice!
Appx 200 photos of sailor who served on the U-427. Many very good photos of the crew on deck, many photos of the man and U-Boat in Norway, photos form inside the U-boat, cap badges in wear, hanging out with Norwegian women, portrait photos, good photos of conning tower emblems, Christmas tree onward at sea, quartered in Norwegian hotels, studio portraits of the man, many photos of the crew in Norwegian towns and more.
PANZER Photo Album -
Aufklarungs Abteilung 6
- Sudetenland - Top!
287 photos named to Panzer soldier Walter MEYER. Amazing album starting with the man's service in the Hitler Jugend in 1932 with very good photos of his HJ unit at the 1933 & 1944 NURNBERG PARTY RALLY, great photos of HJ uniforms, HJ drunms and musical instruments, rallies, ceremonies, marching, camping, Zeppelins, portraits, high ranking HJ officers, then photos from NSKK Motorsportschule, then photos of him in his Panzer service starting with 2./(Pz.Spah.) Aufklarungs Abteilung 6. Great photos of 8-wheel Panzerspahwagens, 6 and 4-wheel Panzerspahwagens, nice Grand and Kradschuetzen photos, Panzers, Panzers on transport trailers, photos from the SUDETENLAND Camapign, good photos of Panzerspahwagens rolling through Czech villages, early Panzer uniforms and panzer berets, and more.
PANZER Photo Album - Panzer Regiment 31 - Poland & France - JEWISH CONTENT - TOP!
116 super photos. Content from Poland and France. Starts with a Panzer Rgt 31 Christmas card with original signature Kompanie commander. Portrait photo of the man wearing panzer Beret. Very good Panzer III photos, vehicles, funerals in the field, captured French Tanks, Krads, Panzers on the roll, Panzers on transport trailers, POLISH Refugees fleeing battle, Polish JEWS expelled form villages, captured POLISH TANKS, Luftwaffe aircraft, photos of captured POLISH AIRPLANES, Panzer iV tanks with Polish campaign Balkankreuz, great armored halftrack photo towing 8.8cm Flak, destroyed French towns, French POWs, Bunkers, more!
PANZER Photo Album -
Panzer Regiment 5 -
127 photos of a Panzer soldier. Good Panzer photos, several photos of the man wearing small non-standard Panzer berets, artillery cannons, French Tanks, captured artillery cannons, vehicles, troops in French towns, French road signs, Krads, bunkers, medals in wear, good photos of crew posing in Panzers, captured French tanks, Panzer portrait photos, destruction, winter retreats, more.
$385 - sold
PANZER Photo Album - Panzer Regiment 6
148 photos of Panzer crewman who served in Panzer Regiment 6. Filled with excellent photos of Panzers. Very good photos of Panzer uniforms in wear. Well captioned.Large unit photo from 1937 with many Panzer berets in wear, portrait photos, great photos of Standard & Fahnentraeger in Panzer on parade, Regimental Commander Oberst Meyer who served as the commander at the Regiment's formation, many other identified officers, vehicles, maneuvers, photos of departure of Oberst Meyer, motorcycles, and more. great history of the early development of the regiment!
SS POLIZEI Award Document
Grouping - NORWAY - Historically
Grouping named to Wachtmeister Paul SCHMIDT. Comes with his Ostmedaille award document for service with 10./Polizei Rgt. 13, his Bronze Driver's Badge for service with II./SS-Polizei Rgt. 7 with orig sig Rgt. Cdr.. SS-Pol Rgt 7 was stationed in Spillum Norway at this time. Also comes with his KVK2 award document. He was Feldwebel at this time and was serving in the Gen. Kdo. XXXIII Armee Korps in DRONTHEIM, Norway. Original signature General and cdr. XXXIII AK Friedrich-Wilhelm Neumann 9RK winner). Also interesting is that the reverse of his KVK2 has a typed grounds for the award, in this case, for his personal courage in participating in arresting SS Oberfuehrer Heinz ROCH - very uncommon. ROCH's service can be found below. He committed suicide before the arrival of the Allies.
FLUGBUCH & Award Document Grouping - FW 190 Pilot - Jagdgeschwader 103!
Document grouping to Feldwebel Gunter GRUNERT. Comes with his Luftwaffe FLugzeugfuehrerschein (Pilot's License) with photo listing his qualification to fly Me 109 E,F and G models and FW 190. Units listed in his license include Jagdgeschwader 104 and 103. Another Airfield license for Langendiebach, His Luftwaffe Bordschuetzenschein for previous service as Air Gunner in Fern Aufklarungs Gruppe 22. Document listing his promotions as well as his awards and dates including - Air Gunner Badge, Pilot's Badge, EK1 (AS fighter Pilot on April 7, 1945), Ek2, and Front Clasp in Bronze. His Flugbuch has his named embossed on the cover. Starts with his Pilot training. Many Me 109 as well as FW 190 flights listed.
$850 - sold
Document Grouping - 34 Inf. Division CAP BADGE - Divisions-Erinnerungszeichen
Award document grouping to Obergef. Johann BECK who served in Gren. Rgt. 107. Comes with the very rare document to Obergef. Johann BECK of Grey Rgt 107, allowing him to wear the divisional cap badge - Divisions-Erinnerungszeichen. Also comes with his Ostmedaille award document, Black Wound Badge award document, Silver Wound Badge award document. Also a document confirming his award of the Krimschild and Anti-Commie medal. Great grouping!
GERMAN CROSS IN GOLD Winner Award Document Grouping - 253 Inf. Division
Grouping of Oberfeldwebel Bernhard DIEPER. He was a German Cross in Gold Winner Comes with his letter from the commander of Gren Rgt 453 on Regimental letterhead congratulating and enclosing his DKiG - with original signature, two map postcards of the 253 Inf Division, ORIGINAL Tegesbefehl for Sept 12, 1944 listing Dieper as having received the DKiG (rare), and another rare document - 253 Inf Division citation for uninterrupted service in Russia from 1941 to 1944, with original signature of 253 Inf Div commander General KARL BECKER (RK+Oakleaves) - first time I have offered this document!
CLOSE COMBAT CLASP & GOLD
WOUND BADGE Award Document
Grouping to Obergef. Mathaeus RAUH who served in 1./Pionier Batl 173. Comes with his Iron Cross First Class document with original signature General XXX Korps Commander Maximilian FRETTER-PICO (RK+Oakleaves), NAHKAMPFSPANGE 1 Class awarded Dec 8, 1943 with orig. sig. btl commander, WOUND BADGE In GOLD awarded Sept 23, 1944 with orig. sig. Btl. cdr., KRIMSCHILD award document, STURMABZEICHEN with orig. sig. div. cdr. Rudolf Freiherr VON ROMAN (RK+Oakleaves winner).
US GI Photo Grouping -
DACHAU CONCENTRATION CAMP
16 original wartime photos taken by a US GI of DACHAU Concentration Camp. All with hand written captions on reverse.
VIETNAM GENERAL Photo
Album & Document Grouping -
Major General Lloyd B.
RAMSEY - Americal Division
A fantastic photo album, from personal estate of Major General Lloyd B. RAMSEY. Ramsey had very colorful service from WWII through Vietnam. During WWII he served as Aide-de-Camp to British General ALEXANDER during the North Africa Campaign, participated in the Battle of Kasserine Pass, he and his unit were the FIRST to BERCHTESGADEN (Sorry 101st AB, it wasn't you), was present at the raising of the American Flag over the Eagle's Nest, and recipient of multiple Purple Hearts, Silver Star and multiple Bronze Stars. During Vietnam, he served as the commander of the Americal Division. This album covers his Vietnam service. It is a MASSIVE, heavy thing, hand made from wood with personalized engraved name plate on cover. Also comes with award document from South Vietnam and a large pile of letters, many from other Generals and high officers as well as Ramsey's response letters, after his injury from an in country helicopter crash. The album is filled with excellent photos - many excellent color photos, everything you would want to see, combat, many named officers (including NORMAN SCHWARTZKOPF and COLIN POWELL), tanks, heavy weapons, on stage with Bob Hope, helicopters, Ramsey receiving medals, many articles about significant battle he commanded, photos of his helicopter crash and him recovering in hospital and much more! A historically significant album!
WWII RAF Trunk Grouping -
NAVIGATOR - Very Complete Grouping!
VERY nice trunk/suitcase grouping named to P/O Raymond A. WOODHOUSE. Original suitcase he brought/shipped his effects home in is in very good condition. It survived me checking it as luggage back from England last week! It is full of, likely, everything he brought home, Comes with a very nice, professionally framed display of his War Medal, Cap Badge, Nav WIng, photo and ID tag. On the reverse is a copy of his Record of Service from the RAF. Comes with his officers flying tunic with label from Moss Bros & Co Ltd., Covent Garden, London, his officer's greatcoat, also from same tailor, period framed group photo, his painted RAF duffle/kit bag, ID tag, medal boxes and insert letters, Flying LOG BOOK & RCAF Sight Log Book (mostly training in Canada, he did make it over to the CBI theater after the war - he was assigned to TFU Defford in July 1945), his RAF Paybook, RAF Service & Release Book, various other ID cards and booklets, invitations, box of various uniform effects - buttons, extra pair of shoulder boards, etc., a nice lot of photos showing aircraft, him and comrades in uniform, base life, photos when he was posted in India, several maps he used in flight, engraved lighter in box, and more. great grouping that would make a very nice display.
$850 - sold
U-BOAT Award Document &
Medal Grouping - U-386 -
Very nice U-Boat grouping to Matrosenobergef. Heinz GIESELER. HE served m the U-386. It was sunk on 19 February 1944 in the North Atlantic south-west of Ireland, in position 48.51N, 22.44W, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Spey. 33 dead and 16 survivors. Gieseler was one of the survivors who was taken captive. Comes with his Iron Cross Second Class award document with his EK2 medal, his U-Boat Badge, wool U-Boat Badge, one sleeve insignia and one photo.
zWaffen-SS Photo Grouping
- LENINGRAD FRONT + Late
80 photos, all from the same SS man. Most photos are captioned on the reverse. Good SS uniforms and insignia, SS vehicles, SS camp smocks and helmets, many photos identified from LENINGRAD, knocked out bunkers, many photos from summer 1944, SS Krads, TOTENKOPF cufftitles in wear, Sd.Kfz. 251, foxhole photos, captured Russian weapons, Demyjansk Shield in wear, medals in wear, VW Kubelwagen, KO Russian tanks, SS camo tunics, great photos of SS 8.8cm Flak with many kill rings and insignia, more
Photo Album & WEHRPASS
Grouping- KIA - Sicherungs Ball
966 - BANDENKAMPF
74 photos. Named to Gef. Karl PORRMANN who served in Sich Btl 966. Comes with his Wehrpass. He was KIA on March 2, 1944 in anti-partisan fighting in Poland. Also comes with his large funeral notice listing his death due to “Bandenbekampfung.” Letter to his wife from his commander giver her details about his death, letter indicating the unit is sending her this photo album that they put together for her, another hand-write letter to her from comrade. Photos include photos of his grave in Jaroslau, photos from his funeral ceremony including his coffin identified, photos of him and unit in anti-partisan fighting in the weeks before his death, Russian Asian POWS working for his unit, photos from their Lager in Demba, Poland, nice field portrait photo of him.
Army Photo Album -
OFFICER - KIA - Kompanie Commander - IR
78 - ORIGINAL SIGNATURE
WERNER VON BLOMBERG
88 photos and documents of Hauptmann Wilhelm BURKHARDT who was a Kompanie commander in Inf Rgt 78 of the 26 Inf Division. He was KIA on June 5, 1940 during combat on the Oise Canal - very early in the France Campaign! Comes with many documents including his promotion to Oberleutnant document with ORIGINAL SIGNATURE WERNER VON BLOMBERG! Four Yer Long Service Medal award document, other documents and citations form his time in the Landespolizei, his funeral notice, several letters from commander and comrades to his wife, several letters of congratulations to the man upon promotions, album is well captioned. Has a SUPER large portrait photo of him wearing helmet, good photos from 1938 of him and unit on parade, other studio portraits and more.
Award Document Grouping
- Greece + Crimea
Grouping to Uffz. Emil CHRISTMAN who served in Very. u. Kart. Abt. (mot) 613. Comes with his KVK2 award document with original signature 12 Armee commander, General der Pioniere Walter KUNTZE (RK winner), SOLDBUCH & Wehrpass are complete and well filled out, Wehrmacht Fuhrerschein, RED Cross stretcher bearer oilcloth ID, military discharge.
Waffen-SS Cufftitle, Photo Award Document & SS Effects Grouping - SS-LAH & SS-Hitlerjugend - RARE!!
Grouping that has been in my personal collection for many years. All from the same man, SS-Kanonier Willi ROHWEDDER who served in the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler and later was part of the experienced core of LAH troops used to for the 12 SS Panzer Division HITLERJUGEND. I have images of other documents and photo albums of his that were sold many years ago that I could include for reference. Comes with his Would Badge in Black award document with original signature of LAH commander, Oberst-Gruppenführer SEPP DIETRICH !! Also comes with a super original 9x13cm studio portrait of him in SS uniform with LAH boards as well as wearing a Krimchild, also a VERY nice large colorized portrait in SS uniform w/ LAH boards, original SS Belt & Belt Buckle (de-nazified), original 12th SS-HITLERJUGEND Silver RING (835 stamped) he wore in the war, two very rare 12th SS-HITLERJUGEND Silver CUFFLINKS (both 835 stamped), his guaranteed original wartime ADOLF HITLER & ultra rare original wartime HITLERJUGEND cufftitles. Both trimmed. Rare opportunity.
Legion Condor + AFRIKAKORPS
Document Grouping - POW
Very nice grouping to Josef ZINNECKER. Comes with his two nice formal Spanish Medal award documents (Cruz Roja Del Merito Militar and Medalla de la Campana) - would look amazing framed, large formal SPANISH CROSS in Silver medal award document, official document identifying the medals he was being awarded for Legion Condor service, Sudetenland Medal award document, Iron Cross Second Class award document (18./Luftnachrichten Rgt 200) with original signature XII Fliegerkorps commander General Josef Kammhuber -RK winner -for DAK service, letter to his family stating that he was being awarded the EK2 for service in AFRICA, second letter to his family saying he was captured in TUNISIA by Allied forces and also awarded the EK2 medal.