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2.   GEBIRGSJAEGER Photo and Document Group -  2. Gebirgs Division - GRUPPE FEURSTEIN AWARD DOCUMENT - RARE!
Amazing grouping of a German Gebirgsjaeger (named to a Gef. STAIGER).  Comes with the Very Rare GRUPPE FEURSTEIN AWARD DOCUMENT (in original period frame) issued to him for the Invasion of Norway issued by GJR 137. Generalleutnant Valentin Feuerstein was Commander of the 2nd Mountain-Division from April 1938 till March 1941, (Knight´s Cross 12th of August 1944). was awarded to the soldiers of Gruppe Feurstein who participated in a forced march from Fauske towards Narvik to rescue Dietl's troops in the battle of Narvik in 1940. On May 4th 1940 General Feurstein’s 2nd Gebirgsjäger Division started marching 350 miles North from Trondheim to relieve Dietl’s 139th Gebirgsjäger Regiment isolated in Narvik, fighting Allied troops at various points along the way.
Also comes with a very rare original unit history covering the unit in the Norway campaign with good campaign details and ORIGINAL photos added in for illustration.  Also comes with his original PHOTO ALBUM containing 170 photos. Contains TWO ORIGINAL PHOTOS OF GENERAL DIETL in Norway, nice studio portrait of the man, photos of the unit interacting with Norwegian locals, good GJ gear and uniform details, Krads, photos of a Destroyer crew posing in Narvik with their newly awarded EK2s, British troop graves, captured British AA artillery, and more.   Great grouping!