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OFFICER Photo & Document Grouping
Named grouping to KM
KorvettenKapitain Joachim JANKE.
Comes with his original large format
promotion document to
Korvettenkapitan with ORIGINAL
signature RÄDER! Promotion document
with ORIGINAL signature WERNER VON
BLOMBERG Long Service Award
Document, Hindenburg Cross Award
Document. Also comes with a
selection of Feldpost and
correspondence. original photos from
his WWI and WWII service, and more.
Janke served as commander 3
Marinenebelabteilung, Nov 1941-00
Press Photo Grouping
Seven original wartime images.
- WWI Photo Grouping
Nine original images
WEHRPASS & Photo Grouping - Schwere
PAK - NORWAY - Rare Weapons
318 photos. He was KIA in NARWA
in 1944. Comes with letters to him
that were returned as he was KIA at
the time they arrived. Nice original
WEHRPASS. Many interesting weapons
qualification entries including 5cm
PAK, 3.7cm PAK, EIHANDGRENATE M39
(Egg Hand Grenade), HAFTHOHLLADUNG
PANZERKNACKER (Magnetic hollow
antitank grenade - very rare to see
entered), ROHRSPRENGMITTEL and more.
At the time of his death he was
serving in 14. panzer Jaeger
Kompanie Gren Rgt 355 in the 214 Inf
Division. Many good photos from his
service in NORWAY, technical photos,
portraits, images of his grave, good
photos of his PAK unit, KIA, letter
to his mother informing of his
death, foxhole images, T34 tanks,
planes, winter camp, medal
ceremonies in the field, and more.
Luftwaffe Photo Album & Diary -
Poland & France Campaigns - He 111
original diary a Luftwaffe
aircrewman compiled with 20 original
wartime photos. Covers the Polish an
France Campaigns. Several good
images he took from his He 111bomber
Army Photo Album Grouping - Balkans,
Russia - 1936 Olympics + Judaica
383 photos in three albums, all
from the same man. well captioned.
One covers his time in Latvia with
photos of Jews in forced labor.
Russian tanks, destroyed towns and
cities, refugees, gypsies, photos
form the 1936 OLYMPICS, photos from
NÜRNBERG, early training with IR 474
in the late 1920's an early 1930's,
PANZER Photo Grouping - Panzer
73 photos from a man in a Panzer Rgt
3. Group photos, nice unit photo
with hand made unit sign, Panzers,
troops in black panzer wraps an
early panzer berets, unit Christmas
STUDIO PORTRAIT Grouping
83 photos, many good studio
portraits. Several good technical
photos, as well. Nice lot and cheap!
- AWARD DOCUMENT & Photo Album
Grouping - KRIM - Nice Lot!
67 photos. and a very nice selection
of award documents. Comes with his
EK1 document with original signature
cdr. 170 Inf Division
Generalleutnant Siegfried Haß (RK),
EK2 with original sig. div. cdr.
Generalleutnant Erwin Sander (RK),
Drivers Badge in Gold document,
KVK2m Silver Driver's Badge,
Ostmedaille, Bronze Driver's Badge,
nice version of the KRIM SCHILD
document, all comes with letter to
his wife informing her of his death
in Feb. 1945. Album has many good
images from the Russia Campaign,
vehicles and motorcycles, and more.
WAFFEN-SS Photo Grouping - TOTENKOPF
15 photos. Also with the man's death
notice. Good photos of SS Camp
smacks in wear, medals in wear,
hospital recovery, and more. Also
comes with another death notice for
FELDHERRNHALLE man KIA in Russia at
18 years old.
Propaganda Card Grouping
13 original wartime propaganda
photos - WWI
15 original WWI photos.
photos - Army
Photo Grouping - COMBAT
16 photos, good combat images.
Vehicles, burning vehicles, good
images of Russian T-34 tanks, KIA,
Russian POWs, more.
Army Photo & More Grouping - Good
96 photos. Comes with an original
unit Bierzeitung and training
notebook, good COMBAT images, medal
ceremonies in the field, graves in
the field, MG positions, foxhole
images, good photos of salty troops
posing in the field, vehicles, field
dressing station, and more.
photos - Army
Photo Album - PARTISAN FIGHTING -
50 photos, mostly of a unit in
Anti-Partisan operations in Croatia,
photos of mounted troops, troops
interacting with locals, graves,
Early WAFFEN-SS Photo Album
112 photos. Well captioned. Mixture
of private family photos as well as
photos from the mans SS service.
Good black Algemeine SS uniforms,
all KDF an HJ photos, and more.
Army Photo Grouping - TANKS
24 very good images of tanks!
Army Photo Grouping - TANKS
17 good images of tanks.
GEBIRGSJAEGER Photo Grouping
165 photos of a GJ soldier.
vehicles, halftracks, medals in
wear, motorcycles, PAK cannons, KO
Russian tanks, winter combat,
Russian POWs, studio portraits,
observation balloons, Christmas in
the field, StuG, more.
photos - WWI
Photo Grouping - Ships and Tanks
photos - Army
111 photos. Nice studio portraits,
marching, group photos, bicycle
infantry, bands, RAD Helferin, more.
photos - Kriegsmarine
& Luftwaffe Photo Grouping
75 photos. Good warship photos, KM
funerals, postcards, also LW FLAK
unit , good 8,8cm Flak cannons and
crews, halftracks, 8,8cm w kill
Third Reich Photo Group - Good
30 photos. Good technical content -
planes, tanks, vehicles, etc.
photos - GEBIRGSJAEGER
Photo Album - France Campaign, KRIM
370 photos of a GJ unit in France,
Balkans and Russia. Nice hand
painted album cover. Starts with the
unit in HOLLAND and BELGIUM,many
identified locations, destruction,
vehicles, photos from PARIS, then
photos from HUNGARY and the BALKANS,
vehicles with unit emblems, photos
from KRIM, Russian POWS,
motorcycles, Beutepanzers, planes,
photos from his time in POW camp in
Egypt and more.
WAFFEN-SS Photo Grouping - SS WIKING
231 photos and original negatives of
a man in SS 5th SS Division WIKING.
SS camo smocks in wear, tanks, field
bivouacs, vehicle emblems, unit
photos, SS WIKING & Germania
cufftitles in wear, Russian tanks,
motorcycles with DSS WIKING emblem,
medals in wear, salty SS troops with
MG 42, and more. Nice group!
FEMALE RAD & Helferin Photo Album
120 photos. Many good images of her
and comrades in uniform. studio
Army Photo Album - FRANCE Campaign -
180 photos of a bicycle infantry
unit. Destroyed towns, crashed
British Fairey Battle airplane,
bicycle infantry, French POWs,
refugees, French TANKS, French
materiel, identified French towns,
graves, French armored cars, nice
Panzer IV photo, bands marching,
photos from Paris, more.
Kriegsmarine Photo Album - HITLER +
168 photos. good warship images,
original HITLER photo, two U-BOAT
NÜRNBERG RALLY Photo Album + 1936
173 photos of a family travels
including attending a Nürnberg
Rally. Lots of ephemera they kept
from their travels, as well. Also
photos form the 1936 Olympics.
Army/Kriegsmarine OFFICER SOLDBUCH, Document & Photo Album Grouping - Nice!
Extensive grouping named to Technische Verwaltungs Inspektor Hans ZEILINGER. Comes with his KVK2 award document with original signature General and commander VII Korps Eugen Ritter von Schobert (RK winner) Rare signature as he was KIA in 1941 when his Fieseler Storch crashed in to a Soviet minefield, his Truppenausweis, Long Service Medal First Class, FELDPOST, two large format official promotion documents, Hidenburg Cross award document, Ostmedaille, large studio portrait, SOLDBUCH is complete with nice uniform photo, extensive list of awards, photo album in original cardboard case, and more.
Army Photo Album - POLAND -
136 photos. unit photos, vehicles, artillery, halftrack, foxholes,
field radios, photo of a JEW
in ghetto, destroyed Polish
- WWI Photo Grouping
30 photos. Nice
assortment of original WWI
Army Photo Grouping - TANKS!
50 photos of TANKS! nice
large grouping! Russian and
German as well as
Third Reich Photo Grouping -
14 original images of
aircraft. Nice lot!
AFRIKAKORPS Photo Grouping -
290 photos, many from the
man's time in AFRICA. Nice
studio portrait in tropical
uniform, many photos are
captioned on reverse with
detailed information. Also
photos from Russia and
Presentation Photo Album -
41 photos. Given as
presentation to unit
commander in France in 1941.
Most photos taken in St
- Luftwaffe HELFERIN SOLDBUCH Grouping - Nice!
Scarce Soldbuch grouping
to a female Luftwaffe
Stabshelferin who served in
ITALY. Awarded the
Grouping - Heeresgruppe
Wehrpass & Führerschein
grouping to man who served
in Heeresgruppe Mitte in
Russia. Awarded KVK2 and
KVK1. nice campaign entries
through the end of the war.
Grouping - many WILLRICH
63 propaganda cards
including several WILLRICH.
Also a nice assortment of
SOLDBUCH & Photo
Grouping - 362
Man served in the 362
Inf Division. Awards
include Black Wound
badge, EK2, Silver wound
badge. Page 3-4 missing.
Also comes with a small
grouping of photos.
Award Document Grouping -
Luftwaffe Feld Regiment 4 -
Grouping to man who served
in LW Feld Regiment 4. Wound
badge was awarded for
service in the CHOLM POCKET.
Also comes with his
Ostemedaille document. Also
comes with his SA
Wehrabzeichen Ubungsbuch and
WAFFEN-SS Photo Grouping -
75 photos. Nice large unit
photo, SS graves, nice
portrait photo of the man,
death notice of the man -
KIA in Feb 1942, vehicles,
winter camo, SS Totenkopf
insignia in wear, photos
form Paris, more. nice lot.
Army Photo Grouping - France
Dunkirk, Poland, Danzig,
250 photos. Nice mixture of
Destroyed towns, refugees,
bunkers, vehicles, photos
from CALAIS, photos from
DUNKIRK, graves, General
Post war Photo & SIGNATURE
Grouping - HERMANN GREINER -
NJG1 - 51 Victories
Victorious German Troops in
9 original large format
(Larger than they look
below) photos of German
troops marching through
PARIS. Very nice.
WEHRPASS & Photo Grouping
Two Wehrpasses and a nice
grouping of photos with
Photo & Document Grouping -
ITEMS FROM LAST UPDATE BELOW
photos - WWII B-29 JEWISH Pilot TRUNK GROUPING - 462nd & 6th Bomb Groups
Extensive trunk grouping to Jewish B-29 pilot Lt Joseph Harold ARONSON who flew with the 462nd Bomb Group, 768th Bomb Squadron and later the 6th Bomb Group, 40th Bomb Squadron. Comes in high quality wooden Abel & Back 1943 dated footlocker. Nice Class A jacket with pilot’s wings, DI’s, PUC, etc., true Flighter Crusher cap, two garrison cap, silver platter, extensive number of flight and training manuals, box full of original wartime letters, box with additional insignia including A-2 leather tags and dog tag, Flight Log from training, Japanese phrase book, several original photos including a super crew photo infant of their B-29, very nice studio portraits, huge amount of original paperwork - orders, promotions, and his complete flight file showing every flight he made! his footlocker stencil, Jewish tree fund certificate, and more! Great grouping/ US shipping only.
photos - WWII Squadron COMMANDER Grouping - Col. Joseph M SILK - 586th Bomb Squadron
Super grouping to Col. Joseph SILK who was the commander of the 586th BS of the 394th BG, 9th AF based in England flying B-26 bomber aircraft. The grouping comes directly from an old collector (whose collection I have been buying over the last year) who new Silk personally and was given to him by his daughter when Silk passed away. Comes with framed display of his personal insignia, his West Point Shako hat, and a binder with original photos as well as old copies of the unit history showing Silk, his wedding overseas and also details about how the Squadron emblem was designed - based on Silk himself. Historic grouping!
photos - P-51 MUSTANG Pilot Grouping - 436th Fighter Squadron - One Kill!
Class A tunic with beautiful sewn ribbon bars, amazing bullion 8th AF patch and DI's named to Lt Melvin S. MICKEY. He flew P-51's with the 436th Fighter Squadron and has one confirmed kill on Aug 5, 1944!
WWII KIA Purple Heart - TUNISIA - 1942
Early KIA officially government engraved Purple Heart. Named to PFC. Michael M. GEIS. He was KIA in Souk El Arba Tunisia on Nov 22, 1944 while serving with the 213th Coast Artillery Rgt (A.A.). Comes in the scarce black case, his IDPF, original II Corps patch and more.
photos - RARE ORIGINAL EISENHOWER Signed Shaef Certificate of Merit
Very rare ORIGINAL IKE signed SHAEF Certificate of Merit named to Calvin B. MATHER. He worked in G-2 as a clerk/typist. This is an extremely rare document! The first I have ever offered.
photos - British WWII-Palestine Trio Medal, Photo & Insignia Grouping - Parachute Regiment!
Very nice grouping to Private R. NORMAL who served in the Parachute Regiment. Comes with 24 original photos (most captioned), Israeli Medallion, several cloth patches and more. His GSM with Palestine Clasp is officially engraved. The GSM medal roll entry shows Norman served with the 3rd Batl of the Parachute Regiment, 6th Airborne Division in Palestine form Oct 3, 1945 to 16 August 1946. This battalion fought at Arnhem during the war.
photos - British WWII Naval Trio Medal Grouping
Named to Leading Stoker Alexander HENDRY. He served on many vessels, but mostly the battleship HMS KING GEORGE V during the war. Big lot of original documents. Comes with his 39-45 Star, Atlantic Star and WWII British War Medal.
WWII WAC Photo Album - Camp Springs/Andrews Field AAF, Camp Springs
Grouping of 58 bound 8x10 in photos of WAC's in Camp Springs/Andrews Field AAF, Camp Springs - now Andrew's Air Force Base.
Many identified personnel, base operations, planes, ceremonies, WAC facilities on base, USO troops, officers, promotions, photo lab, parachute packing, and more.
US WWII TANK Unit Photo Grouping - North Africa & Far East
51 photos. All from a man serving in an armored tank unit. Great detailed photos of Shermans, and other tanks, detailed photos of field damage and repairs, unit in desert locations in North Africa, photos from stationing in the Far East, Jeeps, parades, more. Nice grouping.
US 8th Air Force Photo Grouping - 388th Bomb Group
52 photos. All from Sgt. James G. STARLING who served in the 562nd Bomb Squadron, 388th Bomb Group. Comes with IDs other documents and a nice assortment of photos, NOSE ART, very rare original British printed "Fortress For Freedom" booklet, base life, crew photos, gear, 45 pistols, British planes, German visor cap in wear, crashes, A2 jackets with squadron patches in wear, unit signs on base, and more.
photos - US WWII AIR CORPS NOSE ART Photo, Patch & Unit History Book - 61st Air Service Squadron.
100+ photos. Original 61st Service Squadron unit history, nice assortment of girly NOSE ART photos including great P-38 Nose Art images, original IE SHIMA photos, B-24 Nose Art, P-47 Nose Art, captured Japanese photos, Japanese Girls postcards, and more.
US WWII Army Engineer Photo Album - England, France & Germany - Nice!
Very nice hand made wooden photo album of a soldier from his WWII service. Named to Harold W. FAY of the 238th Engineer Bn. 200+ photos. Well captioned. Many identified locations in England, France & Germany, KO German armored car, US vehicles, troops wearing german helmet, programs and venues, Armistice Day parades in France, Maginot Line bunkers, Eagle given to Eisenhower, visiting Paris, crashed German plane, more.
US Pre-WWII Army Photo Album - Hawaii
Large photo album of a soldier stationed in Hawaii prior to WWII breaking out. Very well captioned. Many identified locations, Tanks on maneuvers, ships, German Cruiser EMDEN in Pear Harbor, Hula girls, coastal artillery guns, artillery positions on the coast, and more!
photos - VIETNAM Helicopter Photo & Plaque Grouping
Grouping to David L. McPheerson who served in a Helicopter service company. Comes with a nice period plaque made from aircraft parts and a very nice selection of color photos, most Helicopter - particular Huey themed - images!
photos - US 8TH AIR FORCE PHOTO ALBUM - 93RD BOMB GROUP - TOP!
Appx 300+ photos. Amazing content from a member of the 93rd Bomb Group. Fantastic images of Nose Art, bomb rum photos, crew photos, base life, photos of B-24's on bombing runs, flak bursts in formation, low altitude supply drop missions, use shows, photos when the unit was stationed in North Africa, crews in flight gear, crew mission briefings, A2 jackets with squadron patches, P-38 and Thunderbolt photos, interesting camp paint schemes, B-24s crashed and burning on airfield, battle damage details, and more! Great album!
- Afrikakorps Panzerarmee Kalender 1943 - Unused
Hard to find original example.
STURMGESCHÜTZ Award Document Grouping - StuG Brig. 232
Scarce Award document grouping to Klaus KLAFFKE who served in StuG Brig. 232. Comes with his EK1 award document with original signature general and commander 206 Inf Division General der Kavallerie Karl-Erik Köhler (RK winner), Sturmabzeichen with original signature StuG Brig Commander Hauptmann Paul Franke (DKiG winner), EK2 with original signature commander 46 Inf Division Generalleutnant Kurt Röpke (RK+ oak leaves winner), and Ostmedaille document with original signature brigade commander.
photos - Gebirgsjaeger Photo Album - POLAND Campaign - Good Combat Images
Appx 75 photos. Polish POWs, Polish bunkers, GJ uniforms and gear, mountain climbing, great photo of GJ soldier in a Polish PZL P.11 airplane with unit emblem, good images o troops in trench and foxhole positions, artillery, vehicles, and more.
photos - U-BOAT KNIGHTS CROSS WINNER Photo Grouping - Erich ZÜRN - U-48
76+ photos from U-Boat LI and RK winner Erich ZÜRN.He was one of the first engineers to be awarded the RK. Comes with a nice assortment of original photos from his service including a super wartime studio portrait with original signature, other portraits wearing RK and DKIG, several large format U-Boat photos, other portraits, other RK winners, a few copy photos and original post war correspondence from his daughter. He served 9 patrols on the U-48. He served as chief engineer (Leitender Ingenieur abbreviated LI) on nine patrols on one of the most successful U-boats of World War II. As flotilla engineer in the 29th U-boat Flotilla (1 June 1942 – 31 January 1944) in La Spezia and Toulon and later in the 5th U-boat Flotilla, Zürn introduced a number of improvements which helped the flotilla operate at peak efficiency. The U-48 recorded 51 ships sunk for a total of 306,875 GRT; one warship sunk for a total of 1,060 tons; three ships damaged for a total of 20,480 GRT.
AFRIKAKORPS SOLDBUCH & Cufftitle Grouping
Grouping named to Sanitäter Uffz. Fraulich who serve din San Komp 33. Comes with his AFRIKA cuff title. He arrived on African soil on Nov 1, 1943. He was captured in Tunisia on May 12, 1943 and put to work in Sousse Military POW Hospital.
photos - AFRIKAKORPS Wehrpass, Award Document, Photo & Cufftitle Grouping - KRETA, AFRIKA, SICILY, MONTE CASSINO, BATTLE OF THE BULGE - Nice!
Grouping named to Uffz Walter TUSSING who served in Panzer Gren Rgt 382 of the 164 lei. Africa-Division. He avoided captivity after the capitulation and was part of the reformed unit when it formed Stab. II./Gren Rgt (mot.)"NEAPEL" part if Panzer grenadier Regiment NEAPEL - Rare unit! He transferred in Sept 1943 to Panzer Gren Rgt 129, fighting in SICILY. He transferred in March 1944 to Panzer green Rgt 115 of the 15 Panzer Grenadier Division fighting with the unit at MONTE CASSINO! He stayed with the unit through the Ardennes offensive (Battle of the Bulge) and war's end. All awards entered! Also comes with his cut AFRIKA cufftitle and his complete minty AFRIKAKORPS cufftitle. Nice selection of photos from his Africa service!
Kriegsmarine SOLDBUCH & ID Disc + Panzer Artillerie Rat 128 - 23 panzer Division
Interesting grouping to Marine Artillierist Karl SCHAPPEN. He was awarded the Black Wound Badge on March 31 1945 while in hospital. Interestingly he was later transferred to panzer Art Rgt 128, part of the 23. Panzer Division which was fighting in Hungary late war.
photos - WEHRPASS - Jäger Regiment 204 - 97 Jäger Division
Desirable JAEGER Wehrpass of Obergef SIEDEL who served in Jaeger Rgt 204 of the 97 Jäger Division. Fought in Krim, Kuban and was KIA at Höhe 114 near Moldawanskoje in the Caucasus.
VOLKSTURM Wehrpass & Armband
Wehrpass named to Get. FÜCHS who previously served in Inf Rgt 116 during WWI. Served in 940 with Gesensenkomp Straubing and in Volksturm Gau 12 at the beginning of 1945. Also comes with his original Volksturm armband.
SOLDBUCH & Photo Grouping - GENERAL DIETL's Personal Photographer!
Grouping named to Edmund SCHNELL who served as general Dietl's personal photographer. Soldbuch is complete with photo also indicating his profession as photographer. He served in Divisions Versorgungsregiment 199 which was attached to Gebirgskorps Norwegen/Armee Norwegen. There are man excellent unpublished photos of Dietl with the group, many in the field, other RK winners, medal ceremonies, combat images, etc. most large format! Great grouping!
Third Reich Female Theater Performer Photo & Document Grouping
Rare grouping to a female dancer/performe - Fraulein Gisela WITTERNComes with a nice assortment of photos of her and her fellow female performers, ephemera and original documents including a rare Reichstheaterkammer document with RKK logo.
HITLER JUGEND Document Grouping
Nice assortment of HJ documents from one boy - Gerhard BRACKER. Some with ID photos in HJ uniform.
$265 - sold
78. photos - WAFFEN-SS Personnel File - SS Infanterie Ersatz Batt. "DEUTSCHLAND"
Interesting original, complete SS personnel file on SS Oberschütze Ludwig HAUSWIRTH. He died on Oct 29 1941 as result of committing suicide by impaling himself with his bayonet (!!) - "Selbsmod: Erstechen mid den Seitengewehr."