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Fallschirmjäger Soldbuch - 7.FJD Holland, Reichswald, Rhein WIA

Fallschirmjäger Soldbuch - 7.FJD Holland, Reichswald, Rhein WIA

Soldbuch to Obergefreiter Heinrich Scherhofer. First issue from February 1941. This Vienna born Aust..

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Heeresküsten Soldbuch - Norway, Yugoslavia

Heeresküsten Soldbuch - Norway, Yugoslavia

Soldbuch to Obergefreiter Anton Krejci. First issue from April 1942, when this Czech born from Brünn..

140.00 EUR

SS Death card - Eifel 1944

SS Death card - Eifel 1944

Death card to SS-Schütze Peter Meid, who was killed at the age of 18 in the Eifel, on 14th of Septem..

65.00 EUR

Stalingrad KIA death card

Stalingrad KIA death card

Death card to Gefreiter Richard Hirt from Koblenz, who was killed while serving with a Pionier-Batai..

20.00 EUR

Hanged partisan near Mogilew 1943

Hanged partisan near Mogilew 1943

Hanged Russian partisan near Mogilew, Belarus, October 1943.  6x9 cm private photo. &..

40.00 EUR

Hanged partisan near Mogilew 1943

Hanged partisan near Mogilew 1943

Hanged Russian partisan near Mogilew, Belarus, October 1943.  6x9 cm private photo. &..

30.00 EUR

SS Schütze portrait

SS Schütze portrait

Small sized studio portrait of an SS Schütze.  6x5 cm private photo, with dedication "dein..

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SS Schütze portrait with HJ award

SS Schütze portrait with HJ award

Small sized portrait of an SS Schütze wearing the HJ Leistungsabzeichen.  6x5 cm private p..

20.00 EUR

715.ID Italy WIA Soldbuch & citation

715.ID Italy WIA Soldbuch & citation

Soldbuch to Sanitäts-Obergefreiter Alfred Zanko. First issue from June 1942. Due to his civilian pro..

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KG76 NCO Wehrpass, 1940 Blitz

KG76 NCO Wehrpass, 1940 Blitz

Wehrpass to Feldwebel Otto Todt. First issue from February 1937. Completing his RAD service as Vorma..

225.00 EUR

168.ID KIA Grouping - GAB citation

168.ID KIA Grouping - GAB citation

Small KIA grouping to Obergefreiter Ernst Bader from Lermoos (Tirol), who was killed while serving w..

125.00 EUR

Death card SS Totenkopf with EKI

Death card SS Totenkopf with EKI

Death card to SS-Unterscharführer Franz Kölsch, who was badly wounded on the southern sector of the ..

70.00 EUR

Russian KIA soldier

Russian KIA soldier

Russian soldier killed on the Eastern Front, either a woman or a young boy.  6x6 cm privat..

15.00 EUR

Russian KIA in Finland

Russian KIA in Finland

Russian soldier killed by a headshot in the Salla / Alakurtti sector on the Lappland front in 1941.&..

15.00 EUR

Russian KIA in Finland

Russian KIA in Finland

Russian soldier with gasmask, killed in the Salla / Alakurtti sector on the Lappland front in 1941.&..

15.00 EUR

Russian KIA in Finland

Russian KIA in Finland

Russian soldier with gasmask, killed in the Salla / Alakurtti sector on the Lappland front in 1941.&..

15.00 EUR

Major Soldbuch, Heeresmission Rumänien, Denmark

Major Soldbuch, Heeresmission Rumänien, Denmark

Soldbuch to Major Dr. Rudolf Wentzell. First issue from September 1939. Born in Strassburg (now Stra..

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Photo album Inf.Rgt.46 Neumünster

Photo album Inf.Rgt.46 Neumünster

Photo album of a soldier of the 9. Kompanie of Infanterie-Regiment 46 in the 1930's. This unit was l..

150.00 EUR

SS Death card Russia 1943 - SS.Inf.Rgt.8

SS Death card Russia 1943 - SS.Inf.Rgt.8

Death card to SS-Sturmmann Franz Berz from Göggingen, who was killed on 8th of February 1943 in Kepl..

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Stalingrad KIA death card

Stalingrad KIA death card

Death card to Gefreiter Richard Hirt from Koblenz, who was killed while serving with a Pionier-Batai..

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Hitler and Mussolini in Uman, 1941

Hitler and Mussolini in Uman, 1941

Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini shortly after landing with a Fw 200 "Condor" on the airfield of Um..

50.00 EUR

Adolf Hitler in Uman, 1941

Adolf Hitler in Uman, 1941

Adolf Hitler shortly after landing with his Fw 200 "Condor" on the airfield of Uman, Ukraine, for a ..

50.00 EUR

Adolf Hitler in Uman, 1941

Adolf Hitler in Uman, 1941

Adolf Hitler shortly after landing with his Fw 200 "Condor" on the airfield of Uman, Ukraine, for a ..

50.00 EUR

Adolf Hitler in Uman, 1941

Adolf Hitler in Uman, 1941

Adolf Hitler shortly after landing with his Fw 200 "Condor" on the airfield of Uman, Ukraine, for a ..

50.00 EUR

Reburial of mass grave victims - Ukraine

Reburial of mass grave victims - Ukraine

Uncovering and reburial of executed victims on the Eastern Front, documented by a German soldier. Hi..

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Russian KIA soldiers

Russian KIA soldiers

Four photos of KIA Russian soldiers on the Eastern Front.  7x6 cm Agfa Lupex private ..

25.00 EUR

Russian KIA soldier

Russian KIA soldier

KIA Russian hanging from a collapsed position on the Eastern Front.  7x6 cm Agfa Lupe..

15.00 EUR

Russian KIA soldier

Russian KIA soldier

Russian soldier killed on the Eastern Front.  7x6 cm Agfa Lupex private photo. &..

15.00 EUR

KIA Pilot Wehrpass - Wiener Neustadt 1944

KIA Pilot Wehrpass - Wiener Neustadt 1944

Wehrpass to Feldwebel Bruno Tschassel. First issue from January 1939. Completing his RAD service by ..

195.00 EUR

1.ID Citations Poland 1939 WIA

1.ID Citations Poland 1939 WIA

Small award document grouping to Gefreiter Friedrich Düppengiesser. While serving as a Füsilier with..

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246.ID Soldbuch, Russia WIA

246.ID Soldbuch, Russia WIA

Soldbuch to Unteroffizier Willi Bohrer. First issue from November 1940. Interestingly, Bohrer was a ..

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Beobachter Soldbuch

Beobachter Soldbuch

Soldbuch to Obergefreiter Wilhelm Spengler. First issue from May 1942. After training as a Beobachte..

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SS Gebirgsjäger portrait

SS Gebirgsjäger portrait

Postcard sized portrait of two SS Gebirgsjäger comrades; notice the Edelweiss patch as well as the c..

70.00 EUR

SS Schütze with wife in Austria

SS Schütze with wife in Austria

Postcard sized studio portrait of an SS Schütze with his wife in Sankt Martin im Innkreis, Austria.&..

40.00 EUR

SS Portrait with greatcoat

SS Portrait with greatcoat

Postcard sized studio portrait of an SS soldier wearing a greatcoat.  13x9 cm private Mimo..

30.00 EUR

SS Schütze portrait

SS Schütze portrait

Small sized studio portrait of an SS Schütze, with dedication in Regensburg on the back.  ..

20.00 EUR

SS Polizei Soldbuch, SS-Polizei-Bataillon Dänemark

SS Polizei Soldbuch, SS-Polizei-Bataillon Dänemark

Soldbuch to Polizei-Wachtmeister Franz Fischer, a film technician in Berlin in daily life. First iss..

375.00 EUR

Marineartillerie Soldbuch, Holland M.A.A.202, France 1944

Marineartillerie Soldbuch, Holland M.A.A.202, France 1944

Soldbuch to Marineartillerie-Obergefreiter Rudolf Höll. First issue from December 1941. An employee ..

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Belgian SS Panzer Wiking death card

Belgian SS Panzer Wiking death card

Rare death card to a Belgian inhabitant of the German speaking Eupen-Malmedy area. This region was a..

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Belgian SS Panzer Wiking death card

Belgian SS Panzer Wiking death card

Rare death card to a Belgian inhabitant of the German speaking Eupen-Malmedy area. This region was a..

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EK2 Pouch - Carl Forster & Graf

EK2 Pouch - Carl Forster & Graf

Original pouch ("Verleihungstüte") for the Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse, marked on the back by the maker..

40.00 EUR

LSSAH Schütze portrait

LSSAH Schütze portrait

Small portrait photo of an SS Schütze, showing the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler cyphers on the shou..

20.00 EUR

SS Panzer soldier in KVK2 award ceremony

SS Panzer soldier in KVK2 award ceremony

An SS Panzer soldier wearing the black Panzer wrapper with comrades, celebrating a freshly awarded K..

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SS soldiers in mountain trip

SS soldiers in mountain trip

Six photos showing SS soldiers in their free time, during a mountain trip accompanied by women. ..

20.00 EUR

Heer dagger - Eickhorn, Solingen

Heer dagger - Eickhorn, Solingen

Army officer's dagger by the maker Eickhorn, based in Solingen. The blade remains in good condition ..

475.00 EUR

73.ID Soldbuch & citation grouping - Six times WIA

73.ID Soldbuch & citation grouping - Six times WIA

Soldbuch with complete award document grouping to Unteroffizier Franz Veyvoda. Working as a typograp..

540.00 EUR

Flak Soldbuch, Sicily and Italy 1943-'45

Flak Soldbuch, Sicily and Italy 1943-'45

Soldbuch to Waffen-Unteroffizier Adolf Brandstetter. First issue from September 1940. An Austrian ca..

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Oberstabsarzt Soldbuch, Vienna doctor

Oberstabsarzt Soldbuch, Vienna doctor

Soldbuch to Dr. Franz Depisch, an Austrian doctor from Vienna who served for six years in the Wehrma..

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SS Schütze portrait, Dresden

SS Schütze portrait, Dresden

Small studio portrait of an SS Schütze wearing a sidecap.  5x5 cm private photo with photo..

20.00 EUR

SS Schütze portrait

SS Schütze portrait

Small studio portrait of an SS Schütze.  5x6 cm private photo.  ..

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Five SS photos - LSSAH in hospital, officer

Five SS photos - LSSAH in hospital, officer

Lot of five SS photos, including several with visible LSSAH cufftitle taken in hospital, and an offi..

30.00 EUR

Four SS photos - Totenkopf and more

Four SS photos - Totenkopf and more

Lot of four SS photos, including a postcard sized group portrait, two Totenkopf soldiers (one with c..

25.00 EUR

KIA Night fighter Wehrpass NJG5 - Neumünster 1944

KIA Night fighter Wehrpass NJG5 - Neumünster 1944

Wehrpass to Feldwebel Augustin Rycek. First issue from January 1939. This student from Vienna volunt..

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DAK Soldbuch 15.PD medic Africa POW

DAK Soldbuch 15.PD medic Africa POW

Soldbuch grouping to Unteroffizier Erich Schwender. After basic training as a medic, the 20 year old..

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Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen - JB&Co

Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen - JB&Co

Infantry assault badge in bronze, zinc manufacture nicely marked "JB&Co" by the rare maker Josef..

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Verwundetenabzeichen in Schwarz - unmarked

Verwundetenabzeichen in Schwarz - unmarked

Unmarked wound badge in black, obverse with most of the paint gone, reverse with most paint remainin..

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Framed SS Kanonier portrait

Framed SS Kanonier portrait

Large period framed studio portrait of an SS Kanonier serving with an SS-Artillerie-Regiment, as vis..

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Allgemeine SS portrait photo - Marienburg

Allgemeine SS portrait photo - Marienburg

Small portrait photo of a member of the Allgemeine SS with SS Schirmmütze, armband and collar tabs f..

40.00 EUR

SS Stug portrait photo

SS Stug portrait photo

Small studio portrait photo of an SS Schütze in grey Sturmgeschütz wrapper.  5x7 cm privat..

40.00 EUR

SS Schütze portrait - Ellwangen 1941

SS Schütze portrait - Ellwangen 1941

Small studio portrait photo of an SS Schütze in Ellwangen, 1941.  5x7 cm private photo, wi..

30.00 EUR

KIA Panzer driver Wehrpass Pz.Abt.18

KIA Panzer driver Wehrpass Pz.Abt.18

Wehrpass to Gefreiter Gerhard Schwarz. First issue from June 1941. This farmer's son from Stuttgart ..

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295.ID Norway POW Soldbuch & Wehrpass

295.ID Norway POW Soldbuch & Wehrpass

Soldbuch and Wehrpass grouping to Oberwachtmeister Heinz Mathies. The son of a WW1 veteran who start..

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251.ID Stabsfeldwebel Soldbuch

251.ID Stabsfeldwebel Soldbuch

Soldbuch to Stabsfeldwebel Martin Schulz. First issue from August 1939. An active soldier in the lat..

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Knight's Cross winner Alfred Germer private signed portrait

Knight's Cross winner Alfred Germer private signed portrait

Superb hand signed and private produced portrait photo of Ritterkreuzträger Hauptmann Alfred Germer...

275.00 EUR

SS Germania portrait, Mutterkreuz in wear

SS Germania portrait, Mutterkreuz in wear

Portrait photo of an SS soldier with his mother and sister in January 1940. He is wearing the "SS 2"..

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Six SS photos - Finland 1942

Six SS photos - Finland 1942

Five photos showing SS soldiers in Finland, 1942. Includes a road sign "Strasse der SS".  ..

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Six political photos - SA, NSDAP

Six political photos - SA, NSDAP

Lot of six political themed photos, mostly depicting SA and NSDAP members in uniform.  Original..

20.00 EUR

Six political photos - SA, NSDAP

Six political photos - SA, NSDAP

Lot of six political themed photos, mostly depicting SA and NSDAP members in uniform.  Ori..

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Hanged Russian partisan

Hanged Russian partisan

Russian partisan killed by hanging from a birch tree on a Russian farm, 1941-'42.  From th..

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Burned soldier on bridge in France

Burned soldier on bridge in France

Burned soldier on a destroyed bridge in France, 1940.  13x9 cm Agfa Brovira private p..

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KIA French soldier

KIA French soldier

French soldier killed in France, 1940.  7x7 cm private photo.  ..

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French KIA soldier

French KIA soldier

French soldier killed in France, 1940.  7x8 cm Agfa Brovira private photo, described ..

10.00 EUR

Normandy KIA Wehrpass SS Götz von Berlichingen

Normandy KIA Wehrpass SS Götz von Berlichingen

Wehrpass to SS-Obergrenadier Heinz Elias. Born in April 1926, Elias volunteered for the Waffen-SS ev..

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Flak Soldbuch grouping, General Göring Regiment, HJ Kreissieger, France 1944 POW

Flak Soldbuch grouping, General Göring Regiment, HJ Kreissieger, France 1944 POW

Extensive Soldbuch grouping to Obergefreiter Egon Henkel. He was an active member of the DJ and Hitl..

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Soldbuch Baustab Speer officer

Soldbuch Baustab Speer officer

Soldbuch to Stabsintendant Georg Schönrock. First issue from August 1939, while serving as an Oberza..

140.00 EUR

Adolf Hitler visits Laon cathedral

Adolf Hitler visits Laon cathedral

Private photo taken during a visit of Adolf Hitler to the cathedral in Laon, northern France, in the..

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Four political photos - Grabow

Four political photos - Grabow

Lot of four postcard sized political photos, featuring SA and NSDAP members in uniform. Include..

25.00 EUR

Four political photos - Leipzig, mayor

Four political photos - Leipzig, mayor

Lot of four postcard sized political photos, featuring SA and NSDAP members in uniform. Include..

20.00 EUR

Four political photos - Leipzig, Köln, funeral

Four political photos - Leipzig, Köln, funeral

Lot of four postcard sized political photos, featuring SA and NSDAP members in uniform. One fun..

20.00 EUR

Four political photos - Köln, Leipzig

Four political photos - Köln, Leipzig

Lot of four postcard sized political photos, featuring SA and NSDAP members in uniform. One wed..

25.00 EUR

Soldbuch grouping Italy sniper, 277.ID Normandy WIA

Soldbuch grouping Italy sniper, 277.ID Normandy WIA

Soldbuch grouping to Gefreiter Herbert Linsel. Just before his eighteenth birthday, this student fro..

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269.ID KIA Wehrpass with Heldentod document

269.ID KIA Wehrpass with Heldentod document

Wehrpass and Heldentod document to Grenadier Karl Bergmann. Completing his labor service with RAD-Ab..

145.00 EUR

Kriegsmarine EK2 Citation - Norway 1940

Kriegsmarine EK2 Citation - Norway 1940

Award document for the Eiserne Kreuz 2. Klasse, issued in Bergen, Norway, on 20th of April 1940 to M..

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Kyffhäuserbund shooting award document

Kyffhäuserbund shooting award document

Award document issued to H. Wagner, shooting price (6th place) for a Kyffhäuserbund shooting competi..

30.00 EUR

KVK2 mit Schwertern - Biedermann & Co., Oberkassel (42)

KVK2 mit Schwertern - Biedermann & Co., Oberkassel (42)

Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2. Klasse mit Schwertern, clearly marked "42" in the ring by maker Biedermann &..

50.00 EUR

Ostmedaille with matching pouch - Wiedmann (19)

Ostmedaille with matching pouch - Wiedmann (19)

Ostmedaille marked "19" in the ring, produced by the maker Emil Ferdinand Wiedmann from Frankfu..

65.00 EUR

DRL Sportabzeichen in Bronze - cloth

DRL Sportabzeichen in Bronze - cloth

Cloth version of the DRL Sportabzeichen in Bronze sport award.  Nice size of 6x7 cm, excel..

25.00 EUR

SS Totenkopf studio portrait

SS Totenkopf studio portrait

Small studio portrait of an SS-Rottenführer with nice Totenkopf collar tabs.  4x5 cm original p..

30.00 EUR

SS Officers in free time

SS Officers in free time

Three private photos of SS officers during their free time.  12x9 cm Agfa Brovira and..

25.00 EUR

SS-Sturmmann portrait

SS-Sturmmann portrait

Portrait photo of an SS-Sturmmann.  6x7 cm original private photo, some creases. &nbs..

20.00 EUR

Adolf Hitler postcard

Adolf Hitler postcard

Adolf Hitler postcard.  14x9 cm original postcard produced from a press photo in Berlin.&n..

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RAD Reichsarbeitsführer Konrad Hierl postcard portrait

RAD Reichsarbeitsführer Konrad Hierl postcard portrait

Postcard "Reichsarbeitsführer HIERL", portraying the head of the Reichsarbeitsdienst (RAD), Konrad H..

20.00 EUR

Lot of 100 German death cards

Lot of 100 German death cards

Available are several lots of 100 German death cards to soldiers killed during the Second World War...

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Heer dagger - Alcoso, Solingen

Heer dagger - Alcoso, Solingen

Army officer's dagger by the maker Alcoso, based in Solingen. The blade remains in good condition wi..

450.00 EUR

Jäger KIA Wehrpass 100.JD, anti-partisan

Jäger KIA Wehrpass 100.JD, anti-partisan

Small Wehrpass grouping to Gefreiter Friedrich “Fritz” Magenschein. First issue from August 1942. Ma..

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Wehrpass Pi.Btl.655 pioneer

Wehrpass Pi.Btl.655 pioneer

Wehrpass to Gefreiter Egon Schäfer. First issue from May 1941. This student from Reichenberg in the ..

95.00 EUR

Eiserne Kreuz 2. Klasse - Franz Petzl, Wien (120)

Eiserne Kreuz 2. Klasse - Franz Petzl, Wien (120)

Iron Cross 2nd Class clearly marked "120" in the ring, by maker Franz Petzl from Vienna. Original th..

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KVK2 mit Schwertern - Wilhelm Annetsberger, München (34)

KVK2 mit Schwertern - Wilhelm Annetsberger, München (34)

Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2. Klasse mit Schwertern, marked "34" in the ring by the maker Wilhelm Annetsbe..

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Verwundetenabzeichen in Schwarz - unmarked

Verwundetenabzeichen in Schwarz - unmarked

Unmarked wound badge in black, obverse with nearly all paint gone, reverse with most paint remaining..

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DRL Sportabzeichen in Bronze - Wernstein, Jena

DRL Sportabzeichen in Bronze - Wernstein, Jena

DRL Sportabzeichen in Bronze by maker Wernstein, Jena, also marked with this maker's code "DRGM 3526..

40.00 EUR