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96.ID Wehrpass & Citation grouping, EK1

96.ID Wehrpass & Citation grouping, EK1

Wehrpass and award document grouping to Unteroffizier Johannes Künneke. Called up in July 1939, Künn..

370.00 EUR

Soldbuch artillery munitions expert

Soldbuch artillery munitions expert

Soldbuch to Oberfeuerwerker Horst Kliem. First issue from August 1939. At that point, Kliem had been..

110.00 EUR

SS-Rottenführer postcard portrait

SS-Rottenführer postcard portrait

Postcard sized portrait photo of an SS-Rottenführer wearing the Ostmedaille ribbon, ca. 1943-'44.&nb..

60.00 EUR

SS-Sturmmann postcard portrait

SS-Sturmmann postcard portrait

Postcard sized portrait photo of an SS-Sturmmann during a home leave in 1943.  14x9 cm pri..

60.00 EUR

SS Photos - Berlin, Holland

SS Photos - Berlin, Holland

Lot of five photos showing Waffen-SS soldiers; these include two photos developed in a photo studio ..

25.00 EUR

SS Photos - Officer, Totenkopf

SS Photos - Officer, Totenkopf

Lot of five photos showing Waffen-SS soldiers; these include Regierungskommissär SS-Obersturmbannfüh..

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SA Photos - Pennant, grenade throwing

SA Photos - Pennant, grenade throwing

Group of four private photos showing mostly SA members; these include group portraits, a small penna..

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SA Photos - Pennant, portraits

SA Photos - Pennant, portraits

Group of five private photos showing mostly SA members; these include group portraits, a small penna..

20.00 EUR

24.ID Combat NCO Soldbuch, EK1 - CCCiB - Unit citation

24.ID Combat NCO Soldbuch, EK1 - CCCiB - Unit citation

Soldbuch to Oberfeldwebel Heinz Zabka. First issue from September 1939. After a quite uneventful sta..

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DAK Document grouping - PAB Silver

DAK Document grouping - PAB Silver

Document grouping to Stabsgefreiter Philipp Kraus from Ludwigshafen, who served with the DAK in Afri..

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SS Totenkopf Feldpost - Prague 1939

SS Totenkopf Feldpost - Prague 1939

Feldpost postcard sent by SS-Mann Werner Mohns to his mother from the Prague area in November 1939. ..

30.00 EUR

Large SS portrait

Large SS portrait

Large, frameable color portrait of a young NCO of the Waffen-SS. Notice the drawer didn't get the ra..

50.00 EUR

SS Unterscharführer with wife

SS Unterscharführer with wife

Two photos of an SS Unterscharführer posing with his wife.  5x8 cm Ridax private photos. N..

20.00 EUR

Five SS photos

Five SS photos

Lot of five private photos showing SS soldiers; these include a boat trip with Luftwaffe comrades, l..

25.00 EUR

SA Photos - Parade with Standarte, musicians

SA Photos - Parade with Standarte, musicians

Group of six private photos showing mostly SA members; these include parades, also with an SA Standa..

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SA Photos - Medic training, parade

SA Photos - Medic training, parade

Group of four private photos showing mostly SA members; these include a parade and training for 'San..

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Flugbuch & Citations KG76, KIA Fw190 Pilot

Flugbuch & Citations KG76, KIA Fw190 Pilot

Flugbuch and award document grouping to Oberfeldwebel Gottfried Wagner.  Born in 1919, Wag..

1,100.00 EUR

Wehrpass grouping Flak Spiess

Wehrpass grouping Flak Spiess

Document and photo grouping to Hauptwachtmeister Gerhard Paetzelt. A professional soldier since July..

215.00 EUR

Allied propaganda leaflet - Göring reactions to bombings

Allied propaganda leaflet - Göring reactions to bombings

Allied propaganda leaflet showing a change in Hermann Göring's facial expressions, from the joy over..

30.00 EUR

SS Death card - Slovakia 1945

SS Death card - Slovakia 1945

Death card to SS-Unterscharführer Alois Nagelmüller, who died in hospital in Bratislava (German: Pre..

25.00 EUR

Jews recovering dead in Poland

Jews recovering dead in Poland

Polish Jews (notice the long black coat) recovering dead bodies - supposedly also Jews - in Poland.&..

65.00 EUR

Killed Russian soldier

Killed Russian soldier

Russian KIA soldier on the Eastern Front. Notice he has his boots taken off.   7x7 cm priv..

10.00 EUR

Killed Russian soldier

Killed Russian soldier

Russian KIA soldier on the Eastern Front.  7x7 cm private photo.  ..

10.00 EUR

Killed Russian soldiers

Killed Russian soldiers

Russian KIA soldiers on the Eastern Front.  7x7 cm private photo.  ..

10.00 EUR

76.ID Soldbuch & Citation - WIA Hungary 1944

76.ID Soldbuch & Citation - WIA Hungary 1944

Soldbuch to Obergefreiter Joachim Palmer. First issue from December 1941. This young man from Chemni..

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171.ID KIA Wehrpass - Gomel 1944

171.ID KIA Wehrpass - Gomel 1944

Wehrpass to Obergrenadier Franz-Joachim Abraham. Completing his RAD service mid 1943, his basic mili..

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Pilot death card, HJ portrait

Pilot death card, HJ portrait

Death card to Flieger Peppi Berndörfler from Oberplan, who is pictured here in his Hitlerjugend unif..

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SS Death card Demjansk 1942

SS Death card Demjansk 1942

Death card to SS-Rottenführer Ludwig Baumgartner, who was killed on the "Waldai Höhen" in Kiril..

30.00 EUR

KG27 KIA Flugbuch, diaries and citation grouping

KG27 KIA Flugbuch, diaries and citation grouping

Extensive document grouping to Unteroffizier Gustav Born, who was killed as a gunner on a Heinkel He..

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HJ DJ Mitglieds-Ausweis

HJ DJ Mitglieds-Ausweis

"Mitglieds-Ausweis für das Deutsche Jungvolk in der Hitlerjugend", DJ membership card to Hans Georg ..

75.00 EUR

Luftwaffe death card - Eifel 1944

Luftwaffe death card - Eifel 1944

Death card to Stabsgefreiter Sebastian Daffner from Oberellenbach, who served in a "Luftwaffen-Batai..

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SS Death card - Ardennes 1945

SS Death card - Ardennes 1945

Death card to Oskar Berndörfler from Haumborn. According to this card, he was an Obergefreiter ..

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Allied propaganda leaflet - Hitlers Freibrief für die SS

Allied propaganda leaflet - Hitlers Freibrief für die SS

Allied propaganda leaflet "Hitlers Freibrief für die SS", number G43, issued in 1942.  Nic..

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Allied propaganda leaflet - Gedanken des Führers über die Waffen-SS

Allied propaganda leaflet - Gedanken des Führers über die Waffen-SS

Allied propaganda leaflet "Gedanken des Führers über die Waffen-SS", number G42, issued in 1942.&nbs..

30.00 EUR

Allied propaganda leaflet - Gedanken des Führers über die Waffen-SS

Allied propaganda leaflet - Gedanken des Führers über die Waffen-SS

Allied propaganda leaflet "Gedanken des Führers über die Waffen-SS", number G46, issued in 1942.&nbs..

25.00 EUR

Allied propaganda leaflet - Führer befiehl, wir folgen dir

Allied propaganda leaflet - Führer befiehl, wir folgen dir

Allied propaganda leaflet "Führer befiehl, wir folgen dir", number G48, issued in 1942. It show..

25.00 EUR

French colonial KIA

French colonial KIA

Black French soldier killed in the 1940 campaign.  6x7 cm private photo.  ..

15.00 EUR

French colonial KIA

French colonial KIA

Black French soldier succumbed to his wounds on a stretcher in France, 1940.  6x7 cm priva..

10.00 EUR

German soldiers resting next to French colonial KIA

German soldiers resting next to French colonial KIA

German soldiers resting right next to a few killed French colonial soldiers during the France 1940 c..

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French KIA soldier

French KIA soldier

Killed French soldier in the France 1940 campaign.  6x7 cm private photo.  ..

10.00 EUR

Wehrpass grouping SS Officer, EK1, Leibstandarte, Polizei KIA

Wehrpass grouping SS Officer, EK1, Leibstandarte, Polizei KIA

Wehrpass grouping to SS-Oberleutnant Wilhelm Marré, an early member of the "Leibstandarte SS Adolf H..

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10.Pz.Div. Wehrpass - WIA Russia 1941

10.Pz.Div. Wehrpass - WIA Russia 1941

Wehrpass to Gefreiter Friedrich Hollich. First issue from October 1939. Called up by the Wehrmacht j..

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Nahkampftage and Sturmtage lists 69.ID

Nahkampftage and Sturmtage lists 69.ID

List of Nahkampftage (close combat days) and Sturmtage (assault days) obtained by a soldier of Grena..

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Mölders und seine Männer - period book

Mölders und seine Männer - period book

Period book "Mölders und seine Männer" by Major Fritz von Forell. A widely produced account on the l..

20.00 EUR

Adolf Hitler in France 1940

Adolf Hitler in France 1940

Adolf Hitler accompanied by Heer and SS officers during his visit to the "Col de la Schlucht", a mou..

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Hanged Russian partisans

Hanged Russian partisans

Two partisans hanged in the East.  6x9 cm Agfa Lupex private photo.  ..

45.00 EUR

Killed German soldier in open coffin

Killed German soldier in open coffin

German soldier in an open coffin, shortly before his burial in the East or on the Balkan.  ..

40.00 EUR

Killed Russian horse driver

Killed Russian horse driver

German collumn passing by a Russian soldier with his submachine gun, killed alongside his horse.&nbs..

20.00 EUR

Flemish collaboration with giant SS flag

Flemish collaboration with giant SS flag

Speech of a Flemish SS leader with a giant SS banner to various Flemish collaboration organisations ..

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Flemish collaboration with giant SS flag

Flemish collaboration with giant SS flag

Speech of a Flemish SS leader with a giant SS banner to various Flemish collaboration organisations ..

30.00 EUR

Flemish collaboration with giant SS flag

Flemish collaboration with giant SS flag

Speech of a Flemish SS leader with a giant SS banner to various Flemish collaboration organisations ..

30.00 EUR

Flemish collaboration with giant SS flag

Flemish collaboration with giant SS flag

Speech of a Flemish SS leader with a giant SS banner to various Flemish collaboration organisations ..

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Soldbuch grouping Demjansk WIA, Holland 190.ID

Soldbuch grouping Demjansk WIA, Holland 190.ID

Soldbuch grouping to Unteroffizier Heinrich Kleinheider. Called up for the Wehrmacht by Inf.Rgt.37 i..

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Reichsbank document grouping, Landsberg prison

Reichsbank document grouping, Landsberg prison

Document grouping to Willy Gattig, who worked with the Reichsbank from the early 1920's until the en..

125.00 EUR

Reichsbahn Breslau citations

Reichsbahn Breslau citations

Two citations, so-called "Anerkennungsurkunden", to Gustav Krause, who served as Bahnhofsmeister at ..

90.00 EUR

Ehrenkreuz für Kriegsteilnehmer citation

Ehrenkreuz für Kriegsteilnehmer citation

Award document for the Ehrenkreuz für Kriegsteilnehmer, issued in 1935 to Landjägeroberleutnant Wilh..

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Hitler with Kurt von Briesen in Poland 1939

Hitler with Kurt von Briesen in Poland 1939

Adolf Hitler visiting Generalleutnant Kurt von Briesen, commander of the 30.ID, during the Polish ca..

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Olympic flame in German city 1936

Olympic flame in German city 1936

The olympic flame on display in a German city just before the Olympic games of Berlin 1936. &nb..

20.00 EUR

Olympic flame in German city 1936

Olympic flame in German city 1936

The olympic flame on display in a German city just before the Olympic games of Berlin 1936. &nb..

20.00 EUR

Group portrait in Remscheid - SA, NSDAP, HJ, ...

Group portrait in Remscheid - SA, NSDAP, HJ, ...

Large (over postcard sized) and very detailed group portrait showing a variety of political uniforms..

25.00 EUR

Gebirgsjäger with killed Russian

Gebirgsjäger with killed Russian

Gebirgsjäger with killed Russian.  6x9 cm Agfa Brovira private photo.  ..

15.00 EUR

Gebirgsjäger with killed Russians

Gebirgsjäger with killed Russians

Gebirgsjäger with killed Russians next to a burning house.  6x9 cm Agfa Brovira priva..

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Killed Russian horse driver

Killed Russian horse driver

Russian cavalry soldier killed alongside his horse.  7x10 cm Agfa Brovira private pho..

10.00 EUR

French colonial KIA soldier

French colonial KIA soldier

French colonial KIA soldier in France, 1940.  11x8 cm private photo, described "Gefallener..

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Knight's Cross winner Otto Herfurth

Knight's Cross winner Otto Herfurth

Excellent private portrait of Knight's Cross winner Oberst Otto Herfurth. He won he Ritterkreuz as r..

70.00 EUR

Luftwaffe Knight's Cross winner

Luftwaffe Knight's Cross winner

Thee photos of an unknown Luftwaffe Knight's Cross winner posing with two young women.  7x..

40.00 EUR

Heer Knight's Cross winner

Heer Knight's Cross winner

Unknown Knight's Cross (and DKiG) winning officer of the Wehrmacht posing with his men, 1944-'45.&nb..

15.00 EUR

SS Deutschland soldier on ship

SS Deutschland soldier on ship

SS Soldier wearing the "SS 1" collar tabs of the "Deutschland" Regiment, along with the cufftitle, t..

15.00 EUR

German KIA soldier in France 1940

German KIA soldier in France 1940

Two photos of the remains of a German soldier found in the Ardennes in France 1940, weeks or months ..

50.00 EUR

British KIA soldier on beach

British KIA soldier on beach

Skeletonised body of a killed British soldier, washed ashore on a beach after the Dunkirk operation ..

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KIA Polish soldier

KIA Polish soldier

Killed Polish soldier on a field, September 1939.  From the legacy of a veteran of the 30...

20.00 EUR

KIA Allied pilot

KIA Allied pilot

Remains of a killed (Allied) pilot in a field.  6x9 cm Agfa Lupex private photo. ..

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Bordschütze Soldbuch grouping - NJG6, JG1, NSFK

Bordschütze Soldbuch grouping - NJG6, JG1, NSFK

Intriguing Soldbuch grouping to Unteroffizier Karl-Heinrich Steinmeyer. According to the previous ow..

270.00 EUR

JG53 KIA Fighter pilot grouping

JG53 KIA Fighter pilot grouping

Small grouping to Oberfähnrich Dieter Bohne, who was killed in Messerschmitt Bf 109 #163121 of the 1..

140.00 EUR

Die Nationalsozialistische Revolution - photo grouping

Die Nationalsozialistische Revolution - photo grouping

Group of 49 photos produced as positive slides with matching paper bags giving a detailed descriptio..

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Konrad Hierl in Nürnberg 1934

Konrad Hierl in Nürnberg 1934

Reichsarbeitsführer (head of the RAD) Konstantin Hierl visiting a female delegation during the Reich..

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Stabsarzt grouping - EK1, 5.ID, Italy

Stabsarzt grouping - EK1, 5.ID, Italy

Extensive grouping to Stabsarzt Dr. med. Rudolf Mayer. This Heilbronn based doctor, who also worked ..

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Albert Kesselring with RAD general

Albert Kesselring with RAD general

Knight's Cross winning Generalfeldmarschall Albert Kesselring having an amusing chat with a high RAD..

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Eduard Dietl in Christmas party

Eduard Dietl in Christmas party

Gebirgsjäger general Eduard Dietl (right) with a fellow general and other officers during a Christma..

25.00 EUR

Eduard Dietl in Christmas party

Eduard Dietl in Christmas party

Gebirgsjäger general Eduard Dietl (left in the foreground) speaking to his men during a Christmas pa..

25.00 EUR

Soldbuch 359.ID Poland 1945

Soldbuch 359.ID Poland 1945

Soldbuch to Oberwachtmeister Heinrich Krämer. First issue from August 1939. Krämer was born in the F..

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Partial Soldbuch 6.Pz.Div. Aufklärer

Partial Soldbuch 6.Pz.Div. Aufklärer

Incomplete Soldbuch to a Panzeraufklärer of the 6. Panzer-Division. Pages 1 to 6 and the front cover..

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SS Leibstandarte with Luftwaffe friends

SS Leibstandarte with Luftwaffe friends

SS Unterscharführer wearing the LSSAH cufftitle, posing with Luftwaffe and Kriegsmarine friends in a..

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Hitler with flag bearers

Hitler with flag bearers

Adolf Hitler greeting many Heer flag bearers during a parade.  13x8 cm private postcard, w..

40.00 EUR

Reichskanzler Adolf Hitler - Hoffmann postcard

Reichskanzler Adolf Hitler - Hoffmann postcard

"Reichskanzler Adolf Hitler", produced by the famous photographer Heinrich Hoffmann.  14x9..

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Postcard "Die Fahne" - Haus der Deutschen Kunst

Postcard "Die Fahne" - Haus der Deutschen Kunst

Third Reich postcard produced by the "Haus der Deutschen Kunst" in München, based on the painting "D..

20.00 EUR

SS Schütze portrait photo

SS Schütze portrait photo

Larger portrait photo of a young SS Schütze.  12x9 cm private photo, with some creases.&nb..

20.00 EUR

SS Rottenführer portrait photo

SS Rottenführer portrait photo

Small sized portrait photo of an SS Rottenführer.  4x5 cm private photo.  ..

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SS Polizei death card - Leningrad 1943

SS Polizei death card - Leningrad 1943

Death card to SS Rottenführer Johann "Hans" Schreiner, killed near Leningrad on 23rd of February 194..

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Knight's Cross winner Johannes Hintz

Knight's Cross winner Johannes Hintz

Ritterkreuzträger Oberst Johannes Hintz, who had earned the Knight's Cross with Flak.Rgt.101 in July..

40.00 EUR

SA Group portrait - Gauführerschule Wahn 1934

SA Group portrait - Gauführerschule Wahn 1934

Postcard sized group portrait of SA Members, according to the shield taken in the "Gauführerschule W..

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SA Group portrait

SA Group portrait

Postcard sized group portrait of SA Members, likely during an officer course. Large variety of unifo..

15.00 EUR

Hanged young Russian partisans

Hanged young Russian partisans

German soldiers passing by three young Russian partisans (?) hanged from a tree.  6x9 cm&n..

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Russian KIA soldiers

Russian KIA soldiers

Killed Russian soldiers near a trench in the winter battles on the Eastern Front.  5x6 cm&..

10.00 EUR

SA Members in 1934 parade

SA Members in 1934 parade

Members of the SA carrying a flag and many awards during a parade in 1934.  6x8 cm private..

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Third Reich soccer team in Gelsenkirchen

Third Reich soccer team in Gelsenkirchen

Group portrait of a Third Reich soccer team of the "1. Gau Gelsenkirchen" in 1934.  11x8 c..

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Flak photo and document grouping

Flak photo and document grouping

Document and photo grouping to Stabsgefreiter Edmund Neuberger, who first served with Flak units, th..

120.00 EUR

Polish woman foreign worker grouping

Polish woman foreign worker grouping

Small document grouping to Helene Romel, a woman of Polish nationality who was born in Datteln and s..

90.00 EUR

SS Death card Normandy 1944

SS Death card Normandy 1944

Death card to SS-Schütze Adolf Weber, who was killed at the age of only 17, on 9th of August 1944 in..

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SS Death card - Belgium 1944

SS Death card - Belgium 1944

Death card to SS-Panzergrenadier Ferdinand Roitner, who was killed during the fighting in Belgium, o..

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