Document and photo grouping to Kriegsmarine veteran Kurt Römer. After his recruit time with the 14. Schiffs-Stamm-Abteilung in Breda (Holland), Römer served with the 2. Minensuch-Flottille active mainly on the French and Dutch coasts. He was awarded the Minensuch-Abzeichen in 1940 and the EK2 in March 1941. By the end of the war, he had reached the rank of Funkmeister and was stationed in Trieste, Italy. The grouping consists of:
- Award document for the Kriegsabzeichen für Minensuch-, U-Boots Jagd und Sicherungsverbände. Very nice layout by the Führer der Minensuchverbände West, printed in France 1940, and hand signed by Kapitän zur See Friedrich Ruge, Knight's Cross winner, later Admiral and first commander of the post-war German Navy.
- Award document for the Eiserne Kreuz 2. Klasse, March 1941, also hand signed by Knight's Cross winner Kapitän zur See Friedrich Ruge.
- Participation document ("Beteiligungs-Urkunde") for the 4. Reichsberufswettkampf in 1937.
- Bleibenausweis für Jugendliche by the Reichsverband für Deutsche Jugendherberge, 1935, with portrait photo.
- Late 1940's Berufsbuch and Führerschein, the latter also with portrait photo.
- Seven more wartime and prewar documents, including a telegram from his wife about a bombing in 1945.
- A total of 48 photos and postcards showing his service from 1940 all the way to 1944; these include his recruit time in Holland (Breda), photos on the coast of France (Bordeaux, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, ...), officers, and much more.
Minensucher grouping, Holland - France
- Product Code: DW027
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