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Lot: 1 - THE SURRENDER OF LUFTWAFFE FORCES IN NORTHERN

THE SURRENDER OF LUFTWAFFE FORCES IN NORTHERN GERMANY, HOLLAND AND DENMARK Historically important set of documents effecting the surrender, grounding and disarmament of all German military and civilian-owned aircraft of Luftflotte Reich, including

Lot: 2 - ADOLF HITLER

ADOLF HITLER (1889 - 1945) Fuhrer of Germany and Nazi Party leader, Hitler's bloody rise to power, his military seizure of most of Europe and North Africa and his genocidal racial policies culminated in suicide in his Berlin bunker as Russian

Lot: 3 - ADOLF HITLER

ADOLF HITLER (1889 - 1945) Fuhrer of Germany and Nazi Party leader, Hitler's bloody rise to power, his military seizure of most of Europe and North Africa and his genocidal racial policies culminated in suicide in his Berlin bunker as Russian

Lot: 4 - WINSTON S. CHURCHILL

WINSTON S. CHURCHILL (1874 - 1965) British Prime Minister who led England through the Blitz and orchestrated the British liberation of occupied Europe and Germany. Churchill is today considered perhaps the greatest statesman of this century.

Lot: 5 - GEORGE S. PATTON

GEORGE S. PATTON (1885 - 1945) "Old Blood and Guts" was one of the finest tank commanders in history, rolling his forces through Tunesia, Sicily, France and Germany until halted at the Rhine. PATTON SIGNS AND ANNOTATES HIS BOOK ON THE SOVIET ARMY A

Lot: 6 - DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (1890 - 1969) 34th President of the United States, Supreme Commander of Allied forces in Europe during World War II and largely responsible for the successful invasion on D-Day. IKE FRETS ABOUT PATTON'S MEDICAL CONDITION

Lot: 7 - DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (1890 - 1969) 34th President of the United States, Supreme Commander of Allied forces in Europe during World War II and largely responsible for the successful invasion on D-Day. Wonderful D.S., 1p. 8vo., an exact facsimile of

Lot: 8 - (THE GEORGE S. PATTON “SLAPPING”

(THE GEORGE S. PATTON 'SLAPPING' INCIDENT) CHARLES H. KUHL THE RECIPIENT OF PATTON'S FAMOUS "SLAP" RECOUNTS THE EVENT AND HIS FEELINGS ABOUT THE GENERAL CHARLES H. KUHL (1915-1971) American Army private of the 26th Infantry Regiment. Initially

Lot: 9 - ERNST ROHM

ERNST ROHM (1887 - 1934) Nazi Brownshirt who organized, trained and headed the SA, a friend of Hitler who was at his side in the 1923 Beer Hall Putsch, later set-up and executed by Hitler following their disagreement on the use of the two

Lot: 10 - JOACHIM VON RIBBENTROP

JOACHIM VON RIBBENTROP (1893 - 1946) Nazi foreign minister, the first of the Nuremberg defendants to hang on October 16, 1946. Fine association A.L.S. "Ribbentrop" on London hotel letterhead, 4pp. 8vo., London, June 27, 1933 to HEINRICH HIMMLER

Lot: 11 - HEINRICH HIMMLER

HEINRICH HIMMLER (1900 - 1945) Hitler's Chief of the SS and Gestapo placed in charge of security and responsible for the construction and operation of extermination camps. He chose suicide rather than face a hangman's noose at Nuremburg. HIMMLER

Lot: 12 - FALLSCHIRMJAGER GENERAL EUGEN MEINDL'S P.O.W. CAMP

FALLSCHIRMJAGER GENERAL EUGEN MEINDL'S P.O.W. CAMP SKETCHES Fascinating group of nine pencil sketches, each 7 1/4" x 9 3/4", executed by German prisoners held at the Grizedale Hall prisoner of war camp in England at the end of World War II. The

Lot: 13 - "LORD HAW-HAW" WILLIAM JOYCE

"LORD HAW-HAW" WILLIAM JOYCE WILLIAM JOYCE (1906 - 1946) "Lord Haw-Haw". American-born, Anglo-Irish Fascist politician and Nazi propaganda broadcaster to the United Kingdom during World War II. He took German citizenship in 1940. He was convicted

Lot: 14 - (ENOLA GAY CREWMEMBERS)

(ENOLA GAY CREWMEMBERS) Fine I.S.P., 8" x 10" b/w, a depiction of the atomic "mushroom cloud" rising over the Japanese city of Hiroshima following its atomic bombing by the Enola Gay on Aug. 6, 1945. The photo is signed by seven of the crewmembers

Lot: 15 - (ENOLA GAY CREWMEMBERS) PAUL TIBBETS, "DUTCH" VAN

(ENOLA GAY CREWMEMBERS) PAUL TIBBETS, "DUTCH" VAN KIRK, AND THOMAS FEREBEE Excellent signed book, "Return of the Enola Gay", by PAUL TIBBETS (1915-2007), pilot of that aircraft during the nuclear attack on Hiroshima (New Hope: Enola Gay Remembered,

Lot: 16 - 509TH COMPOSITE GROUP ALBUM, SIGNED BY ENOLA GAY

509TH COMPOSITE GROUP ALBUM, SIGNED BY ENOLA GAY NAVIGATOR Souvenir service book given to members of the famous 509th Composite Air Group, a unit of the Army Air Forces created during World War II and tasked with the operational deployment of

Lot: 17 - (ZEMKE'S WOLF PACK) 56TH FIGHTER GROUP SIGNATURE

(ZEMKE'S WOLF PACK) 56TH FIGHTER GROUP SIGNATURE COLLECTION Lot of 12 signed photos and one A.L.S., by pilots belonging to the 56th Fighter Group, "Zemke's Wolf Pack", including group leader HUBERT ZEMKE (1914-1994). Includes: A.L.S. "Hub

Lot: 18 - (ZEMKE'S WOLF PACK) 56TH FIGHTER GROUP SIGNATURE

(ZEMKE'S WOLF PACK) 56TH FIGHTER GROUP SIGNATURE COLLECTION Lot of 13 signed photos, one T.D.S., and one T.L.S., by pilots belonging to the 56th Fighter Group, "Zemke's Wolf Pack", including group leader HUBERT ZEMKE (1914-1994). Includes: typed

Lot: 19 - ADOLF GALLAND

ADOLF GALLAND (1911 - 1994) German fighter ace of World War II and general of fighters. Scarce likely war-date S.P., 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" b/w, a chest, up pose in uniform by Hoffman signed in blue ink at bottom. Fair contrast, else very good.

Lot: 20 - ADOLF GALLAND

ADOLF GALLAND (1911 - 1994) German fighter ace of World War II and general of fighters. 16" x 20" print by artist M. Wooten, depicting Galland in wartime uniform, signed by Galland at bottom right in pencil. The print is also signed in pencil by

Lot: 21 - ADOLF HITLER

ADOLF HITLER Rare signed program, 4pp. 8vo., a program for the musical farce: 'Einen Jux will er sich machen', a command performance given on his behalf at the Burgtheater in Vienna on June 11, 1939. The cover, which bears the name of the theater

Lot: 22 - ADOLF HITLER SENDS A GIFT TO A GAULEITER

ADOLF HITLER SENDS A GIFT TO A GAULEITER Printed letter with lithographed signature on Hitler's gold-embossed 7 1/2" x 5" correspondence card, Berlin, "Christmas 1941", a form letter sending the recipient: "...the enclosed packet of coffee from the

Lot: 23 - ADOLF HUHNLEIN

ADOLF HUHNLEIN (d. 1942) Close Hitler associate and participant in the Beer Hall Putsch, a member of the "Order of the Blood", later head of the National Socialist Motor Corps. Rare S.P., 3 1/2 x 5 1/2" b/w, a candid image of Huhnlein in SA uniform

Lot: 24 - ADOLF WAGNER

ADOLF WAGNER (1890 - 1944) German soldier and Gauleiter of Munich and Oberbayern. As Bavarian Education Minister, in April 1941 he ordered that school prayer should be replaced by Nazi songs and that crucifixes and religious pictures be removed

Lot: 25 - ALAN BROOKE

ALAN BROOKE (1883 – 1963) Chief of the Imperial General Staff (CIGS), the professional head of the British Army, during the Second World War, and was promoted to field marshal in 1944. Christmas card signed: "to you both, Benita & Alan",

Lot: 26 - ALBERT SPEER

ALBERT SPEER (1905-1981) Nazi German architect and Minister of Armaments and War Production, convicted of war crimes at Nuremburg. Nice content T.L.S. on his personal letterhead, 1p. 4to., Heidelberg, June 24, 1972 in German. Speer regrets that he

Lot: 27 - ALESSANDRO PAVOLINI

ALESSANDRO PAVOLINI (1903 - 1945) Secretary of the Italian Fascist Party, shot and hanged with his mentor, Benito Mussolini. T.L.S. as Minister of Popular Culture on official letterhead, 1p. 4top., Rome, Mar. 1, 1940 to General Carlo Favogrosso

Lot: 28 - ALFRED ROSENBERG

ALFRED ROSENBERG (1893 - 1946) Nazi leader considered the ideologist of Nazism, Reichsminister of the eastern territories, executed at Nuremburg. Fine association T.L.S. on his "Staatsminister" letterhead, 1p. 8vo., Apr. 23, 1940 to KARL FRANK

Lot: 29 - ALFRED SAALWACHTER

ALFRED SAALWACHTER (1883 - 1945) German U-boat commander during World War I and Generaladmiral during World War II. Directed E-Boat forces against British shipping and oversaw naval movements such as Operation Cerberus. Executed by the Russians.

Lot: 30 - ALLIED AND AXIS ACES

ALLIED AND AXIS ACES Good lot of five items signed by Allied and Axis aces, includes photos, approx. 3 1/2" x 5 1/2", sigend by ADOLF GALLAND, HAJO HERRMANN, and Soviet ace YEVGENIY PETROVICH SAVELEYER, a second signature on a card by Saveleyer,

Lot: 31 - ANASTAS MIKOYAN

ANASTAS MIKOYAN (1895-1978) Soviet politician, a Bolshevik leader in Baku, member of the Central Committee and later Chairman of the Presidium. Typed D.S. in Cyrillic, 1p. 4to., [n.p.], March 3, 1942, from a radio officer, informing Stalin that

Lot: 32 - ANTHONY MCAULIFFE

ANTHONY MCAULIFFE (1898 - 1975) American Army general who held Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge, remembered for his reply to a German surrender ultimatum, "Nuts!" Fine A.D.S., 1p. 4to., [n.p., n.d.], a biographical sketch covering

Lot: 33 - ANTHONY MCAULIFFE

ANTHONY MCAULIFFE (1898 - 1975) American Army general who held Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge, remembered for his reply to a German surrender ultimatum, "Nuts!" Block of four Belgian postage stamps honoring the siege of Bastogne and

Lot: 34 - ARNOLD SZELINSKI

ARNOLD SZELINSKI (1891 - 1943) German generaleutnant, cooamnded 298. and 376. Infantry Div., a Knights Cross recipient. Killed in the field. Partly-printed D.S., 1p. 8vo., [n.p.], Oct. 6, 1941, an award of the Infantry Assault Badge to a corporal

Lot: 35 - ARTHUR W. TEDDER

ARTHUR W. TEDDER (1890 - 1967) British air marshal who led air support at El Alamein and in the Tunisian and Sicilian campaigns, and was crucial in the Normandy landings in disrupting German supply lines. . He signed the surrender on Eisenhower's

Lot: 36 - ARTUR PHLEPS

ARTUR PHLEPS (1881 - 1944) Austro-Hungarian, Romanian and German SS-Obergruppenführer und General der Waffen-SS. Commander of SS-Regiment Westland and SS-Freiwilligen-Division "Prinz Eugen", undertook murderous reprisal actions in the Balkans,

Lot: 37 - AUGUST HEISSMEYER

AUGUST HEISSMEYER (1897 - 1979) Waffen-SS general, relieved Theodor Eicke who in 1939 had begun commanding a front line division. Heissmeyer was provisionally in charge of the inspection of concentration camps until relieved by Richard Glücks.

Lot: 38 - BALDUR VON SCHIRACH

BALDUR VON SCHIRACH (1907 - 1974) Nazi leader of the Hitler Youth and Gauleiter of Vienna, sentenced at Nuremburg to twenty years for war crimes. Excellent content A.L.S. "Baldur" in English, 8pp. 8vo., [n.p.], Dec. 2, 1969, to an American

Lot: 39 - BALDUR VON SCHIRACH

BALDUR VON SCHIRACH (1907 - 1974) Nazi leader of the Hitler Youth and Gauleiter of Vienna, sentenced at Nuremburg to twenty years for war crimes. T.L.S. on his official "Jugendfuhrer" letterhead, 1p. 4to., Berlin, Nov. 14, 1936 to a supporter

Lot: 40 - BENITO MUSSOLINI

BENITO MUSSOLINI (1883 - 1945) Italian dictator whose fascist supporters marched on Rome, securing him power; allied with Hitler, after many military and political setbacks he was captured and executed at war's end by partisanSs. Uncommon, early

Lot: 41 - BENITO MUSSOLINI

BENITO MUSSOLINI (1883 - 1945) Italian dictator whose fascist supporters marched on Rome, securing him power; allied with Hitler, after many military and political setbacks he was captured and executed at war's end by partisans. Partly-printed D.S.

Lot: 42 - BERNARD LAW MONTGOMERY

BERNARD LAW MONTGOMERY (1887 - 1976) British Field Marshall who commenced the drive at El Alamein that ultimately drove Rommel from North Africa. Also involved in the invasions of Sicily and France. Fine content manuscript L.S.: "B. L. Montgomery

Lot: 43 - BERNARD LAW MONTGOMERY

BERNARD LAW MONTGOMERY (1887 - 1976) British Field Marshall who commenced the drive at El Alamein that ultimately drove Rommel from North Africa. Also involved in the invasions of Sicily and France. Excellent, partly-printed D.S., 4pp. 8vo.,

Lot: 44 - BERNHARD ROGGE

BERNHARD ROGGE (1899 - 1982) German admiral most remembered as commander of the raider Atlantis. Scarce partly-printed war-date L.S. with holograph salutation, 1p. 4to., Kiel, Feb. 17, 1942, sends thanks for congratualations sent to him upon his

Lot: 45 - BERNHARD RUST

BERNHARD RUST (1883 - 1945) Nazi Minister of Science, Education and National Culture. His philosophy was that the entire purpose of education "is to create Nazis". Committed suicide at war's end. War-date S.P., 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" b/w, a chest, up

Lot: 46 - BRITISH MILITARY FIGURES AND OTHER NOTABLES

BRITISH MILITARY FIGURES AND OTHER NOTABLES Includes signatures on commemorative covers of GEN. ROY URQUART, 3 Commando BRIG. PETER YOUNG, GEN. JOHN HACKETT, GEN. JOHN FROST, SIMON FRASER, LORD LOVAT, three different "Cockleshell Heroes", and

Lot: 47 - CHARLES W. LINDBERG

CHARLES W. LINDBERG (1920 - 2007) U.S. Marine who was part of the combat patrol that climbed Mount Suribachi and raised the first of two U.S. flags on the summit during the battle of Iwo Jima. Fine S.P. 8' x 10' b/w, an image of Lindberg and his

Lot: 48 - DICK WINTERS

DICK WINTERS (1918-2011) Army officer and decorated war veteran, commander of Co. "E", 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, made famous in "Band of Brothers". I.S.P., 8" x 10" b/w, a modern laserjet print of a

Lot: 49 - DOOLITTLE RAIDERS SIGNED PRINT

DOOLITTLE RAIDERS SIGNED PRINT Signed print, 34 1/4" x 23 1/4" (sight), "Tokyo Bound" by artist Nicolas Trudgian, depicting a B-25 bomber taking off from the deck of the aircraft carrier USS HORNET on April 18, 1942, destined for Tokyo. The print

Lot: 50 - DOUGLAS MACARTHUR

DOUGLAS MACARTHUR (1880 - 1964) American general and Allied Supreme Commander in the Pacific in World War II, accepted the surrender of Japan and was later dismissed by Truman for advocating an invasion of China. Good content T.L.S. as Chief of

Lot: 51 - DOUGLAS MACARTHUR

DOUGLAS MACARTHUR (1880 - 1964) American general and Allied Supreme Commander in the Pacific in World War II, accepted the surrender of Japan and was later dismissed by Truman for advocating an invasion of China. Good content T.L.S. on his G.S.A.

Lot: 52 - DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (1890 - 1969) 34th President of the United States, Supreme Commander of Allied forces in Europe during World War II and largely responsible for the successful invasion on D-Day. War-date signature: 'Dwight D. Eisenhower' penned

Lot: 53 - EDUARD DIETL

EDUARD DIETL (1890 - 1944) Nazi German general who participated in the Anschluss and attack on Poland, he is most remembered as the "Hero of Narvik" for which he received the first Oak Leaves of the war. Killed in an airplane crash with his corps

Lot: 54 - EDUARD DIETL

EDUARD DIETL (1890 - 1944) Nazi German general who participated in the Anschluss and attack on Poland, he is most remembered as the "Hero of Narvik" for which he received the first Oak Leaves of the war. Killed in an airplane crash with his corps

Lot: 55 - EDUARD DIETL

EDUARD DIETL (1890 - 1944) Nazi German general who participated in the Anschluss and attack on Poland, he is most remembered as the "Hero of Narvik" for which he received the first Oak Leaves of the war. Killed in an airplane crash with his corps

Lot: 56 - EMMY GORING

EMMY GORING Color postcard depicting a nativity scene by Corregio, "Christmas, 1972", sending her wishes for Christmas and the coming new year. Boldly signed: "Emmy Goring" at conclusion. Fine.

Lot: 57 - ENGELBERT ENDRASS

ENGELBERT ENDRASS (1911 – 1941) German U-boat commander of U-46 and U-567, credited with sinking 22 ships on ten patrols, for a total of 118,528 gross register tons (GRT). Recipient of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves. Killed while

Lot: 58 - ENOLA GAY CREWMEMBERS

ENOLA GAY CREWMEMBERS Fine S.P., 23 1/2" x 29 1/2", a print featuring a color photo of the Enola Gay, released by the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in 1995 in conjunction with their exhibit of the B-29, commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of

Lot: 59 - FRITZ TODT

FRITZ TODT (1891 - 1942) Nazi military engineer who supervised the building of the Autobahn, the Siegfried Wall and the chain of submarine bases on the coast of France. Died mysteriously in a plane crash. Printed D.S., 1p. 4to., Stuttgart, Dec.

Lot: 60 - (HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI) 509TH COMPOSITE GROUP

(HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI) 509TH COMPOSITE GROUP SERVICE BOOK, SIGNED BY "DUTCH" VAN KIRK Souvenir service book given to members of the famous 509th Composite Air Group, a unit of the Army Air Forces created during World War II and tasked with the

Lot: 61 - (HIROSHIMA BOMBING)

(HIROSHIMA BOMBING) Fine S.P., 8" x 10" b/w, an image of the mushroom cloud over Hiroshima, signed by Enola Gay Bombardier TOM FEREBEE, also by Captain CHARLES D. ALBURY who flew on missions to both Hiroshima and Nagasaki )as co-pilot, "Bocks

Lot: 62 - (NAGASAKI BOMBING)

(NAGASAKI BOMBING) CHARLES D. ALBURY I.S.P. 10" x 8" b/w, an aerial view of the mushroom cloud above Nagasaki following the explosion of the second atomic bomb delivered to Japan. Beneath the inscription, Albury signs: "Capt. C. D. Albury - Pilot

Lot: 63 - (NAGASAKI BOMBING)

(NAGASAKI BOMBING) CHARLES D. ALBURY S.P. 12" x 8" color, an image of the nose of "Bocks Car" taken from the ground, signed: "Pilot Capt. C. D. Albury 'Bocks Car' Aug. 9, 1945" Fine.

Lot: 64 - (NAGASAKI BOMBING)

(NAGASAKI BOMBING) CHARLES D. ALBURY I.S.P. 12" x 8" color, an image of the nose of "Bocks Car" taken from the ground, inscribed and signed: "Pilot Capt. C. D. Albury "Bocks Car" Aug. 9, 1945" Fine.

Lot: 65 - (NAGASAKI BOMBING)

(NAGASAKI BOMBING) CHARLES D. ALBURY I.S.P. 10" x 8" b/w, an image of "Fat Man", the bomb dropped on Nagasaki, inscribed and signed: "Capt. C. D. Albury - Pilot 'Bocks Car' Nagasaki Aug. 9, 1945 'FAT MAN'" Fine.

Lot: 66 - (ENIGMA MACHINE)

(ENIGMA MACHINE) KEITH AND MAVIS BATEY Husband and wife who worked at Bletchley Park during World War II. Keith Batey was a methematician who worled on Luftwaffe Enigma and Mavis Batey was instrumental in breaking the Italian Naval Enigma and the

Lot: 67 - (AMERICAN PARATROOPERS) WILLIAM P. YARBOROUGH

(AMERICAN PARATROOPERS) WILLIAM P. YARBOROUGH (1912 – 2005) U. S. Army officer. Yarborough designed the Army's parachutist badge, paratrooper or 'jump' boots, and the airborne jump uniform. He is known as the "Father of the Modern Green

Lot: 68 - (D-DAY PARATROOPERS) MAJOR-GENERAL RICHARD GALE

(D-DAY PARATROOPERS) MAJOR-GENERAL RICHARD GALE RICHARD GALE (1896 – 1982) British military officer who served with 1st Parachute Brigade and then the 6th Airborne Division during the D-Day landings and Operation Tonga to seize important

Lot: 69 - “PIPER” BILL MILLIN

'PIPER' BILL MILLIN 'PIPER' BILL MILLIN (1922 – 2010) British soldier, personal piper to Simon Fraser, 15th Lord Lovat, commander of 1 Special Service Brigade at D-Day. Millin is best remembered for playing the pipes whilst under fire during

Lot: 70 - ERHARD MILCH

ERHARD MILCH (1892 - 1972) Co-creator with Goring of the Nazi's Luftwaffe, promoted to the rank of field marshal, later tried at Nuremberg and imprisoned until 1954. Good association T.L.S., 1p. 4to., Berlin, Nov. 12, 1942, to SS Reichsfuhrer

Lot: 71 - ERICH RAEDER

ERICH RAEDER (1876 - 1960) Commander and Chief of the German Navy (1933 - 1943) who was largely responsible for its expansion. Retired over growing differences with Hitler. Fine S.P., 4" x 6" b/w, a chest, up pose in uniform signed at upper-right.

Lot: 72 - ERNST DEHNER

ERNST DEHNER (1889 – 1970) Wehrmacht Generalmajor of the 106. Infanterie-Division, Knight's Cross recipient, found guilty of war crimes at the Hostages Trial and sentenced to seven years imprisonment. Partly-printed D.S., 1p. 8vo., [n.p.],

Lot: 73 - ERNST KALTENBRUNNER AND KARL FRANK

ERNST KALTENBRUNNER AND KARL FRANK ERNST KALTENBRUNNER (1903 - 1946) SS-Obergruppenfuhrer who headed the RSHA (Gestapo and Kripo) and SD, replacing Reinhard Heydrich. Executed following conviction for multiple war crimes. T.L.S. on his personal

Lot: 74 - ERNST ROHM

ERNST ROHM (1887 - 1934) Nazi Brownshirt who organized, trained and headed the SA, a friend of Hitler who was at his side in the 1923 Beer Hall Putsch, later set-up and executed by Hitler following their disagreement on the use of the two

Lot: 75 - ERNST ROHM AND HEINRICH HIMMLER

ERNST ROHM AND HEINRICH HIMMLER (1887 - 1934) Nazi Brownshirt who organized, trained and headed the SA, a friend of Hitler who was at his side in the 1923 Beer Hall Putsch, later set-up and executed by Hitler following their disagreement on the use

Lot: 76 - ERWIN J. ROMMEL

ERWIN J. ROMMEL (1891 - 1944) German field marshall whose Afrika Corps threw back repeated British and American assaults in North Africa, later he defended Normandy and ultimately was forced to commit suicide due to his implication in the Hitler

Lot: 77 - ERWIN ROMMEL

ERWIN ROMMEL (1891 - 1944) German field marshall whose Afrika Corps threw back repeated British and American assaults in North Africa, later he defended Normandy and ultimately was forced to commit suicide due to his implication in the Hitler bomb

Lot: 78 - ERWIN ROMMEL

ERWIN ROMMEL (1891 - 1944) German field marshall whose Afrika Corps threw back repeated British and American assaults in North Africa, later he defended Normandy and ultimately was forced to commit suicide due to his implication in the Hitler bomb

Lot: 79 - ERWIN VON WITZLEBEN

ERWIN VON WITZLEBEN (1881 - 1944) German general whose forces broke the Maginot Line forcing the surrender of three French division. A major plotter in the July 20, 1944 bomb attempt on Hitler's life, von Witzleben was to take over supreme command

Lot: 80 - EUGEN MEINDL

EUGEN MEINDL Partly-printed D.S., 1p. 8vo., "Im Felde", May 16, 1942, a certificate warding the Iron Cross, Second Class to "Obergefreiter" ("corporal") Josef Seiler. The certificate is signed at the conclusion by Luftwaffe Fallschirmjager general

Lot: 81 - FERDINAND SCHORNER

FERDINAND SCHORNER (1892 - 1972) German field marshal, highly successful during the German campaigns in Poland and the Balkans, commanding the 98th Mountain Regiment. War-date D.S., 1p. large 4to., [Eastern Front, September, 1941], a remembrance

Lot: 82 - FRANZ SCHLIEPER

FRANZ SCHLIEPER (1905 – 1974) German general in the Wehrmacht, a recipient of the Knight's Cross and commander of Grenadier-Brigade 1132 who surrendered to the Soviet forces in May 1945 and was held in the Soviet Union as a war criminal until

Lot: 83 - FRANZ XAVER SCHWARZ

FRANZ XAVER SCHWARZ (1875 - 1947) German politician who served as National Treasurer of the Nazi Party. Good content T.L.S. as Reichstreasurer of the NSDAP on official letterhead, 1p. 4to., Munich, Oct. 29, 1937 to Gauleiter Otto Hellmuth in

Lot: 84 - FRIEDRICH C. CHRISTIANSEN

FRIEDRICH C. CHRISTIANSEN (1879 - 1972) German Luftwaffe general and head of flying boats and torpedo squadrons, commanded all Wehrmacht troops in the Netherlands, convicted of war crimes. Vintage S.P., 4" x 6",a chest, up pose in uniform boldly

Lot: 85 - FRIEDRICH CHRISTIANSEN

FRIEDRICH CHRISTIANSEN (1879 – 1972) World War I German ace credited with thirteen "kills", Korpsführer of the National Socialist Flyers Corps, or NSFK, commander of the Wehrmacht in the Netherlands. Convicted of war crimes. S.P., 3 1/2"

Lot: 86 - GALEAZZO CIANO

GALEAZZO CIANO (1903 - 1944) Italian politician and son-in-law of Benito Mussolini, Minister of Foreign Affairs who later helped force Mussolini's resignation. Executed by the Nazis and fascist sympathizers. T.L.S. on official letterhead as

Lot: 87 - GEORGE C. MARSHALL

GEORGE C. MARSHALL (1880-1959) American general and statesman, Roosevelt's Army Chief of Staff during World War II and author of the Marshall Plan which sustained eastern Europe after the war. Bold signature in the gutter of a block of four

Lot: 88 - GEORGE S. PATTON, JR.

GEORGE S. PATTON, JR. (1885 - 1945) "Old Blood and Guts" was one of the finest tank commanders in history, rolling his forces through Tunesia, Sicily, France and Germany until halted at the Rhine. Signature: "G S Patton Jr." on a 3" x 5" card, just

Lot: 89 - GEORGI ZHUKOV

GEORGI ZHUKOV (1896 - 1974) Soviet Field Marshall, perhaps the greatest general of World War II, he survived crushing poverty and Stalin's purges to command the Russian armies at the monumental battles of Moscow and Kursk, and in the taking of

Lot: 90 - GERD VON RUNDSTEDT

GERD VON RUNDSTEDT (1875 - 1953) German field marshall who led the blitzkrieg attack on France, seizing the country within two weeks, defeatewd by Allied forces in Normandy and in the desperate Battle of the Bulge. Rare, fine content war-date

Lot: 91 - GUNTHER HANS VON KLUGE

GUNTHER HANS VON KLUGE (1882 - 1944) "Cunning Hans", Nazi general who led a field army in Poland, Belgium, France and Russia where he headed the most powerful army in the center, nearly took Moscow, later committed suicide. Rare war-date S.P., 3

Lot: 92 - GUNTHER LUTJENS

GUNTHER LUTJENS (1889 - 1941) German naval officer, commanded the Scharnhorst and Gneisenau in operations against Norway, most remembered for his command of the Bismarck as it sank the Hood and was in turn sunk by numerous vessels and aircraft of

Lot: 93 - GUNTHER PANCKE

GUNTHER PANCKE (1899 - 1973) SS-Obergruppenführer and Police Leader of Denmark, an eisatzegruppe leader until 1943. Imprisoned for war crimes. Scarce war-date T.L.S. on his personal Office of Race and Resettlement letterhead, 1p. large 4to.,

Lot: 94 - GUNTHER PRIEN

GUNTHER PRIEN (1908 - 1941) Germany's first U-Boat ace who snuck his U-47 into the British anchorage at Scapa Flow and sank the Royal Oak with a huge loss of life. He went on to sink a total of 28 merchant ships before meeting his end in a depth

Lot: 95 - GUNTHER RALL

GUNTHER RALL (1918-2009) German fighter pilot during World War II and the third most successful fighter ace in history of aerial warfare. He claimed all of his victories in the Bf 109. 16" x 20" print by artist M. Wooten, depicting Rall in wartime

Lot: 96 - HANNA REITSCH

HANNA REITSCH (1912 - 1979) German pilot. Reitsch was the first woman to fly a helicopter, a rocket plane, and a jet fighter. She is also remembered as being a loyal confidante of Adolf Hitler, even landing a small plane in central Berlin in an

Lot: 97 - HANS FRANK WRITES A LOVE LETTER TO HIS MISTRESS

HANS FRANK WRITES A LOVE LETTER TO HIS MISTRESS HANS FRANK (1900 - 1946) Nazi occupational Governor of Poland, partly responsible for the genocide perpetrated there. Good content war-date A.L.S. "Hans" on his "Reichsminister Hans Frank" letterhead,

Lot: 98 - HANS VON TSCHAMMER UND OSTEN

HANS VON TSCHAMMER UND OSTEN (1887 - 1943) German sport official, SA leader and a member of the Reichstag, responsible for organizing the 1936 Berlin Olympics. T.L.S. on his official letterhead as Sports Leader, 1p. 4to., Berlin, Apr. 16, 1940 to

Lot: 99 - HANS-JURGEN STRUMPFF

HANS-JURGEN STRUMPFF (1889 – 1968) German Luftwaffe general, commanded Luftflotte 5, with which he took part in the Battle of Britain, and was one of the signatories to Germany's unconditional surrender. Partly-printed war-date D.S., 1p.

Lot: 100 - HANS-HEINRICH SIXT VON ARNIM

HANS-HEINRICH SIXT VON ARNIM Partly-printed D.S., 1p. 8vo., [n.p.], July 25, 1941, a certificate awarding the Iron Cross, Second Class to "Feldwebel"("sergeant") Georg Kleine of "8./ I[nfantry]. R[egiment]. 278". The certificate is signed at the

Lot: 101 - HANS-ULRICH RUDEL

HANS-ULRICH RUDEL (1916-1982) Stuka dive-bomber pilot during World War II, The most highly decorated German serviceman of the war. Rudel was the only person to be awarded the Knight's Cross with Golden Oak Leaves, Swords, and Diamonds. Signed and

Lot: 102 - HEINRICH BLEICHRODT

HEINRICH BLEICHRODT (1909 – 1977) "Ajax", one of the most successful German U-boat commanders, credited with 25 ships for a total of 152,320 GRT, a recipient of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves. Fine S.P., 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" b/w, a Hoffmann

Lot: 103 - HEINRICH HIMMLER

HEINRICH HIMMLER (1900 - 1945) Hitler's Chief of the SS and Gestapo placed in charge of security and responsible for the construction and operation of extermination camps. He chose suicide rather than face a hangman's noose at Nuremburg. A most

Lot: 104 - HEINRICH HIMMLER

HEINRICH HIMMLER (1900 - 1945) Hitler's Chief of the Gestapo placed in charge of security and responsible for the construction and operation of extermination camps. He chose suicide rather than face a hangman's noose at Nuremberg. Manuscript D.S.,

Lot: 105 - HEINRICH HIMMLER

HEINRICH HIMMLER (1900 - 1945) Hitler's Chief of the Gestapo placed in charge of security and responsible for the construction and operation of extermination camps. He chose suicide rather than face a hangman's noose at Nuremberg. T.L.S. on Der

Lot: 106 - HEINRICH LEHMANN-WILLENBROCK

HEINRICH LEHMANN-WILLENBROCK (1911 - 1986) Kriegsmarine officer, captain of U-96, the sixth highest scoring U-boat ace in World War Two and the model for the commander in the novel and the movie, "Das Boot". S.P. 4" x 6" b/w, a chest, up portrait

Lot: 107 - HELMUT ROSENBAUM

HELMUT ROSENBAUM (1913 – 1944) U-boat captain of U-2, U-73 and commander of the 30th U-boat Flotilla. He received the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, and credited with the sinking of six ships for a total of 35,171 gross register tons (GRT)

Lot: 108 - HERMAN ESSER

HERMAN ESSER (1900 - 1981) Very early member of the Nazi Party. A journalist, Esser was the editor of the Nazi paper, Völkischer Beobachter, and a Nazi member of the Reichstag, besides being a de facto deputy of Adolf Hitler. A.D.S., 1p. 8vo.,

Lot: 109 - HERMANN FEGELEIN

HERMANN FEGELEIN (1906 - 1945) Nazi military leader and SS-Gruppenfuhrer, a Knight's Cross winner with Oak Leaves. Fegelein married Eva Braun's sister and served as liaison between Hitler and Himmler, but in the closing days of the war he was

Lot: 110 - HERMANN GORING

HERMANN GORING (1893 - 1946) German politician who began his career as an ace in World War I, rose to become Hitler's right-hand man and head of the Luftwaffe, finally captured and committed suicide on the eve of his execution. Partly-printed D.S.,

Lot: 111 - HERMANN HOTH

HERMANN HOTH (1891 - 1971) German panzer general who drove his forces through France to the Channel, headed Panzer Group III in Barbarossa and later besieged Stalingrad, tried and convicted of war crimes. War-date S.P., 4" x 6" b/w, a chest, up

Lot: 112 - HJALMAR SCHACHT

HJALMAR SCHACHT (1877 - 1970) German financier and banker who engineered the rearmament of Germany. Broke with Hitler and joined the resistance when Germany went to war. Aquitted at Nuremberg. S.P., 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" b/w, a chest, up portrait signed

Lot: 113 - HOBART R. GAY

HOBART R. GAY (1894 – 1983) American lieutenant general, chief of staff of the I Armored Corps, commanded by Gen. George S. Patton, in North Africa at the time. Gay would continue to serve as Patton's chief of staff until Patton's death in

Lot: 114 - IRVING BERLIN SHORT-SNORTER "HAWAII" NOTE

IRVING BERLIN SHORT-SNORTER "HAWAII" NOTE (1888 - 1989) American songwriter who penned over 1,000 tunes including "God Bless America" and "There's No Business Like Show Business". Scarce "HAWAII" imprinted Series 1935A one dollar bill signed the

Lot: 115 - “THIRTY SECONDS OVER TOKYO”

'THIRTY SECONDS OVER TOKYO' INSCRIBED TO HIS EDITOR, ALSO SIGNED BY DOOLITTLE TED W. LAWSON (1917-1992) U.S.A.A.F. pilot known as the author of 'Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo', a memoir of his participation in the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo in 1942. The

Lot: 116 - (BATTLE OF BASTOGNE) HARRY W. KINNARD

(BATTLE OF BASTOGNE) HARRY W. KINNARD HARRY W. KINNARD (1915 – 2009) American general officer who, during the Vietnam War, pioneered the airmobile concept of sending troops into battle using helicopters. At Bastogne, Kinnard served under Gen.

Lot: 117 - (BATTLE OF BASTOGNE) HARRY W. KINNARD

(BATTLE OF BASTOGNE) HARRY W. KINNARD HARRY W. KINNARD (1915 – 2009) American general officer who, during the Vietnam War, pioneered the airmobile concept of sending troops into battle using helicopters. At Bastogne, Kinnard served under Gen.

Lot: 118 - "BAND OF BROTHERS"

"BAND OF BROTHERS" Fine I.S.P., 8 1/2" x 14", a modern computer-printed photograph depicting soldiers of Company "E", 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, remembered as the "Band of Brothers", aboard a transport

Lot: 119 - (U-505) CAPT. DANIEL V. GALLERY

(U-505) CAPT. DANIEL V. GALLERY DANIEL V. GALLERY (1901-1977) Rear admiral in the U.S. Navy. He saw extensive action during World War II, fighting U-boats during the Battle of the Atlantic, where his most notable achievement was the June 4, 1944,

Lot: 120 - FLAG RAISING ON IWO JIMA

FLAG RAISING ON IWO JIMA Iconic photograph of the rairing of the American flag atop Iwo Jima's Mount Suribachi, 5" x 7" b/w, signed in the white bottom margin by photographer JOE ROSENTHAL who adds "Iwo Jima 1945" and by flag raiser, Marine JOHN H.

Lot: 121 - JAMES H. HOWARD

JAMES H. HOWARD (1913 – 1995) USAF general and the only fighter pilot in the European Theater in World War II to receive the Medal of Honor. S.P. 7" x 5" b/w, an image of Howard in the cockpit of a fighter, signed with addition of his fighter

Lot: 122 - JAMES V. FORRESTAL

JAMES V. FORRESTAL (1892 - 1949) American politician, Secretary of the Navy (1944-47). T.L.S. on his official letterhead, 1p. 4to, Washington, Oct. 2, 1944, sending a copy of a speech he gave before the American Legion. Paper clip stain at top,

Lot: 123 - JOACHIM SCHEPKE

JOACHIM SCHEPKE (1912 – 1941) German U-boat commander and the seventh recipient of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves. Schepke is credited with the sinking of 36 Allied ships. Killed when he was crushed against his own periscope as his vessel

Lot: 124 - JOACHIM VON RIBBENTROP

JOACHIM VON RIBBENTROP (1893 - 1946) Nazi foreign minister, the first of the Nuremberg defendants to hang on October 16, 1946. Fine S.P., 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" b/w, a Hoffmann photo showing the subject in uniform with his arms crossed before him, boldly

Lot: 125 - JOSEPH GOEBBELS

JOSEPH GOEBBELS (1897-1945) Nazi Minister of Propoganda with Hitler from the earliest days, a master of manipulation of the masses who took his life and those of his family members in the last days of the war. Fine association T.L.S. on his

Lot: 126 - JULIUS RINGEL

JULIUS RINGEL (1889 - 1967) Austrian-born German General of Mountain Troops, distinguished himself in the desperate battle for Crete. Probable war-date S.P., 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" b/w, a chest, up pose by Hoffmann signed in blue ink at bottom. Fine.

Lot: 127 - JULIUS STREICHER

JULIUS STREICHER (1885 - 1946) Nazi journalist and politician, editor of "Der Sturmer" and virulent anti-semite, executed at Nuremburg. S.P., 4" x 5 3/4" b/w, a chest, up portrait showing Streicher in a summer suit and sporting a gold Nazi Party

Lot: 128 - JULIUS STREICHER

JULIUS STREICHER (1885 - 1946) Nazi journalist and politician, editor of "Der Sturmer" and virulent anti-semite, executed at Nuremburg. S.P., 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" b/w, an early, half-length image of Streicher, glaring and defiant with his hands on his

Lot: 129 - JULIUS STREICHER

JULIUS STREICHER (1885 - 1946) Nazi journalist and politician, editor of "Der Sturmer" and virulent anti-semite, executed at Nuremburg. Fine association of two of the most notorious Third Reich personalities, an A.L.S. on his personal letterhead,

Lot: 130 - KARL DONITZ

KARL DONITZ (1891 - 1980) German admiral who headed the U-Boat arm of the German Navy, later succeeded Hitler as Fuehrer after Hitler's suicide. Superb war-date S.P., 4" x 5 1/2" b/w, a chest, up pose by Hoffman boldly signed and dated: "Donitz

Lot: 131 - KARL DONITZ

KARL DONITZ (1891 - 1980) German admiral who headed the U-Boat arm of the German Navy, later succeeded Hitler as Fuehrer after Hitler's suicide. Typed D.S., 1p. 4to., sent by Donitz while in the Mediterranean aboard the cruiser EMDEN, Apr. 2, 1935

Lot: 132 - KARL GEBHARDT

KARL GEBHARDT (1897 - 1948) Personal physician to Himmler and Hess, auxilliary physician to Hitler at the Berghof, and president of the German Red Cross. Conducted bone and muscle experiments on prisoners at Ravensbruck. Convicted of crimes against

Lot: 133 - (KARL GEBHARDT) HOHENLYCHEN SANITORIUM

(KARL GEBHARDT) HOHENLYCHEN SANITORIUM KARL GEBHARDT (1897 - 1948) Personal physician to Himmler and Hess, auxilliary physician to Hitler at the Berghof, and president of the German Red Cross. Conducted bone and muscle experiments on prisoners at

Lot: 134 - KARL GEBHARDT

KARL GEBHARDT (1897 - 1948) Personal physician to Himmler and Hess, auxilliary physician to Hitler at the Berghof, and president of the German Red Cross. Conducted bone and muscle experiments on prisoners at Ravensbruck. Convicted of crimes against

Lot: 135 - (KARL GEBHARDT) MARIANNE GEBHARDT

(KARL GEBHARDT) MARIANNE GEBHARDT Wife of KARL GEBHARDT, (1897-1948) Personal physician to Himmler and Hess, auxilliary physician to Hitler at the Berghof, and president of the German Red Cross. Conducted bone and muscle experiments on prisoners at

Lot: 136 - KARL HEINZ BUHLER

KARL HEINZ BUHLER (1912 - 1984 ) German SS artillery officer in the "Wiking" Division and Knights Cross recipient. Excellent pair of items, includes Buhler's "Personalangaben", 4pp. 4to., [n.p., likely Gotha], Nov. 7, 1938, a personal information

Lot: 137 - KNIGHTS CROSS RECIPIENTS

KNIGHTS CROSS RECIPIENTS Lot of seven photographs of Knights Cross recipients, each signed and most likely signed war-date, all 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" b/w or slightly larger. Includes: RUDOLF BOGATSCH (dated 1943 on verso); HERBERT SCHULTZE; HORST

Lot: 138 - KNIGHTS CROSS RECIPIENTS

KNIGHTS CROSS RECIPIENTS Pair of RAF commemorative covers signed by Knights Cross recipients, the first signed by flak artillerists SEPP PRENTIL, RUDOLF CLEVE, MAX HECHT, ARNOLD HUEBNER and HERMAN AGGERS, the second cover signed by JOSEF HAIBOCK

Lot: 139 - KNIGHTS CROSS RECIPIENTS (4)

KNIGHTS CROSS RECIPIENTS (4) Lot of four items signed by recipients of the Knights Cross, includes 4" x 6" photographs signed by WOLFGANG FALCK, OTTO BERTRAM, and FRITZ LOSIGKEIT all shown in uniform, along with a 1985 T.L.S. by Losigkeit included

Lot: 140 - KNIGHTS CROSS RECIPIENTS (4)

KNIGHTS CROSS RECIPIENTS (4) Lot of four items signed by recipients of the Knights Cross, includes approx. 4" x 6" photographs signed by FRITZ TEGTMEIER (contrast poor) with a separate signature on a card, WILLI UNGER, WOLFGANG SPATE and RUDOLF

Lot: 141 - KNIGHTS CROSS RECIPIENTS (4)

KNIGHTS CROSS RECIPIENTS (4) Lot of four items signed by recipients of the Knights Cross, includes 4" x 6" photographs signed by HERBERT WEHNELT, JOHANNES WIESE, HAND WEIK and HEINZ NACKE, all shown in uniform. Fine.

Lot: 142 - KNIGHTS CROSS RECIPIENTS (4)

KNIGHTS CROSS RECIPIENTS (4) Lot of four items signed by recipients of the Knights Cross, includes 4" x 6" photographs signed by HERMAN WOLF, EGON DELICA, ERNST CLEMENT, and BERNHARD WOLDENGA, all shown in uniform. Fine.

Lot: 143 - KONSTANTIN HIERL

KONSTANTIN HIERL (1875 - 1955) Nazi head of the German Labor Service who promoted the compulsory use of girls and women for production. tried and convicted at Nuremberg. A.D.S. 1p. oblong 8vo. with embossed DAF emblem, Berlin, February, 1940, a

Lot: 144 - KURT FRICKE

KURT FRICKE (1889 – 1945) German Kriegsmarine admiral, Knight's Cross recipient, commander of the Marinegruppenkommandos Süd. Killed in the Battle of Berlin. Scarce postcard photo signed, adding: "Admiral 1942", with a secretarial letter

Lot: 145 - KURT STUDENT

KURT STUDENT (1890 - 1978) German general of paratroopers, the commander of the world's first airborne division who took the "impregnable" Eben Emael, later he undertook the invasion of Crete with mixed success. Uncommon S.P., 3 1/2" x 5 3/4" b/w,

Lot: 146 - LENI RIEFENSTAHL

LENI RIEFENSTAHL (1902 - 2003) German film director, an intimate friend of Hitler who filmed the propaganda classic, Triumph of the Will. S.P., 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" b/w, a portrait postcard by "Ross" showing a chest-up view of the filmmaker. Riefenstahl

Lot: 147 - MAGDA GOEBBELS

MAGDA GOEBBELS (1901 - 1945) Wife of Nazi Germany's Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels. A prominent member of the Nazi Party, she was a close ally, companion and political supporter of Adolf Hitler. As Berlin was being overrun by the Red Army at

Lot: 148 - MAMORU SHIGEMITSU

MAMORU SHIGEMITSU (1887 - 1957) Japanese diplomat and politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs at the end of World War II and later, Deputy Prime Minister. Bold signature in English and Japanese on a 4 1/4" x 3 1/4" white album page. Nicely

Lot: 149 - MARK W. CLARK

MARK W. CLARK (1896 - 1984) American general, commanded the landings at Salerno and Anzio against the forces of Kesselring. Nice content T.L.S. to a college history professor on Citadel letterhead, 1p. 4to., Charleston, June 17, 1970. Clark

Lot: 150 - MAX WUNSCHE

MAX WUNSCHE (1914 – 1995) Waffen-SS commander and recipient of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves. Probable war-date S.P., 2 1/2" x 3 1/2" b/w, a candid chest, up pose in winter garb signed in blue ink. Fine.

Lot: 151 - MAXIM LITVINOV

MAXIM LITVINOV (1876 - 1951) Soviet revolutionary, ambassador to the United States during World War II. D.S. on official letterhead, 1p. oblong 8vo., Moscow, 1925, an identification document issued by the People's Commissariat of Foreign Trade.

Lot: 152 - MAXIMILIAN VON POHL

MAXIMILIAN VON POHL (1893 - 1951) Luftwaffe general, a recipient of the Knight's Cross and in 1944 commanding general of the Luftwaffe in central Italy. Rare, partly-printed D.S. as Commanding General, Luftwaffe in Central Italy, 1p. 8vo., [n.p.],

Lot: 153 - MAX VON HARTLIEB-WALSPORN

MAX VON HARTLIEB-WALSPORN Partly-printed D.S., 1p. 4to., [n.p.], Feb. 2, 1940, a certificate awarding the Iron Cross, Second Class to "Gefreiten" ("corporal") Alfred Friedrichs. The certificate is signed at the conclusion by Panzer general MAX VON

Lot: 154 - MIHAI ANTONESCU

MIHAI ANTONESCU (1904 – 1946) Romanian politician who served as Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister during World War II. Antonescu approved the slaughter of Jews in Bessarabia and Bukovina, and the deportation of the survivors to

Lot: 155 - MILITARY AVIATORS OF WORLD WAR II

MILITARY AVIATORS OF WORLD WAR II Good group of six items signed by noted military aces and other fliers of World War II, includes 8" x 10" photos signed individually by: CHUCK YEAGER, TEX HILL, JACK ILFREY, and ROBERT L. SCOTT, JR.; a first day

Lot: 156 - MITSUO FUCHIDA

MITSUO FUCHIDA (1902 - 1976) Japanese naval air officer who commanded and personally led the first wave of the attack on Pearl Harbor; he also helped develop the disasterous attack on Midway. His signed book: 'From Pearl Harbor to Golgotha', (San

Lot: 157 - NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN

NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN (1869 - 1940) British Prime Minister best known for his foreign policy of appeasement, and in particular for his signing of the Munich Agreement in 1938. Fine content T.L.S. as Prime Minister on "10 Downing Street" letterhead,

Lot: 158 - OMAR BRADLEY

OMAR BRADLEY (1893-1981) American general of World War II who commanded the largest ground force ever led by one man. He was later Chairman of the Joint Chiefs. A fine signed piece, a 14 1/2' x 9 3/4' printed map headed: 'THE FINAL OVERLORD MAP'

Lot: 159 - OMAR BRADLEY

OMAR BRADLEY (1893 - 1981) American general of World War II who commanded the largest ground force ever led by one man. He was later Chairman of the Joint Chiefs. I.S.P., 8" x 10" b/w, a chest-up view of Bradley in uniform. The general signs

Lot: 160 - OMAR N. BRADLEY

OMAR N. BRADLEY (1893-1981) American general of World War II who commanded the largest ground force ever led by one man. He was later Chairman of the Joint Chiefs. Great printed D.S., 1p. 8vo., a German-English 'Safe Conduct' pass dropped upon

Lot: 161 - OTTO CILIAX

OTTO CILIAX (1891 - 1964) German naval officer who served in the German Empire, the Weimar Republic and Nazi Germany. Commanded the Nazi German battleships and a recipient of the Knight's Cross. Scarce S.P., 4" x 6" b/w, a chest, up pose in uniform

Lot: 162 - OTTO MEISSNER

OTTO MEISSNER (1880 - 1953) Nazi Nuremburg defendant who served as Reichsminister and Minister of the Presidential Chancellory. Fine association T.L.S. on his "Staatsminister" letterhead, 1p. 8vo., Apr. 14, 1940 to KARL FRANK (1898-1946), notorious

Lot: 163 - OTTO SCHUNEMANN

OTTO SCHUNEMANN (1891 - 1944) German general, a recipient of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves. Commander of Infanterie-Regiment 184 and the 337. Infanterie-Division. Killed on 29 June 1944 near Mogilev in Belarus during the Soviet 1944 summer

Lot: 164 - PAUL TIBBETS AND "DUTCH" VAN KIRK

PAUL TIBBETS AND "DUTCH" VAN KIRK A most unusual signed item, a scale model of the "Little Boy" atomic bomb dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. The model is mounted on a stand with a plaque giving the weapon's

Lot: 165 - PAUL TIBBETS

PAUL TIBBETS (d. 2008) American bomber pilot of the Enola Gay which delivered the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, August 6, 1945. Partly-printed D.S., 1p. oblong 4to., [n.p., n.d.], a reproduction of Albert Einstein's famous 1939 letter to

Lot: 166 - (BOMBING OF NAGASAKI) "BOCKS CAR" PILOT AND

(BOMBING OF NAGASAKI) "BOCKS CAR" PILOT AND CO-PILOT Pair of signed photographs, includes CHARLES W. SWEENEY, Pilot of the B-29 Bock's Car which dropped the atomic bomb on Nagasaki, an 8" x 10" image to which he adds: Nagasaki 9 Aug 45", and FRED

Lot: 167 - REINHARD HARDEGEN

REINHARD HARDEGEN (1913 - ?) German U-boat commander who sank 22 ships, amounting to 115,656 gross register tons (GRT), making him the 24th most successful U-boat commander in World War II. Lot of two war-date signed items, includes: S.P., 4" x 5

Lot: 168 - REINHARD HEYDRICH

REINHARD HEYDRICH (1904 - 1942) "The Hangman", Nazi head of the dreaded SS and architect of the "Final Solution", his assassination in Prague caused a retribution of the destruction of Lidice and murder of many of its inhabitants. Fine association

Lot: 169 - RICHARD MCCREERY

RICHARD MCCREERY (1898 – 1967) British military officer, led one of the last cavalry actions in the First World War. During the Second World War, he was chief of staff to Field Marshal Harold Alexander at El Alamein, and later commanded the

Lot: 170 - ROBERT BROOKE-POPHAM

ROBERT BROOKE-POPHAM (1878 – 20 October 1953) Senior commander in the RAF, served in the Royal Flying Corps as a wing commander and senior staff officer. Later was Commander-in-Chief of the British Far East Command only months before

Lot: 171 - ROBERT LEY

ROBERT LEY (1890 - 1945) Nazi leader and ardent anti-Semite who as head of the Labor Front ruthlessly enforced slave labor policies. He committed suicide in his jail cell at Nuremburg while awaiting trial. S.P., 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" b/w, a candid

Lot: 172 - ROBERT RITTER VON GREIM

ROBERT RITTER VON GREIM (1892 - 1945) German Field Marshal and last head of the Luftwaffe, a Knights Cross winner involved in the invasion of Poland, the Battle for Norway, the Battle of Britain and Operation Barbarossa. His final words before

Lot: 173 - RUDOLF BOGATSCH

RUDOLF BOGATSCH Partly-printed D.S., 1p. 8vo., [n.p.], Oct. 9, 1939, a certificate awarding the Iron Cross, Second Class to Luftwaffe Leutnant Endres of reconnaissance squadron "3. (H)/14". The document is signed at the conclusion by Luftwaffe

Lot: 174 - RUDOLF HESS

RUDOLF HESS (1894 - 1987) Nazi German Deputy Fuhrer and second in command after Goring, Hess was one of Hitler's closest confidantes and friends. In an unauthorized peace mission, Hess flew a German fighter to England and surrendered, purportedly

Lot: 175 - RUDOLF HESS

RUDOLF HESS (1894 - 1987) Nazi German Deputy Fuehrer and second in command after Goering, Hess was one of Hitler's closest confidantes and friends. In an unauthorized peace mission, Hess flew a German fighter to England and surrenedered,

Lot: 176 - RUDOLPH SCHMIDT

RUDOLPH SCHMIDT (1886 - 1957) German general, commanded the 2nd Panzer Army on the Eastern Front. Received the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, captured by the Russians and held until 1955. Rare S.P., likely war-date, 3" x 4 1/2" b/w, a chest-up

Lot: 177 - SIEGFRIED KASCHE

SIEGFRIED KASCHE (1903 - 1947) Ambassador of the Third Reich to Croatia during World War II, tried for "complicity in deportations and murders" by a Yugoslav court and was executed in June 1947. Rare T.L.S. on official letterhead, 1p. 4to., Zagreb,

Lot: 178 - SOVIET GENERAL CONGRATULATES WOMAN TANKER FOR HER

SOVIET GENERAL CONGRATULATES WOMAN TANKER FOR HER "COMBAT PERFORMANCE" Rare partly-printed D.S. signed at bottom by Gen. FEDOR V. KAMKOV, commander of the 47th Red Army, 1p. 8 3/4" x 12", [n.p.], Sep. 23, 1946, official certificate of merit and

Lot: 179 - THE DEATH OF GEN. WILHELM WEGENER

THE DEATH OF GEN. WILHELM WEGENER WILHELM WEGENER (1895 – 1944) German general of infantry, commanded Infanterie-Regiment 94 and the L. Armeekorps, recipient of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords. Killed in action by a Red Army air

Lot: 180 - THEODOR BURCHARDI

THEODOR BURCHARDI (1892 – 1983) German admiral and recipient of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves. Responsible for the evacuation of two million people from Courland and Eastern Prussia in Operation Hannibal, which saw the loss of the

Lot: 181 - THEODOR KRANCKE

THEODOR KRANCKE (1893 – 1973) German admiral, recipient of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves. Krancke commanded the ADMIRAL SCHEER and during the invasion of Normandy, he commanded all German naval vessels and coastal artillery in France.

Lot: 182 - THEODOR SCHERER

THEODOR SCHERER (1889 - 1951) German divisional commander who against all odds held off over 2,000 Russian attacks at Cholm for 107 days and was awarded the Knights Cross with Oak Leaves. Scarce likely war-date S.P., 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" b/w, a chest,

Lot: 183 - U.S.S. ARIZONA SCALE MODEL, SIGNED BY SURVIVORS

U.S.S. ARIZONA SCALE MODEL, SIGNED BY SURVIVORS Finely-detailed scale model, 20 1/2" long, produced by the Franklin Mint, depicting the battleship U.S.S. ARIZONA as she appeared at the time of her sinking during the Japanese surprise attack on

Lot: 184 - WALTER BEDELL SMITH

WALTER BEDELL SMITH (1895 - 1961) Army military officer, Eisenhower's chief of staff at Allied Forces Headquarters during the Tunisia Campaign and the invasion of Italy, chief of staff at SHAEF in the campaign in Western Europe from 1944-45. T.L.S.

Lot: 185 - WALTER OESAU

WALTER OESAU (1913 - 1944) German World War II fighter ace who shot down 127 enemy planes in over 300 combat missions, disappeared after taking off to do battle after being insuted by Goering. Rare war-date S.P., 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" b/w, a chest, up

Lot: 186 - WALTER OESAU

WALTER OESAU (1913 - 1944) German World War II fighter ace who shot down 127 enemy planes in over 300 combat missions, disappeared after taking off to do battle after being insuted by Goering. S.P. 4" x 6" b/w, a chest, up pose with Knights Cross,

Lot: 187 - WALTHER VON BRAUTCHISCH

WALTHER VON BRAUTCHISCH (1881 - 1948) German field marshal and commander in chief who formally led the campaigns against Greece, France, Poland and the USSR. Nice content partly-printed D.S., 1p. small folio, "Fuhrerheadquarters", Nov. 20, 1940,

Lot: 188 - WILHELM BITTRICH

WILHELM BITTRICH (1894 – 1979) General of the Waffen-SS who commanded the SS Cavalry Division Florian Geyer in rear security operations ("bandit fighting") in the Soviet Union. War-date S.P., 9" x 11 3/4" overall, an engraving of a 1943

Lot: 189 - WILHELM BRUCKNER

WILHELM BRUCKNER (1884 - 1954) S.A. Obergruppenfuhrer and until 1940, Hitler's Chief Adjutant and bodyguard, later a Wehrmacht colonel. War-date T.L.S. as Hitler's adjutant on official letterhead, 1p. 4to., Berlin, Apr. 24, 1940 to KARL FRANK

Lot: 190 - WILHELM CANARIS

WILHELM CANARIS (1887 - 1945) German admiral and head of the German intelligence agency Abwehr. Implicated in the July 20 bomb plot, Canaris was condemned to death and was walked naked and barefoot to the gallows at Flossenburg. T.L.S. on his

Lot: 191 - WILHELM KEITEL

WILHELM KEITEL (1882 - 1946) German field marshall and army chief of staff under Adolf Hitler, convicted of war crimes and executed at Nuremburg. Scarce partly-printed D.S., 1p. 10" x 14", "Headquarters" [Berlin], Dec. 30, 1944, the award of the

Lot: 192 - WILHELM KEITEL

WILHELM KEITEL (1882 - 1946) German field marshall and army chief of staff under Adolf Hitler, convicted of war crimes and executed at Nuremberg. Rare partly-printed D.S., 1p. 8vo., "Fuhrerhauptquartier". Nov. 21, 1941, a certificate awarding the

Lot: 193 - WILLIAM F. HALSEY

WILLIAM F. HALSEY (1882-1959) American admiral who led the task force attack on the Marshall and Gilbert islands and became commander of Allied naval forces in South Pacific commanding at the Solomon Islands and Leyte Gulf. Outstanding S.P., 8' x

Lot: 194 - WOLFGANG SPAETE

WOLFGANG SPAETE Luftwaffe test and combat pilot, recipient of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, tested both the Me 262 jet fighter and the Me 163 rocket-propelled interceptor. War-date I.S.P., 3" x 5" b/w, a period postcard with a chest-up view

Lot: 195 - "V-J DAY KISS"

"V-J DAY KISS" Iconic photograph of an American sailor kissing a nurse in Times Square on V-J day, 8 1/2" x 11", signed by the "kissor", CARL MUSCARELLO who adds the date of his infamous deed. Fine.

Lot: 196 - CAPTURED GERMAN MAP OF OFFENSIVE OPERATIONS AT

CAPTURED GERMAN MAP OF OFFENSIVE OPERATIONS AT STALINGRAD Especially rare and important Wehrmacht map showing German offensive and defensive operations in and around Stalingrad ca. Sep. 27, 1942, the map later captured by Russian forces. The 31" x

Lot: 197 - ARCHIVE OF RITA ZUCCA, ITALY'S INFAMOUS "AXIS

ARCHIVE OF RITA ZUCCA, ITALY'S INFAMOUS "AXIS SALLY" Fascinating, extensive grouping of documents and correspondence, all related to the arrest and trial of RITA ZUCCA (1912-1998), an Italian-American singer and radio announcer whose infamous

Lot: 198 - BRITISH ASSAULT MAP OF JUNO BEACH, MAY, 1944

BRITISH ASSAULT MAP OF JUNO BEACH, MAY, 1944 Highly-detailed, late landing map issued by the British War Ministry depicting the shore fortifications, coastal and inland artillery, blockhouses, etc. as well as important descriptive notes of JUNO

Lot: 199 - MAP OF BRITISH JUNO LANDING BEACHES AND POINTS

MAP OF BRITISH JUNO LANDING BEACHES AND POINTS INLAND British topographical map of the JUNO landing beaches and inland features south to Falaise, 37" x 31", issued by the British War Office, 1943. The map, marked "CAEN-FALAISE SHEET 7F", is stamped

Lot: 200 - GERMAN MAP OF NORMANDY DEFENSES AT JUNO BEACH

GERMAN MAP OF NORMANDY DEFENSES AT JUNO BEACH German military map, 38' x 49', showing the French coast from Commes to Villerville and south to the region just south of Caen, which is at the lower-center of the map. About ten artillery or

Lot: 201 - 82ND AIRBORNE DIVISION NORMANDY INVASION

82ND AIRBORNE DIVISION NORMANDY INVASION AFTER-ACTION MAP Fine war-date after-action map, 40" x 23 1/2", tracking the movements of the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division during the invasion of Normandy, beginning with their capture of the village

Lot: 202 - MAP OF BRITISH JUNO LANDING BEACHES AND CREULLY

MAP OF BRITISH JUNO LANDING BEACHES AND CREULLY British topographical map of the JUNO landing beaches and inland features south to Creully, 37" x 31", issued by the British War Office, 1943. The map, marked "CREULLY SHEET 7E/5", is stamped in red

Lot: 203 - DEFENSES MAP OF UTAH BEACH AT STE. MARIE DU MONT

DEFENSES MAP OF UTAH BEACH AT STE. MARIE DU MONT A most important map showing the German defenses of the four landing zones comprising UTAH BEACH, northwest of St. Marie du Mont and just east of St.Martin de Varreville. The 28" x 21" map is titled:

Lot: 204 - AMERICAN ENGINEERS' MAP OF STE. MERE EGLISE, APRIL

AMERICAN ENGINEERS' MAP OF STE. MERE EGLISE, APRIL 1944 Important military map of the Norman countryside including Ste. Mere Eglise where the 505th P.I.R. of the 82nd Airborne found themselves in dire straits early on the morning of D-Day. The map,

Lot: 205 - 82ND AIRBORNE BATTLE OF THE BULGE AFTER-ACTION

82ND AIRBORNE BATTLE OF THE BULGE AFTER-ACTION REPORT Scarce war-date official U.S. Army publication, "Belgium: The Story of the Bulge - The 82nd Airborne Division" an after-action report detailing that division's actions during the Battle of the

Lot: 206 - KNIGHTS CROSS RECOMMENDATION FOR SS-OBERFUHRER

KNIGHTS CROSS RECOMMENDATION FOR SS-OBERFUHRER HERMANN PRIESS Rare, fine content typed D.S. (signed carbon), "Headquarters O.K.H.", 4pp.4to., [Berlin], Apr. 24, 1943, the recommendation that Waffen-SS Obefuhrer HERMANN PRIESS, SS Panzergrenadier

Lot: 207 - WEHRPASS, PHOTO, AND LETTER GROUPING OF K.I.A.

WEHRPASS, PHOTO, AND LETTER GROUPING OF K.I.A. U-BOAT SAILOR OTTO LEHR An exceptional grouping comprised of a wehrpass, photo album and loose photos, and letters associated with the service of U-567 crew member Machinist Otto Lehr, killed with all

Lot: 208 - LUFTWAFFE AWARD AND PHOTO GROUPING OF

LUFTWAFFE AWARD AND PHOTO GROUPING OF OBERFELDWEBEL WILLY NEUBERT Excellent grouping of nine award documents and ten original photographs, the documents named to Luftwaffe Oberfeldwebel Willy Neubert. Five of the documents are signed by German

Lot: 209 - SS FILE OF KNIGHTS CROSS RECIPIENT, SS OFFICER

SS FILE OF KNIGHTS CROSS RECIPIENT, SS OFFICER VINZENZ KAISER VINZENZ KAISER (1904-1945) was an SS-Obersturmbannfuhrer and Knights Cross with Oak Leaves recipient who joined the SS in 1927. After participating in the Anschluss, Kaiser's regiment

Lot: 210 - NAZI SYMPATHIZERS ARE ARRESTED WHEN THEIR SECRET

NAZI SYMPATHIZERS ARE ARRESTED WHEN THEIR SECRET "TESTAMENT" IS DISCOVERED IN A CHURCH Fascinating pair of documents related to the arrest of 21 ex-Nazi Party leaders and SS officers who had hidden a damning document implicating them in a church

Lot: 211 - SOLDBUCH, WEHRPASS AND PHOTO ALBUM OF A TOBRUK AND

SOLDBUCH, WEHRPASS AND PHOTO ALBUM OF A TOBRUK AND EL ALAMEIN VETERAN Important grouping of documents and photographs releavent to an Afrika Korps radio operator and veteran of Tobruk and El Alamein. Included is the wehrpass and soldbuch of

Lot: 212 - K.I.A. SS SOLDIER'S DOCUMENT GROUP

K.I.A. SS SOLDIER'S DOCUMENT GROUP Group of six documents, all related to SS soldier Josef Holzinger, includes: Holzinger's SS identification card, 1p. 12mo., dated Sep. 15, 1938, listing Holzinger's birth date and rank of "SS-Mann"", and featuring

Lot: 213 - PROMOTION OF AUGUST VON DER HEYDTE FOR VALOR IN

PROMOTION OF AUGUST VON DER HEYDTE FOR VALOR IN NORMANDY AUGUST VON DER HEYDTE (1907-1994) German Luftwaffe paratroop officer, commanded a battalion during the Battle of Crete, and while leading 2nd Fallschirmjäger Regiment took part in the

Lot: 214 - WEHRPASS OF K.I.A. U-BOAT SAILOR

WEHRPASS OF K.I.A. U-BOAT SAILOR Wehrpass issued to a sailor lost while in service aboard U-718. Radio obergefreiter Hans Plank, born Apr. 24, 1924, was issued this book in Nuremberg on June 30, 1941. He completed basic marine infantry training and

Lot: 215 - (BATTLE OF BASTOGNE) A "RECEIPT" FOR BASTOGNE,

(BATTLE OF BASTOGNE) A "RECEIPT" FOR BASTOGNE, "KRAUT DISINFECTED" HARRY W. KINNARD (1915 – 2009) American general officer who, during the Vietnam War, pioneered the airmobile concept of sending troops into battle using helicopters. At

Lot: 216 - GROSSDEUTSCHELAND DIVISION K.I.A. PANZER SOLDIER

GROSSDEUTSCHELAND DIVISION K.I.A. PANZER SOLDIER WEHRPASS, WITH PRIEST'S LETTER TO MOTHER A rare grouping of material concerning a young member of the Grossdeutschland Division who would die of wounds on the Eastern Front. Included is the wehrpass

Lot: 217 - (D-DAY) HMS TORMENTOR RADIO CALL SIGNS

(D-DAY) HMS TORMENTOR RADIO CALL SIGNS Pair of documents related to the Royal Navy's part in the D-Day landings in Normandy. Includes a printed D.S., 1p. legal folio, [n.p.], May 30, 1944, a "Top Secret" list of call signs to be used to communicate

Lot: 218 - (DUNKIRK) “SAFE IN ENGLAND”

(DUNKIRK) 'SAFE IN ENGLAND' SOLDIER'S POSTCARD Rare postcard provided to a British soldier rescued at Dunkirk to mail to his family to assure them of his safety. The card bears the simple typed message: 'SAFE IN ENGLAND.' and was mailed on June 2,

Lot: 219 - 1944 ALLIED PLAN FOR OCCUPATION OF GERMANY

1944 ALLIED PLAN FOR OCCUPATION OF GERMANY Rare imprint, S.H.A.E.F.-issued "Handbook Governing Policy and Procedure for the Military Occupation of Germany", December, 1944, bearing large red warning "SECRET" on the cover which supersedes the

Lot: 220 - ACCOUNT OF ANTI-AIRCRAFT BALLOONS USED ON D-DAY

ACCOUNT OF ANTI-AIRCRAFT BALLOONS USED ON D-DAY British officer's account of anti-aircraft balloons used to protect British warships while en route to the D-Day landing beaches and during operations there, 3pp. folio, apparently written while on

Lot: 221 - AMERICAN INTELLIGENCE REPORT ON DESIGN OF A

AMERICAN INTELLIGENCE REPORT ON DESIGN OF A CAPTURED GERMAN FLAME-THROWING BUNKER Incredibly detailed, illustrated study of "Bunker No. 479 CONTWIG", obtained in December, 1944 from captured German Obergefreiter Woenne of 63 Fortress Battn. by G-2

Lot: 222 - "SECRET" AFTER-ACTION REPORT OF THE THIRD U.S.

"SECRET" AFTER-ACTION REPORT OF THE THIRD U.S. ARMY Immense, richly detailed and illustrated document, "After Action Report, Third U.S. Army, 1 August 1944-9 May 1945" (Washington, D.C.: 652nd and 942nd Engineer Battalions), 1945, two volumes, a

Lot: 223 - BATTLE OF LEYTE BATTLE MAP

BATTLE OF LEYTE BATTLE MAP 'Sketch Map North Leyte', 20' x 22', a printed map of roads and towns in the northern part of Leyte, overprinted: 'STATUS OF ROADS 27 DEC 44 Prepared by Intelligence Engineer Section Headquarters Eighth Army', with the

Lot: 224 - BATTLE OF TANNENBERG COMMEMORATION

BATTLE OF TANNENBERG COMMEMORATION Fine group of ephemera from the German-led celebration of the 25th anniversary of the battle of Tannenberg. A total of seven pieces, includes invitations to the parade, reception, and meal, printed program,

Lot: 225 - CRUISER "KARLSRUHE" CADET'S LOGBOOK

CRUISER "KARLSRUHE" CADET'S LOGBOOK Excellent pre-World War II logbook, approx. 224pp. 9" x 11", completed by Reichsmarine cadet Alfred Fassbender and used to record the 1933-34 world cruise of the light cruiser KARLSRUHE. Besides Fassbender's

Lot: 226 - D-DAY BRITISH GLIDER CRASH REPORT

D-DAY BRITISH GLIDER CRASH REPORT D-DAY BRITISH GLIDER CRASH REPORT Excellent content partly-printed report, 1p. legal folio, [Normandy], June 7, 1944, concerns the attack upon and loss of a British glider near Troarn, France on June 6th at 1220

Lot: 227 - D-DAY BRITISH GLIDER CRASH REPORT

D-DAY BRITISH GLIDER CRASH REPORT Excellent content partly-printed report, 1p. legal folio, [Normandy], June 7, 1944, concerns the attack upon and loss of a British glider near the Orne Canal on June 6th at 1220 hours. The aircraft, a Horsa, was

Lot: 228 - DEATH REPORT OF D-DAY BRITISH PARATROOPER

DEATH REPORT OF D-DAY BRITISH PARATROOPER Unusual partly-printed D.S., 2pp. legal folio, [In the field?], June 8, 1944, a report concerning the death in combat of British Lt. H.D. Brotheridge of the 6th Airborne Div., 28 years old and married, who

Lot: 229 - DESIDERIUS HAMPEL IS PROMOTED TO THE RANK OF

DESIDERIUS HAMPEL IS PROMOTED TO THE RANK OF SS-BRIGADEFUHRER Good pair of typed documents, both promoting SS-Oberfuhrer DESIDERIUS HAMPEL (1895-1981) to the rank of SS-Brigadefuhrer. Includes: typed D.S., 1p. 4to., [n.p.], Jan. 14, 1945, to

Lot: 230 - GERMAN P.O.W. AT STALINGRAD GROUPING

GERMAN P.O.W. AT STALINGRAD GROUPING Excellent grouping of items concerning the imprisonment by the Russians of a German officer at Stalingrad and his most improbable liberation. Includes a small homemade brown paper booklet, 3 1/2" x 5", titled:

Lot: 231 - GERMAN SOLDIER'S MEDAL AND DOCUMENT GROUPING

GERMAN SOLDIER'S MEDAL AND DOCUMENT GROUPING Group of items related to the service of Unteroffizier Anton Pilz in the war. Included in the lot is Pilz's soldbuch, well-worn, showing his attachment to Infanterie Pioniere Ers. Kp. 130 throughout the

Lot: 232 - GOEBELS ASKS HIMMLER TO RECORD PROPAGANDA

GOEBELS ASKS HIMMLER TO RECORD PROPAGANDA Telegram sent from Joseph Goebbels to Heinrich Himmler, Charlottenburg, ca. October 1933, in part: "Asking you at request Dr. Goebbels two five-minute propaganda speeches for recording on a record for radio

Lot: 233 - INVASION OF SICILY – SECRET SHIP CARGO PLANS

INVASION OF SICILY – SECRET SHIP CARGO PLANS British report on plans and proposals concerning: 'Pre-Planning of Ships' Cargoes in 'HUSKY' Operation at Cairo', 14pp. legal folio, Cairo, Aug. 5, 1943, based on observations made 16 days before

Lot: 234 - LATE-WAR IRON CROSS, SECOND CLASS CERTIFICATE TO A

LATE-WAR IRON CROSS, SECOND CLASS CERTIFICATE TO A FALLSCHIRMJAGER Very late-war partly-printed D.S., 1p. 8vo., [n.p.], March 23, 1945, a certificate awarding the Iron Cross, Second Class to Fallschirmjager "Oberfeldwebel" ("master sergeant") Albin

Lot: 235 - NSFK GLIDERPLANE PILOT'S BADGE CERTIFICATE

NSFK GLIDERPLANE PILOT'S BADGE CERTIFICATE Printed document, 1p. 8vo., Berlin, June 16, 1943, an award certificate granting the "Grand German Sailplane Badge" of the National Socialist Flyers Corps (NSFK) to NSFK-Sturmfuhrer Horst Heller. The

Lot: 236 - PERMISSION FOR A GUEST TO STAY IN SAME HOTEL AS

PERMISSION FOR A GUEST TO STAY IN SAME HOTEL AS HITLER Very unusual typed D.S., 1p. 12mo., Leipzig, Mar. 6, 1934, a signed "pass" allowing Louis Keene of Toronto to reside at the Hotel Hauffe: "...in the presence of the Reichschancellor Adolf

Lot: 237 - POLICE OFFICER IS DRAFTED BY THE SS

POLICE OFFICER IS DRAFTED BY THE SS Lot of three documents, 3pp. total, concerning the drafting of Viktor Grabietz to serve as a police officer in Braunschwieg. Includes his draft notice on Reichsfuhrer-SS letterhead, Berlin, May 30, 1940, his May

Lot: 238 - PROMOTION DOCUMENT FOR SS-STURMBANNFUHRER

PROMOTION DOCUMENT FOR SS-STURMBANNFUHRER DESIDERIUS HAMPEL Typed D.S., 2pp. 4to. [n.p.], Sep. 17, 1943, a recommendation from the SS-Fuhrungshauptamt that SS-Sturmbannfuhrer DESIDERIUS HAMPEL (1895-1981) be promoted to the rank of

Lot: 239 - R.A.F. PILOT’S FLYING LOG BOOK, 652 AIR O.P.

R.A.F. PILOT'S FLYING LOG BOOK, 652 AIR O.P. SQUADRON R.A.F. Pilot's log book maintained by Capt. A. J. Nicholson, D.F.C., Royal Artillery, flying with the 652 Air O.P. Squadron. The blue cloth covered book, 10' x 10' with printed title, bears

Lot: 240 - SOLDBUCH FOR A LUFTWAFFE BOMBER PILOT

SOLDBUCH FOR A LUFTWAFFE BOMBER PILOT Rare soldbuch issued to a highly-decorated Luftwaffe bomber pilot. The document is issued to Hauptmann Karl-Friedrich Muller, born 1920, on Feb. 18, 1943 by an officer of I./Lehrgeschwader 1. The book is twice

Lot: 241 - SOVIET GENERAL CONGRATULATES WOMAN TANKER FOR HER

SOVIET GENERAL CONGRATULATES WOMAN TANKER FOR HER "COMBAT PERFORMANCE" Rare partly-printed D.S. signed at bottom by Gen. FEDOR V. KAMKOV, commander of the 47th Red Army, 1p. 8 3/4" x 12", [n.p.], Sep. 23, 1946, official certificate of merit and

Lot: 242 - STALINGRAD MEDAL AWARD

STALINGRAD MEDAL AWARD Russian award certificate, 1p. 8vo., 1943, apparently an award certificate to soldier 'Gomanov' for heroism at Stalingrad, signed by a Russian officer at bottom. Worthy of research.

Lot: 243 - THE REICHSCHANCELLERY SELLS ARTWORK

THE REICHSCHANCELLERY SELLS ARTWORK Interesting pair of similar documents, each 6" x 5" heavy stock, issued by the "Great German Art Exhibition 1940 in the House of German Art in Munich". Each card bears a description of the piece to which it was

Lot: 244 - U-BOAT NAVIGATION PLOTTING CHART

U-BOAT NAVIGATION PLOTTING CHART Unused U-boat 25" x 29", a Mercator projection for latitudes 59 to 66 deg. north or south, bearing hand stamp of the Kriegsmarine deport at Gotenhafen and U-1108. Fine. U-1108 was launched on 5 September 1944, and

Lot: 245 - U.S. ARMY AIR SERVICE PILOT'S RATING CERTIFICATE

U.S. ARMY AIR SERVICE PILOT'S RATING CERTIFICATE Scarce typed D.S., 2pp. 12mo., Chanute Field, Illinois, Nov. 29, 1918, certifying that Robert J. Antes has been appointed 2nd Lieutenant in the Aviation Section of the Signal Officer's Reserve Corps,

Lot: 246 - WEDDING EDITION OF MEIN KAMPF WITH DEFEATIST

WEDDING EDITION OF MEIN KAMPF WITH DEFEATIST INSCRIPTIONS A most unusual example of Nazi Germany's most popular book, a wedding edition of "Mein Kampf", by Adolf Hitler (Munich: Zentralverlag der NSDAP. Frz. Eher Nachf.), 1936, 782pp. 8vo.,

Lot: 247 - WEHRMACHT ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL MUST REPORT FOR

WEHRMACHT ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL MUST REPORT FOR FRONT-LINE DUTY Typed D.S. stamped "Geheim" ("Confidential") at the top, 2pp. 4to., Vienna, June 22, 1944, to the Chief of Army Equipment and the Commander-in-Chief of the Army Reserve. The

Lot: 248 - 1936 BERLIN OLYMPICS POSTER SKETCH

1936 BERLIN OLYMPICS POSTER SKETCH A unique piece of original art, a proposed design for a poster advertising the 1936 Berlin Olympics, 18" dia., in gouache on artist's paper. The design consists of a border around the outside edge bearing the

Lot: 249 - JAPANESE INTERNMENT POSTER

JAPANESE INTERNMENT POSTER Original World War II-era broadside poster, 14" x 21 1/2", dated May 5, 1942 and issued by the Western Defense Command and Fourth Army Wartime Civil Control Administration. It is entitled: "Instructions to All Persons of

Lot: 250 - (JAPANESE INTERNMENT) "BORN FREE AND EQUAL" BY

(JAPANESE INTERNMENT) "BORN FREE AND EQUAL" BY ANSEL ADAMS Very rare book: "Born Free and Equal Photographs of the Loyal Japanese-Americans at Manzanar Relocation Center, Inyo County, California" by noted photographer ANSEL ADAMS (New York: U.S.

Lot: 251 - REICH MINISTRY OF AVIATION PROPOSED WALL ART

REICH MINISTRY OF AVIATION PROPOSED WALL ART DESIGN BY ADOLF WAMPER A fabulous piece of Third Reich art, an original sketch of a stone frieze in nine panels, 56" x 15", in charcoal on onionskin paper, showing its proposed placement on a protected

Lot: 252 - REICH MINISTRY OF AVIATION BUILDING ORIGINAL WALL

REICH MINISTRY OF AVIATION BUILDING ORIGINAL WALL ART SCHEMATIC BY ADOLF WAMPER A most impressive piece of Third Reich art, an original, hand drawn schematic, 91" x 36", in pencil and charcoal, showing the placement of a proposed enormous carved

Lot: 253 - REICH MINISTRY OF AVIATION PROPOSED WALL ART

REICH MINISTRY OF AVIATION PROPOSED WALL ART DESIGN A most evocative and purposeful pieces of Third Reich art, an original sketch for a stone frieze in nine panels, 71 3/4" x 18 1/2", in charcoal on onionskin paper. Three panels depict aircraft

Lot: 254 - REICH MINISTRY OF AVIATION EXTERIOR ELEVATION

REICH MINISTRY OF AVIATION EXTERIOR ELEVATION PRINTS Excellent pair of original architectural prints, each showing a façade of the Berlin Headquarters of the Reich Ministry of Aviation, or RLM. Includes: architectural elevation print, 78 1/2"

Lot: 255 - REICH MINISTRY OF AVIATION "HONOR HALL" DESIGN

REICH MINISTRY OF AVIATION "HONOR HALL" DESIGN PROPOSAL PRINTS Excellent set of four original architectural prints, each depicting what appear to be proposed designs for elements of the "Ehrensaal" ("Honor Hall") within the Berlin headquarters of

Lot: 256 - NAVY DAY 1941 POSTER

NAVY DAY 1941 POSTER Incredibly rare original U.S. Navy poster, 28" x 42", an advertisement for Navy Day in 1941, shortly before the American entry into World War II. The poster features an impressive offset lithograph image of a flag-bedecked

Lot: 257 - ADOLF HITLER "EIN VOLK, EIN REICH, EIN FUHRER!"

ADOLF HITLER "EIN VOLK, EIN REICH, EIN FUHRER!" POSTER 33" x 47", a close-up left profile of Hitler with the infamous Nazi Party slogan: "Ein Volk, ein Reich, ein Führer!" appearing in black lower-case letters at bottom. No printer cited, one

Lot: 258 - "STOP IT NOW, CHOOSE HITLER" ORIGINAL POSTER ART

"STOP IT NOW, CHOOSE HITLER" ORIGINAL POSTER ART BY "MJOLNIR" Unique piece of original poster art, 24 1/2" x 32 3/4" overall, executed in heavy red and white oil paints on two superimposed pieces of card stock, depicting a bare-chested man with a

Lot: 259 - JOSEF ARENS ORIGINAL SKETCHES OF WEHRMACHT

JOSEF ARENS ORIGINAL SKETCHES OF WEHRMACHT SUBJECTS Good lot of four original sketches, each approx. 9 1/2" x 14" (sight), all signed by German combat artist JOSEF ARENS (1895-1954), and dated 1944. These sketches, all in charcoal or graphite on

Lot: 260 - JOSEF ARENS ORIGINAL SKETCHES OF WEHRMACHT

JOSEF ARENS ORIGINAL SKETCHES OF WEHRMACHT SUBJECTS Good lot of five original sketches, each approx. 9 1/2" x 14" (sight), all signed by German combat artist JOSEF ARENS (1895-1954), and dated 1944. These sketches, all in charcoal or graphite on

Lot: 261 - GERMAN MAP OF ARTILLERY EMPLACEMENTS ON GOLD, JUNO

GERMAN MAP OF ARTILLERY EMPLACEMENTS ON GOLD, JUNO AND SWORD BEACHES Excellent, rarely encountered German map depicting coastal artillery defenses of the Normandy shores north of Caen and German counter-measures, a field-used folding map prepared

Lot: 262 - BRITISH MAP USED ON THE RETREAT TO DUNKIRK

BRITISH MAP USED ON THE RETREAT TO DUNKIRK British military map believed used during the B.E.F. retreat to the French port of Dunkirk, 34" x 25", labeled at top: "Lille-Ghent Sheet No. 2 NOT TO BE PUBLISHED". Printed in 1938 by the British War

Lot: 263 - BRITISH MAP OF TROARN, NORMANDY

BRITISH MAP OF TROARN, NORMANDY British topographical military map of the region about Troarn, France, 31" x 21", a 1: 50,000 scale map labeled at top: "TROARN SHEET 7 F/2" and is the second revision, dated 1943. Folded and a bit soiled, probably

Lot: 264 - ADOLF HITLER ELECTION POSTER

ADOLF HITLER ELECTION POSTER Scarce, original 1938 Adolf Hitler election poster, 28" x 41", printed by the Gauverlag Bayerlische Ostmark. The poster shows hitler in a pale burgundy right profile, in uniform and giving a Nazi salute. The text quotes

Lot: 265 - GERMAN "VOLUNTEER FOR THE WEHRMACHT" POSTER

GERMAN "VOLUNTEER FOR THE WEHRMACHT" POSTER Scarce, early Wehrmacht induction poster, 28" x 38", printed by R. M. Rohrer in Brunn. The ca. 1938-early 1939 poster depicts a Wehrmacht soldier calling volunteers to serve with his bugle, with large

Lot: 266 - GERMAN BROADSIDE DEMANDS THE SURRENDER OF THE ISLE

GERMAN BROADSIDE DEMANDS THE SURRENDER OF THE ISLE OF JERSEY Rare printed broadside, 20" x 29 1/2", issued July 1, 1940, an English translation of a communication addressed to the Governor of the English Channel Isle of Jersey from the commanding

Lot: 267 - "FIRE AWAY!" WAR BONDS POSTER

"FIRE AWAY!" WAR BONDS POSTER Excellent original American World War II poster, 20" x 28", a dramatic depiction of a sailor aiming a spotlight mounted on the conning tower of his submarine at an unseen target, as a second sailor tracks the target

Lot: 268 - "I WAS AT BATAAN" WAR BONDS POSTER

"I WAS AT BATAAN" WAR BONDS POSTER Striking original American World War II poster, 21 1/4" x 27 3/4", depicting a gaunt American soldier with sunken eyes and an early-style helmet in his hand, with the legend: "Remember Me? I Was At Bataan" in

Lot: 269 - (WINSTON S. CHURCHILL) SPEECH IN THE HOUSE OF

(WINSTON S. CHURCHILL) SPEECH IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, AUGUST 20, 1940 "NEVER IN THE FIELD OF HUMAN CONFLICT WAS SO MUCH OWED BY SO MANY TO SO FEW" Rare printing: "A Speech by The Prime Minister The Right Honourable Winston Churchill in the House

Lot: 270 - "JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS" OF WORLD WAR II

"JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS" OF WORLD WAR II Pair of war-date publications, includes: War-date publication, "Jane's Fighting Ships 1941", ed. Francis E. McMurtrie (New York: The Macmillan Company.), 1942, 530pp. oblong 4to., a complete chronicle of

Lot: 271 - "JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1941"

"JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1941" War-date publication, "Jane's Fighting Ships 1941", ed. Francis E. McMurtrie (London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co.), 1942, 530pp. oblong 4to., a complete chronicle of ships in service with navies throughout the world

Lot: 272 - ORIGINAL 1944 V-E DAY RECORDING OF THE LIBERTY

ORIGINAL 1944 V-E DAY RECORDING OF THE LIBERTY BELL An excessively rare single-sided 78-RPM record, a recording of the Liberty Bell being struck at Independence Hall on August 23, 1944. The record is divided into five tracks, as listed on the

Lot: 273 - ANTI-HITLER "PERSIAN" PROPAGANDA PRINTS

ANTI-HITLER "PERSIAN" PROPAGANDA PRINTS Most unusual and scarce set of five satirical prints, each 9" x 13 1/2", featuring derogatory depictions of Adolf Hitler, Josef Goebbels, Benito Mussolini, Hideki Tojo and other world leaders, all in the

Lot: 274 - FRENCH PROPAGANDA POSTERS

FRENCH PROPAGANDA POSTERS Excellent pair of original French World War II propaganda poster. Includes: Pre-Vichy poster, 23" x 30 1/4", featuring a monochrome photograph of a French Navy lookout keeping watch over a convoy, within a red border. The

Lot: 275 - "THE WAR ILLUSTRATED"

"THE WAR ILLUSTRATED" Complete set of the first one hundred issues of the British weekly magazine "The War Illustrated", each approx. 34pp. 4to., with the first issue published Sep. 16, 1939, and the hundredth published Aug. 1, 1941. The magazine,

Lot: 276 - DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER D-DAY MESSAGE TO TROOPS

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER D-DAY MESSAGE TO TROOPS An increasingly scarce D-Day relic, an original 6" x 9 1/8" printed message from Eisenhower to the soldiers, sailors and airmen of the AEF as they embarked on their respective missions on June 6, 1944,

Lot: 277 - IWO JIMA FLAG RAISING PROPAGANDA POSTER

IWO JIMA FLAG RAISING PROPAGANDA POSTER Original American World War II propaganda poster, 17 1/4" x 24 3/4" (sight), featuring an illustrated version of Joe Rosenthal's iconic photograph of marines raising an American flag on the summit of Mt.

Lot: 278 - JAPANESE ATOMIC BOMBING WARNING LEAFLET

JAPANESE ATOMIC BOMBING WARNING LEAFLET Rare air-dropper American "LeMay" propaganda leaflet, 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", depicts B-29 in flight and dropping bomb loads with text in Japanese on both sides. In part: "...Read this carefully as it may save your

Lot: 279 - AMERICAN PROPAGANDA POSTERS

AMERICAN PROPAGANDA POSTERS Good pair of American World War II propaganda (and anti-propaganda) posters. Includes: Propaganda poster, 14 1/4" x 19 3/4", depicting an Marine on a South Pacific beach, falling from a wound to the chest and with blood

Lot: 280 - PROPAGANDA POSTER - 1934 REFERENDUM OF HITLER'S

PROPAGANDA POSTER - 1934 REFERENDUM OF HITLER'S CHANCELLORSHIP Rare original Third Reich propaganda poster, 23 1/2" x 31 1/4", urging Germans to vote "yes" in the August 19, 1934 referendum seeking to merge the powers of Chancellor and President

Lot: 281 - "I WAS AT BATAAN" WAR BONDS POSTER

"I WAS AT BATAAN" WAR BONDS POSTER Striking original American World War II poster, 21 1/4" x 27 3/4", depicting a gaunt American soldier with sunken eyes and an early-style helmet in his hand, with the legend: "Remember Me? I Was At Bataan" in

Lot: 282 - "REMEMBER DEC. 7TH!" PROPAGANDA POSTER

"REMEMBER DEC. 7TH!" PROPAGANDA POSTER "REMEMBER DEC. 7TH!" PROPAGANDA POSTER Original American World War II propaganda poster, 22" x 27 3/4", showing a tattered 48-star American flag at half mast, with an enormous plume of black smoke in the

Lot: 283 - 1938 AUSTRIAN ANSCHLUSS REFERENDUM POSTER

1938 AUSTRIAN ANSCHLUSS REFERENDUM POSTER Original Third Reich propaganda poster, 23 1/2" x 33 1/4", a monochrome depiction of a ballot for the 1938 Austrian referendum on the "Anschluss", or unification with Germany, with the larger circle for

Lot: 284 - BRITISH "LOOSE LIPS" POSTERS

BRITISH "LOOSE LIPS" POSTERS Good pair of original British World War II "Loose Lips" posters, each warning of the dangers of inadvertently revealing important military information to enemy spies. Includes: Broadside-sized poster, 10" x 15",

Lot: 285 - "DON'T LET THAT SHADOW TOUCH THEM" WAR BONDS

"DON'T LET THAT SHADOW TOUCH THEM" WAR BONDS POSTER Ominous original American World War II poster, 14 1/4" x 20", an ominous depiction of three children looking upwards in confusion as the large shadow of a swastika falls over them. Beneath the

Lot: 286 - U.S. SERVICE MEMBERS OVERSEAS PUBLICATIONS

U.S. SERVICE MEMBERS OVERSEAS PUBLICATIONS Good lot of sixteen books, booklets, pamphlets and magazines, all printed for distribution to U.S. service members deployed overseas during World War II. Includes: "Over Here, Over There", ed. Clyde H.

Lot: 287 - OLYMPIA 1932 AND 1936

OLYMPIA 1932 AND 1936 Lot of three volumes of "cigarette card" books. Includes: "Olympia 1932" (Altona-Bahrenfeld: H.F. & Ph.F. Reemtsma), 1932, 142pp. folio, in blue cloth with black lettering and gilt Olympic logo. These types of books were

Lot: 288 - "A CARELESS WORD, A NEEDLESS LOSS" PROPAGANDA

"A CARELESS WORD, A NEEDLESS LOSS" PROPAGANDA POSTER Iconic American "loose lips" poster, 22" x 28", featuring a bleak image of a drowned American sailor washed up on a beach, above the title: "A Careless Word... A Needless Loss". The bottom edge

Lot: 289 - "A MESSAGE FROM OUR SEAMEN" PROPAGANDA POSTER

"A MESSAGE FROM OUR SEAMEN" PROPAGANDA POSTER Original British World War I propaganda poster, 19 3/4" x 29 1/2", featuring an illustration of a British merchant sailor with a sea bag over his shoulder and foul-weather coat under his arm, looking

Lot: 290 - "A NEEDLESS WORD, ANOTHER CROSS" PROPAGANDA POSTER

"A NEEDLESS WORD, ANOTHER CROSS" PROPAGANDA POSTER Original American "loose lips" poster, 22" x 28", featuring a stark image of a white cross draped with a soldier's helmet and ammo belt, with the title: "A Needless Word, Another Cross". The name

Lot: 291 - "A NEEDLESS WORD, ANOTHER CROSS" PROPAGANDA POSTER

"A NEEDLESS WORD, ANOTHER CROSS" PROPAGANDA POSTER Original American "loose lips" poster, 22" x 28", featuring a stark image of a white cross draped with a soldier's helmet and ammo belt, with the title: "A Needless Word, Another Cross". The name

Lot: 292 - "AMERICANS ALL" ANTI-DISCRIMINATION WAR MANPOWER

"AMERICANS ALL" ANTI-DISCRIMINATION WAR MANPOWER COMMISSION POSTER Large and striking original American World War II poster, 40" x 28 1/4", entitled "Americans All", and depicting a crew of nine workers assembling an M4 Sherman tank. Each worker is

Lot: 293 - "AS ONE MAN" NORTH-SOUTH AMERICAN COOPERATION

"AS ONE MAN" NORTH-SOUTH AMERICAN COOPERATION POSTER Unusual American World War II poster, 14" x 19 3/4", an Art Deco-style depiction of an enormous solder clutching a rifle with bayonet, with one foot each planted in the North and South American

Lot: 294 - "BLACK PROPAGANDA" - GERMAN WOMEN TO BE MOBILIZED

"BLACK PROPAGANDA" - GERMAN WOMEN TO BE MOBILIZED Very harsh but effective late-war propaganda, 2pp. 8vo., seeking to terrorize the retreating German armies. In part: "...TOTAL MOBILIZATION!...A man dies at the front, and a woman dies under the

Lot: 295 - "MEIN KAMPF" PAPERBACK POPULAR EDITION

"MEIN KAMPF" PAPERBACK POPULAR EDITION Two-volume paperback edition of "Mein Kampf" ("My Struggle"), by Adolf Hitler (Munich: Zentralverlag der NSDAP, Franz Eher Nachf.), 1938, 782pp. 8vo., a "volksausgabe" ("people's edition") intended to be

Lot: 296 - "HITLER'S WORDS"

"HITLER'S WORDS" Third Reich propaganda publication, "Hitler Worte" ("Hitler's Words"), by Ferdinand Hirt (Munich: Franz Eher Nachf. G.m.b.H.), 1934, 32pp. 8vo., a compendium of notable quotes and sayings taken from "Mein Kampf". The half-title

Lot: 297 - "BUNDLES FOR BERLIN" PROPAGANDA POSTER

"BUNDLES FOR BERLIN" PROPAGANDA POSTER Original American World War II propaganda poster, 28 1/2" x 40 1/4", entitled "Bundles for Berlin", and depicting a pair of mechanics loading bombs into the bomb bay of an aircraft, with the exhortation "More

Lot: 298 - "DEUTSCHE WERKE KIEL" SHIPYARD PLAN

"DEUTSCHE WERKE KIEL" SHIPYARD PLAN Printed plan, 46" x 28 1/2", an aerial view of the "Deutsche Werke" shipyard at Kiel, that company's machine shops, warehouses, cranes, and, most interestingly, their dry docks. Various locations on the property

Lot: 299 - "DEUTSCHLANDS AUSSENPOLITIK 1933-1939"

"DEUTSCHLANDS AUSSENPOLITIK 1933-1939" Scarce book: "Deutschlands Aussenpolitik 1933-1939" by Axel Freiherr von Freytagh Loringhoven (Berlin : O. Stollberg), 1939. Fifth edition, 239pp. 8vo. A fine copy in the original gilt-blocked black cloth.

Lot: 300 - "DO IT RIGHT, MAKE IT BITE" PROPAGANDA POSTER

"DO IT RIGHT, MAKE IT BITE" PROPAGANDA POSTER Excellent original American propaganda poster, 28 1/4" x 40", depicting a worker affixing a fuse to the nose of an anti-aircraft artillery shell with a large wrench, with a flaming German fighter

Lot: 301 - "DOCUMENTS OF POLISH CRUELTY"

"DOCUMENTS OF POLISH CRUELTY" Scarce and shocking German propaganda publication, "Dokumente Polnischer Grausamkeit" ("Documents of Polish Cruelty"), [Berlin: German Information Office], 1940, 456pp. 4to., with hundreds of pages of "evidence"

Lot: 302 - "DOING ALL YOU CAN, BROTHER?" PROPAGANDA POSTER

"DOING ALL YOU CAN, BROTHER?" PROPAGANDA POSTER Original World War II propaganda poster, 22" x 28", entitled "Doing All You Can, Brother?" depicting a haunted-looking solider with a bandaged head and blood-stained uniform, with a barren battlefield

Lot: 303 - "HAVE YOU REALLY TRIED" PROPAGANDA POSTER

"HAVE YOU REALLY TRIED" PROPAGANDA POSTER Original American World War II propaganda poster, 20" x 27 3/4", featuring a chest-up depiction of a haggard soldier with a bandage beneath his helmet and blood trickling down his face. The poster asks:

Lot: 304 - "HELP CRUSH THE MENACE OF THE SEAS" PROPAGANDA

"HELP CRUSH THE MENACE OF THE SEAS" PROPAGANDA POSTER Original American World War I propaganda poster, 18 1/2" x 28", featuring a striking image of a bloodstained fist rising out of the sea, as an American cruiser patrols in the background, over

Lot: 305 - "IF THE INVADER COMES" BRITISH WARNING FLYER

"IF THE INVADER COMES" BRITISH WARNING FLYER Scarce printed flyer, 2pp. 4to., dated June of 1940 and released by the Ministry of Information in cooperation with the War Office and the Ministry of Home Security, entitled "If the Invader Comes: What

Lot: 306 - "ILLUSTRIERTER BEOBACHTER" PROPAGANDA MAPS

"ILLUSTRIERTER BEOBACHTER" PROPAGANDA MAPS Excellent pair of double sided propaganda maps, each 22" x 29 1/2", propaganda maps offered as supplements to the NSDAP propaganda magazine "Illustrierter Beobachter" ("Illustrated Observer"), depicting

Lot: 307 - "IT TAKES TWO TO MAKE A FIGHT" PROPAGANDA POSTER

"IT TAKES TWO TO MAKE A FIGHT" PROPAGANDA POSTER Original American World War II propaganda poster, 31" x 41", entitled "It Takes Two to Make A Fight". It depicts a silhouette of a machine gunner at top, juxtaposed with and image of a welder at

Lot: 308 - "KAMPF UND KUNST" PROPAGANDA FROM THE RUSSIAN

"KAMPF UND KUNST" PROPAGANDA FROM THE RUSSIAN FRONT "War and Art - Work of the Propaganda Company of Von Kuchler's Army", issued by Propaganda Kompanie 621, a complete collection of sixty individual 11" x 15" (overall) plates with paper covers

Lot: 309 - "MEIN KAMPF" WEDDING EDITION, GIVEN BY A WAR

"MEIN KAMPF" WEDDING EDITION, GIVEN BY A WAR CRIMINAL Interesting association book, a wedding edition of "Mein Kampf" ("My Struggle"), by Adolf Hitler (Munich: Zentralverlag der NSDAP, Franz Eher Nachf.), 1940, 782pp. 8vo., presented to newlyweds

Lot: 310 - "MYSTERY SHIP SHANGRI-LA" WAR STAMPS POSTER

"MYSTERY SHIP SHANGRI-LA" WAR STAMPS POSTER Scarce original American World War II poster, 20" x 26 1/2", a three-color depiction of twin-engine bombers taking off from the deck of an aircraft carrier, beside the promise: 'Bomb Tokyo With Your Extra

Lot: 311 - "OPERATION CORNFLAKE" NEWSPAPER

"OPERATION CORNFLAKE" NEWSPAPER Operation Cornflakes (1944-1945) was a World War II Office of Strategic Services (OSS) Morale Operation (MO). It involved tricking the German postal service, Deutsche Reichspost, into inadvertently delivering

Lot: 312 - "RATIONING GIVES YOU YOUR FAIR SHARE" PROPAGANDA

"RATIONING GIVES YOU YOUR FAIR SHARE" PROPAGANDA POSTER Original American World War II propaganda poster, 22" x28", bearing an image of a smiling, helmeted G.I. with his mess cup. The poster reads: "Do With Less - So They'll Have Enough!" at top,

Lot: 313 - "ROBBER STATE ENGLAND" CIGARETTE CARDS

"ROBBER STATE ENGLAND" CIGARETTE CARDS Good group of 75 "cigarette cards", each 6 3/4" x 4 3/4", in three sets of 25, with one set in color, and the remainder b/w. These cards are part of a complete set of 122 cards entitled "Raubstaat England"

Lot: 314 - "ROOSEVELT'S TALKING AND ACTING"

"ROOSEVELT'S TALKING AND ACTING" Scarce anti-Roosevelt, anti-Semitic book: "Roosevelt's Talking and Acting in the Headlights of the Press and in Cartoons", by Martin Pase (Berlin: Luhe Verlag), 118pp. 8vo. in paper illustrated covers. An attack on

Lot: 315 - "SAVE FREEDOM OF SPEECH" PROPAGANDA POSTER

"SAVE FREEDOM OF SPEECH" PROPAGANDA POSTER Original American World War II propaganda poster, 20" x 28", featuring Norman Rockwell's iconic "Freedom of Speech" painting, depicting a citizen rising to speak at a town meeting. The poster is entitled

Lot: 316 - "SHE'S A SWELL PLANE" PROPAGANDA POSTER

"SHE'S A SWELL PLANE" PROPAGANDA POSTER Original American World War II propaganda poster, 28" x 40", entitled "She's a swell plane - give us more!" and depicting a smiling aviator. Beneath the illustration appears the exhortation "More Production!"

Lot: 317 - "THE FLYING DUTCHMAN" PROPAGANDA NEWSPAPER

"THE FLYING DUTCHMAN" PROPAGANDA NEWSPAPER Lot of eight copies of the air-dropped Dutch propaganda newspaper "De Vliegende Hollander" ("The Flying Dutchman"), a 4pp. 9" x 11" newspaper dropped upon occupied Holland by Allied aircradft during World

Lot: 318 - "THE FUHRER FELL FIGHTING" BROADSIDE

"THE FUHRER FELL FIGHTING" BROADSIDE Amsterdam-published pro-German broadside, 1p. folio, the May 2, 1945 edition of "Deutsche Zeitung in de Niederlanden" ("German Newspaper in the Netherlands"), bearing the headline: "Der Fuhrer kampfend gefallen"

Lot: 319 - "TILL WE MEET AGAIN" PROPAGANDA POSTER

"TILL WE MEET AGAIN" PROPAGANDA POSTER Original American World War II propaganda poster, 14" x 22", entitled "Till We Meet Again" and depicting a smiling soldier waving out of the porthole of a transport ship. Beneath the illustration appears the

Lot: 320 - "TO HAVE AND TO HOLD" PROPAGANDA POSTER

"TO HAVE AND TO HOLD" PROPAGANDA POSTER Original American World War II propaganda poster, 20" x 27 3/4", featuring a chest-up depiction of a young girl beneath the title "To Have and To Hold", with the exhortation "Buy War Bonds" at bottom. The

Lot: 321 - "UNITED WE ARE STRONG" POSTERS

"UNITED WE ARE STRONG" POSTERS Good pair of original American World War II propaganda posters, the larger 28 1/2" x 40", and the smaller 16" x 22 1/2", both versions of the iconic propaganda image entitled "United We Are Strong - United We Will

Lot: 322 - "WE HAVE JUST BEGUN TO FIGHT!" PROPAGANDA POSTER

"WE HAVE JUST BEGUN TO FIGHT!" PROPAGANDA POSTER Original World War II propaganda poster, 20" x 27 1/2" depicting an American soldier clutching an M1903 Springfield rifle with bayonet and leading a charge, beneath the title "We Have Just Begun to

Lot: 323 - (ARCHITECTURE) "DAS BAUEN IM NEUEN REICH"

(ARCHITECTURE) "DAS BAUEN IM NEUEN REICH" Scarce book: "Das Bauen Im Neuen Reich" ("Buildings in the New Reich"), edited by Prof. Gerdy Troost (Bayreuth: Gauverlag), 1939. 168pp. 4to. in beige linen with leather spine, gilt titles on spine and

Lot: 324 - (DUNKIRK) REPORTS FROM THE B.E.F. SEP. 3, 1939 -

(DUNKIRK) REPORTS FROM THE B.E.F. SEP. 3, 1939 - JAN. 31, 1940 "Supplement to the London Gazette", 32pp. legal folio, London, Oct. 17, 1941, being the text of despatches sent by Field Marshal John Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort, describing the actions

Lot: 325 - (ERNST ROHM AND THE S.A.)

(ERNST ROHM AND THE S.A.) Two very rare imprints in English of speeches given by S.A. leader ERNST ROHM. Includes: 'Why S.A.? German Minister Ernst Rohm Chief of Staff Addressing the Diplomatic Corps in Berlin on December 7, 1933', 14pp. 8vo.,

Lot: 326 - (GERMAN MILITARY BOOKS)

(GERMAN MILITARY BOOKS) Set of four German military-themed books, includes: "Narvik" by Fritz Otto Busch, 1940; "Jagd im Atlantik" by Herbert Sprang, 1942; "Der Grosse Deutsche Feldzug Gegen Polen", edited by Capt. Ernst Wisshaupt (Vienna: Goth

Lot: 327 - (GERMAN WAR MAP BOOKS)

(GERMAN WAR MAP BOOKS) Pair of war-date German books featuring maps of German advances, war zones, etc. Includes: "Der Krieg 1939/40 in Karten" by Giselher Wirsing (Munich: Verlag Knorr & Hirth), 1940. 80pp. 4to., a collection of color maps and

Lot: 328 - (HITLER YOUTH) "DIE JUGEND DES FUHRERS ADOLF

(HITLER YOUTH) "DIE JUGEND DES FUHRERS ADOLF HITLER" Hitler Youth-related book: "Die Jugend des Fuhrers Adof Hitler" (Leipzig: Erwin Skacel), 1942. First edition, approx. 264pp. 4to. in paper-covered beige cloth with red title, cloth spine (small

Lot: 329 - (HITLER YOUTH) "WILLE, WEG, ZIEL"

(HITLER YOUTH) "WILLE, WEG, ZIEL" Book: "Wille Weg Ziel Jugend Berichtet" (Leipzig: R.Voigtländer Verlag), first edition, 1938. 416pp. 8vo. with photo illustrations, sheet music examples and drawings in the text. Library copy with label at

Lot: 330 - (LUFTWAFFE) "BUILDING OF THE LUFTWAFFE"

(LUFTWAFFE) "BUILDING OF THE LUFTWAFFE" Scarce book: "Building of the Luftwaffe" (Munich: 1937), 32pp. 12 1/2" x 15", a special edition publication issued by the command of Luftwaffe Luftkreis V upon the completion of their new building in Munich.

Lot: 331 - (NORTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN) ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA

(NORTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN) ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA Rare pieces of anti-German propaganda, includes: a heavily-illustrated booklet, "Der Weg Nach Tunis" ("The Way to Tunis"), 48pp. 5" x 4 1/4", 1943, opens with the Afrika Corps advancing in North

Lot: 332 - (PEARL HARBOR)

(PEARL HARBOR) Lot of three items, includes a 1941 pre-attack map, 34" x 21", showing the City of Honolulu and detail of downtown with all street names and locations, with places of interest, forst, administration buildings, police stations, etc.,

Lot: 333 - 10TH ARMORED DIV. RADIOMAN T/SGT. DUANE ELLWOOD

10TH ARMORED DIV. RADIOMAN T/SGT. DUANE ELLWOOD RELICS, INSIGNIA, AND A TYPED SPEECH BY PATTON Good grouping of medals, insignia, documents, etc. from 10th Armored Division radioman, Tech. 5th Grade Duane Ellwood. Included is: Ellwood's citation

Lot: 334 - 83RD INFANTRY DIVISION V-E DAY ANNOUNCEMENT

83RD INFANTRY DIVISION V-E DAY ANNOUNCEMENT Printed announcement signed in facsimile by Major Gen. Robert C. Macon, commander of the 83rd Infantry Division, 1p. 4to. [n.p.], May 10, 1945. Macon announces that the war against Germany has ended with

Lot: 335 - 82ND AIRBORNE UNIT HISTORY

82ND AIRBORNE UNIT HISTORY Good copy of the bound, post-war history of the 82nd Airborne Division, one of the hardest-fighting units of World War II, (Atlanta: Albert Love Enterprises), 1946. The 9" x 12" volume contains about 200pp., rich in

Lot: 336 - REGIMENTAL HISTORY OF THE 504TH P.I.R.

REGIMENTAL HISTORY OF THE 504TH P.I.R. An excellent, heavily illustrated history of the famous 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne Division, "The Devils in Baggy Pants", ed. Lt. William Mandle and Pfc. David Whittier (Paris:

Lot: 337 - 1943 REGIMENTAL HISTORY OF THE 507TH P.I.R.

1943 REGIMENTAL HISTORY OF THE 507TH P.I.R. A well-illustrated history of the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment (Denver: Bradford-Robinson Printing Co.), approx. 150pp. folio, primarily chronicling the regiment's the regiment's pre-deployment

Lot: 338 - REGIMENTAL HISTORY OF THE 508TH P.I.R.

REGIMENTAL HISTORY OF THE 508TH P.I.R. Well-illustrated and descriptive regimental history, "History of the 508th Parachute Infantry", by William G. Lord (Washington ; Infantry Journal Press), 1946, 120pp. 4to., a complete chronicle of the regiment

Lot: 339 - D-DAY BRITISH LANDING SECTOR MAPS

D-DAY BRITISH LANDING SECTOR MAPS Good lot of three war-date, pre-D-Day maps, each depicting areas taken by British landing forces during the invasion of Normandy. Includes: 1:25,000-scale map, 24 1/4" x 19 1/2", showing the Normandy town of

Lot: 340 - D-DAY AMERICAN LANDING SECTOR MAPS

D-DAY AMERICAN LANDING SECTOR MAPS Good lot of three war-date, pre-D-Day maps, each depicting areas taken by American landing forces during the invasion of Normandy. Includes: 1:50,000-scale map, 30" x 22", depicting the Normandy town of Isigny and

Lot: 341 - ADOLF HITLER BLANK STATIONERY

ADOLF HITLER BLANK STATIONERY Good pair of blank 4to. bifold stationery sheets, each gilt-embossed "Adolf Hitler" at upper left, beneath a political eagle with swastika. At upper right appears the address "Munchen", and a space for the date, marked

Lot: 342 - ADOLF HITLER BLANK STATIONERY

ADOLF HITLER BLANK STATIONERY Good pair of blank 4to. bifold stationery sheets, each gilt-embossed "Adolf Hitler" at upper left, beneath a political eagle with swastika. At upper right appears the address "Munchen", and a space for the date, marked

Lot: 343 - ADOLF HITLER PORTRAITS

ADOLF HITLER PORTRAITS Lot of two early photographs of Adolf Hitler, one3 1/2" x 5 1/2" showing him in a white trench coat, the second 5" x 6 1/2" showing Hitler half-length in a black shirt with leather pants. Fine.

Lot: 344 - ADOLF HITLER PROPAGANDA PUBLICATIONS

ADOLF HITLER PROPAGANDA PUBLICATIONS Good lot of three well-illustrated Third Reich propaganda publications, all celebrating Adolf Hitler. Includes: "Unser Aller Hitler" ("Our Hitler"), [Berlin: Nibelungen-Verlag], 1940, 48pp. 8vo., featuring many

Lot: 345 - AIR-DROPPED ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA

AIR-DROPPED ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA Six pieces of printed war propaganda, all air-dropped by Allied aircraft over Germany and German lines during World War II, most about 6" x 8". Content varies, including Hitler standing over German war dead,

Lot: 346 - AIR-DROPPED ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA

AIR-DROPPED ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA Seven pieces of printed war propaganda, all air-dropped by Allied aircraft over Germany and German lines during World War II, most about 6" x 8". Content varies, including images of Goring gleeful and then angered

Lot: 347 - ALLIED OCCUPATION OF GERMANY BROADSIDES

ALLIED OCCUPATION OF GERMANY BROADSIDES Good pair of bilingual broadsides, both printed by the Allied Military Government for display in occupied Germany. Includes: printed broadside in English and German, 29 1/4" x 40", "Ordinance No. 1" released

Lot: 348 - AMERICAN ANTI-AXIS PROPAGANDA USED FOR TRAINING

AMERICAN ANTI-AXIS PROPAGANDA USED FOR TRAINING Five pieces of anti-Axis propaganda prepared by the Office of War Information on a duplicating machine in Chicago bearing the original design and text of propaganda dropped upon German and Italian

Lot: 349 - AMERICAN MAP OF STUTTGART

AMERICAN MAP OF STUTTGART American army-issued "Town Plan of Stuttgart 1936", 32" x 32",a copy of a German map prepared by engineers of the 6th Army, depicts streets, significant structures, etc. labeled and signed on verso: "Capt. J. C. Miller".

Lot: 350 - AMERICAN PROPAGANDA DROPPED ON GERMANY

AMERICAN PROPAGANDA DROPPED ON GERMANY Lot of 12 pieces of American-issued propaganda aimed at German soldiers, varied sizes, all air-dropped on German forces or population areas. Includes: "The Russians are in Silesia", "The Allies are in

Lot: 351 - AMERICAN PROPAGANDA POSTER "OUR FIGHTERS DESERVE

AMERICAN PROPAGANDA POSTER "OUR FIGHTERS DESERVE OUR BEST" Excellent American World War II propaganda poster, 28 1/4" x 40", entitled "Our Fighters Deserve Our Best", and depicting a soldier with a rifle supporting his wounded comrade as a shell

Lot: 352 - AMERICAN PROPAGANDA POSTERS

AMERICAN PROPAGANDA POSTERS Lot of three American propaganda posters, includes: "WANTED! FOR MURDER Her careless talk costs lives", 20 1/2" x 28 1/2", mounted, taped at margins; "a careless word...A NEEDLESS LOSS", 22" x 28", 1943, a few tears and

Lot: 353 - AMERICAN PROPAGANDA POSTERS

AMERICAN PROPAGANDA POSTERS Good pair of smaller American World War II propaganda posters. Includes: Propaganda poster, 14 1/4" x 20", a chest up depiction of a U.S. Army soldier in dress uniform, wearing dark glasses and clutching a white cane to

Lot: 354 - AMERICAN PROPAGANDA POSTERS

AMERICAN PROPAGANDA POSTERS Excellent pair of original American World War II propaganda posters. Includes: Propaganda poster, 22" x 28", featuring a monochrome variation of artist James Montgomery Flagg's depiction of Uncle Sam, with the

Lot: 355 - U.S. MARINES "AIM HIGH" RECRUITING POSTER

U.S. MARINES "AIM HIGH" RECRUITING POSTER Original post-World War II a U.S. Marine Corps recruiting poster, 28 1/4" x 40", entitled "Aim High", and depicting a pleased-looking Marine preparing to lob a grenade. At the bottom appears the

Lot: 356 - AMERICAN WARSHIPS

AMERICAN WARSHIPS Good lot of three items, includes the feature item, an outstanding 1944-issue 32" x 56" color cross-sectional image of the USS. ENTERPRISE showing virtually all compartments, various aircraft, sailors at work, etc. with

Lot: 357 - AMERICAN-RUSSIAN "BLOOD CHIT"

AMERICAN-RUSSIAN "BLOOD CHIT" Rare paper "blood chit", 9 1/2" x 7 1/2", carried by American aviators operating near Russian lines in Europe, showing a large American flag on the recto with the phrase "Ya Amerikanets ("I'm an American") Please

Lot: 358 - ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA

ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA Seven pieces of printed anti-German war propaganda, most or all air-dropped by Allied aircraft over Germany and German lines during World War II, various sizes. Includes three copies of "News for the Troops", 4pp. newspapers

Lot: 359 - ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA

ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA Good lot of 14 pieces of anti-German propaganda, all air-dropped or delivered by artillery, includes: safe conduct passes, "De Wervelwind" booklet, the "Rights of Soldiers", a sarcastic bogus "ausweis", quotes of Roosevelt

Lot: 360 - ANTI-NAZI PROPAGANDA LABELS

ANTI-NAZI PROPAGANDA LABELS Group of nine pieces of German self-adhesive anti-Nazi propaganda, American made and distributed in Germany with the hope that they would be affixed to cars, tables, windows, etc. throughout the country. They were

Lot: 361 - BERGEN MINESWEEPER AND "SCHNELLBOOT" SQUADRON

BERGEN MINESWEEPER AND "SCHNELLBOOT" SQUADRON "SPORTFEST" AWARD CERTIFICATE Interesting printed document, 1p. 9 1/2" x 13", an award certificate for "Sportfest ["athletics tournament"] MNO Bergen", held among "Marinenachrichtenoffizier" ("marine

Lot: 362 - BOOK TO "CHRONICLE" THE THIRD REICH

BOOK TO "CHRONICLE" THE THIRD REICH Fanciful leather-boung volume, 9" x 11 1/4" with pebbled red leather covered with large gilt title "Chronik". The book bears a frontis portrait of Adolf Hitler with facsimile signature beneath. Opposite, in

Lot: 363 - BRITISH AIR-DROPPED ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA

BRITISH AIR-DROPPED ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA Six pieces of printed war propaganda, all air-dropped by R.A.F. aircraft over Germany and German lines during World War II, most about 6" x 8". Content varies, including grouping generals into a "clique",

Lot: 364 - BRITISH AIR-DROPPED ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA

BRITISH AIR-DROPPED ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA Six pieces of printed war propaganda, all air-dropped by R.A.F. aircraft over Germany and German lines during World War II, most about 6" x 8". Content varies, including Britain fighting on while awaiting

Lot: 365 - BRITISH AIR-DROPPED ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA

BRITISH AIR-DROPPED ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA Six pieces of printed war propaganda, all air-dropped by R.A.F. aircraft over Germany and German lines during World War II, most about 6" x 8". Content varies, including images of Allied planes bombing

Lot: 366 - BRITISH DINNER SUPPORTS STALINGRAD SURVIVORS

BRITISH DINNER SUPPORTS STALINGRAD SURVIVORS Interesting printed poem, 4pp. 8vo., Exmouth, "Xmas, 1943", a piece by "E. Galsworthy" issued by the Stalingrad Hospital Fund and headed by Clementine Churchill and the Dean of Canterbury sold to support

Lot: 367 - BRITISH PROPAGANDA DROPPED ON ITALIANS, CZECHS AND

BRITISH PROPAGANDA DROPPED ON ITALIANS, CZECHS AND RUSSIANS Lot of three rare pieces of propaganda dropped by British aircraft. Includes a a leaflet in Italian promising: "Germany will fight to the last Italian!", a larger 2pp. leaflet dropped on

Lot: 368 - BRITISH PROPAGANDA POSTERS

BRITISH PROPAGANDA POSTERS Good pair of smaller British World War II propaganda posters. Includes: Double-sided propaganda poster, 15" x 20". Entitled "Make Your Money Fight", the poster depicts numerous weapons of war and their average cost,

Lot: 369 - BROADSIDE WARNS FRENCH CIVILIANS AGAINST SABOTAGE

BROADSIDE WARNS FRENCH CIVILIANS AGAINST SABOTAGE Scarce bilingual broadside, 22" x 17 3/4", printed in both German and French, a warning directed to French civilians instructing them not to sabotage German military communications cables. In part:

Lot: 371 - DUNKIRK LEAFLET DROPPED ON RETREATING BRITISH

DUNKIRK LEAFLET DROPPED ON RETREATING BRITISH SOLDIERS Rare leaflet dropped by the Luftwaffe on retreating British soldiers near or at Dunkirk, 5 1/2" x 8 1/4", shows a map reflecting the desperate situation of the British at Dunkirk with "The

Lot: 372 - DUTCH ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA

DUTCH ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA Three pieces of scarce Dutch anti-German propaganda, includes the orange wrapping an foil from a pack of cigarettes with "V" emblems, bears the royal seal and (in Dutch) "Netherlands will rise again!" and "Orange will

Lot: 373 - DUTCH COLONIAL ANTI-NATIONAL SOCIALIST BROADSIDE

DUTCH COLONIAL ANTI-NATIONAL SOCIALIST BROADSIDE Scarce printed broadside in Dutch, 14 1/2" x 19 3/4", published by the editors of the newspaper "De Vaderlander" ("The Fatherlander") in Salatiga, a city in central Java, then a Dutch colonial

Lot: 374 - DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER D-DAY MESSAGE TO TROOPS

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER D-DAY MESSAGE TO TROOPS An increasingly scarce D-Day relic, an original 6" x 9 1/8" printed message from Eisenhower to the soldiers, sailors and airmen of the AEF as they embarked on their respective missions on June 6, 1944,

Lot: 375 - DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER WAR BONDS POSTER

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER WAR BONDS POSTER Original American World War II propaganda poster, 20" x 28", featuring a photographic depiction of U.S. Army General and Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Forces in Europe Dwight D. Eisenhower, in

Lot: 376 - EISENHOWER'S MESSAGE TO THE TROOPS ON V-E DAY

EISENHOWER'S MESSAGE TO THE TROOPS ON V-E DAY Printed document, 2pp. 4to., [n.p.], May 8, 1945, a mimeograph memoranda forwarded to the "Chiefs of General and Special Staff Sections" by Brigadier General R.B.. Lovett, transmitting SHAEF commander

Lot: 377 - F.B.I. "WANTED" POSTERS FOR GERMAN SPIES AND

F.B.I. "WANTED" POSTERS FOR GERMAN SPIES AND ESCAPED P.O.W.S Lot of three F.B.I. "Wanted" posters, various sizes, seeking the capture of spy Max Schneeman who had escaped custody during repatriation on July 3, 1942; escaped Luftwaffe P.O.W.

Lot: 378 - FRENCH AIR-DROPPED ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA

FRENCH AIR-DROPPED ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA Seven pieces of early war propaganda, all air-dropped by French aircraft over Germany in the early days of the war, most about 6" x 8". Some interesting content, including attacks on Stalin whom the French

Lot: 379 - FRENCH RESISTANCE BROADSIDE ANNOUNCES THE FALL OF

FRENCH RESISTANCE BROADSIDE ANNOUNCES THE FALL OF VICHY Excellent original broadside poster in French, 12" x 16", produced by the National Front, the political wing of the French Communist resistance group "Francs-Tireurs et Partisans", and

Lot: 380 - "PARIS UNDER THE BOOT OF THE NAZIS"

"PARIS UNDER THE BOOT OF THE NAZIS" Rare book in French, "A Paris Sous la Botte des Nazis" ("Paris Under the Boot of the Nazis"), by Jean Eparvier (Paris: Editions Raymond Schall), 1944, 150pp. 4to., The book, published only three months after the

Lot: 381 - GEN. VON FALKENHAUSEN OFFERS A REWARD FOR BELGIAN

GEN. VON FALKENHAUSEN OFFERS A REWARD FOR BELGIAN RESISTANCE FIGHTERS Rare poster, 37 1/2" x 25 1/2", issued in the name of German Gen. Alexander von Falkenhausen, seeking the arrest of two Belgian underground assassins, Nov. 10, 1941. The general,

Lot: 382 - GERMAN "BLITZKREIG" BOOKS

GERMAN "BLITZKREIG" BOOKS Good group of six Third Reich publications, each celebrating German military conquests and actions throughout Europe. Includes: "Der Sieg Im Norden" ("The Victory in the North"), by Friedrich Heiss [Prague: Volk und Reich

Lot: 383 - GERMAN "CIGARETTE" ALBUMS

GERMAN "CIGARETTE" ALBUMS Lot of three German "cigarette" albums, these being albums of text to which smokers would add color photographs they would obtain through purchasing packs of cigarettes. All of the albums are complete with all photographs

Lot: 384 - GERMAN "WHITE BOOK" ON THE "NIGHT OF THE LONG

GERMAN "WHITE BOOK" ON THE "NIGHT OF THE LONG KNIVES" Rare book: "Weissbuch uber der Erschiessungen des 30. Juin" ("White Book on the Shootings of the 30th June") (Paris: Editions du Carrefour), 1935. 208pp. 8vo., paper wraps, in German with photo

Lot: 385 - GERMAN ANTI-BRITISH PROPAGANDA "WHITE BOOKS"

GERMAN ANTI-BRITISH PROPAGANDA "WHITE BOOKS" Pair of propaganda text issued in 1940 by German Library of Information, New York, an arm of the Ministry of Propaganda, both described as "White Books" and purporting to document British, French and

Lot: 386 - GERMAN CIGARETTE ALBUMS (4)

GERMAN CIGARETTE ALBUMS (4) Lot of four German "cigarette" albums, these being albums of text to which smokers would add color photographs they would obtain through purchasing packs of cigarettes. All of the albums are complete with all photographs

Lot: 387 - GERMAN FORGED RATION STAMPS

GERMAN FORGED RATION STAMPS Partial sheet of forged German ration stamps for bread, margarine, coffee, butter, etc., with official stamp, originally dropped from Allied planes over German cities to disrupt food distribution. Worn and tattered with

Lot: 388 - GERMAN ILLUSTRATED BROADSIDE - GERMAN AND ALLIED

GERMAN ILLUSTRATED BROADSIDE - GERMAN AND ALLIED AERIAL MACHINE GUNS Rare German illustrated military educational aid: "Used In-Flight Weapons Germany - GB/USA/SU" with photo illustrations and statistics on 18 different automatic weapons carried

Lot: 389 - GERMAN INFLATION CURRENCY

GERMAN INFLATION CURRENCY Good lot of 29 pieces of Weimar-era currency in eighteen different styles, all issued by national and regional German treasuries in 1922 and 1923, and all bearing the astronomical denominations seen on currency reflecting

Lot: 390 - GERMAN MILITARY MAP OF MANCHESTER

GERMAN MILITARY MAP OF MANCHESTER Printed 1:10,000-scale map, 19 1/2" x 28 1/4", a map of the English city of Manchester produced by the Wehrmacht, with the latest update being made in March of 1942. The map bears the warning "Nur fur

Lot: 391 - GERMAN PHOTOGRAPHS OF BRITISH COASTAL REGIONS USED

GERMAN PHOTOGRAPHS OF BRITISH COASTAL REGIONS USED BY LUFTWAFFE Luftwaffe publication: "Coastal Descriptions: Great Britain Part 3-B West and North Coast and Coast of Northern Ireland" (Berlin: Oberfehlshaber der Luftwaffe), 1943. 236pp. 4to. A

Lot: 392 - GERMAN POSTCARDS

GERMAN POSTCARDS Lot of nine various German postcards, includes: postcard photo of Joseph Goebbels and his six (doomed) children, verso written and postally used; Bavarian postcard with postmark celebrating the Chamberlain-Hitler meeting at

Lot: 393 - GERMAN PROPAGANDA CITES U-BOAT SUCCESSES

GERMAN PROPAGANDA CITES U-BOAT SUCCESSES Two rare pieces of German propaganda noticing the successes of U-boat attacks, each 6" x 8". One piece is headed: "The Battle of the Atlantic is being lost!" and warning that Britain's starvation is

Lot: 394 - GERMAN PROPAGANDA DROPPED ON RUSSIAN PARTISANS

GERMAN PROPAGANDA DROPPED ON RUSSIAN PARTISANS Very rare piece of German propaganda dropped upon areas frequented by partisans. The crude flyer, 5 1/2" x 6". The flyer warns that commissars seek to keep the partisans hiding in forests while: "all

Lot: 395 - GERMAN PROPAGANDA LEAFLETS DROPPED ON FRANCE

GERMAN PROPAGANDA LEAFLETS DROPPED ON FRANCE Lot of five propaganda pieces dropped by the Luftwaffe upon French soldiers and civilian areas. Includes the famous "leaf" asking about Churchill's whereabouts, a dead poilu asking Chamberlain why he had

Lot: 396 - GERMAN PROPAGANDA WITH PRINTED ENGLISH

GERMAN PROPAGANDA WITH PRINTED ENGLISH TRANSLATIONS A lot of 12 pieces of Ameriocan-issued propaganda, 12 pieces in English with identically composed translations in German, from the files of an American intelligence officer. The leaflets vary in

Lot: 397 - GERMAN UNDERGROUND ANTI-NAZI PROPAGANDA

GERMAN UNDERGROUND ANTI-NAZI PROPAGANDA Group of 22 pieces of German anti-Nazi propaganda, American made and distributed in Germany with the hope that they would be affixed to cars, tables, windows, etc. throughout Germany. They were prepared by

Lot: 398 - HITLER YOUTH GLIDER SCHEMATICS

HITLER YOUTH GLIDER SCHEMATICS Good lot of three printed plans, all intended to instruct members of the Hitler Youth and other NSDAP youth groups on the construction of various model aircraft. The first, published by Verlag Klasing & Co.

Lot: 399 - HITLER YOUTH PROPAGANDA SLIDESHOWS

HITLER YOUTH PROPAGANDA SLIDESHOWS Good group of four "Bildbung fur die Schulung der Hitler-Jugend" ("Pictures for the Education of the Hitler Youth") propaganda slideshows, each consisting of approx. 20 positive prints on a reel of 35mm film. The

Lot: 400 - HITLER YOUTH PROPAGANDA SLIDESHOWS ON GERMAN

HITLER YOUTH PROPAGANDA SLIDESHOWS ON GERMAN CONQUESTS Good group of three "Bildung fur die Schulung der Hitler-Jugend" ("Pictures for the Education of the Hitler Youth") propaganda slideshows, each consisting of approx. 20 positive prints on a

Lot: 401 - ITALIAN ANTI-BRITISH POSTCARD

ITALIAN ANTI-BRITISH POSTCARD Great Italian color postcard, 4" x 6", depicts British "John Bull" with fangs and claws being restrained by a German soldier as an Italian soldier removes his teeth with pliers. The year "1941" appears at top.

Lot: 402 - ITALIAN BROADSIDE HONORS PARTISAN "MARTYRS"

ITALIAN BROADSIDE HONORS PARTISAN "MARTYRS" Original World War II printed broadside in Italian, 19 1/2" x 27 1/2", honoring "Martrys of Ruthless Ferocity". The announcement continues: "They fell innocently in the reprisals of July and September

Lot: 403 - ITALIAN CAMPAIGN PROPAGANDA LEAFLETS

ITALIAN CAMPAIGN PROPAGANDA LEAFLETS Lot of five Allied and Axis propaganda leaflets dropped over Italy. Includes two Allied leaflets describing the end of Mussolini's government, and Italians "with no stomach for fighting"; the Axis leaflets

Lot: 404 - JAPANESE P.O.W. CAMP AIR-DROPPED SURRENDER FLYER

JAPANESE P.O.W. CAMP AIR-DROPPED SURRENDER FLYER Rare flyer dropped upon Japanese P.O.W. camps in and around Singapore ca. Aug. 28, 1945, 1p. 5" x 7" in Japanese. Instructions to camp guards, in part: "...The war is at an end and your Emperor...has

Lot: 405 - JAPANESE PROPAGANDA FLYER

JAPANESE PROPAGANDA FLYER Scarce Japanese propaganda flyer, 1p. 4to., depicts a cartoons sketch of an ANZAC soldier, maimed and badly wounded, expressing amazement at the four vignettes showing other men wooing his wife or girlfriend: "...while

Lot: 406 - LIBERATION OF PARIS

LIBERATION OF PARIS Lot of two books concerning Paris under Nazi occupation and the liberation of the city. Includes: "A Paris Sous la Botte des Nazis" by Jean Eparvier (Paris: Editions Raymond Schall), 1944. Approx. 220pp. 4to. in

Lot: 407 - MANHATTAN PROJECT APPRECIATION CERTIFICATE

MANHATTAN PROJECT APPRECIATION CERTIFICATE Scarce printed document, 1p. oblong 4to. (sight), Washington, D.C., Aug. 6, 1945, a certificate issued by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Manhattan District, honoring Tennessee Eastman Corporation

Lot: 408 - MEXICAN PROPAGANDA POSTER "THE WAR CRY"

MEXICAN PROPAGANDA POSTER "THE WAR CRY" Unusual Mexican World War II propaganda poster, 18" x 12 1/2", depicting a young man wielding a Mexican flag, with an image of an exploding oil tanker in the background. The poster is entitled "El Grito de

Lot: 409 - NUREMBERG RALLY STURMABTEILUNG MARCHING MAP

NUREMBERG RALLY STURMABTEILUNG MARCHING MAP Printed souvenir or informational map, 11 1/2" x 16 1/2", in color, depicting the city of Nuremburg as a whole, with a detail showing the NSDAP rally grounds, both marked with the marching route used by

Lot: 410 - GERMAN-ISSUED BOOK OF CARICATURES OF ADOLF HITLER

GERMAN-ISSUED BOOK OF CARICATURES OF ADOLF HITLER An incredible piece, a published book of caricatures of Adolf Hitler, many unflattering yet approved by the NSDAP for public sale! The book "Hitler in the Cartoons of the World / Deed versus Ink"

Lot: 411 - ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA

ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA Good lot of 15 pieces of anti-German propaganda, all air-dropped or delivered by artillery, a lot of defeatist text, a mock letter from a wife at home; pre-war propaganda, one piece mentioning German-Americans and

Lot: 412 - ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA

ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA Good lot of 15 pieces of anti-German propaganda, all air-dropped or delivered by artillery,includes pieces aimed at rialroad workers and administrators, an attack on Goebbels, a "report from western Germany". good treatment

Lot: 413 - ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA

ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA Good lot of 15 pieces of anti-German propaganda, all air-dropped or delivered by artillery, includes "Stalingrad Nr. 2", Eisenhower Proclamation No. 1, safe conduct passes, capture of Cherbourg, "clique" of German generals,

Lot: 414 - ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA

ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA Good lot of 15 pieces of anti-German propaganda, all air-dropped or delivered by artillery, includes: "Why Bleed to Death?", the length of the war, "survival instructions", "Who will destroy Hitler?", an appeal by German

Lot: 415 - †AMERICAN ANTI-GERMAN BOMBING PROPAGANDA

AMERICAN ANTI-GERMAN BOMBING PROPAGANDA Good lot of five pieces of anti-German propaganda promoting the destructive abilities of the enormous "night and day" bombing offensive launched against German civilian and industrial targets, also

Lot: 416 - JOHN PLAYER MILITARY AND AVIATION CIGARETTE CARD

JOHN PLAYER MILITARY AND AVIATION CIGARETTE CARD ALBUMS AND CARDS Good lot of six John Player and Sons cigarette card albums, all World War II-era, complete with color cards affixed within, includes: "Modsern Naval Craft", "Aircraft of the RAF",

Lot: 417 - ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA DISTRIBUTED IN FRANCE

ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA DISTRIBUTED IN FRANCE Lot of 10 pieces anti-German propaganda distributed to Vichy French and German soldiers in occupied France and North Africa. Includes flyers and leaflets warning of the impending destruction of Renault

Lot: 418 - BRITISH PROPAGANDA AND EPHEMERA

BRITISH PROPAGANDA AND EPHEMERA Good lot of printed British propaganda and ephemera, includes: two editions of "The Battle of Britain August-October 1940 (London: War Ministry), 1941 includes original first edition with pale blue covers and later

Lot: 419 - AXIS POWERS PROPAGANDA

AXIS POWERS PROPAGANDA Lot of five pieces of propaganda issued by Germany and Japan, includes two German leaflets aimed at English-speaking soldiers, one a "Free-Pass" promising a safe surrender and offering space to write a message to be sent by

Lot: 420 - THE END OF THE WAR IN EUROPE, IN "THE STARS AND

THE END OF THE WAR IN EUROPE, IN "THE STARS AND STRIPES" Group of 18 copies of the E.T.O. U.S. Armed Forces newspaper, "The Stars and Stripes", almost all issues in the closing few weeks of the war including announcement of Hitler's death, Russian

Lot: 421 - AMERICAN WAR MAGAZINES AND PROPAGANDA

AMERICAN WAR MAGAZINES AND PROPAGANDA Lot of American propaganda in the form of magazines, small posters, sheets, etc. includes nine posters, some with "Gremlins", war maps, thirteen copies of "Yank", "Navy and Marine Corps", and generalist

Lot: 422 - IWO JIMA FLAG RAISING

IWO JIMA FLAG RAISING U.S. Treasury Department poster, 9" x 12 1/2" color, artist C. C. Beall's impression of photographer Joe Rosenthal's famous photograph of the flag raising on top of Iwo Jima's Mount Suribachi, captioned: "7th War Loan

Lot: 423 - ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA DROPPED ON HOLLAND AND

ANTI-GERMAN PROPAGANDA DROPPED ON HOLLAND AND DENMARK Group of 13 pieces of anti-German propaganda dropped on the civilian population of occupied Holland and Denmark, includes messages from Churchill and Eisenhower, Americans compared to those who

Lot: 424 - PEARL HARBOR REMEMBRANCE PAPER FLAGS

PEARL HARBOR REMEMBRANCE PAPER FLAGS Group of approx. 100 paper 48-star flags, each 6" wide, with the verso indicating that these flags were included with copies of the Philadelphia Record on "Pearl Harbor Day, December 7, 1942" and urging the

Lot: 425 - PHOTO, INSIGNIA AND EPHEMERA GROUPING OF SGT.

PHOTO, INSIGNIA AND EPHEMERA GROUPING OF SGT. MILTON D. ELLWOOD, 106 AERO SQ., 42ND BOMBARDMENT GROUP, 13TH A.A.F. Excellent collection of photographs and wartime ephemera from the estate of Pfc. Milton D. Elwood, a crewman attached to the 106th

Lot: 426 - PORTUGUESE ANTI-BRITISH PROPAGANDA

PORTUGUESE ANTI-BRITISH PROPAGANDA Very unusual and scarce anti-British propaganda publication in Portuguese, approx. 33 1/4" x 8 1/4" unfolded, blaming the then-current U-boat war against British shipping on the harsh measures imposed upon Germany

Lot: 427 - PORTUGUESE PRO-AXIS POSTERS

PORTUGUESE PRO-AXIS POSTERS Good pair of highly unusual pro Axis and anti-English and American posters in Portuguese, both primarily mocking the military and diplomatic setbacks experienced by England in 1941. The first, 11 3/4" x 16 1/4",

Lot: 428 - R.A.F. AIR-DROPPED PROPAGANDA: "LE COURIER DE

R.A.F. AIR-DROPPED PROPAGANDA: "LE COURIER DE L'AIR" Scarce group of 13 original issue of the R.A.F. air-dropped propaganda newspaper, "Le Courier de l'Air". The poaper was dropped mainly in northern France in an effort to provide more accurate

Lot: 429 - R.A.F. PROPAGANDA NEWSPAPERS DROPPED ON CHANNEL

R.A.F. PROPAGANDA NEWSPAPERS DROPPED ON CHANNEL ISLANDS Rare pair of air-dropped newspapers delivered by the R.A.F. to the German-occupied Channel Islands, "News From England" nos. 1 and 2, "September 1940" and "September 30, 1940", headed:

Lot: 430 - R.A.F. PROPAGANDA POSTERS

R.A.F. PROPAGANDA POSTERS Lot of two R.A.F. posters, each about 24" x 14", one showing via a series of cartoons the efforts of the early "catafighters" (catapult-launched fighters) to counter teh destruction of convoys by Luftwaffe bombers; the

Lot: 431 - R.A.F.-DROPPED PROPAGANDA: "FRONTPOST"

R.A.F.-DROPPED PROPAGANDA: "FRONTPOST" Fine lot of 26 copies along of the RAF-distributed German language propaganda newspaper "Frontpost", with and additional 11 copies in English being translations of the accompanying German issue. These 2pp.

Lot: 432 - RUSSIAN PROPAGANDA FLYER DROPPED ON FINNS

RUSSIAN PROPAGANDA FLYER DROPPED ON FINNS Rare propaganda flyer dropped by Russians on Finns, 2pp. 5" x 6", urges the Finns to cease their alliance with Hitler and Germany against the Russians citing a losing war, large numbers of Finnish dead,

Lot: 433 - SEXUALLY-EXPLICIT JAPANESE ANTI-AMERICAN

SEXUALLY-EXPLICIT JAPANESE ANTI-AMERICAN PROPAGANDA Sexually explicit Japanese propaganda meant to incite hate between Australian and American soldiers, 1p. 4to., bears two images, the top showing an American soldier having his way with an

Lot: 434 - SULLIVAN BROTHERS NAVY RECRUITING POSTER

SULLIVAN BROTHERS NAVY RECRUITING POSTER Original World War II U.S. Navy recruiting poster, 28 1/2" x 40", an iconic depiction of the five Sullivan brothers, who were all killed in action when their ship, the cruiser USS JUNEAU, was torpedoed in

Lot: 435 - THE FIRST BRITISH PROPAGANDA LEAFLET OF WORLD WAR

THE FIRST BRITISH PROPAGANDA LEAFLET OF WORLD WAR II The British propaganda leaflet dropped on the Germans, 4 3/4" x 8" and printed on both sides by His Majesty's Stationary Office. Its first dissemination was by aircraft on 03/04 September 1939.

Lot: 436 - THE FIRST FULL EDITION OF "MEIN KAMPF"

THE FIRST FULL EDITION OF "MEIN KAMPF" An illustrated, serialized edition in paper of Hitler's "Mein Kampf", published in 18 installments by Hutchinson & Co., Ltd., 1939. Published immediately prior to and during the early phases of the war,

Lot: 437 - THIRD REICH BOOKS

THIRD REICH BOOKS Good lot of three Third Reich-era books in German, includes: "Mein Fliegerleben" ("My Flying Life"), by Ernst Udet (Darmstadt: Winklers Verlag), 1943, 126pp. 8vo., softcover, the World War I ace and early Luftwaffe innovator's

Lot: 438 - THIRD REICH CALLING CARDS AND PHOTOS

THIRD REICH CALLING CARDS AND PHOTOS Good lot of Third Reich ephemera, includes calling cards of ADOLF HITLER, HEINRICH HIMMLER, JOACHIM VON RIBBENTROP, and three other Foreign Ministry officials, with three postcard photos of Hitler, two by

Lot: 439 - THIRD REICH PROPAGANDA PUBLICATIONS

THIRD REICH PROPAGANDA PUBLICATIONS Good group of six Third Reich-era and earlier nationalist and anti-Semitic propaganda books and pamphlets, includes: "Das Program der NSDAP und seine weltanschaulichen Grundgedanken" ("The Program of the NSDAP

Lot: 440 - U.S. ARMY ENGINEERS RECRUITING POSTERS

U.S. ARMY ENGINEERS RECRUITING POSTERS Good pair of immediately post-World War I American recruiting posters, each 17 3/4" x 23", both seeking volunteers for the U.S. Army Engineers. The first juxtaposes images of a worker in a factory and a

Lot: 441 - U.S. FIRST ARMY PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE BRANCH

U.S. FIRST ARMY PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE BRANCH ANNOUNCES V-E DAY Scarce mimeographed newsletter, 2pp. 4to., May 8, 1945, a "Monitoring Report" released by the Psychological Warfare and Propaganda Section of the headquarters of the 1st U.S. Army,

Lot: 442 - U.S.S. CALLAWAY DAMAGE CONTROL GUIDE

U.S.S. CALLAWAY DAMAGE CONTROL GUIDE USS CALLAWAY (APA-35) was a Bayfield class attack transport that served with the US Navy during World War II. She landed troops at Kwajalein and Saipan, returning laden with caualties to Pearl. She again landed

Lot: 443 - V-1 ROCKET-DELIVERED PROPAGANDA

V-1 ROCKET-DELIVERED PROPAGANDA Rare piece of German propaganda delivered by a German V-1 rocket. The 4pp. 8vo. leaflet is a miniature illustrated newspaper: "The Other Side", ca. early 1945, proclaiming that the Germans are fighting on, with an

Lot: 444 - VICHY FRENCH POSTER CELEBRATES GERMAN ADVANCES IN

VICHY FRENCH POSTER CELEBRATES GERMAN ADVANCES IN RUSSIA Scarce and unusual original World War II poster in French, 33 1/2" x 23 3/4", celebrating recent German victories in the Soviet Union in the summer of 1942. The poster, titled "Forward for

Lot: 445 - WAR SAVINGS BOND WITH WALLET AND REGISTER

WAR SAVINGS BOND WITH WALLET AND REGISTER Printed war-date document, 1p. 4to. Trenton, Oct. 6, 1942, a twenty-five dollar War Savings Bond issued to Peter J. Kochis and bearing the facsimile signature of Treasury Secretary Henry J. Morgenthau at

Lot: 446 - WEHRMACHT MINEFIELD MAP

WEHRMACHT MINEFIELD MAP Unusual war-date map, 16 1/2"x 12 3/4", a 1:50-scale "Minenplan" ("mine plan") showing the distribution of land mines within a specific sector near the village of Hoignee, Belgium, now a suburb of Liege. The minefield spans

Lot: 447 - U.S. ARMY INTELLIGENCE OFFICER'S MAP AND DOCUMENT

U.S. ARMY INTELLIGENCE OFFICER'S MAP AND DOCUMENT GROUPING Good group of documents, photos and maps related to the service of U.S. Army Enemy Equipment Identification Officer Lt. William F. Howind, includes: printed D.S., 1p. oblong 4to., Camp

Lot: 448 - WARTIME PORTRAIT OF A SOLDIER

WARTIME PORTRAIT OF A SOLDIER World War II-dated portrait of a U.S. Army Air Force captain in charcoal and pastel, 11" x 15 1/4" (sight), a chest-up depiction of the soldier in uniform with rank insignia on his garrison cap, and branch insignia on

Lot: 449 - THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES REPORTS ON THE BATTLE OF

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES REPORTS ON THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY Fine historic newspaper, the June 8, 1942 edition of the Bethlehem, Pennsylvania "Globe Times", 18pp. folio, containing reports on the losses suffered by Japanese and U.S. naval forces

Lot: 450 - THE HONOLULU STAR-BULLETIN REPORTS ON THE DEATH

THE HONOLULU STAR-BULLETIN REPORTS ON THE DEATH TOLL AT PEARL HARBOR ON DECEMBER 7, 1941 Very rare historic newspaper, the "2nd Extra" edition of the Honolulu "Star-Bulletin", published on the afternoon of Dec. 7, 1941, 8pp. folio, bearing the

Lot: 451 - WORLD WAR II "SATURDAY EVENING POST" POSTERS

WORLD WAR II "SATURDAY EVENING POST" POSTERS Excellent pair of original American World War II posters, 21 3/4" x 27 3/4", each advertising issues of the "Saturday Evening Post", and featuring color reproductions of their covers illustrating World

Lot: 452 - WORLD WAR II "UNITED NATIONS" POSTERS

WORLD WAR II "UNITED NATIONS" POSTERS Good pair of original American World War II posters, both incorporating the theme of unity between Allied nations. Includes: Propaganda poster, 20" x 28", depicting a group of tanks, artillery, ships and planes

Lot: 453 - WORLD WAR II AMERICAN NEWSPAPERS

WORLD WAR II AMERICAN NEWSPAPERS Lot of five World War II Cincinnati newspapers from key dates, including D-Day, the German surrender (2), death of FDR, and surrender of Japan. Condition just fair.

Lot: 454 - WORLD WAR II BROADCAST-RELATED PROPAGANDA

WORLD WAR II BROADCAST-RELATED PROPAGANDA Lot of eight rare air-dropped propaganda leaflets concerning both Allied and Axis radios and radio broadcasts. Included is: rules for the French for maintaining their radios during the occupation, BBC

Lot: 455 - (FUNERAL OF PAUL VON HINDENBURG)

(FUNERAL OF PAUL VON HINDENBURG) Good lot of four items of ephemera, all related to the funeral of general and Chancellor of Germany PAUL VON HINDENBURG (1847-1934), includes: Partly-printed D.S., 1p oblong 4to., [n.p., n.d.], inviting a civil

Lot: 456 - "UNCLE SAM'S PEACE TERMS"

"UNCLE SAM'S PEACE TERMS" Nice hand-out from a Minnesota tavern, 1p. 4to., shows the tavern owner's opinion as to surrender terms which Hitler, Mussolini, and Tojo should be forced to accept before any peace with America is declared. Pretty clear

Lot: 457 - WORLD WAR I & II EPHEMERA

WORLD WAR I & II EPHEMERA Small grouping of miscellaneous ephemera, etc. includes: 9" x 11" cloth NSDAP flag with insert for a suspension dowel; booklet "Absolute Truth", unattributed, collection of about 40 Signal Corps photos of grisly

Lot: 458 - REICH MINISTRY OF AVIATION ARCHITECTURAL MODEL

REICH MINISTRY OF AVIATION ARCHITECTURAL MODEL PHOTOGRAPHS Excellent set of three large scale photographs, each depicting the builder's models utilized in the construction of the Berlin Headquarters of the "Reichsluftfahrtministerium" ("Reich

Lot: 459 - ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNNER'S PHOTO ALBUM AND RELICS FROM

ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNNER'S PHOTO ALBUM AND RELICS FROM JAPANESE ATTACK ON ALEUTIANS Great grouping of material from an unidentified American army anti-aircraft gunner stationed on Adak and likely elsewhere in the Aleutians during the abortive Japanese

Lot: 460 - JAPANESE NAVY PILOT PHOTO AND DOCUMENT GROUPING

JAPANESE NAVY PILOT PHOTO AND DOCUMENT GROUPING Substantial grouping of photos, documents, and other items from the estate of a World War II Japanese Navy pilot serving in the Pacific. Included are 30 original photos, various sizes, showing the

Lot: 461 - PHOTOGRAPH COMPILATION: "GRAFLEX SEES THE WAR"

PHOTOGRAPH COMPILATION: "GRAFLEX SEES THE WAR" Scarce presentation of 12 photographs: "Graflex Sees the War", 4th Edition by the Folmer Graflex Corporation in collaboration with the War Activities Committee, Motion Picture Industry. Photos by Cpl.

Lot: 462 - SNAPSHOTS OF THE ENOLA GAY AFTER HIROSHIMA

SNAPSHOTS OF THE ENOLA GAY AFTER HIROSHIMA Good group of three original snapshots, each 3 1/2" x 2 1/2" b/w, all depicting the scene following the return of the B-29 Enola Gay to Tinian after her successful atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Two images

Lot: 463 - JAPANESE SOLDIER'S DOCUMENT AND MEDAL GROUPING

JAPANESE SOLDIER'S DOCUMENT AND MEDAL GROUPING Good lot of five items issued to Japanese soldier Shoji Kawamura, includes his imprinted documents bag (small hole thereto) with two military passes: his agricultural high school pass and 1937 cadet

Lot: 464 - PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM, MEMBERS OF "5. KOMP. INF.-RGT.

PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM, MEMBERS OF "5. KOMP. INF.-RGT. 70" Intriguing photograph album of "5. Komp. Inf.-Rgt. 70", apparently commenced in 1936 and continued for a few years, most likely by a company officer. The album contains approx. 185 original

Lot: 465 - "FLIEGEN UND SIEGEN" STEREOSCOPIC SLIDE BOOK

"FLIEGEN UND SIEGEN" STEREOSCOPIC SLIDE BOOK One of the rarer Third Reich stereo slide books, "Fliegen und Siegen" ("Flight and Victory"), by Dr. Heinz Orlovius of the Reich Flight Ministry (Munich: Verlag Otto Schonstein), 1942 with forward ny

Lot: 466 - "FOR YOU, THE WAR IS OVER..."

"FOR YOU, THE WAR IS OVER..." Original snapshot photograph of a German NCO, 3 1/4" x 4 1/2"b/w, the soldier with his rifle slung and a cigarette cupped in his right hand. A period ink caption is taped at top: "1000 HS 06 June 1944 D-Day Taking

Lot: 467 - (ADOLF HITLER)

(ADOLF HITLER) Original photograph, 2 3/4" x 3 1/2", shows Hitler full-length and in mid-stride, shaking hands with a woman as a Hitler Youth member walks behind him. Marked "Photo Pfingstl 6" on verso. Fine.

Lot: 468 - (ADOLF HITLER) "DAS ANTLITZ DES FUHRERS"

(ADOLF HITLER) "DAS ANTLITZ DES FUHRERS" Scarce Heinrich Hoffmann compilation of photographs: "Das Antlitz des Fuhrers" ("The Contenance of the Fuhrer"), (Berlin: Zeitgeschitchte Verlag), 1939. 32pp. 8vo. Heinrich Hoffmann's last published book

Lot: 469 - (ADOLF HITLER) HEINRICH HOFFMANN PHOTO BOOKS

(ADOLF HITLER) HEINRICH HOFFMANN PHOTO BOOKS Set of four Heinrich Hoffmann photo compilation books, includes: "Hitler As Nobody Knows Him", (Berlin: Zeitgeschichte Verlag), 1938. 112pp. 8vo., paper boards, illustratrated cover, soiled a bit;

Lot: 470 - (ADOLF HITLER) HEINRICH HOFFMANN PHOTO BOOKS (6)

(ADOLF HITLER) HEINRICH HOFFMANN PHOTO BOOKS (6) Good lot of six war-date compilations of photographs of Adolf Hitler and those individuals and scenes immediately about him, as taken by his personal photographer Heinrich Hoffman and published in

Lot: 471 - 68TH TANK BATTALION, 6TH ARMORED DIVISION

68TH TANK BATTALION, 6TH ARMORED DIVISION PHOTOGRAPH GROUP Great grouping of photographs from a member of the 68th Tank Battalion which, with its Shermans, fought its way across France, through the Battle of the Bulge, to the Rhine and Siegfried

Lot: 472 - ALBUM OF A BRITISH OFFICER IN NORTH AFRICA

ALBUM OF A BRITISH OFFICER IN NORTH AFRICA Disbound pages of an autograph album compiles by a British officer in North Africa, about 45 captioned photos,most 2" x 3", in the desert training, with a broken-down vehicle, his tent, beside a British

Lot: 473 - BLACK-AMERICAN SOLDIER'S PHOTOGRAPH GROUPING

BLACK-AMERICAN SOLDIER'S PHOTOGRAPH GROUPING Fine grouping of photos from the World War II service of Technician Fifth Grade John B. Lomax, a black soldier attached to the 3067th Quartermaster Salvage Collecting Co. Such salvage companies, sometime

Lot: 474 - HAND-COLORED PHOTOGRAPH OF A SAILOR AND AVIATOR

HAND-COLORED PHOTOGRAPH OF A SAILOR AND AVIATOR Large World War II-era photograph, approx. 19" x 11" (sight), a fully hand-colored portrait of two U.S servicemen in uniform, one a sailor and the other an Army Air Corps aviator, likely brothers.

Lot: 475 - HITLER YOUTH PHOTOS AND EPHEMERA

HITLER YOUTH PHOTOS AND EPHEMERA Good lot of sixteen b/w snapshot photographs, all 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" and smaller, all depicting groups of older Hitler Youth members in summer, winter, and athletic uniforms. Eight images bear ink inscriptions and

Lot: 476 - LUFTWAFFE PRESENTATION CARICATURE ALBUM

LUFTWAFFE PRESENTATION CARICATURE ALBUM Most unusual World War II photo album, 48pp. oblong 4to., containing 35 photographs depicting the officers of an unnamed Luftwaffe unit, 32 of which are photo-reproduced caricatures consisting of a photo of

Lot: 477 - LUFTWAFFE SOLDIER'S PHOTO ALBUM

LUFTWAFFE SOLDIER'S PHOTO ALBUM Leather-bound photo album, 48pp. oblong 8vo., containing 77 b/w snapshots depicting the wartime service of a Luftwaffe unit. The album opens with images taken during the occupation of Belgium in 1940, including

Lot: 478 - THE GERMAN SURRENDER OF NORWAY

THE GERMAN SURRENDER OF NORWAY Scarce contemporary photo, 7 1/2" x 9" b/w with Norwegian caption, showing the May 11, 1945 German surrender of the Akershus fortress in Oslo to Norwegian resistance fighter Terje Rollem. The fortress first

Lot: 479 - THE RAREST PHOTOGRAPH OF THE "ENOLA GAY"

THE RAREST PHOTOGRAPH OF THE "ENOLA GAY" Extremely rare photograph of the "Enola Gay", the plane named and flown to Hiroshima by Pilot Paul Tibbets on Aug. 6, 1945. The 4 1/4" x 3 1/4" image shows the plane with "nose art" reading: "First Atomic

Lot: 480 - U.S. ARMY HOSPITAL SHIPS

U.S. ARMY HOSPITAL SHIPS Fine lot of five oversize original Signal Corps photographs of U.S. Army hospital ships, each photo 13 3/4" x 10 3/4" b/w, includes BLANCHE F. SIGMAN, WISTERIA, EMILY H. M. WEDER, DOGWOOD, and JARRETT M. HUDDLESTON. Very

Lot: 481 - JULIUS STREICHER'S ANTI-SEMITIC CHILDREN'S BOOK

JULIUS STREICHER'S ANTI-SEMITIC CHILDREN'S BOOK "DO NOT TRUST A FOX IN A GREEN PASTURE OR A JEW UPON HIS OATH!" A vile piece of Nazi propaganda, the "instructional" children's book "Trau keinem Fuchs auf grüner Heid und keinem Jud auf seinem

Lot: 482 - HAND-DRAWN PLAND OF THE ESTERWEGEN CONCENTRATION

HAND-DRAWN PLAND OF THE ESTERWEGEN CONCENTRATION CAMP Oustanding original plan depicting the layout of the German concentration camp KZ Esterwegen. The camp was established in 1933 as a concentration camp for 2,000 so-called political "protective

Lot: 483 - "JEWS WILL NOT BE SERVED HERE" ENAMELED SIGN

"JEWS WILL NOT BE SERVED HERE" ENAMELED SIGN Rare German enameled steel sign, 11 3/4" x 15 3/4", the text reading: "Juden werden hier nicht bedient" ("Jews will not be served here"). The signs shows brown-black oxidation at the corners where it was

Lot: 484 - ERICH VON DEM BACH-ZELEWSKI...AND A SIXTIES GERMAN

ERICH VON DEM BACH-ZELEWSKI...AND A SIXTIES GERMAN POLITICIAN AND WAR CRIMINAL! A fascinating and, by itself rare, grouping of documents exposing the hideous past of a prominent German politician of the Sixties, Egon Erzum (1904– 1974). Erzum

Lot: 485 - SS UNTERSCHARFUHRER CAMP GUARD'S IDENTITY PAPERS

SS UNTERSCHARFUHRER CAMP GUARD'S IDENTITY PAPERS An SS "unterscharfuhrer's", or corporal's identity book ("wehrpass"), showing his service in Germany's concentration camps from just after the start of the war until Jan. 19, 1945 when entries end.

Lot: 486 - SS SOLDIERS PREPARE TO EXECUTE CIVILIANS

SS SOLDIERS PREPARE TO EXECUTE CIVILIANS Horrifying original photograph, 4" x 2 3/4", shows a group of about 16 SS men standing at the edge of a pit or on a hill or embankment. Most of the men are clearly armed, one man has a shovel, and he stands

Lot: 487 - MAUTHAUSEN FRATERNIZATION WARNING FLYER

MAUTHAUSEN FRATERNIZATION WARNING FLYER American cautionary flyer, 13" x 10 1/4", a black and white view of the bodies of concentration camp inmates stacked in at courtyard at the Mauthausen concentration camp in Austria. The name of the camp is

Lot: 488 - "DE BEESTMENSCH"

"DE BEESTMENSCH" Rare propaganda publication in Dutch, "De Beestmensch" ("The Subhuman"), [Brussels: Der Reichsfuhrer-SS SS-Vlaanderen Brussel], 1942, 52pp. 10" x 13", an attempt to justify the labeling of Jews and eastern Europeans as

Lot: 489 - "THE JEW AS RACE DESECRATOR"

"THE JEW AS RACE DESECRATOR" Very rare derogatory anti-Semitic publication, "Der Jude als Rassenschander" ("The Jew as Race Desecrator"), by Kurt Plischke (Berlin: NG-Druck und Verlag), [circa 1934], 109pp. 8vo. Possibly the most virulent

Lot: 490 - ANTI-SEMITIC BOOK: "THE JEWISH RASCALITY"

ANTI-SEMITIC BOOK: "THE JEWISH RASCALITY" Rare anti-Semitic book, "Das judische Gaunertum" ("The Jewish Rascality"), by Herwig Hartner-Hnizdo [Munich: Hoheneichen-Verlag], 1939, 368pp. 4to., a derogatory and propagandistic examination of purported

Lot: 491 - GERMAN ANTI-SEMITIC RACE AND HEREDITY TEACHING AID

GERMAN ANTI-SEMITIC RACE AND HEREDITY TEACHING AID Propagandistic anti-Semitic German high school teaching aid, "Erblehre und Rassenkunde in bildlicher Dartstellung" ("Pictorial Representation of Heredity and the Science of Race"), by Alfred Vogel,

Lot: 492 - POLISH BROADSIDE ANNOUNCES BANKING REGULATIONS

POLISH BROADSIDE ANNOUNCES BANKING REGULATIONS UNDER GERMAN OCCUPATION Large printed broadside in Polish, 24 1/2" x 37", issued in Krakow and dated Oct. 10, 1940, announcing new banking regulations in regards to foreign exchange and the reporting

Lot: 493 - BOOK FROM I.G. FARBEN AT AUSCHWITZ

BOOK FROM I.G. FARBEN AT AUSCHWITZ Scientific text in German, "Lehrbuch der Physik: Elektrische Eigenschaft der Metalle und Elektrolyte; magnetische Eigenschaften der Materie" ("Textbook of Physics: Electrical Property of Metals and Electrolytes;

Lot: 494 - JULIUS STREICHER'S ANTI-SEMITIC COLORING BOOK

JULIUS STREICHER'S ANTI-SEMITIC COLORING BOOK Anti-Semitic coloring book, "Juden stellen sich vor" ("Jews Introduce Themselves") by "Fips" (Nuremberg: Sturmer-Verlag), 1934, 29pp. 8vo., an extremely scarce example of Nazi propaganda aimed at

Lot: 495 - ADOLF HITLER BROADSIDE: "SOLDIERS OF THE EASTERN

ADOLF HITLER BROADSIDE: "SOLDIERS OF THE EASTERN FRONT!" Excellent double-column printed broadside in German, 17 1/2" x 21 1/4", entitled "Soldaten der Ostfront! ("Soldiers of the Eastern Front!") and reprinting a statement released by Adolf Hitler

Lot: 496 - "A SUCCESFUL NEW SPRING!"

"A SUCCESFUL NEW SPRING!" Anti-Semitic German leaflet, 6" x 4 1/4" on blue heavy stock paper, shows a German soldier gleefully caging a Russian "bear", British "lion" and American "snake" which bears a face that is a caricature of a Jew. Captioned

Lot: 497 - "ANTISEMITISM OF THE WORLD IN WORD AND PICTURE"

"ANTISEMITISM OF THE WORLD IN WORD AND PICTURE" German anti-Semitic publication, "Antisemitismus der Welt in Wort und Bild" ("Antisemitism of the World in Word and Picture") by Dr. Robert Korber and Prof. Dr. Theodor Pugel, (Dresden: Verlag M.D.

Lot: 498 - "ISRAEL IN CARICATURE AND SATIRE"

"ISRAEL IN CARICATURE AND SATIRE" Rare softbound anti-Semitic book in German, "Israel in Karikatur und Satire" ("Israel in Caricature and Satire"), by Walter Rainer [Beuern: Edelgarten-Verlag Horst Posern], 1940, 208pp. 8vo., featuring a color

Lot: 499 - "JUD SUSS"

"JUD SUSS" Rare book: "Jud Suss" by J. R. George (Berlin: Ufa Buchverlag), 1941. 196pp. 8vo., orange cloth with gilt title and decoration on cover and spine (worn), cover bears stray marks at right edge, both covers have a few damp spots. This is

Lot: 500 - "NAZI HEL"

"NAZI HEL" A poignant Dutch volume depicting through 26 full-page black and white photographic reproductions, the victims and perpetrators of Nazi concentration camps, entitled, Nazi Hel (Amsterdam: Van Holkema & Warendorf N.V. ca 1945). First

Lot: 501 - "RACIAL HYGENICS PRIMER - WRITTEN FOR THE SAKE OF

"RACIAL HYGENICS PRIMER - WRITTEN FOR THE SAKE OF THE GERMAN YOUTH" German racial "studies" book: "Rassenhygienische Fibel" by Emil Jorns and Dr. Julius Schwab (Berlin: Alfred Metzner Verlag), 1933. 142pp. 8vo. in orange cloth with black title,

Lot: 502 - "SEMITES OF THE DESERT AMONGST THEMSELVES" BY

"SEMITES OF THE DESERT AMONGST THEMSELVES" BY LUDWIG FERDINAND CLAUSS Third Reich-era racial study, "Semiten der Wuste unter sich" ("Semiites of the Desert Amongst Themselves"), by Ludwig Ferdinand Clauss [Berlin: Buchergilde Gutenberg], 1937,

Lot: 503 - "THE DESTRUCTION OF THE WORLD IN JEWISH MYTHOS"

"THE DESTRUCTION OF THE WORLD IN JEWISH MYTHOS" Anti-Semitic paperback book, "Der Weltenumbruch im judischen Mythos" ("The Destruction of the World in Jewish Mythos"), [Dusseldorf: Verlag Deutsche Revolution], 1936, 164pp. 8vo., a typical

Lot: 504 - "THE ETERNAL JEW" EXPOSITION PROGRAM

"THE ETERNAL JEW" EXPOSITION PROGRAM Rare anti-Semitic publication, a program for the Vienna showing of the exhibition "Der Ewige Jude" ("The Eternal Jew"), [Berlin: Verlag fur Kultur un Wirtschaftswerbung Daenell & Co.], [1938], 32pp. 8vo.,

Lot: 505 - "THE JEWS IN FRANCE" EXPOSITION PROGRAM

"THE JEWS IN FRANCE" EXPOSITION PROGRAM Illustrated program for the anti-Semitic "Jews of France" exposition of 1941, printed by the Institute for the Sudy of the Jewish Question, 1941, 32pp. 4to. Contains a written descriptive tour of the

Lot: 506 - "THE JEWS TOO ARE MEN!"

"THE JEWS TOO ARE MEN!" Third Reich-era anti-Semitic publication in French, "Les Juifs Aussi Sont des Hommes!" ("The Jews Too Are Men!"), by Jef van de Wiele (Brussels: Editions "Steenlandt"), 1942, 36pp. 8vo., featuring a derogatory caricature of

Lot: 507 - ANTI-SEMITIC AUSTRIAN POSTCARD

ANTI-SEMITIC AUSTRIAN POSTCARD Anti-Schuschnigg and anti-Semitic color postcard produced shortly after the Anschluss. The illustration depicts Austrian Chancellor Kurt von Schuschnigg fleeing Austria, along with a Catholic priest, a politician, a

Lot: 508 - ANTI-SEMITIC BOOK: "HOPE OF ISRAEL"

ANTI-SEMITIC BOOK: "HOPE OF ISRAEL" Anti-Semitic book in Spanish, "Esperanza de Israel" ("Hope of Israel"), by Walter Degreff (Buenos Aires: Francisco A. Colombo), 1938, 185pp. 8vo. featuring a derogatory caricature of a Jew within a Star of David

Lot: 509 - ANTI-SEMITIC BOOK: "THE NEW WORLD ORDER"

ANTI-SEMITIC BOOK: "THE NEW WORLD ORDER" Rare Norwegian anti-Semitic book, "Den Nye Verdenskeiser" ("The New World Order"), [Oslo: Brage Boklag], 1944, 166pp. 8vo., a reprinting of the infamous conpiracist screed "The Protocols of the Elders of

Lot: 510 - ANTI-SEMITIC PAMPHLET: "JEWS AS THE STRING-PULLERS

ANTI-SEMITIC PAMPHLET: "JEWS AS THE STRING-PULLERS OF BOLSHEVISM" Rare anti-Semitic pamphlet, 4pp. 8vo., advertising the book "Antikomintern", a special publication of the NSDAP propaganda magazine "Illustrierter Beobachter". The front of the

Lot: 511 - ANTI-SEMITIC PAMPHLET: "WHO DISTURBS THE PEACE

ANTI-SEMITIC PAMPHLET: "WHO DISTURBS THE PEACE AMONG THE PEOPLE?" Most unusual anti-Semitic flyer, 1p. 4to., entitled "Who Disturbs the Peace Among the People?", featuring unflattering caricatures of an English, French, African and Chinese persons.

Lot: 512 - ANTI-SEMITIC PROPAGANDA CARTOON ALBUM SENT TO

ANTI-SEMITIC PROPAGANDA CARTOON ALBUM SENT TO ADOLF HITLER A small album of photographs of an amateur's drawings, bound in hand-lettered covers and apparently sent to Adolf Hitler as a present. The cover of the 5" x 7" album bears the title: "In

Lot: 513 - ARTWORK BY A JEW IN THE DUTCH UNDERGROUND

ARTWORK BY A JEW IN THE DUTCH UNDERGROUND Pair of original ink sketches, each 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and tipped to a heavier mount, the first depicting a german soldier surrendering, the second showing a Muslim, a Jew with Torah scrolls, and a Dutch

Lot: 514 - CONCENTRATION CAMP PHOTOGRAPHS

CONCENTRATION CAMP PHOTOGRAPHS Lot of four original photographs, each 4 1/2" x 3" b/w, showing removal from trucks and burial of concentration camp victims by other camp prisoners.

Lot: 515 - FRENCH ANTI-SEMITIC LEAFLET

FRENCH ANTI-SEMITIC LEAFLET Well-illustrated anti-Semitic leaflet in French, 1p. 4to. Entitled "Collaboration", the left-hand panel depicts a French farmer shaking hands with a factory worker, with scenes of agricultural and industrial prosperity

Lot: 516 - MIEP GIES

MIEP GIES (1909 - 2010) Dutch citizen who helped hide Anne Frank, her family, and four other Jews from the Nazis in an annex above Anne's father's business premises. It was Gies who recovered Anne Frank's diaries. Signed book: 'Anne Frank Life in

Lot: 517 - BRITISH REGIMENTAL COLLAR AND SHOULDER INSIGNIA

BRITISH REGIMENTAL COLLAR AND SHOULDER INSIGNIA Outstanding framed display of 170+ individual British regimental collar and shoulder insignia of all types, most showing the regimental emblem with the matching brass name tab mounted beneath. All are

Lot: 518 - BRITISH REGIMENTAL COLLAR AND SHOULDER INSIGNIA

BRITISH REGIMENTAL COLLAR AND SHOULDER INSIGNIA Outstanding framed display of 125 individual British regimental collar and shoulder insignia of all types, including 20 matched sets, all apparently original pieces and not re-casts and of superior

Lot: 519 - BRITISH REGIMENTAL COLLAR AND SHOULDER INSIGNIA

BRITISH REGIMENTAL COLLAR AND SHOULDER INSIGNIA Outstanding framed display of 127 individual British regimental collar and shoulder insignia of all types, including 15 matched sets, all apparently original pieces and not re-casts and of superior

Lot: 520 - ORDER OF ALEXANDER NEVSKY AWARDED A MACHINE GUN

ORDER OF ALEXANDER NEVSKY AWARDED A MACHINE GUN BATTALION LEADER Scarce Soviet Order of Alexander Nevsky, Type 3 screw back, solid silver with gold plating which remains largely intact, partially enameled. Two-piece construction, star and ray are

Lot: 521 - GERMAN CROSS IN GOLD - Current Bid: $1,100.00

GERMAN CROSS IN GOLD German Cross in Gold by Zimmermann, "light version", marked "20" under the pin. Swastika enamel is completely intact with no chipping, gilding to the gold wreath is very good, silvering is tarnished as one would expect, with a

Lot: 522 - AMERICAN MILITARY INSIGNIA MINIATURES

AMERICAN MILITARY INSIGNIA MINIATURES Good group of 33 enameled and non-enameled brass American lapel pins and miniature insignia, all intended to be worn by servicemen, their families, and members of military support and other governmental

Lot: 523 - MINIATURE MEDALS OF R.A.F. AIR COMMODORE J. C.

MINIATURE MEDALS OF R.A.F. AIR COMMODORE J. C. RUSSELL Fine framed presentation of miniature medals attributed to Air Commodore J. C. Russell, R.A.F., late Royal Flying Corps and Royal Engineers. Russell commanded No. 3 Bomber Group, served as an

Lot: 524 - NATIONALIST CHINESE PILOT'S WINGS

NATIONALIST CHINESE PILOT'S WINGS Very rare World War II Nationalist Chinese Pilot's Wings. This eaxmple is the 1942 "Third Pattern", sometimes called the "Second Pattern AVG Wing". This pattern wing was awarded to and worn by American pilots who

Lot: 525 - BRITISH 8TH ARMY TANK CAPTAIN'S MEDAL GROUP

BRITISH 8TH ARMY TANK CAPTAIN'S MEDAL GROUP A fine grouping of medals and ephemera issued to British 8th Army Captain of Tanks Gerard J. Moriarty, a veteran of North Africa, Italy, Belgium, India, and elsewehere. Included is Moriarty's medal bar

Lot: 526 - JAPANESE LIEUTENANT GENERAL'S SHOULDER BOARDS

JAPANESE LIEUTENANT GENERAL'S SHOULDER BOARDS Cased set of named Japanese lieutenant general's shoulder boards, 3 1/2" x 1 1/8", constructed of finely woven gold wire and bullion piping on edges, a single gold star affixed at center. The shoulder

Lot: 527 - BRITISH SHOULDER TITLES

BRITISH SHOULDER TITLES Large framed display of 69 individual British cloth shoulder titles and similar insignia, no duplicates, all from varied regiments and assembled over several decades by a devoted American collector. All are set onto a

Lot: 528 - "EAGLE SQUADRON" SHOULDER PATCH

"EAGLE SQUADRON" SHOULDER PATCH Rare Royal Air Force Eagle Squadron shoulder patch, white embroidery upon a navy blue backing and black cloth backing, with remnants of the stitching which held it to the uniform still present. Fine condition. The

Lot: 529 - "RUPTURED DUCK" INSIGNIA AND SOUVENIRS

"RUPTURED DUCK" INSIGNIA AND SOUVENIRS Good lot of 44 items of insignia, jewelry and souvenirs, all incorporating the U.S. military's Honorable Service insignia, commonly known as the "ruptured duck". The group includes: 33 Honorable Service Lapel

Lot: 530 - 1939 HITLER YOUTH KREISSIEGER BADGE

1939 HITLER YOUTH KREISSIEGER BADGE 1939 Hitler Youth "Kreissieger" Industrial Award badge, approx. 1 1/2" dia., depicting a bronze eagle, gear, and Hitler Youth emblem on a white enamel background, bordered by a laurel wreath. The reverse of the

Lot: 531 - AMERICAN BOMBARDIER WINGS

AMERICAN BOMBARDIER WINGS Bombardier Wings by Meyer and hallmarked with "N.S. MEYER INC. NEW YORK" with shield on the reverse, 3" wide, in fine condition. Pin will not open more than 90 degrees. From a fifty-year collection of wings and military

Lot: 532 - AMERICAN MILITARY LAPEL PINS

AMERICAN MILITARY LAPEL PINS Good group of thirteen enameled brass American lapel pins and buttons, all intended to be worn by servicemen, their families, and members of military support organizations during World War I and World War II. Includes:

Lot: 533 - AMERICAN SERVICE MEDALS

AMERICAN SERVICE MEDALS Good group of 13 medals, most from World War II, includes: 'Do Right and Fear No Man' Medal (corroded on verso), Good Conduct Medal (2); American Defense with Foreign Service Clasp; American Campaign Medal; European,

Lot: 534 - AMERICAN THEATRE WING BADGE ON WOMAN'S HAT

AMERICAN THEATRE WING BADGE ON WOMAN'S HAT Brown wool woman's pillbox hat, bearing on the right-hand side an enameled gold-plated sterling silver badge, approx. 2 1/2" x 3/4", the insignia of the American Theatre Wing, depicting an winged mask in

Lot: 535 - AUSTRALIAN AND CANADIAN SHOULDER FLASHES

AUSTRALIAN AND CANADIAN SHOULDER FLASHES Group of 20 cloth uniform shoulder flashes from various Canadian and Australian regiments, units, etc. from World War II and later, various construction, which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various

Lot: 536 - BOMBARDIER FLIGHT WINGS

BOMBARDIER FLIGHT WINGS Bombardier Shirt Wings by Meyer and hallmarked with "N.S. MEYER INC. NEW YORK" and shield on the reverse, sterling silver and so marked, 2" wide, in fine condition. Pin will not open more than 90 degrees. From a fifty-year

Lot: 537 - BRITISH AIRBORNE, S.A.S., AND RELATED FLASHES

BRITISH AIRBORNE, S.A.S., AND RELATED FLASHES Group of 11 cloth uniform shoulder flashes from various British specialist regiments, units, etc., various construction, which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and many of

Lot: 538 - BRITISH CAP BADGES FRAMED DISPLAY (32)

BRITISH CAP BADGES FRAMED DISPLAY (32) Impressive framed display of 39 individual British cap badges, many varied regiments, assembled over several decades by a devoted American collector. All are set onto a red felt mount. All are labeled, with

Lot: 539 - BRITISH CLOTH PARATROOPER WINGS WORN ON D-DAY

BRITISH CLOTH PARATROOPER WINGS WORN ON D-DAY Desirable pair of British cloth embroidered paratrooper wings removed from the uniform of a British soldier and mounted to a card bearing typed provenance. The period 3 1/4' wide wings are set above a

Lot: 540 - BRITISH COMMANDO, S.A.S., AND RELATED FLASHES

BRITISH COMMANDO, S.A.S., AND RELATED FLASHES Group of nine cloth uniform shoulder flashes from various British specialist regiments, units, etc. from World War II and later, various construction, which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various

Lot: 541 - BRITISH REGIMENTAL CLOTH SHOULDER TITLES

BRITISH REGIMENTAL CLOTH SHOULDER TITLES Lot of 12 British regimental cloth shoulder titles, all ca. World War II, various conditions. Should be seen. Sold as-is.

Lot: 542 - BRITISH SHOULDER TITLE PATCHES

BRITISH SHOULDER TITLE PATCHES Lot of seven slip-on British Army shoulder title patches, all very good. Sold as-is.

Lot: 543 - BRITISH SHOULDER TITLES

BRITISH SHOULDER TITLES Large framed display of 69 individual British cloth shoulder titles and similar insignia, no duplicates, all from varied regiments and assembled over several decades by a devoted American collector. All are set onto a

Lot: 544 - BRITISH SHOULDER TITLES

BRITISH SHOULDER TITLES Large framed display of 68 individual British cloth shoulder titles and similar insignia, no duplicates, all from varied regiments and assembled over several decades by a devoted American collector. All are set onto a

Lot: 545 - BRITISH SPECIALIST PATCHES

BRITISH SPECIALIST PATCHES Excellent framed display of about 85 British "specialist" insignia from World Wars I and II, most embroidered cloth with about 20 of stamped brass or steel. A great number of specialties are represented, including drivers

Lot: 546 - BRITISH/COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES

BRITISH/COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES Group of 11 unidentified cloth uniform and/or cap patches, World War II and later, various construction, , which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and many of the patches are in used

Lot: 547 - BRITISH/COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES

BRITISH/COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES Group of 12 unidentified cloth uniform and/or cap patches, World War II and later, various construction, , which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and many of the patches are in used

Lot: 548 - BRITISH/COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES

BRITISH/COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES Group of 11 unidentified cloth uniform and/or cap patches, World War II and later, various construction, , which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and many of the patches are in used

Lot: 549 - BRITISH/COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES

BRITISH/COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES Group of 11 unidentified cloth uniform and/or cap patches, World War II and later, various construction, , which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and many of the patches are in used

Lot: 550 - BRITISH/COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES

BRITISH/COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES Group of 13 unidentified cloth uniform and/or cap patches, World War II and later, various construction, , which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and many of the patches are in used

Lot: 551 - BRITISH/COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES

BRITISH/COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES Group of 11 unidentified cloth uniform and/or cap patches, World War II and later, various construction, , which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and many of the patches are in used

Lot: 552 - BRITISH/COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES

BRITISH/COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES Group of 11 unidentified cloth uniform and/or cap patches, World War II and later, various construction, , which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and many of the patches are in used

Lot: 553 - BRITISH/COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES

BRITISH/COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES Group of 10 unidentified cloth uniform and/or cap patches, World War II and later, various construction, , which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and many of the patches are in used

Lot: 554 - BRITISH/COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES

BRITISH/COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES Group of 11 unidentified cloth uniform and/or cap patches, World War II and later, various construction, , which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and many of the patches are in used

Lot: 555 - BRITISH/COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES

BRITISH/COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES Group of 20 unidentified cloth uniform and/or cap patches, World War II and later, various construction, , which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and many of the patches are in used

Lot: 556 - BRITISH/COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES

BRITISH/COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES Group of 13 unidentified cloth uniform and/or cap patches, World War II and later, various construction, , which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and many of the patches are in used

Lot: 557 - CASED WAR MERIT CROSS WITH SWORDS, FIRST CLASS, BY

CASED WAR MERIT CROSS WITH SWORDS, FIRST CLASS, BY DESCHLER A cased War Merit Cross, First Class, by Deschler, the reverse with a vertical banjo style pinback and a functional hinge/catch assembly. The pin is marked "1" for "Deschler & Sohn".

Lot: 558 - DENTIST'S SHIRT WINGS

DENTIST'S SHIRT WINGS Wings issued to or made for a dentist. Two pins on reverse, 2" wide, no maker's mark. Fine. From a fifty-year collection of wings and military aviation memorabilia.

Lot: 559 - DEUTSCHE ARBEITSFRONT "F. PI. STAB" CUFF TITLE

DEUTSCHE ARBEITSFRONT "F. PI. STAB" CUFF TITLE Black cloth cuff title, 6 1/2" x 1 1/4", printed with the title "F. Pi[oniere] Stab (Staff)" in silver, with the symbol of the "Deutsche Arbeitsfront" ("German Worker's Front") at center. Sewn at the

Lot: 560 - AMERICAN AVIATION "SWEETHEART" PINS

AMERICAN AVIATION "SWEETHEART" PINS Collection of 20 various World War II aviation and military lapel pins, pinbacks, etc., includes: P-38 earrings, U.S.M.C., Army Air Corps, Son in Service, Flight Commander, TBM, props, etc. Most quite attractive,

Lot: 561 - FLIGHT SURGEON SHIRT WING BY MEYER

FLIGHT SURGEON SHIRT WING BY MEYER Flight Surgeon Shirt Wings by Meyer and hallmarked with "N.S. MEYER INC. NEW YORK" and shield on the reverse, sterling silver, 2" wide, in fine condition. Pin will not open more than 90 degrees. From a fifty-year

Lot: 562 - FLIGHT SURGEON WINGS BY MEYER

FLIGHT SURGEON WINGS BY MEYER Flight Surgeon Wings by Meyer and hallmarked with "N.S. MEYER INC. NEW YORK" and shield on the reverse, 3" wide, in fine condition. Pin will not open more than 90 degrees. From a fifty-year collection of wings and

Lot: 563 - GERMAN RED CROSS OFFICER'S BUCKLE

GERMAN RED CROSS OFFICER'S BUCKLE Scarce aluminum German Red Cross officer's belt buckle, marked: "GES. GESCH. 1" on reverse, in fine condition.

Lot: 564 - "REICH ASSOCIATION OF GERMAN SHEEP BREEDERS" MEDAL

"REICH ASSOCIATION OF GERMAN SHEEP BREEDERS" MEDAL Cast bronze medallion, 2 3/4" dia., showing a bust depiction of a ram with large horns on the obverse, with the edge bearing the legend "Reichsverband Deutscher Schafzuechter" ("Reich Association

Lot: 565 - GERMAN-AMERICAN BUND PIN

GERMAN-AMERICAN BUND PIN Small enameled lapel pin believed issued by the German-American Bund, a quality enameled piece about 7/8" tall with maker marked on reverse: "APOLLO JEWELRY BRKLYN. N.Y." Fine. Some debate the existence of the jeweler,

Lot: 566 - GLIDER PILOT SHIRT WINGS BY MEYER

GLIDER PILOT SHIRT WINGS BY MEYER Glider Pilot Shirt Wings by Meyer and hallmarked "N.S. MEYER INC. NEW YORK" with shield on the reverse, 2" wide sterling silver, in fine condition. Pin will not open more than 90 degrees. From a fifty-year

Lot: 567 - GLIDER PILOT WINGS BY MEYER

GLIDER PILOT WINGS BY MEYER Glider Pilot Wings by Meyer and hallmarked with shield on the reverse, 3" wide in "silvore", with two pins on the reverse (clasps not present). In fine condition. From a fifty-year collection of wings and military

Lot: 568 - GOLD-PLATED NURSE'S WINGS

GOLD-PLATED NURSE'S WINGS Rare Nurse's Flight Wings by Meyer and hallmarked with "N.S. MEYER INC. NEW YORK" and shield on the reverse, 2" wide, sterling silver plated with 10K gold, with the "N" bearing fine brown enamel finish. Pin is secured with

Lot: 569 - ITALIAN FLYER PILOTS WINGS

ITALIAN FLYER PILOTS WINGS Good lot of five Italian pilots wings, four normal sizes, one shirt wing, various specialties. No makers indicated. Sold as a lot, should be seen.

Lot: 570 - ITALIAN MILITARY PILOT'S MEDALS, WINGS, AND RIBBON

ITALIAN MILITARY PILOT'S MEDALS, WINGS, AND RIBBON WAR Fine grouping of 15 items from an Italian military pilot of World War II. Includes: Italian War Merit Cross, World War I (3); Commemorative Medal for the War Against Austria and Germany;

Lot: 571 - ITALIAN WINGS AND OTHER INSIGNIA

ITALIAN WINGS AND OTHER INSIGNIA Good group of 11 pieces of Italian military and other flight-related insignua, includes: five wings, all unmarked, one lacing pin; a "torpedo" badge by maker "Bomisa"; a badge with a torch; 2 1/2" tall flight group

Lot: 572 - JAPANESE CHINA INCIDENT MILITARY MEDALS OF HONOR

JAPANESE CHINA INCIDENT MILITARY MEDALS OF HONOR (2) Imperial Japanese Army Military Medal of Honor 1937 China Incident, and 1934 China Incident Medal, one in a broken case.

Lot: 573 - JAPANESE CORPORAL'S SHOULDER BOARDS

JAPANESE CORPORAL'S SHOULDER BOARDS Dealer's lot of nine pairs (18 pieces) of Japanese corporals' shoulder boards, each bearing two yellow stars upon a 3 1/2" x 1" red cloth field, backed with a stiff backing with green canvas covering and button

Lot: 574 - KNIGHT'S CROSS CERTIFICATE PRESENTATION FOLDER

KNIGHT'S CROSS CERTIFICATE PRESENTATION FOLDER Rare red-brown leather presentation folder with gilt trim, 14" x 17 1/2", the front cover bearing a large embossed gilt national eagle and swastika. The printed name of the distinguished maker of the

Lot: 575 - KRIM SHIELD

KRIM SHIELD Crimea/Krim shield, 1941-42. Patinated the cloth backing worn: likely tunic removed. A good example in nice combat-worn condition.

Lot: 576 - LIASON PILOT SHIRT WINGS

LIASON PILOT SHIRT WINGS Liason Pilot Shirt Wings by Meyer and hallmarked with "N.S. MEYER INC. NEW YORK" and shield on the reverse, 2" wide, in fine condition. From a fifty-year collection of wings and military aviation memorabilia.

Lot: 577 - LIASON PILOT WINGS BY MEYER

LIASON PILOT WINGS BY MEYER Liason Pilot Wings by Meyer, hallmarked with shield on the reverse and made of "silvore", 3" wide, in fine condition. Pin will not open more than 90 degrees. From a fifty-year collection of wings and military aviation

Lot: 578 - LUFTWAFFE FLAK INSIGNIA

LUFTWAFFE FLAK INSIGNIA Good pair of Luftwaffe sleeve patches, each approx. 4" x 2", from the uniforms of anti-aircraft crew members. The first, a gunner's insignia, depicts an elevated flak gun flanked by wings, with a swastika at bottom center.

Lot: 579 - LUFTWAFFE MARKSMANSHIP LANYARDS

LUFTWAFFE MARKSMANSHIP LANYARDS Good pair of Luftwaffe marksmanship lanyards, each approx. 16" long, the first a Grade 1 of braided blue-grey silk cord interwoven with aluminum threads and an oxidized-finish shield depicting a Luftwaffe eagle

Lot: 580 - LUFTWAFFE OFFICER'S BUCKLE WITH BROCADE BELT

LUFTWAFFE OFFICER'S BUCKLE WITH BROCADE BELT Pre-war Luftwaffe officer's buckle with matching brocade belt, approx. 44" long overall, one piece aluminum buckle by Assman with double riveted gold eagle, all silver brocade belt lined in gray wool and

Lot: 581 - LUFTWAFFE SHOULDER BOARDS

LUFTWAFFE SHOULDER BOARDS Two pairs of Luftwaffe shoulder boards, includes on epair for an medical NCO, the second pair for an engineer. Fine, unissued.

Lot: 582 - MACHINE-EMBROIDERED SWASTIKAS

MACHINE-EMBROIDERED SWASTIKAS 45 1/2" red rayon ribbon, machine-embroidered with thirty mobile swastikas within white disks. These would likely have been cut and applied to uniforms. Also present is an approx. 5" square swastika, constructed from

Lot: 583 - MANCHUKUO MEDAL

MANCHUKUO MEDAL Cased Japanese Manchukuo Medal, 1933, also called the Manchukuo Foundation Medal Badge. Fine, in original case.

Lot: 584 - MANHATTAN PROJECT BRONZE WORKER'S PIN

MANHATTAN PROJECT BRONZE WORKER'S PIN Scarce Manhattan Project bronze pin awarded to workers who assisted with the MANHATTAN PROJECT between about 1942 and 1946. The 3/4" wide bronze pin was awarded to workers with less than one year of service on

Lot: 585 - MANHATTAN PROJECT GUARD'S BADGE

MANHATTAN PROJECT GUARD'S BADGE Scarce silver-finished brass pinback badge, approx. 2 1/2" x 2 1/4" square, bearing the insignia of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at center, beneath the title "Guard" and over the inscription "U.S. Engineer Office

Lot: 586 - MANHATTAN PROJECT SECURITY BADGE

MANHATTAN PROJECT SECURITY BADGE Original brass pinback badge, approx. 1 1/2" x 1 1/4", labeled "S-Site 18-W". Badges such as this were worn by workers involved with the manufacture explosives used in atomic weapons at Los Alamos National

Lot: 587 - MANHATTAN PROJECT SECURITY BADGE

MANHATTAN PROJECT SECURITY BADGE Original brass pinback badge, approx. 1 1/2" x 1 1/4", labeled "S-Site 50-W". Badges such as this were worn by workers involved with the manufacture explosives used in atomic weapons at Los Alamos National

Lot: 588 - MANHATTAN PROJECT SECURITY BADGE

MANHATTAN PROJECT SECURITY BADGE Original brass pinback badge, approx. 1 1/2" x 1 1/4", bears black-painted embossed lettering: "S-SITE 328". Verso marked by maker "A. STAMP & STY. C.". Badges such as this were worn by workers involved with the

Lot: 589 - MANHATTAN PROJECT SECURITY BADGES

MANHATTAN PROJECT SECURITY BADGES Good matched pair of brass pinback security badges, each approx. 1 1/2" x 1 1/4", and each labeled "S-Site 302". These badges were worn by a worker involved with the manufacture of explosives used in atomic weapons

Lot: 590 - MANHATTAN PROJECT SILVER WORKER'S PIN

MANHATTAN PROJECT SILVER WORKER'S PIN Scarce Manhattan Project silver pin awarded to workers who assisted with the MANHATTAN PROJECT between about 1942 and 1946. The 3/4" wide sterling silver pin was awarded to workers with more than one year of

Lot: 591 - MANHATTAN PROJECT UNIFORM PATCH

MANHATTAN PROJECT UNIFORM PATCH Embroidered uniform patch, approx. 2" x 2 1/2", the insignia worn by U.S. military personnel assigned to the Manhattan Project from its declassification in 1945 to its end in 1948. Bullion wire has been applied over

Lot: 592 - N.S.D.A.P. POLITICAL LEADER'S BELT AND BUCKLE

N.S.D.A.P. POLITICAL LEADER'S BELT AND BUCKLE Nazi Party leader's leather belt and buckle. The brown leather belt measures 40" with hook marked: "RZM M4/24", with gold-finished buckle also in excellent condition showing only two or three tiny

Lot: 593 - NSDAP 40-YEAR CIVIL SERVICE MEDAL

NSDAP 40-YEAR CIVIL SERVICE MEDAL NSDAP-issued Civil Service Faithful Service medal, approx. 1 1/2" dia. First Class in gold, depicting a black enameled static swastika within a German cross over a wreath, all suspended from a blue silk ribbon. The

Lot: 594 - NSDAP POLITICAL LEADER'S BUCKLE

NSDAP POLITICAL LEADER'S BUCKLE Gilt aluminum NSDAP party leader's belt buckle, stamped: "RZM M4/46" on reverse, in very fine condition.

Lot: 595 - NURSE'S FLIGHT WINGS

NURSE'S FLIGHT WINGS Rare Nurse's Flight Wings by Meyer and hallmarked with "N.S. MEYER INC. NEW YORK" and shield on the reverse, 2" wide, sterling silver with the "N" bearing fine brown enamel finish. Pin is secured with two posts. In fine

Lot: 596 - ORDER OF THE CROWN OF ITALY IN GOLD; COMMANDER

ORDER OF THE CROWN OF ITALY IN GOLD; COMMANDER Italian award, gold with red, white, blue, green and black enamels, weighing 15 grams, unmarked, measuring 50mm, on its original shortened neck ribbon, largely intact enamels except for tiny chip on

Lot: 597 - ORDER OF THE GOLDEN KITE, 7TH CLASS

ORDER OF THE GOLDEN KITE, 7TH CLASS Cased Japanese Order of the Golden Kite, 7th Class with ribbon and hook (detached), in fitted case with buttonhole ribbon. Very good to fine condition. The Order of the Golden Kite was an exclusively military

Lot: 598 - ORGANIZATION TODT ARMBAND

ORGANIZATION TODT ARMBAND Scarce Organization Todt armband, a variant with what appears to be a Todt cuff title official used un an NSDAP armband constructed to accommodate same, all professionally sewn and joined at rear, 17" x 5 1/4", with the

Lot: 599 - PANZER EM/NCO COLLAR TABS

PANZER EM/NCO COLLAR TABS Panzer enlisted man or NCO's collar tabs, each 3" long, very lightly ribbed black tricot base with pink piping, an aluminum "totenkopf" affixed to each with three aluminum tabs. The reverse of the tabs reveals construction

Lot: 600 - RUSSIAN MEDALS AND INSIGNIA

RUSSIAN MEDALS AND INSIGNIA Group of ten pieces of Russian military insignia and medals, includes a ribbon bar with four medals (some defective), 10 and 20 Year Service Medals, Air Force veteran's badge, naval wings, cloth ribbon bar, parachutist's

Lot: 601 - SENIOR OBSERVER SHIRT WINGS BY MEYER

SENIOR OBSERVER SHIRT WINGS BY MEYER Senior Observer Shirt Wings by Meyer and hallmarked "N.S. MEYER INC. NEW YORK" with shield on the reverse, 2" wide sterling silver, in fine condition. Pin will not open more than 90 degrees. From a fifty-year

Lot: 602 - SENIOR OBSERVER WINGS BY MEYER

SENIOR OBSERVER WINGS BY MEYER Service Observer Pilot Wings by Meyer and hallmarked with shield on the reverse, 3" wide "silvore", in fine condition. Pin will not open more than 90 degrees. From a fifty-year collection of wings and military

Lot: 603 - SENIOR PILOT SHIRT WINGS

SENIOR PILOT SHIRT WINGS Senior Pilot Shirt Wings by Meyer and hallmarked with "N.S. MEYER INC. NEW YORK" and shield on the reverse, sterling silver, 2" wide, in fine condition. Pin will not open more than 90 degrees. From a fifty-year collection

Lot: 605 - SENIOR PILOT WINGS BY MEYER

SENIOR PILOT WINGS BY MEYER Senior Pilot Wings by Meyer and hallmarked "N.S. MEYER INC. NEW YORK" with shield on the reverse, 3" wide in "silvore", in fine condition. Pin will not open more than 90 degrees. From a fifty-year collection of wings and

Lot: 606 - SENIOR SERVICE PILOT SHIRT WINGS

SENIOR SERVICE PILOT SHIRT WINGS Senior Service Pilot Shirt Wings by Meyer and hallmarked "N.S. MEYER INC. NEW YORK" with shield on the reverse, 2" wide sterling silver, in fine condition. Pin will not open more than 90 degrees. From a fifty-year

Lot: 607 - SENIOR SERVICE PILOT WINGS BY MEYER

SENIOR SERVICE PILOT WINGS BY MEYER Senior Service Pilot Wings by Meyer and hallmarked with shield on the reverse, 3" wide in "silvore", in fine condition. Pin will not open more than 90 degrees. From a fifty-year collection of wings and military

Lot: 608 - SERVICE PILOT SHIRT WINGS BY MEYER

SERVICE PILOT SHIRT WINGS BY MEYER Service Pilot Shirt Wings by Meyer and hallmarked: "N.S. MEYER INC. NEW YORK" with shield on the reverse, 2" wide "silvore", in fine condition. Pin will not open more than 90 degrees. From a fifty-year collection

Lot: 609 - SERVICE PILOT WINGS BY MEYER

SERVICE PILOT WINGS BY MEYER Service Pilot Wings by Meyer and hallmarked with shield on the reverse, 3" wide "silvore", in fine condition. Pin will not open more than 90 degrees. From a fifty-year collection of wings and military aviation

Lot: 610 - SS ENGINEER'S SHOULDER BOARDS

SS ENGINEER'S SHOULDER BOARDS Scarce pair of Waffen-SS engineer's shoulder boards, sew-on type, unissued in maker's paper wrap: "Josef Heitzmann & Sohne". Very good.

Lot: 611 - SS ENLISTED MAN COLLAR TABS

SS ENLISTED MAN COLLAR TABS Pair of SS collar tabs issued to an enlisted man, one blank, the other bearing embroidered runes with the proper stitching and backing to verso. Overall fine.

Lot: 611A - SS ARMBAND AND VISOR SWASTIKA

SS ARMBAND AND VISOR SWASTIKA Red wool armband, 15 1/2" x 4 1/2" unsewn, featuring an applied mobile swastika within a white disk at center, with black ribbon at the top and bottom edges, as worn by members of the SS. The armband shows four moth

Lot: 612 - SS ROTTENFUHRER'S COLLAR TABS WITH AMERICAN P.O.W.

SS ROTTENFUHRER'S COLLAR TABS WITH AMERICAN P.O.W. RELICS Good pair of black wool collar tabs, each 1 1/2" x 2", one displaying the embroidered SS "sig" runes, and the other bearing two silver thread bands, indicating the rank of "rottenfuhrer"

Lot: 613 - TECHNICAL ADVISOR FLIGHT WINGS

TECHNICAL ADVISOR FLIGHT WINGS Technical Advisor's Wings, full size 3", marked sterling silver with no maker identified, two pin and clasp fictures, in fine condition. From a fifty-year collection of wings and military aviation memorabilia.

Lot: 614 - THEATER-ALTERED OBSERVER'S WINGS

THEATER-ALTERED OBSERVER'S WINGS An unusual World War II-era set of U.S. Army Air Forces wings, approx. 3" x 1", a pinback observer's badge hallmarked "LGB" for L.G. Balfour on the verso, as well as "1/2010K GF". A custom brass emblem depicting an

Lot: 615 - THEATER-MADE A.V.G. PATCH

THEATER-MADE A.V.G. PATCH Terrific theater-made A.V.G. (American Volunteer Group."Flying Tigers") shoulder patch, gold bullion construction on heavy tricot cloth with bullion border with black trim. Slightly water-stained but nevertheless a

Lot: 616 - THEATER-MODIFIED DENTIST'S WINGS

THEATER-MODIFIED DENTIST'S WINGS Theater-modified wings issued to or made for a dentist, the star and staff added to the front of the wings. Pin back, 3 1/4" wide, no maker's mark. Fine. Pin will not open more than 90 degrees. From a fifty-year

Lot: 617 - THEATER-MODIFIED SENIOR TECHNICAL OBSERVER'S WINGS

THEATER-MODIFIED SENIOR TECHNICAL OBSERVER'S WINGS Theater-modified wings issued to or made for a Senior Technical Observer, 3 1/4" wide, the star added to the front of the wings. Pin back, no maker's mark. Fine. From a fifty-year collection of

Lot: 618 - U.S. MEDAL BAR LAPEL PINS

U.S. MEDAL BAR LAPEL PINS Good group of eighteen World War I and World War II-era lapel pins and buttons, each intended to accompany a medal issued by the U.S. Armed Forces. Includes: Legion of Merit, Officer Degree; Meritorious Service Medal;

Lot: 619 - U.S. NAVY RADAR OPERATOR'S WINGS

U.S. NAVY RADAR OPERATOR'S WINGS U.S. naval aviation radar operator's badge, approx. 3" x 1/2", of gold-washed sterling silver, depicting a winged early radar scope before crossed anchors. Fitted with a clutch back, presented in its original box,

Lot: 620 - U.S. NAVY "SWEEHEART" PINS

U.S. NAVY "SWEEHEART" PINS Large lot of 29 pieces of "sweetheart" jewelry, most related to the U.S. Navy and most circa World War II. Notable examples include several sets of miniature naval aviator's wings, naval fouled anchors with enameled

Lot: 621 - UKRAINIAN VOLUNTEER'S CAP COCKADE

UKRAINIAN VOLUNTEER'S CAP COCKADE Ukrainian nationalists' hat cockade, worn by those united with German forces against the Red Army. Approx. 32mm diameter, stamped, two piece, alloy construction, gilt, fluted base with a central circular field with

Lot: 622 - WEHRMACHT BELT AND BUCKLE

WEHRMACHT BELT AND BUCKLE Black leather belt, 39 1/2" x 1 3/4", unmarked, fitted with a Wehrmacht metal shell belt buckle, 2" x 2 1/2", with a pebbled surface and depicting a national eagle and swastika surrounded by the motto "Gott Mit Uns" ("God

Lot: 623 - WEHRMACHT SOLDIER'S PHOTO ALBUM, AWARDS AND

WEHRMACHT SOLDIER'S PHOTO ALBUM, AWARDS AND DOCUMENTS GROUPING Fine grouping of photographs, documents, awards and insignia, all related to the World War II and postwar service of one Willi Franzack, includes: photo album, 50pp. 4to., containing

Lot: 624 - WOUND BADGE IN SILVER, CASED

WOUND BADGE IN SILVER, CASED Cased Wound Badge in Silver, marked "30" on reverse attributing manufacture to the Hauptmunzamt of Vienna firm. Fine condition, in fitted, quite worn case bearing the firm's label on bottom.

Lot: 625 - WWII RUSSIAN BADGES

WWII RUSSIAN BADGES Lot of four Soviet WWII badges and medals. Includes a Capture of Budapest medal, an Order of the Red Banner of Labor medal, a Capture of Konigsberg medal, and an Excellent Driver badge. All are very good to fine.

Lot: 626 - WWII RUSSIAN BADGES

WWII RUSSIAN BADGES Lot of three Soviet WWII medals and badges. Includes a Medal for Valor, a Defense of the Arctic medal, and a General's hat badge. All are very good to fine.

Lot: 627 - WWII RUSSIAN MEDAL/BADGES

WWII RUSSIAN MEDAL/BADGES Lot of two Soviet WWII decorations. Includes an Excellent Mortar Specialist badge and a Liberation of Belgrade medal. Both are very good to fine.

Lot: 628 - “BEACH ORDNANCE” SHOULDER INSIGNIA

'BEACH ORDNANCE' SHOULDER INSIGNIA WORN ON D-DAY Pair of British cloth 'BEACH ORDNANCE' shoulder insignia, 4 1/4' wide, taken from the uniform of a British soldier who landed in the first wave on UTAH Beach on D-Day. In his July 1, 1983 letter to

Lot: 629 - “DEUTSCHE WEHRMACHT” ARMBAND

'DEUTSCHE WEHRMACHT' ARMBAND 'Deutsche Wehrmacht' armband, yellow cloth with black BeVo embroidery, 15' x 4' and joined at the ends, used to identify civilian laborers. Fine.

Lot: 630 - KRIEGSMARINE DAGGER OWNED BY U-BOAT CAPTAIN

KRIEGSMARINE DAGGER OWNED BY U-BOAT CAPTAIN KARL-FRIEDRICH MERTEN, KNIGHTS CROSS WITH OAK LEAVES RECIPIENT An extraordinary item with impeccable provenance, the Kriegsmarine dagger owned by German U-boat Capt. Karl-Friedrich Merten

Lot: 631 - SS OFFICER'S "EHRENDEGEN"

SS OFFICER'S "EHRENDEGEN" Rare SS "Ehrendegen" ("Sword of Honor"), 32 3/4" blade, 38" overall, as awarded to graduates of the SS "Junkerschulen" ("leadership schools") at Bad Tolz and Braunschweig, and to Allgemeine-SS officers personally selected

Lot: 632 - SS DAGGER AND SCABBARD, BY EICKHORN

SS DAGGER AND SCABBARD, BY EICKHORN Completely original 1940 SS dagger with scabbard by Eickhorn. The ebony grip shows only use consistent with age, with proper eagle emblem and SS runes that are undamaged and perfectly inset into the grips. The

Lot: 633 - REICHLUFTSCHUTZBUND (R.L.B.) LEADER'S DAGGER, 2ND

REICHLUFTSCHUTZBUND (R.L.B.) LEADER'S DAGGER, 2ND MODEL EX: HARTKOPF Scarce R.L.B. Leader's Dagger, 2nd Model, from the Carl Hartkopf foundry, maker of Eickhorn blades. Crossguard of this fine piece displays an art deco national eagle with

Lot: 634 - REICHLUFTSCHUTZBUND SUBORDINATE'S DAGGER

REICHLUFTSCHUTZBUND SUBORDINATE'S DAGGER Reichluftschutbund (RLB) Subordinate's Dagger, 1st Model by WKC. A good example of this rather rare dagger. The nickel fittings are in excellent condition throughout. The pommel shows only typical, very

Lot: 635 - "EDSON'S RAIDER'S" IDENTIFIED FIELD KNIFE AND

"EDSON'S RAIDER'S" IDENTIFIED FIELD KNIFE AND CAPTURED JAPANESE FLAG An very rare grouping of material from an identified member of the Marine Raiders, "Edson's Raiders", who fought with distinction on Guadalcanal and Bougainville. The relics

Lot: 636 - EARLY S.A. DAGGER WITH SCABBARD AND HANGERS, BY

EARLY S.A. DAGGER WITH SCABBARD AND HANGERS, BY SUDDEUTSCHE MESSERFABRIK S.A. dagger by Süddeutsche Messerfabrik GmbH, Gefrees, one of the most evocative daggers we've encountered in a long time! Nickel plated crossguards and pommel nut retain

Lot: 637 - GERMAN ARMY OFFICER'S DAGGER

GERMAN ARMY OFFICER'S DAGGER Heer officer's dagger. Fittings retain much original details (band beneath grip is a replacement), the pommel nut showing a few dings to the edge. The crossguard is fine, however, as is the grip which has aged to a

Lot: 638 - GERMAN ARMY OFFICER'S DAGGER

GERMAN ARMY OFFICER'S DAGGER Heer officer's dagger. A nice example with all fittings retaining much original detail. It should be mentioned that the cross guard wreath is worn from contact with the owner's uniform, and it is just a bit loose. The

Lot: 639 - GERMAN ARMY OFFICER'S DAGGER

GERMAN ARMY OFFICER'S DAGGER Beautiful complete Heer officer's dagger by Eickhorn. An excellent example of this maker's work, with all of the fittings in excellent condition, virtually undamaged, and retaining all of their original detail. The oak

Lot: 640 - GERMAN ARMY OFFICER'S DAGGER

GERMAN ARMY OFFICER'S DAGGER Beautiful complete Heer officer's dagger. All of the fittings in excellent condition, virtually undamaged, and retaining all of their original detail. The white grip is in equally fine condition, undamaged. The oak

Lot: 641 - HITLER YOUTH KNIFE

HITLER YOUTH KNIFE Hitler Youth Knife by Artur Schuttelhofer & Co. of Solingen, bakelite grip in very good condition but chrome at top of grip worn in places, blade bears typical wear and is marked "RZM M7/13". Almost all paint on scabbard

Lot: 642 - HITLER YOUTH KNIFE

HITLER YOUTH KNIFE Hitler Youth Knife by WKC, Solingen, bakelite grip in very good condition, chromed fittings bearing some corrosion. Blade is very good with only light wear, marked "RZM M7/42 1938" with WKC logo. Paint on scabbard fully intact,

Lot: 643 - LATE-WAR S.A. DAGGER BY ARTHUR EVERTZ

LATE-WAR S.A. DAGGER BY ARTHUR EVERTZ Late war S.A. dagger by Arthur Evertz Plated fittings showing bubbling in places, still not too obnoxious. The grip is solid and in nice condition, the S.A. button finish only slightly mottled, the eagle

Lot: 644 - LUFTWAFFE 2ND MODEL OFFICER'S DAGGER

LUFTWAFFE 2ND MODEL OFFICER'S DAGGER Good example of this classic dagger. The pommel nut, often found a bit beaten-up, is in very good condition with no significant scratches or wear. The eagle crossguard is tarnished and worn a bit, but pebbling

Lot: 645 - LUFTWAFFE DAGGER, FIRST MODEL WITH HANGER AND

LUFTWAFFE DAGGER, FIRST MODEL WITH HANGER AND PORTAPEE First Model Luftwaffe dagger 11 1/2" blade, 17 1/2" overall, with aluminum pommel and hilt painted gold, with inset brass sun wheel-style swastikas at the center of both, painted black by a

Lot: 646 - SS DAGGER WITH PRESENTATION ENGRAVING

SS DAGGER WITH PRESENTATION ENGRAVING A fine example of a 1940 SS dagger, 8 3/4" blade, 13 3/4" overall, completely original with matching scabbard. The ebony grip shows only use consistent with age, with proper eagle emblem and SS runes that are

Lot: 647 - SS UNIFORM OF HANS BAUR, HITLER'S PERSONAL PILOT

SS UNIFORM OF HANS BAUR, HITLER'S PERSONAL PILOT HANS BAUR (1897-1993) World War I flying ace, SS officer and personal pilot to German dictator Adolf Hitler. Presented here is a fine relic belonging to one of Hitler's closest companions, Baur's

Lot: 648 - WEHRMACHT GENERAL'S UNIFORM TUNIC, BREECHES AND

WEHRMACHT GENERAL'S UNIFORM TUNIC, BREECHES AND VISOR CAP A fine ensemble, the uniform tunic, breeches, and visor cap of an unidentified German General of the Wehrmacht and Knight's Cross winner. The tunic is constructed of fine forest-green wool,

Lot: 649 - M1934 GEHEIME FELDPOLIZEI TUNIC

M1934 GEHEIME FELDPOLIZEI TUNIC Rare German M1934 Heer Geheime Feldpolizei wool tunic issued to an unidentified Hauptmann. The tunic bears the expected pleated button-down pockets with green pebbled steel buttons which match the five buttons used

Lot: 650 - KRIEGSMARINE SUMMER TUNIC, IDENTIFIED

KRIEGSMARINE SUMMER TUNIC, IDENTIFIED Kriegsmarine officer's summer tunic identified to Korvettenkapitan Hans-Jurgen Weissenborn, with "Kiel" issue tag and dated 1939. This attractive white cotton tunic bears sewn-in shoulder boards with screw-on

Lot: 651 - CHINA-BURMA-INDIA PILOT'S TUNIC WITH THEATER-MADE

CHINA-BURMA-INDIA PILOT'S TUNIC WITH THEATER-MADE PATCHES Theater-made tunic issued to A.A.C. pilot Willard A. Hanke of Duluth, Mn. The light green, open-weave tunic two pleated pockets at the chest, and two pouch pockets at the hips, with an

Lot: 652 - LUFTWAFFE OBERGEFREITER PIONEER TUNIC

LUFTWAFFE OBERGEFREITER PIONEER TUNIC Rare Luftwaffe Obergefreiter Pioneer Tunic. A rarely seen tunic from a Luftwaffe Pioneer, typically responsible for the construction of Luftwaffe facilities and fortifications or a liason between the Luftwaffe

Lot: 653 - SS ORCHESTRA MEMBER'S UNIFORM

SS ORCHESTRA MEMBER'S UNIFORM An unusual Third Reich uniform, the jacket and trousers of an SS orchestra member. The double-breasted, short cut jacket is constructed from white worsted wool, with double rows of pebbled metal buttons securing the

Lot: 654 - GERMAN "UBERMANTEL" OVERCOAT

GERMAN "UBERMANTEL" OVERCOAT Heavy dark gray wool German Wehrmacht "ubermantel", a very heavy full-length wool coat worn much like a coat with five closely-spaced pebbled steel buttons running only half the length of the double-breasted garment, a

Lot: 655 - U.S. MARINE CORPS WOMEN'S RESERVE UNIFORM

U.S. MARINE CORPS WOMEN'S RESERVE UNIFORM Complete winter uniform of the U.S. Marine Corps Women's Reserve, consisting of a forest green knee-length skirt with side-zipper closure, a forest green jacket with three buttons at front, and a forest

Lot: 656 - BRITISH ARMY COLONEL'S BATTLE DRESS BLOUSE

BRITISH ARMY COLONEL'S BATTLE DRESS BLOUSE Excellent 1940-pattern British Army Battle Dress blouse, constructed of brown wool, featuring a patch pocket on each breast and closed at the front with five black composite buttons, and with an integral

Lot: 657 - LUFTWAFFE ATHLETIC SHIRT

LUFTWAFFE ATHLETIC SHIRT White cotton athletic shirt, bears a large triangular patch depicting a Luftwaffe eagle with swastika at the center of the chest. The inside hem of the shirt is stamped "Heinrich Maute Bisingen/Hohenz", with the size mark

Lot: 658 - WEHRMACHT GAITERS

WEHRMACHT GAITERS Pair of blue-gray canvas "gemaschen", or gaiters, each approx. 15" x 5 1/4", of two-layer construction with added leather ankle supports. Each gaiter is secured by two leather straps with black-painted steel buckles. The inside of

Lot: 659 - SS VISOR CAP OF HANS BAUR, HITLER'S PERSONAL PILOT

SS VISOR CAP OF HANS BAUR, HITLER'S PERSONAL PILOT HANS BAUR (1897-1993) World War I flying ace, SS officer and personal pilot to German dictator Adolf Hitler. Presented here is a fine relic belonging to one of Hitler's closest companions, Baur's

Lot: 660 - KRIEGSMARINE OFFICER'S SIDE CAP

KRIEGSMARINE OFFICER'S SIDE CAP Kriegsmarine side cap for an administration officer, a fine dark blue wool cap with braided silver metal piping, proper BeVo silver wire cap eagle on dark blue above black, silver bullion cockade with red silk center

Lot: 661 - WAFFEN-SS "HANDSCHAR" FEZ

WAFFEN-SS "HANDSCHAR" FEZ Waffen-SS "Handschar" fez of the 13th Gebirgs-Division, maroon wool with black tassel, BeVo Waffen-SS eagle and skull machine-stitched to front, typican Dachau depot construction in fine condition and now becoming quite

Lot: 662 - HEER DOG-HANDLER OFFICER'S SIDE CAP

HEER DOG-HANDLER OFFICER'S SIDE CAP Rarely-encountered side cap issued to a Heer officer associated with dog-handling. The field gray wool cap bears silver braided wire officer's piping at front and along the top of the cap, and a green army eagle

Lot: 663 - DEUTSCHE ARBEITSFRONT OFFICER'S VISOR CAP

DEUTSCHE ARBEITSFRONT OFFICER'S VISOR CAP Black wool cap with a black fiber visor, bearing a metal shell "Deutsche Arbeitsfront" ("German Worker's Front") insignia at front, with a separate metal shell wreathe and national eagle. The chinstrap is

Lot: 664 - HERMANN GOERING DIVISION M43 CAP

HERMANN GOERING DIVISION M43 CAP Black wool M43-style cap, with ear flaps joined at front by two black composite buttons. The front of the cap further bears an embroidered Luftwaffe eagle patch on a black backing, above an embroidered

Lot: 665 - HEER M43 CAP

HEER M43 CAP Late-war gray-green wool M43-style cap, with ear flaps joined at front by two pebbled metal buttons. The front of the cap bears a trapezoidal patch embroidered with a black-white-red cockade and an eagle in green-gray thread. The

Lot: 666 - GERMAN WOMEN'S ARMY SIGNALS DEPT. SIDE CAP

GERMAN WOMEN'S ARMY SIGNALS DEPT. SIDE CAP German army female Signals Dept. side cap, a "Nachtrichtenhelferin tuchmutze", a gray wool cap with yellow-gold piping, green BeVo woven cap eagle, and gold embroidered signals patch affixed on left. Lined

Lot: 667 - HERMANN GORING DIVISION OVERSEAS CAP

HERMANN GORING DIVISION OVERSEAS CAP Overseas-style military cap, or "Feldmutze", approx. 11" x 4", of very dark blue-black wool, with a reddish-white machine-embroidered Luftwaffe eagle patch tacked to the front at the wing tips and bottom of the

Lot: 668 - JAPANESE FIELD CAP

JAPANESE FIELD CAP Japanese late-war green cotton field cap, a tall cap with small brim, three-pice construction with a short, stitched brim, metal grommets for ventilation and tightening cord at rear, and white cotton lining. Maker's label affixed

Lot: 669 - LUFTWAFFE TROPICAL OVERSEAS CAP

LUFTWAFFE TROPICAL OVERSEAS CAP Overseas-style military cap, or "Feldmutze", approx. 11" x 4", of light taupe herringbone twill, with a Wehrmacht cockade and a Luftwaffe eagle patch at the front. Unmarked. The cap shows soiling overall, with a

Lot: 670 - ROYAL AIR FORCE FIELD SERVICE CAP

ROYAL AIR FORCE FIELD SERVICE CAP Blue wool overseas-style service cap, bearing a copper-finish RAF cap badge at the left-hand side. The side flaps are each hooked into a metal rivet on each side, and bear two brass buttons emblazoned with a crown

Lot: 671 - U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE "CRUSHER" CAP

U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE "CRUSHER" CAP "Crusher"-style visor cap of olive green elastique wool construction, with a flexible one-piece leather visor and a brass U.S. Army cap badge, marked on the reverse as being manufactured by Amcraft of Attleboro,

Lot: 672 - WAFFEN-SS SINGLE DECAL HELMET

WAFFEN-SS SINGLE DECAL HELMET Waffen-SS M40 combat helmet, original gray-green paint with SS runic decal on right side beneath vent, 1941-dated chinstrap, large size 59 original liner, apron stamped "ET 66" by maker Quist. The decal is 75%

Lot: 673 - BRITISH HSAT PARATROOPER HELMET

BRITISH HSAT PARATROOPER HELMET Original British Helmet Steel Airborne Troop (HSAT) Mk III helmet, as worn by paratroopers from late World War II through the Falklands War. The helmet consists of a non-magnetic steel shell, painted dark green

Lot: 674 - JAPANESE NAVY HELMET WITH ORIGINAL NETTING

JAPANESE NAVY HELMET WITH ORIGINAL NETTING Especially rare Imperial Japanese Navy helmet with original netting, recovered by American Pvt. Gilbert Barth in the Solomon Islands, probably just post war. The helmet bears some moderate rust within and

Lot: 675 - BRITISH "BUNGEE" PARACHUTE TRAINING HELMET

BRITISH "BUNGEE" PARACHUTE TRAINING HELMET War-date British "bungee" parachute training helmet, consisting of a 9" dia. ring of foam rubber with a canvas cover, with attacked ear flaps and ties, each with two brass grommets. The adjustable interior

Lot: 676 - BRITISH MK I DISPATCH RIDER'S HELMET

BRITISH MK I DISPATCH RIDER'S HELMET Near mint condition original British MK I Dispatch Rider helmet. Shell has original green sand paint with some tiny areas of oxidation, no dents. Leather liner and chinstrap assembly are almost as-new, soft and

Lot: 677 - U.S. NAVY "TALKER" HELMET WITH HEADSET AND

U.S. NAVY "TALKER" HELMET WITH HEADSET AND MICROPHONE U.S. Navy Mark II helmet, of blue-grey sand-finished manganese steel, as worn by shipboard radiomen, or "talkers". The helmet is oversized to accommodate the wearer's headphones, and is lined

Lot: 678 - BRITISH "BRODIE" HELMET

BRITISH "BRODIE" HELMET British Brodie helmet, fitted with elsaticized chin strap, rubber padding and rubberized liner, stamp-dated "1940", with possibly post-war camo netting. Overall very good to fine condition.

Lot: 679 - EARLY AMERICAN COMBAT HELMET WITH INTERWAR

EARLY AMERICAN COMBAT HELMET WITH INTERWAR MOSQUITO NETTING Very early World War II American M1917A1 soldier's helmet with interwar mosquito netting. The helmet, similar to those worn in the defense of Wake and Midway Islands, has a dark green

Lot: 680 - M1 HELMET WITH POST-WAR LINER

M1 HELMET WITH POST-WAR LINER World War II-era steel M1 helmet with swivel strap bales and a front-facing seam, indicating manufacture between 1943 and 1945. The interior of the shell is stamped "1073A", and the front of the helmet bears three

Lot: 681 - SINGLE-DECAL M35 HELMET

SINGLE-DECAL M35 HELMET German steel M35 helmet, identifiable by its rolled rim and riveted vents, finished dark brown with a smooth texture, and bearing a single Heer decal on the left-hand side. The helmet bears two stamped markings on the

Lot: 682 - N.S.D.A.P. HANGING BANNER SIGNED BY AMERICAN

N.S.D.A.P. HANGING BANNER SIGNED BY AMERICAN CAPTORS Original single-sided cotton NSDAP hanging banner, 52 1/2" x 45", with a sewn-on white disk and mobile swastika at center, and with a fabric tie at each corner. Most interestingly, the central

Lot: 683 - 48-STAR JACK OF THE U.S.S. WILKES BARRE

48-STAR JACK OF THE U.S.S. WILKES BARRE 48-star jack from the USS WILKES BARRE, 23" x 34"+, a very tattered wool flag, the origianl blue field sun-bleached to gray, sewn-on white stars in many cases very worn from the elements. The right edge of

Lot: 684 - DEUTSCHE ARBREITSFRONT (D. A. F.) FLAG

DEUTSCHE ARBREITSFRONT (D. A. F.) FLAG Deutsche Arbeitsfront (D.A.F) flag, wool 48" x 54", a fine example with ortsgruppe "Osterode 9" embroidered cloth patch sewn beside the hoist. Silver fringe is sewn to three sides, with seven steel snap hooks,

Lot: 685 - NSDAP "ORTSGRUPPE" FLAG

NSDAP "ORTSGRUPPE" FLAG Large Third Reich flag, 54" x 47", an "Ortsgruppe" ("local group") flag from the Bavarian town of Offingen. The flag is constructed for red wool bunting with a large sewn-on white disk at center, likewise bearing a sewn-on

Lot: 686 - JAPANESE WAR BANNER

JAPANESE WAR BANNER Laong printed cotton Japanese banner, 28" x 105", reads (in Japanese): "GO TO WAR!" in a large font, with the left side bearing a "rising sun" emblem, Japanese army flag, eagle, etc. Fine condition.

Lot: 687 - JAPANESE ARMY CADETS' STANDARD

JAPANESE ARMY CADETS' STANDARD Standard flown by cadets in training for the Japanese army, 28" x 38" rayon with ornamental fring on three edges and two of three pole attachments along the hoist, bears a "rising sun" emblem and the unit's name:

Lot: 688 - GERMAN VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION FLAG

GERMAN VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION FLAG Near mint condition German vehicle identification glag, 38" x 72" with four grommets at opposite corners allowing the flag to be ties to the hood of a vehicle or body of a tank. The flag displays a simple mobile

Lot: 689 - KRIEGSMARINE "REICHSKRIEGSFLAGGE"

KRIEGSMARINE "REICHSKRIEGSFLAGGE" Kriegsmarine-issue "Reichkriegsflagge" ("battle flag"), 59" x 98 1/2", of one-piece construction, clamp-dyed with a black and white cross offset towards the hoist, with a black mobile swastika within a white disk

Lot: 690 - "RUBBERIZED" N.S.D.A.P. PENNANT

"RUBBERIZED" N.S.D.A.P. PENNANT Unusual "weatherproofed" NSDAP pennant, 14" x 7 1/2", heavy cotton three-piece high quality construction with sewn-on white field and swastika, both bearing a relatively rarely-seen rubberized coating to protect the

Lot: 691 - GERMAN FLAG CAPTURED BY THE 51ST ARMORED INFANTRY

GERMAN FLAG CAPTURED BY THE 51ST ARMORED INFANTRY BATTALION Reichskriegsflagge, 35" x 64" rayon, marked on the hoist by the maker (indistinguishable) at "Helmond, Holland", hemp loops sewn into the hoist. The flag is labeled with the service

Lot: 692 - JAPANESE "GOOD LUCK" BODY FLAG

JAPANESE "GOOD LUCK" BODY FLAG Japanese national flag, 38" x 26", silk with tie-off strings at two corners on the hoist. The flag is completely covered with Japanese writing in black ink, untranslated, but almost certainly wishes of good luck and

Lot: 693 - JAPANESE "GOOD LUCK" BODY FLAG

JAPANESE "GOOD LUCK" BODY FLAG Japanese national flag, 33" x 29", silk with triangular leather corners and tie-off strings. The flag is fully covered with Japanese writing in black ink, untranslated, but almost certainly wishes of good luck and

Lot: 694 - JAPANESE "GOOD LUCK" BODY FLAG WITH TEMPLE STAMPS

JAPANESE "GOOD LUCK" BODY FLAG WITH TEMPLE STAMPS Japanese national flag, 38" x 28", silk construction. The flag is covered with Japanese writing in black ink, untranslated, but almost certainly wishes of good luck and exhortations to destroy the

Lot: 695 - JAPANESE SOLDIER'S "GOOD LUCK" FLAG

JAPANESE SOLDIER'S "GOOD LUCK" FLAG Great Japanese soldier's "good luck" flag, a silk Japanese national flag, 36" x 28", almost entirely covered with with patriotic slogans and exhortations (untranslated). A few stains and some sopiling, as one

Lot: 696 - JAPANESE “GOOD LUCK” BODY FLAG

JAPANESE 'GOOD LUCK' BODY FLAG Japanese soldier's "good luck" body flag, a cotton Japanese national flag, 14" x 11", bearing black ink slogans and exhortations (untranslated) written by friends and relatives urging the soldier to fight with honor,

Lot: 697 - KRIEGSMARINE HARBOR PILOT FLAG

KRIEGSMARINE HARBOR PILOT FLAG Third Reich flag, 51" x 37", constructed of white cotton bunting, clamp-dyed with a mobile swastika on a white disk within a red field at center. The hoist corners are reinforced, with a sewn-in hoist rope with metal

Lot: 698 - KYFFHAUSERBUND FLAG

KYFFHAUSERBUND FLAG Nice example of a Kyffhauserbund flag, used by the umbrella organization for War Veterans' and Reservists' Associations in Germany which existed until the end of World War II. The one-sided flag, meant for display only, is

Lot: 699 - N.S.D.A.P. FLAG WITH PANTHER EMBLEM

N.S.D.A.P. FLAG WITH PANTHER EMBLEM NSDAP flag with unknown emblem in one corner, 56" x 58" overall, a two-sided flage composed of separate sections including white field and black swastika, with with a heavily-embroidered emblem of a seated black

Lot: 700 - N.S.D.A.P. FLAG REMNANT

N.S.D.A.P. FLAG REMNANT Center swastika section of an N.S.D.A.P. flag removed from the larger original cotton flag, 50" x 43", a few minor tears.

Lot: 701 - N.S.D.A.P. PENNANT

N.S.D.A.P. PENNANT N.S.D.A.P. pennant, 13" x 7 3/4", heavy cotton three-piece high quality construction with sewn-on white field and swastika, the fly reinforced with stitching to stiffen the pennant. Two rings sewn to the reinforced hoist, which

Lot: 702 - N.S.D.A.P. PENNANTS, ARMBAND AND WHISTLE

N.S.D.A.P. PENNANTS, ARMBAND AND WHISTLE Lot of four NSDAP items, includes early wool armband, 15" wide with uncommon embroidery, a few moth nips; with two-sided pennant, 12" x 8 1/2", also embroidered, a 8 1/2" x 4 1/2" pennant, well-constructed

Lot: 703 - N.S.D.A.P. FLAG

N.S.D.A.P. FLAG Large double-sided NSDAP flag, 114" x 45", constructed of red wool bunting with a white disk clamp-dyed with a black mobile swastika at center. One edge bears a white fabric reinforcing strip with sewn-in hoist rope. The flag shows

Lot: 704 - N.S.D.A.P. PENNANT

N.S.D.A.P. PENNANT Triangular pennant flag, 38 1/2" x 7 3/4", of double-sided red wool bunting with a white disk applied at center, bearing a two-piece mobile swastika of black cloth. A length of twine has been sewn into the hoist end. The pennant

Lot: 705 - NSDAP POLITICAL LEADER'S ARMBAND

NSDAP POLITICAL LEADER'S ARMBAND Orts level political leader's armband, 21" x 5" red wool with separate white tricot circular field with black folded-ribbon swastika sewn thereto. The armband is piped in blue and still bears a paper RZM label on

Lot: 706 - REICHSKRIEGSFLAGGE

REICHSKRIEGSFLAGGE Excellent Reichskriegsflagge, 35" x 62" rayon construction, bearing multiple rows of stitching along three edges to provide additional durability from extendfed outdoor use. The design of the flag is dyed and visible on both

Lot: 707 - REICHSKRIEGSFLAGGE

REICHSKRIEGSFLAGGE Excellent Reichskriegsflagge, 36" x 66" rayon construction, bearing multiple rows of stitching along three edges to provide additional durability for extended outdoor use. The design of the flag is dyed and visible on both sides.

Lot: 708 - REICHSKRIEGSFLAGGE

REICHSKRIEGSFLAGGE Excellent Reichskriegsflagge, 36" x 66" rayon construction, bearing multiple rows of stitching along three edges to provide additional durability for extended outdoor use. The design of the flag is dyed and visible on both sides.

Lot: 709 - STAHLHELM AUTOMOBILE PENNANT

STAHLHELM AUTOMOBILE PENNANT Stahlhelm automobile pennant, 14" x 9", wool fabric on sturdy metal frame bearing metal screw-on and clip attachments. Maker's label from "Der Stahlhof", Magdeburg attached. Much mothing, just good.

Lot: 710 - STAHLHELM PENNANT

STAHLHELM PENNANT Painted canval Stahlhelm pennant and cord, 12" x 6 1/2", the paint a bit worn in places but still overall very good.

Lot: 711 - U.S. NAVY "ASSISTANCE" SIGNAL FLAG

U.S. NAVY "ASSISTANCE" SIGNAL FLAG World War II-era U.S. Navy signal flag, 68" x 60", constructed of multiple pieces of wool bunting, depicting a red square within boxes of white and blue. This pattern, when used alone, transmits the message "I

Lot: 712 - U.S.O. CAMP SHOW BANNER AND 48-STAR AMERICAN FLAGS

U.S.O. CAMP SHOW BANNER AND 48-STAR AMERICAN FLAGS Good group lot, includes: period banner, 17" x 25", bears printing in large blue letters: "U.S.O. CAMP SHOWS", red fringe at bottom, with brass grommets at top, with three hand-held 48-star flags

Lot: 713 - LUFTWAFFE REGIMENTAL STANDARD STREAMER

LUFTWAFFE REGIMENTAL STANDARD STREAMER Tasseled "Fahnenband", or streamer, 90" long, 1 3/4" wide, woven from aluminum threads and bearing two stripes each of red and black silk. Each end bears a large tassel of braided aluminum thread, with a

Lot: 714 - WEHRMACHT FLARE PISTOL

WEHRMACHT FLARE PISTOL Single-barreled 27mm flare pistol, 6" barrel, 9 3/4" overall, primarily aluminum with a black anodized finish and black checked bakelite grips. The left-hand side of the frame bears the manufacturer code "duv 42"(Berliner

Lot: 715 - WEHRMACHT FLARE PISTOL

WEHRMACHT FLARE PISTOL Single-barreled 27mm LP-42 flare pistol, 6" barrel, 8 3/4" overall, with a natural metal finish and fluted brown composite grips. The left-hand side of the frame is marked "wa 64083" while a small overstamped Waffenamt mark

Lot: 716 - REPLICA .50-CALIBER AIRCRAFT MACHINE GUN

REPLICA .50-CALIBER AIRCRAFT MACHINE GUN Modern non-firing replica of a Browning AN/M2 .50-caliber machine gun, 30" barrel, 56 1/2" overall, the main machine gun used in fixed and flexible mountings in American combat aircraft during World War II.

Lot: 717 - U.S. NAVY 3-INCH GUN DUMMY ROUND

U.S. NAVY 3-INCH GUN DUMMY ROUND Large facsimile naval artillery round, 35" x 4 1/4" dia., a wooden dummy of a U.S. Navy 3-inch/50 caliber shell, with metal components representing the base and fuse. The base is marked: "3" Dummy Cartridge Mk. 5 50

Lot: 718 - U.S. NAVY 3-INCH GUN DUMMY ROUND

U.S. NAVY 3-INCH GUN DUMMY ROUND Large facsimile naval artillery round, 35" x 4 1/4" dia., a wooden dummy of a U.S. Navy 3-inch/50 caliber shell, with metal components representing the base and fuse. The base is marked: "3" Dummy Cartridge Mk. 5 50

Lot: 719 - AMERICAN FLAG FLOWN BY A LANDING CRAFT AT OMAHA

AMERICAN FLAG FLOWN BY A LANDING CRAFT AT OMAHA BEACH ON D-DAY A most historically important relic of Operation OVERLORD, the June 6, 1944 Allied invasion of Normandy, an American flag from a landing craft that brought ashore a company of the

Lot: 720 - WATERCOLOR PAINTING BY ADOLF HITLER

WATERCOLOR PAINTING BY ADOLF HITLER Original watercolor painting on heavy rag paper, 11" x 15 3/4", executed by future dictator ADOLF HITLER (1889-1945). The work depicts a street scene, almost certainly in Vienna, with a shop and tower visible at

Lot: 721 - PROPAGANDA RADIO FROM THE BERGHOF

PROPAGANDA RADIO FROM THE BERGHOF An utterly unique relic of the most notorious dictator of the twentieth century, a black bakelite radio, 9 1/4"x 9 1/2" x 4 3/4", once installed at the Berghof, Adolf Hitler's retreat in the Bavarian Alps, and

Lot: 722 - HEREND VASE PRESENTED TO ADOLF HITLER BY MIKLOS

HEREND VASE PRESENTED TO ADOLF HITLER BY MIKLOS HORTHY, CAPTURED AT THE BERGHOF An excellent association Hitler relic with impeccable provenance, a white ceramic vase, approx. 5" x 6" dia., with a flared rim and four gilt feet resting on a square

Lot: 723 - NORDEN BOMBSIGHT

NORDEN BOMBSIGHT One of the most advanced pieces of technology used in action during World War II, a Norden M9 bombsight, as used in most U.S. level bombers of the war, including the B-17, B-24, B-25 and B-29. The instrument consisting of the sight

Lot: 724 - "CHRYSANTHEMUM BOX" MELTED AT HIROSHIMA

"CHRYSANTHEMUM BOX" MELTED AT HIROSHIMA Scarce and quite symbolic relic recovered from the immediate blast zone at Hiroshima, a 2" x 2" x 1" silver[?] box decorated with engraved cranes on the sides and a chrysanthemum on the lid, a symbol of the

Lot: 725 - ALLACH "AMAZONE NO. 82"

ALLACH "AMAZONE NO. 82" White porcelain figure, approx. 6 3/4" x 6 1/2" x 2", a fine depiction of a nude Amazon warrior with helmet and sword astride a prancing horse. The design was created by Allach production designer Prof. Theodor Karner,

Lot: 726 - BATTLE HELMET OF MAJOR GENERAL HARRY J. COLLINS,

BATTLE HELMET OF MAJOR GENERAL HARRY J. COLLINS, 42ND INFANTRY DIVISION, AT THE BULGE AND LIBERATOR OF DACHAU The World War II M1 helmet owned and worn by Major General HARRY J. COLLINS (1895–1963), the decorated commander of the 42nd

Lot: 727 - PORCELAIN PLATE FROM HITLER'S PRIVATE TRAIN CAR

PORCELAIN PLATE FROM HITLER'S PRIVATE TRAIN CAR An especially rare, possibly unique piece of Third Reich porcelain, a lunch plate, 9 1/2" dia., used aboard Adolf Hitler's first private railcar. The plate is white porcelain, with a gilt rim,

Lot: 728 - FRAGMENT FROM ADOLF HITLER'S GLOBE

FRAGMENT FROM ADOLF HITLER'S GLOBE A unique Third Reich relic, an irregularly shaped paper fragment, approx. 4" x 4 1/2", ripped from the surface of Adolf Hitler's specially-commissioned globe, which for most of its existence was proudly displayed

Lot: 729 - INVITATION TO THE LAUNCHING OF THE USS ARIZONA

INVITATION TO THE LAUNCHING OF THE USS ARIZONA Exceptionally rare formal engraved invitation to attend the 1915 launching of the ill-fated battleship, U.S.S. ARIZONA. The 8" x 6" invitation bears fine depictions of the flags of the United Sattes

Lot: 730 - FRAGMENT OF THE U.S.S. ARIZONA

FRAGMENT OF THE U.S.S. ARIZONA Irregular fragment o oxidized steel, approx. 2 1/4" x 1 3/4", labeled "Arizona 0418". An accompanying Certificate of Authenticity explains that this is one of 439 such fragments removed from the forward boathouse of

Lot: 731 - FRAGMENT OF THE U.S.S. ARIZONA

FRAGMENT OF THE U.S.S. ARIZONA Irregular fragment o oxidized steel, approx. 2 1/4" x 1 1/4", labeled "Arizona 0338". An accompanying Certificate of Authenticity explains that this is one of 439 such fragments removed from the forward boathouse of

Lot: 732 - HERMANN GOERING PRESENTATION PLAQUE BY ROSENTHAL

HERMANN GOERING PRESENTATION PLAQUE BY ROSENTHAL Finely-executed painted porcelain plaque, 7 1/4" x 9 1/4"(sight), a waist-up profile view of Luftwaffe chief HERMANN GOERING in his Reichsmarschall's uniform. The plaque is set into a gilt plaster

Lot: 733 - MARKLIN CUSTOM-MADE GERMAN ARMORED TRAIN SET

MARKLIN CUSTOM-MADE GERMAN ARMORED TRAIN SET An incredible set of five O-gauge hand-made train bodies, including engine, all built by an avid collector upon Marklin train chassis. Not only did the collector simply build the bodies, but he added

Lot: 734 - "ADOLF HITLER-STRASSE" ENAMELED SIGN

"ADOLF HITLER-STRASSE" ENAMELED SIGN Large enameled steel street sign: "Adolf Hitler-Strasse", 23 1/2" x 12 1/2", scuffed and chipped in places and displaying appropriate aging.

Lot: 735 - "BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTIL DEATH"

"BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTIL DEATH" Hand-carved oak memorial picture frame, 13 1/2" x 10", bears the expression used with those deceased: "Sei getreu bis den Tod" ("Be Thou Faithful Until Death"), expertly carved in relief with laurel leaves at bottom

Lot: 736 - "BUNDLES FOR BRITAIN" SOUVENIRS

"BUNDLES FOR BRITAIN" SOUVENIRS Good lot of sixteen souvenir items, all related to the British War Relief Society and the "Bundles for Britain" campaign. Includes: White porcelain plate by Steubenville, 9" dia., with a molded floral design

Lot: 737 - "BUNDLES FOR BRITAIN" PARACHUTE DOLLS

"BUNDLES FOR BRITAIN" PARACHUTE DOLLS Good pair of unusual World War II-era dolls, each approx. 6" tall, distributed under the names "Pat-Parachute" and "Patsie-Parachute" by the charity Bundles for Britain, Inc. The dolls, designed and produced by

Lot: 737A - BAKELITE ROYAL AIR FORCE WAR SAVINGS COMMEMORATIVE

BAKELITE ROYAL AIR FORCE WAR SAVINGS COMMEMORATIVE PLAQUE Unusual commemorative plaque, 14" x 23", constructed entirely of molded ivory-colored Bakelite. The plaque depicts a high-relief image of a winged warrior about to slay a three-headed dragon

Lot: 738 - "EAGLE BOMBSIGHT" TOY

"EAGLE BOMBSIGHT" TOY World War II-era "Eagle Bombsight" toy, consisting of a 9" x 4 1/4" x 2 1/4" paperboard box with printed illustrations, fitted with an angled mirror behind two viewports, allowing a viewer to locate targets below. The far end

Lot: 739 - "FLICK YOUR ASHES ON HITLER'S HEARTH"

"FLICK YOUR ASHES ON HITLER'S HEARTH" A curious Hitler relic, a cast aluminum ashtray, 6" x 5 1/2" x 1", a replica of Adolf Hitler's fireplace in the great room at the Berghof. Engraved at top is the legend: "FLICK YOUR ASHES ON HITLER'S HEARTH"

Lot: 740 - "SIEG HEIL!" CARDBOARD PARTY BANNER

"SIEG HEIL!" CARDBOARD PARTY BANNER Very unusual cardboard hanging banner, 35" long, with silvered letters spelling out the slogan "Sieg Heil!" ("Hail Victory!") The banner is articulated by means of metal split pins, with blue string hanging loops

Lot: 741 - "SIEG HEIL" TAPESTRY

"SIEG HEIL" TAPESTRY Ornate small tapestry or wall hanging, approx. 20" x 16", heavily-embroidered in high relief headed: "SIEG - HEIL 1938" in red letters with a mobile swastika, two large groupd of flowers including many edelweiss below, all

Lot: 742 - 1936 BERLIN OLYMPICS PORCELAIN BELL BANK

1936 BERLIN OLYMPICS PORCELAIN BELL BANK White porcelain bell-shaped coin bank, 4 1/4" x 4" dia., a replica of the Olympic Bell installed at the Olympiastadion butil in Berlin for the 1936 Summer Olympics. The bottom edge of the bell bears the

Lot: 743 - 1936 WINTER OLYMPICS PRESENTATION VASE

1936 WINTER OLYMPICS PRESENTATION VASE Amethyst glass presentation vase, approx. 5 3/4" x 4 1/4" dia., etched on one side "Die IV. Olympischen Winterspiele Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1936" ("The IV Olympic Winter Games Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1936"),

Lot: 744 - ADOLF HITLER FORMAL SERVICE NAPKIN RING

ADOLF HITLER FORMAL SERVICE NAPKIN RING Fine original formal silver napkin ring from one of Hitler's formal dinner services, 1 3/4" tall, 1 1/2" diameter, bearing a large Nazi eagle and swastika device in relief, the swastika flanked by Hitler's

Lot: 745 - COAT HOOK FROM ADOLF HITLER'S BERGHOF

COAT HOOK FROM ADOLF HITLER'S BERGHOF A most unusual Adolf Hitler relic, a wood coat and hat rack, 69" tall, bearing a coat hook retrieved from the Berghof, Adolf Hitler's mountain retreat at Obersalzberg. The rack is fitted with four brass double

Lot: 746 - ADOLF HITLER IRON WALL PLAQUE

ADOLF HITLER IRON WALL PLAQUE Cast iron wall plaque bearing a bust profile of Hitler, 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" x 1", his name in relief at left and a swastika at bottom. A maker's name is evident on the verso, but indistinguishable. Four holes in corners

Lot: 747 - ADOLF HITLER "CHAMBER POT" ASH TRAY

ADOLF HITLER "CHAMBER POT" ASH TRAY Ceramic satirical ashtray, approx. 1 1/4" x 2" dia., in the style of a miniature chamber pot. The bottom of the pot bears an underglazed caricature of Adolf Hitler, while the sides bear the inscriptions "Gest

Lot: 748 - ADOLF HITLER "BIG MOUTH" ASHTRAY

ADOLF HITLER "BIG MOUTH" ASHTRAY Cast aluminum ashtray, approx. 7" x 4", an unflattering caricature of Adolf Hitler with his mouth open wide, ready to receive the smoker's cast-off butts. A small swastika is incised within the mouth, with the

Lot: 749 - ADOLF HITLER "HEEL" ASHTRAY

ADOLF HITLER "HEEL" ASHTRAY Molded aluminum ashtray, approx. 3 1/4" square, in the shape of a boot heel, featuring a caricature of a wide-mouthed Adolf Hitler. The edge of the heel bears the inscription: "Jam Your Cigarette Butts on This Heel".

Lot: 750 - ADOLF HITLER PIN CUSHION

ADOLF HITLER PIN CUSHION War-time anti-Hitler souvenir, a comical painted cast plaster figure of Hitler showing him bent-over with his cloth-covered rear end serving as a pin cushion. Copyright dated 1941 on the base. A few very small scattered

Lot: 751 - ADOLF HITLER SATIRICAL ASHTRAY

ADOLF HITLER SATIRICAL ASHTRAY Cast brass ashtray, approx. 4" dia., with an unflattering caricature of Adolf Hitler at center. Affixed to the rim is a 3" cherub, miming the act of urinating on the dictator's face. The place of manufacture "Belgium"

Lot: 752 - 20MM BULLET SOUVENIR ASHTRAY

20MM BULLET SOUVENIR ASHTRAY Circular aluminum ashtray, 4 1/2" dia., with a 20mm cannon projectile mounted at the apex. The outer circumference of the ashtray is stamped: "World War II 1945", with the projectile labeled "20mm Shot". Shows slight

Lot: 753 - AERIAL BOMB RELEASE INTERVALOMETER

AERIAL BOMB RELEASE INTERVALOMETER Type B-2A Control, Bomb Release, 9 1/2" x 5" x 3 1/2", as used aboard most American level bombers of World War II, in conjunction with the Norden bombsight. The device features dials which allow the bombardier to

Lot: 754 - AIRCRAFT CLOCK IN EIGHTH AIR FORCE MOUNT

AIRCRAFT CLOCK IN EIGHTH AIR FORCE MOUNT Elgin Type A-11eight-day clock, approx. 2 1/4" dia., marked as being issued to "A[ir] C[orps]U.S. Army", and featuring radium-painted numbers and hands. The clock is set into a metal frame in the shape of

Lot: 755 - ALLACH "BAR MIT KUGEL NO. 9"

ALLACH "BAR MIT KUGEL NO. 9" Small white porcelain figure by Allach, approx. 3" x 2 1/4" x 3 1/4", their "Bar mit Kugel" ("Bear With Ball"), created by Allach production designer Prof. Theodor Karner and introduced in 1936. The base of the figure

Lot: 756 - ALLACH "BAROCK LEUCHTER NO. 63"

ALLACH "BAROCK LEUCHTER NO. 63" Painted porcelain single candleholder by Allach, 2" x 2 3/4" dia., their "Barock Leuchter No. 63",decorated with a scalloped motif and brown glazed accents. The piece was designed by artist Franz Nagy and introduced

Lot: 757 - ALLACH "BITTEND BAR NO. 5"

ALLACH "BITTEND BAR NO. 5" Small painted figure by Allach, approx. 4" x 1 3/4" dia., their "Bitten Bar" ("Begging Bear"), created by Allach production designer Prof. Theodor Karner and introduced in 1936. The base of the figure bears Karner's

Lot: 758 - ALLACH "BITTEND BAR NO. 5"

ALLACH "BITTEND BAR NO. 5" Small white porcelain figure by Allach, approx. 4" x 1 3/4" dia., their "Bitten Bar" ("Begging Bear"), created by Allach production designer Prof. Theodor Karner and introduced in 1936. The base of the figure bears

Lot: 759 - ALLACH "KLEIN SCHAFERHUND NO. 11"

ALLACH "KLEIN SCHAFERHUND NO. 11" Small white porcelain figure by Allach, approx. 7" x 3 3/4" x 4 1/4", their "Klein Schaferhund "("Small Sheep Dog"), depicting a lying German Shepherd. The figure was created by Allach production designer Prof.

Lot: 760 - ALLACH "LEUCHTER NO. 56"

ALLACH "LEUCHTER NO. 56" Pair of white porcelain candleholders by Allach, each 1 3/4" x 2 1/2" dia., their "Leuchter No. 56", each undecorated and capable of holding a single candle. The form was designed by artist Franz Nagy and introduced in

Lot: 761 - ALLACH "LIEGEND BAR NO. 8"

ALLACH "LIEGEND BAR NO. 8" Small white porcelain figure by Allach, approx. 3" x 3" x 2 1/4", their "Liegend Bar" ("Lying Bear"), created by Allach production designer Prof. Theodor Karner and introduced in 1936. The base of the figure bears

Lot: 762 - ALLACH "SITZEND BAR NO. 32"

ALLACH "SITZEND BAR NO. 32" Painted porcelain figure, approx. 5 1/2" x 5 3/4" x 4 1/4", their "Sitzend Bar" ("Sitting Bear"), designed by artist Wilhelm Zugel and introduced in 1936. The base of the figure bears Zugel's incised name, along the with

Lot: 763 - ALLACH "SITZEND ELEFANT NO. 4"

ALLACH "SITZEND ELEFANT NO. 4" Small painted porcelain figure by Allach, approx. 3 1/4" x 2 " x 2 3/4", their "Sitzend Elefant" ("Sitting Elephant") created by Allach production designer Prof. Theodor Karner and introduced in 1936. The base of the

Lot: 764 - ALLACH "TAFELLEUCHTER MIT VASE"

ALLACH "TAFELLEUCHTER MIT VASE" White porcelain candle holder by Allach, approx. 12 1/2" x 2 1/4" dia., designed to hold a candle at center with two intricately scrolled arms yet undecorated arms on either side, each holding an additional candle.

Lot: 765 - ALLACH SS "1939 PARTEITAGVASEN"

ALLACH SS "1939 PARTEITAGVASEN" Rare white porcelain vase by Allach, 3 1/2" x 5" dia., their "1939 Parteitagvasen", bearing the inscription "Biwakabend der SS Reichsparteitag Nurnberg 1939" ("Bivouac Evening of the SS Reich Party Day Nuremberg

Lot: 766 - ALLACH VASE NO. 502

ALLACH VASE NO. 502 Small white porcelain vase by Allach, 4 1/2" x 4" dia., identified by the Allach model number "502". The vase is entirely undecorated, and the base bears the stylized "SS" runes utilized by Allach as a manufacturer's mark. In

Lot: 767 - ALLACH VASES "NO. 500"

ALLACH VASES "NO. 500" Good pair of large porcelain vases by Allach, each approx. 15 1/4" x 5 1/2" dia., decorated with concentric rings of red and yellow glaze rising up from the separately-formed base. The base of each vase bears the stylized

Lot: 768 - ALLIED BOMB AND BULLET TRENCH ART (6)

ALLIED BOMB AND BULLET TRENCH ART (6) Six pieces of Allied tranch art depicting bombs and bulltes, includes: standing .50 cal bullet with aviator's collart insignia attached, attached to lucite base with A.A.C. decal visible; four machined or

Lot: 769 - AMERICAN SOUVENIR LIGHTERS

AMERICAN SOUVENIR LIGHTERS Good lot of three American World War II-era souvenir cigarette lighters, include: souvenir lighter, 3 1/4" x 3/4" dia., in the form of an aerial bomb with brass fin assembly, featuring a screw-off lid revealing the

Lot: 770 - AMERICAN TRENCH ART PICTURE FRAME

AMERICAN TRENCH ART PICTURE FRAME A well-executed piece of trench art, a 4 1/2" x 6" brass picture frame, suspended between two .50-caliber cartridges, flanked by .30-06 rifle and .30-caliber carbine cartridges, all on a base formed by a cut down

Lot: 771 - AMERICAN TRENCH ART

AMERICAN TRENCH ART Nice piece of trench art comprised of six bullets and shells (deactivated) with a picture frame, mounted atop a 14 1/2" x 3 1/2" finished mahogany board. The frame contains a 4 1/2" x 6" photo of a Japanese military officer.

Lot: 772 - ANTI-NAZI SATIRICAL ASHTRAY

ANTI-NAZI SATIRICAL ASHTRAY Cast brass ashtray, approx. 3" dia., with a large swastika at center. Affixed to the rim is a 3" cherub wearing an American GI's helmet, miming the act of urinating on the offending symbol. The place of manufacture

Lot: 773 - APE IN PRUSSIAN UNIFORM BEER STEIN

APE IN PRUSSIAN UNIFORM BEER STEIN Ceramic beer stein, 9" x 3 1/2" dia., depicting a monkey in a khaki uniform with a tobacco pipe and a Prussian-style helmet, clutching a sheet of paper with the German saying: "Wie die Raupe vom Schmetterling

Lot: 774 - ARMY AIR CORPS PILOT'S TRENCH ART

ARMY AIR CORPS PILOT'S TRENCH ART Good piece of field-made trench art, six large caliber shells (inert) mounted on a black composite base on either side of a pilot's wings and collar insignia. A photo of the pilot in uniform appears in a swivel

Lot: 775 - ARMY AIR FIELD VEHICLE PLAQUE

ARMY AIR FIELD VEHICLE PLAQUE "COFFEYVILLE ARMY AIR FIELD 933" vehicle placard, 11" x 2 3/4", painted vulacanized palstic board, used to identify vehicles authorized on the base. Very good. Coffeyville base in Kansas, was a World War II training

Lot: 776 - ARMY-NAVY "EXCELLENCE" AWARD ITEMS

ARMY-NAVY "EXCELLENCE" AWARD ITEMS Good lot of three items, all related to the Army-Navy "E" Award, presented to companies who achieved "Excellence in Production" of military goods during World War II. Includes: two-piece swallowtail pennant,

Lot: 777 - ARTILLERY AIMING TELESCOPE

ARTILLERY AIMING TELESCOPE World War II-era U.S. Army Telescope, Elbow M17, approx. 11 3/4" x 7 1/2" x 5 1/4", most often used mounted two artillery pieces when providing direct line-of-sight fire. Besides the standard optics, the scope is also

Lot: 778 - ASIAN THEATER "BLOOD CHITS"

ASIAN THEATER "BLOOD CHITS" Good pair of silk "blood chits" the first 10" x 8", bearing a Nationalist Chinese flag and a printed message in Chinese identifying the bearer as an ally in need of aid, with a large red ink "chop" at lower left. The

Lot: 779 - ATOMIC BOMBING OF JAPAN TILT GAME

ATOMIC BOMBING OF JAPAN TILT GAME Most unusual late war-era handheld game, 3 1/2" x 4 1/4" x 1", a "tile game" constructed of blue paperboard with a acetate viewing window containing two weighted plastic "bombs", which they player would try to

Lot: 780 - AXIS ASHTRAYS

AXIS ASHTRAYS Lot of three straight-to-the-point glass ashtrays bearing decals on the bottom portraying Hitler, Mussolini, and a caricature of a Japanese soldier, each bearing a pretty strong message to an angry smoker. Possibly war-date, sold as a

Lot: 781 - B-17 PISTON VALVE

B-17 PISTON VALVE Polished piston valve manufactured in 1940 and originally intended for use in a Curtis-Wright 9 Cylinder Radial engine fitted to a Boeing B-17 bomber. The 5 1/2" tall steel, tungsten and nickel valve and stem were discovered in a

Lot: 782 - B-29 LOAD ADJUSTOR

B-29 LOAD ADJUSTOR World War II-era slide rule-style instrument, 12 1/4" x 1 3/4", a load adjustor for the B-29 and B-29A bombers. The instrument allows the crew of a given plane to calculate the most optimal bomb, fuel and ammunition load for a

Lot: 783 - BATTLE OF BRITAIN SHRAPNEL SOUVENIR

BATTLE OF BRITAIN SHRAPNEL SOUVENIR Irregular piece of metal shrapnel, approx. 2" x 1", pierced to be suspended from a necklace and inscribed "Battle of Britain" and "England". Souvenirs such as this were sold by the thousands to visiting American

Lot: 784 - BATTLESHIP TIRPITZ RELICS

BATTLESHIP TIRPITZ RELICS Fine lot of three relics salvaged from the wreck of the German battleship TIRPITZ, sister to the infamous BISMARCK, sunk by Royal Air Force bombers off Norway in November 1944. Includes: section of rusted metal, approx. 4

Lot: 785 - BERLIN OLYMPICS SOUVENIR PLATE AND PHOTO

BERLIN OLYMPICS SOUVENIR PLATE AND PHOTO Souvenir porcelain plate, 7 1/2" dia., glazed blue-green, depicting two running figures at center, with the Olympic rings and the legend "Olympische Spiele Berlin Im Jahre 1936" ("Olympic Games Berlin in the

Lot: 786 - BERLIN PORCELAIN SOUVENIR PLATE BY KPM

BERLIN PORCELAIN SOUVENIR PLATE BY KPM Small white porcelain plate, approx. 4 1/4" x 4", bearing a raised design showing the Brandenburg Gate over "Berlin". The reverse of the plate bears two small holes for a hanging loop (not present), with the

Lot: 787 - BOMB RELEASE SIGNAL LAMP

BOMB RELEASE SIGNAL LAMP Aluminum lamp assembly, approx. 8 1/4" x 4 1/2", with an attached mounting bracket and a maker's plaque identfying it as a "Signal (Bomb Release) Type E-1 28 V.D.C.", manufactured by the Dayton Acme Co. of Cincinnati, and

Lot: 788 - BOMB SALT AND PEPPER SHAKERS

BOMB SALT AND PEPPER SHAKERS Pair of wartime or immediately post-war salt and pepper shakers, each approx. 3 1/2" x 1 3/4" dia., each in the form of an aerial bomb in white ceramic. Each is closed with a piece of cork at the base, and is unmarked.

Lot: 789 - BRASS HITLER YOUTH DRUM

BRASS HITLER YOUTH DRUM Brass-bodied snare drum, 6" x 15" dia., with metal rims painted with the striped red-and-white pattern favored by the Hitler Youth. All hardware is present, and the decal of retailer "Musikhaus Detmering" of Hamburg is

Lot: 790 - BRITISH BOMBER AIRCRAFT COMPASS

BRITISH BOMBER AIRCRAFT COMPASS 1930s British compass, 2 1/2" x 4" dia., a "Bombsight 'D'" commonly used with the Course-Setting Bomb Sight Mk. VII, which equipped the Avro Anson, Airspeed Oxford, Fairey Battle, Hawker Audax, and other bombers of

Lot: 791 - BRITISH RADIO MAN'S THROAT MIC AND HEADSET

BRITISH RADIO MAN'S THROAT MIC AND HEADSET Pair of electrical communication items used by British soldiers World War II, includes a W38 Mk. II throat mic with plug-in connector, along with a headset with bakelite casings marked: "S.G. B C.L. R",

Lot: 792 - BRONZE BUST OF ADOLF HITLER

BRONZE BUST OF ADOLF HITLER Bust of Adolf Hitler, a patinated bronze 9" tall on marble base, unsigned, likely of recent fabrication thus sold as-is.

Lot: 793 - CARL L. NORDEN, INC. COMMEMORATIVE ASH TRAY BY

CARL L. NORDEN, INC. COMMEMORATIVE ASH TRAY BY TIFFANY Scarce sterling silver ash tray, 1 1/4" x 5 1/4", with a scalloped edge, marked on the base as being manufactured by jewelers Tiffany and Co. Applied within the bowl are four enameled brass

Lot: 794 - CARL L. NORDEN, INC. COMMEMORATIVE LETTER OPENER

CARL L. NORDEN, INC. COMMEMORATIVE LETTER OPENER BY TIFFANY Scarce sterling silver letter opener, 8" long, marked on the blade as being manufactured by jewelers Tiffany & Co. The reverse of the blade bears the inscription: "Commemorating U.S.

Lot: 795 - CEREMONIAL TRUMPET WITH "DEUTSCHE ARBEITSFRONT"

CEREMONIAL TRUMPET WITH "DEUTSCHE ARBEITSFRONT" BANNER Ceremonial brass trumpet, 31" long, with removable mouthpiece. A double-sided 16 1/2" square hanging cotton hanging banner bearing the sewn-on gear- and- swastika insignia of the "Deutsche

Lot: 796 - CIGARS WITH THIRD REICH TAX STAMP

CIGARS WITH THIRD REICH TAX STAMP Wood cigar box, 9 1/4" x 5" x 2 1/2", branded "Privatier" and still containing fifty cigars, bearing a tax stamp featuring a Third Reich national eagle. The stamp is split, and the edges of the box are splitting in

Lot: 797 - CIGARS WITH THIRD REICH TAX STAMP

CIGARS WITH THIRD REICH TAX STAMP Wood cigar box, 8 3/4" x 4 1/2" x 2 1/4", branded "Europa" and still containing fifty cigars, bearing a tax stamp featuring a Third Reich national eagle. The stamp is split, and the labels are peeling in spots,

Lot: 798 - CIVIL DEFENSE WARDEN'S GAS ALARM RATTLE

CIVIL DEFENSE WARDEN'S GAS ALARM RATTLE Wartime wooden Civil Defense warden's rattle, 12" x 2 1/2" with a 5 1/2" handle, bearing a paper label at top identifying the manufacturer as the "War-Alerte" company of Baltimore. The label further indicates

Lot: 799 - DESK STATURE OF A GERMAN SOLDIER

DESK STATURE OF A GERMAN SOLDIER Small presentation bust of a German soldier, 7" tall on a wood base which once held a presentation plaque, displays a determined soldier in helmet, marked "D.R.G.M." at the base. A few surface flaws, else very good.

Lot: 800 - DINNER KNIFE WITH NATIONAL EAGLE

DINNER KNIFE WITH NATIONAL EAGLE Third Reich-era dinner knife, 4" blade, 7 1/4" overall, with a silver plated handle marked with a national eagle over a mobile swastika. The blade is stainless steel, and is maker-marked "Berndorf Rostfrei" with a

Lot: 801 - DOUGLAS MACARTHUR WARTIME SOUVENIRS

DOUGLAS MACARTHUR WARTIME SOUVENIRS Pair of war-date souvenirs honoring American Gen. Douglas MacArthur, includes a mug bearing his image by Royal Winton, Grimwaedes and so marked on the base, with a painted plaster bottle cork (not as

Lot: 802 - ENAMELED "AMT DES SCHIEDSMANNS" SIGN

ENAMELED "AMT DES SCHIEDSMANNS" SIGN Third Reich enameled metal sign, 10" x 14", depicting a large eagle with outstretched wings and a swastika on its breast, clutching a sword and lightning bolts in its talons, beneath a banner bearing the motto:

Lot: 803 - ENOLA GAY TAILGUNNER GEORGE R. CARON'S "GOOD

ENOLA GAY TAILGUNNER GEORGE R. CARON'S "GOOD CONDUCT" MEDAL Technical Sergeant George Robert "Bob" Caron (1919–1995) was the tail gunner, the only defender of the twelve crewmen, aboard the B-29 Enola Gay during the atomic bombing of the

Lot: 804 - EVA BRAUN ENGRAVED FORK

EVA BRAUN ENGRAVED FORK Small four-tined salad fork, 7 1/4" long, bearing the engraved "butterfly" monogram of Adolf Hitler's mistress, Eva Braun, designed for her by architect Albert Speer. The workmanship and age of the engraving is contemporary

Lot: 805 - FELDGENDARMERIE BRIEFCASE

FELDGENDARMERIE BRIEFCASE Reddish-brown leather briefcase, 16" x 12", with the main department divided into three, and with flap-covered pockets with snap closures at the front. The main flap is secured with two lock closures branded "TKG". The

Lot: 807 - FIGHTER AIRCRAFT REPLICA PROPELLER DISPLAY

FIGHTER AIRCRAFT REPLICA PROPELLER DISPLAY Approximately half-sized replica of a steel aircraft propeller blade, 33" long, with a chromed finish and mounted to a circular base. Unmarked, very good. A fine display piece.

Lot: 808 - FRAGMENT OF THE U.S.S. ARIZONA

FRAGMENT OF THE U.S.S. ARIZONA Irregular fragment o oxidized steel, approx. 2 1/2" x 1 3/4", labeled "Arizona 0257". An accompanying Certificate of Authenticity explains that this is one of 439 such fragments removed from the forward boathouse of

Lot: 809 - GAS MASK CAN WITH GAS CAPE POUCH

GAS MASK CAN WITH GAS CAPE POUCH Sheet steel Wehrmacht gas mask can, 9 3/4" x 4 3/4"dia., painted gray-green, with a spring-loaded latch and webbing carry strap. The spare lens compartment within the lid is date-stamped "1937"; no other markings

Lot: 810 - GEN. GEORGE S. PATTON MEMORIAL PLATE

GEN. GEORGE S. PATTON MEMORIAL PLATE Commemorative porcelain plate, 10" square, with gilt edges and displaying a decal-transfer image of the monument to U.S. Lt. Gen. GEORGE S PATTON in Ettelbruck, Luxembourg, which was liberated by Patton's 3rd

Lot: 811 - GERMAN MESS KITS AND OTHER G.I. BRING BACKS

GERMAN MESS KITS AND OTHER G.I. BRING BACKS Good lot of seven German articles captured by American G.I.'s. Includes: Aluminum mess fork, 8" long, marked on the handle with a Luftwaffe eagle, and on the reverse "W.F.N. 38" and "Fl[ieger].

Lot: 812 - GERMAN SOLDIER'S BULLET-PIERCED ADDRESS BOOK

GERMAN SOLDIER'S BULLET-PIERCED ADDRESS BOOK An uncommon war relic, a German soldier's 1942 date and address book, including within a neatly penned train schedule, addresses (including one in Dachau), a hunting rhyme, and various other notes. The

Lot: 813 - GERMAN SS-KEYED TYPEWRITER WITH CASE

GERMAN SS-KEYED TYPEWRITER WITH CASE Rare, very fine condition SS typewriter manufactured by Maschinenfabrik G. F. Grosser under the "Groma" trademark. This fine quality machine bears a Bakelite and metal body, totally black. The SS key is the

Lot: 814 - GLASS VASE WITH PORTRAIT OF ADOLF HITLER

GLASS VASE WITH PORTRAIT OF ADOLF HITLER Heavy red glass vase, 8 1/2" x 4 1/2", bearing a finely etched chest-up profile portrait of German dictator Adofl Hitler on one side, and a national eagle with swastika on the other, and with an oak leaf

Lot: 815 - GLENN MILLER MUG BY ROYAL DOULTON

GLENN MILLER MUG BY ROYAL DOULTON Commemorative porcelain mug, approx. 7" x 5 1/2" dia., a hand-made and hand-painted bust representation of bandleader and U.S. Army major GLENN MILLER (1904-1944), in uniforma and with metal glasses, and with a

Lot: 816 - GRAF SPEE HAT TALLY FROM CAPTURED GERMAN SAILOR

GRAF SPEE HAT TALLY FROM CAPTURED GERMAN SAILOR Excessively rare hat tally captured from a crewman from the ill-fated German pocket battleship GRAF SPEE. The black ribbon measures 45" long, 1 1/4" wide, and bears gold embroidered lettering:

Lot: 817 - GREEN-GLAZED ALLACH VASE

GREEN-GLAZED ALLACH VASE Small porcelain vase by Allach, approx. 4 1/2" x 4" dia., identified by the Allach model number "502". The vase bears a mottled light green glaze overall, and is marked on the base with Allach's stylized "SS" rune

Lot: 818 - HANDKERCHIEF WITH SWASTIKA DECORATION

HANDKERCHIEF WITH SWASTIKA DECORATION White linen handkerchief, 14" x 13 1/2", plain but for a perforated lacework swastika at one corner. Shows one small hole near the edge, with slight soiling overall, else very good.

Lot: 819 - HEER BREAD BAG

HEER BREAD BAG Brown-grey canvas bread bag, approx. 12" x 11", as used by the German Heer throughout World War II. The large flap at the opening is secured by two leather straps and accompanying tin buttons. A blue-grey canvas shoulder strap,

Lot: 820 - HERMANN GORING "CHAMBER POT" ASHTRAY

HERMANN GORING "CHAMBER POT" ASHTRAY Ceramic satirical ashtray, approx. 1 1/4" x 2" dia., in the style of a miniature chamber pot. The bottom of the pot bears an underglazed caricature of Hermann Goring, while the sides bear the inscriptions

Lot: 821 - HERMANN GORING CAKE KNIFE

HERMANN GORING CAKE KNIFE Silver cake knife, 8 1/4" long, bearing the coat of arms of Luftwaffe chief Hermann Goring, with a fist gripping a ring, at the base of the handle. The item bears the hallmark of French maker Emile Puiforcat, and is

Lot: 822 - ETCHING CONFISCATED FROM HERMANN GORING'S ART

ETCHING CONFISCATED FROM HERMANN GORING'S ART COLLECTION An original etching, 7 3/4" x 13", a waist-up depiction of Friedrich Ernst, count of Solms and Tecklenburg, with a publishing line at the bottom identifying the artist as G.P. Busch, the

Lot: 823 - HIROSHIMA HEAT-FUSED COINS

HIROSHIMA HEAT-FUSED COINS Scarce relics recovered from the immediate blast zone at Hiroshima, two sets of Japanese coins (two coins and four coins), badly melted and fused by the intense heat generated by the 15-kiloton atomic bomb "Little Boy"

Lot: 824 - HOTEL DEUTSCHER HOF TABLEWARE

HOTEL DEUTSCHER HOF TABLEWARE Three pieces of tableware from the Hotel Deutscher Hof in Nuremberg, includes a 7 1/4" tablespoon with "Der Deutscher Hof" roll-engraved on the handle, along with a wreth-encircled swastika; a gray steel sugar bowl

Lot: 825 - INDIA-MADE ROYAL AIR FORCE ASHTRAY

INDIA-MADE ROYAL AIR FORCE ASHTRAY Brass souvenir ashtray, approx. 2 1/4" x 4 1/4" dia., a deep bowl shape with four cigarette rests impressed into the rim. The sides are mounted with four red cabochon stones, alternating with two brass Buddha

Lot: 826 - JAPANESE "1,000 STITCH" BELTS

JAPANESE "1,000 STITCH" BELTS Pair of Japanese "1,000 stitch" belts, typically worn by soldiers about their waists to protect them in battle. Before heading off to war, the soldier would have friends, family, co-workers, and others add a stitch to

Lot: 827 - JAPANESE ARMY MAP CASE

JAPANESE ARMY MAP CASE Japanese Imperial Army map case, 7 1/2" x 10 1/2" x 3", heavy, dark brown leather construction with embossed decorative lines and star-shaped stitiching to the strap securing the cover, carrying strap present but cleanly

Lot: 828 - JAPANESE CAMOUFLAGE BODY NETTING

JAPANESE CAMOUFLAGE BODY NETTING Japanese camouflage body netting, approx. 3" x 4" "fisnet" type camo dyed in maroon, green, brown and yellow with a thicker cord on one edge which could be drawn over the neck so that the netting covered the front

Lot: 829 - JAPANESE NAVY "DIVINE WIND" ATTACK FORCE SAKE

JAPANESE NAVY "DIVINE WIND" ATTACK FORCE SAKE CARAFE Japanese "Divine Wind Attack Force" sake carafe, 5 1/2" tall white porcelain, issued for use by kamikaze and directly related forces, showing an anchor, crossed Japanese army and national flags,

Lot: 830 - KRIEGSMARINE GAS MASK WITH CASE

KRIEGSMARINE GAS MASK WITH CASE Scarce German M38 gas mask, second model, of molded black rubber, fitted with a black-painted metal alloy filter housing, bearing the maker code "bmw" for Aluminiumwerke Nurnberg GmbH, and with all original buckles

Lot: 831 - KRIEGSMARINE NAVAL ARTILLERY CHRONOGRAPH BY

KRIEGSMARINE NAVAL ARTILLERY CHRONOGRAPH BY LEONIDAS Fine silver-cased pocket watch, 2" dia., manufactured by German maker Leonidas. The watch features an open face graduated for a sixty-second timer in addition to minute and hour hands, with inset

Lot: 832 - KRIEGSMARINE STOPWATCH BY JOHANN HARTMANN

KRIEGSMARINE STOPWATCH BY JOHANN HARTMANN Steel-cased stopwatch, 2" dia., manufactured by Berlin maker Johann Hartmann, and marked "Joh. Hartmann" on the white dial. The watch features an open face with a sixty-second timer, with a smaller inset

Lot: 833 - KRIEGSMARINE STOPWATCH BY JUNGHANS

KRIEGSMARINE STOPWATCH BY JUNGHANS Steel-cased stopwatch, approx. 2" dia., manufactured by German maker Junghans. The watch features an open face with a sixty-second timer, with a smaller inset thirty-minute timer. The back of the case is engraved

Lot: 834 - KRIEGSMARINE STOPWATCH BY JUNGHANS

KRIEGSMARINE STOPWATCH BY JUNGHANS Steel-cased stopwatch, approx. 2" dia., manufactured by German maker Junghans. The watch features an open face with a sixty-second timer, with a smaller inset thirty-minute timer. The back of the blackened case is

Lot: 835 - KRIEGSMARINE STOPWATCH BY JUNGHANS

KRIEGSMARINE STOPWATCH BY JUNGHANS Steel-cased stopwatch, approx. 2" dia., manufactured by German maker Junghans. The watch features an open face with a sixty-second timer, with a smaller inset thirty-minute timer. The blackened steel case is

Lot: 836 - KRIEGSMARINE STOPWATCH BY JUNGHANS

KRIEGSMARINE STOPWATCH BY JUNGHANS Steel-cased stopwatch, approx. 2" dia., manufactured by German maker Junghans. The watch features an open face with a sixty-second timer, with a smaller inset thirty-minute timer. The back of the case is engraved

Lot: 837 - KRIEGSMARINE STOPWATCH BY JUNGHANS

KRIEGSMARINE STOPWATCH BY JUNGHANS Steel-cased stopwatch, approx. 2" dia., manufactured by German maker Junghans. The watch features an open face with a sixty-second timer, with a smaller inset thirty-minute timer. The back of the blackened case is

Lot: 838 - KRIEGSMARINE STOPWATCH BY JUNGHANS

KRIEGSMARINE STOPWATCH BY JUNGHANS Steel-cased stopwatch, approx. 2" dia., manufactured by German maker Junghans. The watch features an open face with a sixty-second timer, with a smaller inset thirty-minute timer. The back of the blackened case is

Lot: 839 - "MILITARY TIMEPIECES: 150 YEARS OF WATCHES AND

"MILITARY TIMEPIECES: 150 YEARS OF WATCHES AND CLOCKS OF THE GERMAN FORCES" A fine collector's reference, " Military Timepieces: 150 Years of Watches and Clocks of the German Forces" by Konrad Knirim (Bottrop: Verlag Peter Pomp), 2002, 625pp.

Lot: 840 - LATE-WAR MG42 TOOL POUCH

LATE-WAR MG42 TOOL POUCH Light brown canvas pouch, 5 1/2" x 7 1/2", with a canvas flap secured by a black leather strap and buckle. The interior is divided into two compartments by a canvas partition, and the back is fitted with a metal strap ring

Lot: 841 - LUFTWAFFE BOOT JACK

LUFTWAFFE BOOT JACK Wood "boot jack" used to help remove long boots, this example bearing a 1942 Luftwaffe stamp on the underside and obviously well-used. Very good.

Lot: 842 - LUFTWAFFE BREAD BAG

LUFTWAFFE BREAD BAG Blue-grey canvas bread bag, approx. 12" x 10", of the type used by the Luftwaffe throughout World War II. The large flap at the opening is secured by two leather straps and accompanying tin buttons. A canvas shoulder strap is

Lot: 843 - LUFTWAFFE BREAD BAG

LUFTWAFFE BREAD BAG Blue-black canvas bread bag, 11 1/2" x 9 1/2", of the type associated with the Luftwaffe and, more specifically, the Hermann Goring Division. The large flap at the opening is secured by two leather straps and accompanying tin

Lot: 844 - LUFTWAFFE BREAD PLATTERS

LUFTWAFFE BREAD PLATTERS Pair of white porcelain bread platters, each approx. 10 1/4" x 16 1/4", undecorated but both bearing a Luftwaffe eagle with the initials "Fl[ieger]. U[nterkunft]. V[erwaltung]" ("Flight Barracks Administration") on the

Lot: 845 - LUFTWAFFE CARVED EAGLE FROM MINSK, 1941

LUFTWAFFE CARVED EAGLE FROM MINSK, 1941 Wonderful hand-carved oak plaque from the Russian Front, a 15 3/4" x 11 3/4" skillfully-carved Luftwaffe eagle and swastika on a fully carved background, dated by the unknown artist: MINSK 1941" at

Lot: 846 - LUFTWAFFE CASED LEVELING OCTANT

LUFTWAFFE CASED LEVELING OCTANT Luftwaffe navigation instrument, a cased levelling (or "bubble") octant used for determing an aircraft's posoition. Various dials adjust the attitude of mirrors direceted at the sun, much the way a sextant would be

Lot: 847 - LUFTWAFFE DUAL-POWERED RADIO RECEIVER

LUFTWAFFE DUAL-POWERED RADIO RECEIVER Scarce dual-power Luftwaffe field radio receiver. The 19" x 10" x 4 1/2" Nora radio received stations in Berlin, Munich, Belgrade, Smolensk, Wilna, Paris, Oslo, etc. as shown on the dial, and a speaker is set

Lot: 848 - LUFTWAFFE ELECTRIC AIRCRAFT OCTANT

LUFTWAFFE ELECTRIC AIRCRAFT OCTANT Luftwaffe battery-powered electric aircraft octant, with bakelite knob, set with a metal label inscribed "Libellen - Oktant mit Mittlungseinrichtung", in original (overpainted) wooden box with hinged and folding

Lot: 849 - LUFTWAFFE PLATE AND GRAVY LADLES

LUFTWAFFE PLATE AND GRAVY LADLES White porcelain soup plate, 9 1/2" dia., undecorated but marked on the base with a Luftwaffe eagle with the initials "Fl[ieger]. U[nterkunft]. V[erwaltung]" ("Flight Barracks Administration"), with the date "1939".

Lot: 850 - LUFTWAFFE RUCKSACK

LUFTWAFFE RUCKSACK Grey-blue canvas rucksack, approx. 19" x 16", with the main compartment divided into three by cloth panels and closed with a drawstring and flap with leather strap and buckle closure. Two patch pockets with strap closures appear

Lot: 851 - LUFTWAFFE SOUP PLATE

LUFTWAFFE SOUP PLATE White ceramic soup plate, 9 1/2" dia., with scalloped and ribbed edges, bearing a dark red decal-transfer Luftwaffe eagle at the rim. The base of the plate is maker-marked "Hutshcenreuther Selb Bavaria Germany" with that

Lot: 852 - ME-262 DESK MODEL

ME-262 DESK MODEL Unusual desk model of the jet-propelled Me-262, the display 11" long overall and the sleek cast aluminum aircraft 9" long. The aircraft is supported by an Art Deco stand attached to a beige marble base bearing with period

Lot: 853 - MG34 MACHINE GUNNER'S TOOL POUCH

MG34 MACHINE GUNNER'S TOOL POUCH Black leather rectangular pouch, 6" x 7 1/2", with a leather lid secured by a leather strap and button closure. The interior of the lid is stamped with a national eagle, with an indistinct makers mark, both in black

Lot: 854 - MILITARY BOXED FILM STRIP PROJECTOR

MILITARY BOXED FILM STRIP PROJECTOR Scarce Wehrmacht boxed film strip projector, includes the 9 1/2" x 12" gray painted steel projector with adjustable lens, the removable film roll holder with winding reels, and plug-in electrical cord. All pieces

Lot: 855 - MILITARY-THEMED ILLUSTRATED SOAP

MILITARY-THEMED ILLUSTRATED SOAP Unusual set of three World War II-era bars of soap, manufactured by Illustrated Soap, Inc. of New York. The bars are illustrated with an M3 Lee tank, a battleship, and a fighter, with the slogans "Keep 'Em Rolling",

Lot: 856 - FLAK 36 ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUN MODEL

FLAK 36 ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUN MODEL Vintage die-cast model of a German 8.8cm Flak-36 anti-aircraft gun, approx. 4 1/2" x 10 1/2" square, with fully-articulated geared elevation and traverse mechanisms and a spring-loaded breech block, on a cruciform

Lot: 857 - NSDAP AND WEHRMACHT TOY SOLDIERS

NSDAP AND WEHRMACHT TOY SOLDIERS Good lot of four composite material Third Reich-era toy soldiers, each approx. 2 3/4" tall, three being Wehrmacht infantry in full uniform with helmets and rifles, and the fourth being an NSDAP "brownshirt" with

Lot: 858 - N.S.D.A.P. PARTY OFFICIAL'S LICENSE PLATE TAG

N.S.D.A.P. PARTY OFFICIAL'S LICENSE PLATE TAG Aluminum license plate tag issued to a "landrat", or county commissioner, whose duties were all encompassing in administration of the Kreis, or county. This particular example is from a district in the

Lot: 859 - NSDAP FUNERAL SASH AND ARMBAND ATTRIBUTED TO

NSDAP FUNERAL SASH AND ARMBAND ATTRIBUTED TO GAULEITER JOSEF BURCKEL Red rayon funeral sash, 112" x 9 1/2", with a 2 1/2" gold braided fringe at each end. The sash bears a sewn-on white rayon disk at one end, clamp-dyed with a black mobile

Lot: 860 - OSWALD POHL 1942 JULFEST PRESENTATION PLATE

OSWALD POHL 1942 JULFEST PRESENTATION PLATE 1943-dated porcelain plate, 10" dia., presented by notorious SS officer Oswald Pohl who oversaw the economics of the operation of the concentration camp system. The plate is decorated with a

Lot: 861 - PATRIOTIC HOMEFRONT GROUP

PATRIOTIC HOMEFRONT GROUP Good lot of patriotic homefront items, includes nylon flag with 48 emboidered stars, 34" x 23" with plastic eagle "V" wall mount, two "V" salt and pepper shakers in the form of aerial bombs, and two Army Air Corps salt and

Lot: 862 - PLATTERHOF HOTEL TABLE LINEN

PLATTERHOF HOTEL TABLE LINEN Excellent set of six napkins, each 14" square, as well as one long table cloth, 84 1/2" x 56", all bearing a lightly-embroidered floral pattern and a circular embroidered seal: "Der Platterhof, Obersalzburg". Fine. The

Lot: 863 - PROPAGANDA TOKENS

PROPAGANDA TOKENS Pair of small silver propaganda tokens, each about 1 1/2" long, includes an axe engraved: "AXE THE AXIS" and a shovel engraved: "BURY A JAP". Very good.

Lot: 864 - PROPELLER TRENCH ART

PROPELLER TRENCH ART Field-made machined piece of trench art, an aluminum propeller, 6" wide and 2 1/2" tall, fixed atop a pedestal base. Some soiling and light oxidation.

Lot: 865 - R.A.F. "SWEETHEART" PINS

R.A.F. "SWEETHEART" PINS Fine lot of five better quality R.A.F. "sweetheart" pins, includes: eagles with wings and blue enamel "RAF" (chipped), sterling; R.A.F. with red crown, blue enamel letters, fine, 10K gold; R.A.F. blue enamel letters only,

Lot: 866 - R.A.F. "SWEETHEART" PINS

R.A.F. "SWEETHEART" PINS Lot of eight R.A.F. "sweetheart" pins, various non-precious metal construction, one including a small integral clock. Also included is a non-metal RAF cap badge.

Lot: 867 - RECORDING OF SPEECH OF DOUGLAS MACARTHUR

RECORDING OF SPEECH OF DOUGLAS MACARTHUR Set of three two-sided RCA Victor 45 rpm records: 'GENERAL OF THE ARMY DOUGLAS MACARTHUR'S REPORT TO CONGRESS', each in an individual sleeve . Some scattered scratches, all remain playable. In the speech,

Lot: 868 - REICHSARBEITSDIENST BEER STEIN

REICHSARBEITSDIENST BEER STEIN Stoneware beer stein, 5 3/4" x 3 3/4" dia., with decal-transfer decorations depicting the insignia of the "Reichsarbeitsdienst"("Reich labor service"), or RAD, a spade head flanked by ears of wheat, with the unit

Lot: 868A - MUNICH 1941 IRON CROSS VASE

MUNICH 1941 IRON CROSS VASE Fluted white porcelain vase, 11 1/2" x 4 1/4" dia., with a brass base and gilt rim, bearing a decal-transfer decoration depicting a 1939 Iron Cross over oak leaves, with the title "Munchen" and the date "1941". Unmarked,

Lot: 869 - RKK CIGARETTE CASE

RKK CIGARETTE CASE Silver cigarette case, 3" x 4 1/4", bearing the insignia of the "Reichskulturkammer" (Reich Chamber of Culture), an eagle atop a column, decorated with a mobile swastika above the initials "RKK". The inside of the case bears the

Lot: 870 - ROYAL NAVY ARMED TRAWLER'S BELL

ROYAL NAVY ARMED TRAWLER'S BELL Large maritime brass bell, approx. 8" x 12" dia., retaining its original clapper and rope. The bell is engraved with the name of the Royal Navy armed trawler "Commander Nasmith", as well as the date "1915" and the

Lot: 870A - BRITISH AMBULANCE SERVICE BELL

BRITISH AMBULANCE SERVICE BELL Bronze bell, approx. 3 1/2" x 5" dia., with a 6 3/4" wood handle, marked "A.S. 1942" at the top of the bell, along with the "Broad Arrow" mark, indicative of British government property. Bells of this sort were used

Lot: 871 - S.A. "RIDER YOUTH" PRESENTATION MEDALLION

S.A. "RIDER YOUTH" PRESENTATION MEDALLION Cast iron presentation medallion, approx. 4 1/4" dia., depicting a horse over a political eagle within a wreath on the obverse, with the inscription: "Fur Verdienste Um Die Wehrhafte Ertuchtigung Der

Lot: 872 - SHERMAN TANK HEADSET AND HAND-HELD MICROPHONE

SHERMAN TANK HEADSET AND HAND-HELD MICROPHONE A scarcely-seen relic, the paired headset and hand-held microphone commonly used on the American' army's Sherman tank. The headset bears a chin strap to secure the the apparatus to the wearer's head,

Lot: 873 - SILVERED METAL DESK BUST OF ADOLF HITLER

SILVERED METAL DESK BUST OF ADOLF HITLER Silvered metal bust, 9" tall on a black marble bust, ca. 1940, a full head bust of Adolf Hitler signed on verso: "W. Zoll". Some of the silver wash has worn, else very good.

Lot: 874 - ADOLF HITLER AND HERMANN GOERING PLAQUES

ADOLF HITLER AND HERMANN GOERING PLAQUES Good pair of cast-iron figurative plaques, each 9" x 9 1/4", bust depictions of German dictator Adolf Hitler and Luftwaffe Reichsmarschall Hermann Goering in profile. Both bear the sculptor's name "W. Voss"

Lot: 875 - SON-IN-THE-SERVICE PINS WITH SERVICE MEDAL

SON-IN-THE-SERVICE PINS WITH SERVICE MEDAL Lot of two pins each bearing an enamel blue star flag showing viewers that a family has a son in military service, each about 1 1/2" wide, one being an adaptation of a collar disc, the second showing an

Lot: 876 - SWASTIKA FABRIC SECTION FROM A FIESLER STORCK

SWASTIKA FABRIC SECTION FROM A FIESLER STORCK Painted shellacked fabric section from a Fieseler Storck, the general purpose Luftwaffe STOL reconnaissance and communications aircraft made famous in the rescue of Benito Mussolini. The 15" x 15"

Lot: 877 - TBM AVENGER BOMBARDIER'S EMERGENCY FIRING KEY

TBM AVENGER BOMBARDIER'S EMERGENCY FIRING KEY Original black bakelite pistol-style grip, approx. 5" long, fitted with a red bakelite trigger, a fabric wrist strap and a 37" long black rubberized cord. This emergency device allowed the bombardier of

Lot: 878 - TEACHING MODELS OF U.S. NAVY SHIPS

TEACHING MODELS OF U.S. NAVY SHIPS Fine set of fourteen unpainted cast metal models, each depicting a warship of the World War II-era U.S. Navy and intended to train navy personnel to recognize friendly ships. The models each represent ships of a

Lot: 879 - SWASTIKA FABRIC SAMPLE PRESENTED TO HERMANN GORING

SWASTIKA FABRIC SAMPLE PRESENTED TO HERMANN GORING Large section of red brocade silk, 50" x 58 1/2", decorated with a repeating pattern of Prussian eagles in gold thread, each with a large swastika at center. The fabric sample is housed in its




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