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Details of Lot 300
Generalfeldmarschall Wolfram Frieherr von Richthofen ,( 1895 - 1945 ) Luftwaffe :

A historically important WWII document , the personal album of the Commander of the Condor Legion , 8th Air Corps , Luftflotte 2 & 4 ., not titled but personally annotated of the Spanish Civil War and German's role in it . Containing numerous previously unseen monochrome photographs of Battle of Brunette , Battle of Santander , Asturias Offensive , Battle of Teruel , Battle of El Mazuco , Battle of Gijon ( note this shows the first use of " Carpet Bombing ") , cars , landscape , street tank , Russian Tank , Russian Recovery Vehicle and wheel hub made by Ford in America , Russian Field Gun , French Machine Gun , captured weapons ( various Nationalities) , National Cavalry , German Aerial attack , French Renault Tanks , Destroyed weapons factory , crashed Italian spotter plane , Legions mascot monkey, bomb destruction , Propaganda posters and graffiti, watching Combat from a safe distance , carpet bombing first used at El Mazuco , shooting Chickens at Padilla , Swearing -in of the Nationalists at Burgos , Juan Vigon , Hugo Sperrle , Gotthard Handrick , Andres Saliquet ,Miguel Cabanellas , Alfredo Kindelan , Luis Orgaz Yoldi , Helmuth Volkmann ( brought in to replace Sperrle . He was commander of the Condor Legion 1937-38), Jose Enrique Varela, Duck Shooting , ' I have become the Boss ! ( Richthofen after being given command of the Condor Legion and promoted to Major General 1/11/1938 )
£10000-14000
2-Day Antiques & Collectables 3rd & 4th Nov.
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4 November 2017
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