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Details of Lot 303
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 ., entitled ' Rusland Sommer 1942 ( kurst- Lfl, 4 Stalingrad - Nattachif ' ( Russia Summer 1942 , Kursk , Stalingrad , Nalchik ( Crimea)) This album has pictures of Friedrich Paulus who surrendered the 6th Army against Hitler's Orders.
Containing numerous previously unseen monochrome photographs of Operation Barbarossa , to include Commanders meeting at Kursk , planes, bombing , bombs, tanks , Richthofen at plane controls , bridge building , troops , inspecting the lines , destruction of Stalingrad , before and after bombing , prisoners and captured soldiers , refugees , food lines , etc., General Major Uebe (The New Chief of Staff of the 8 th Flying Corps ), Ernst Bormann , Alex Lohr , Walther von Seydlitz-Kurzbach , Carl Rodenburg, Hermann Hoth etc.
Stalingrad is generally considered to be the single largest and bloodiest battle in the history of warfare and is also considered by many historians to be the turning point of the Eastern Offensive and thus the ' Turning Point of the WWII '
£10000-14000
2-Day Antiques & Collectables 3rd & 4th Nov.
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4 November 2017
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