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Germany remembers the plot to kill Hitler

20 July, 2015
Germany remembers the plot to kill Hitler

July 20 marks the 70th anniversary of Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg’s attempt to assassinate German Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler. His son and a former guard still have vivid memories of that day. Read also my article (link at the bottom) about Ernst Munzinger, a conspirator of the July 20 plot and which passport I have in my collection! Berlin, July 20, 1944 Colonel Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg...

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Nazi Germany Passport Nanking 1945 Manchuria

26 May, 2015
Germany 1941 Nanking

A great piece of (passport) history. German passport issued in Berlin 17 April 1941 for Charlotte Zimmermann, resident of Nanking, China. Passport extended in Peking 30 September 1941. Several visa for China (Manchuria) and Russia. Extension of the passport again in Nanking 29 April 1945 and valid till 29 April 1947. Too bad I missed to grab this great document. The Nanking Massacre or Nanjing Massacre, also known as...

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First Federal Republic Of Germany Passport

31 March, 2015
BRD 1950 NY

As a vivid researcher and collector of German passports it gives me today a great pleasure to display the very first “Federal Republic Of Germany” passport. After WWII Germany was occupied by the Allied Forces and was divided in four sectors. During six years passports, travel permits etc were issued only by the Allied Forces Travel Board. On Feb 1, 1951 finally the power to issue passports was given...

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Tränenpalast РBorder Crossing РEast Germany

1 March, 2015

The Tränenpalast (English: “Palace of Tears”) is the Berlin colloquialism for the former border crossing at Berlin Friedrichstraße station, where East Germans said goodbye to visitors going back to West Germany. From 1962 to 1989 it was the border crossing for travellers by S-bahn, U-bahn and train between East and West Germany. It was used only for westbound border crossings, with separate checkpoints for West Berliners, West Germans, foreigners,...

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Swiss Protection Letter 1945, Germany

27 October, 2014
Swiss Schutzbrief 1945-vert1

When it comes to such Protection Letters I do have quite experience with such documents life saving for Jews during the Holocaust issued by several countries. But this type is not often to spot. The cardboard printed in German and Russian language with a huge Swiss Red Cross is stating as follows. “The personal belongings and artworks in this house (address is following) of the Swiss citizen, Arthur Josef...

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Diplomatic ID-Card Nazi Germany

28 July, 2014
Germany Diplomatenausweis-r100

Not a diplomatic passport but a diplomatic ID card of a captain of the German Navy which was a supporting officer to the Military Attache at the Embassy of the Independent State of Croatia in Berlin. A nice and rare document, issued 1944. Enjoy

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Nazi Germany Passport Issued In Luxembourg

28 May, 2014
Himmler in Luxembourg

Nazi Germany Passport Issued In Luxembourg Here comes a very nice addition to my own collection. A German passport issued at the German Embassy in Luxembourg 17 Oct 1939 – just three weeks after WWII begun and eight month before Nazi Germany occupied Luxembourg in Mai 1940. Pay attention to the handwritten remark on page one as it’s stated “Tsch.Pass No.318 v. 14.4.1923, Paris”. So it looks like the...

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The Earliest Passport Of Federal Germany

18 March, 2014
Germany_BRD 1951 Feb-009-r100

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Nazi Germany Diplomatic Passport

3 February, 2014
Nazi Germany Diplomatic Passport

Nazi Germany Diplomatic Passport – Printing Sample Well as a collector you know this passport type is one of the most rarest and most desired collectible. This is a genuine printing sample for a Diplomatic Passport produced 1938 by the German Federal Printing Office in Berlin. The sample has only four pages and comes in mint condition ! Of course a well traveled Nazi Diplomatic passport would be much...

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Departmental Passport (Ministerialpass) – Germany

13 January, 2014
Departmental Passport (Ministerialpass) – Germany

Once again I have to thank my good fellow collector for giving me the chance to aquire this rare Departmental Passport of the Federal Republik of Germany by connecting me to the seller. This type of passport is very hard to find and I am happy to got it for my own collection. truly excellent condition 32 pages issued Oct 1971 for a colonel and commander of the 7th...

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