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Germany to honour wartime Allies ‘most important spy’

9 September, 2011

By Kate Connolly (The Telegraph.co.uk), 12:01AM BST 02 Apr 2004 A little-known German foreign ministry official described by the CIA as the most important spy of the Second World War will be honoured by his government 30 years after he died as an outcast. Fritz Kolbe was hailed by America after passing more than 1,600 top-secret Nazi documents to US agents based in Switzerland. But in Germany he was...

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Research at the German Foreign Office Archive in Berlin / Germany

7 September, 2011

From Oct 3-6 I will be in Germany’s capital Berlin to celebrate the National Day and also do some research at the archive. I got the confirmation that I am awaited and that everything is prepared for me already. Main purpose is research on German Imperial Ministerialpass (Diplomatic Passport). If you have some special request I am glad to consider this during my visit there on Oct 4th. More...

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CS passport (issued by the Allied Control Council in Berlin/Germany)

28 July, 2011

(from our fellow collector G.S., Singapore) On the very first view this passport looks ordinary but if you take a closer look on the stamps then you will remark that this passport is indeed special… AMG CS-Mission CS passport issued by the Czechoslovak Miliary Mission at the Allied Control Council in Berlin/Germany. Issued on 25.03.1948 in Berlin by “Československá vojenská mise u spojenecké kontrolní rady v Německu” (Czechoslovak Miliary...

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ALLIED MILITARY TRAVEL PERMITS FOR GERMANY 1947-1951

25 May, 2011
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Theo J.F. Schalke – adapted from the text of the award winning single frame exhibit (16 pages) of Joe Ross, Cal – Revenuers Chapter of the American Revenue Society, with examples from my own collection. Additional information from the Internet and help from other AMG collectors such as Dave J. Beeby, Terry Safford, Thomas J. Richards, Eric Jackson. Thanks a lot to Theo and his collector fellows for this...

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Allies Sign Control Law For Germany (Video)

21 April, 2011

1945/06/14 “The Allied Control Commission for the conduct of affairs in civil Germany is brought into being by the military signatories for hte four powers who will administer the quadruple occupation of Germany. General Eisenhower signs for the United States, Marshal Montgomery for the British, Marshal Zhukov for the Soviets and General de Tassigny for France.” scenes of agreement signed at Zhukov’s headquarters in Berlin. GI’s Tour Hitler’s Headquarters...

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Passport of Germany’s 1st President

24 October, 2010

Theodor Heuss was the first President of the Federal Republic of Germany. He served from 1949 to 1959. His Diplomatic Passport was issued with the no. G0001. Thanks to German Diplomat Winfried Jung this important historical document was saved from disposal.

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German Ambassador Von Wangenheim (100 Years Armenian Genocide)

27 April, 2015
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Another outstanding and historic most valuable German document for my collection! This is the passport of Baron von Wangenheim, German Ambassador in Constantinople / Ottoman Empire. Wangenheim was a witness of the Armenian Genocide where estimated 1.5 Million people were killed. Hans Freiherr von Wangenheim (1859–1915) – German diplomat. Ambassador Extraordinary to Mexico. German Minister at Athens, 1909-12. During World War I, from 1912 to October 25, 1915 was...

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The Rise And Fall Of The Berlin Wall

26 April, 2015
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This video tells everything… The Berlin Wall (German: Berliner Mauer) was a barrier that divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989, constructed by the German Democratic Republic (GDR, East Germany) starting on 13 August 1961, that completely cut off (by land) West Berlin from surrounding East Germany and from East Berlin until it was opened in November 1989. Its demolition officially began on 13 June 1990 and was completed in...

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French Passport 1602

22 April, 2015
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French passport (4 pages)  dated June 1602 with secretarial signature of King Henry IV of France. A later note on the back indicates that this passport was issued to the Philip William, Prince of Orange (1554-1618) for travel through Flanders and Burgundy. The handwritten document has four entries, each signed by two people and dated July 1602. There are remains of a wax seal. What a fantastic early travel...

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Harry Curt Eduard Carl von Arnim

21 April, 2015
Harry Curt Eduard Carl von Arnim

Passport-collector.com at the Political Archive …von Arnim passport was one of the highlights I could see at the archive in Berlin. The most important phases of Harry von Arnim’s life:1842 Final school exam (GB A-level), USA: High school);1845 Examination for a doctorate in jurisprudence (Dr. jur, int.);1846 Marriage to Elisabeth (Elise) von Prillwitz (1827 – 1854), a daughter ofPrince August of Prussia (1779 – 1843) from the morganatic marriage...

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