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Research at the German Foreign Office Archive in Berlin / Germany

7 September, 2011
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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
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(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
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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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A brief history of travel

2 February, 2015
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 A brief history of travel (A German perspective) When we talk about passports then it’s always related to travelling. As a collector you love travel documents with plenty of visas, colorful stamps and revenues most, as then it proves the document was really used for travel. Millions of Germans head off on vacation each year. But tourism as a mass phenomenon emerged only just a few decades ago, although...

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Senior SS Officer Passport – Karl von Krempler

29 January, 2015
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Passports from such ranking SS-personnel are quite rare to spot. Here is one…and he had also a quite unusual task. This unusual document is for sale! Contact me via my contact form if you are interested! It writes Dragutin (Karl in Croatian) pl. (Von) Krempler. He didn’t have German citizenship. Karl von Krempler was SS Standartenführer and SS-und Polizeiführer during World War II responsible for recruiting Muslims from Bosnia...

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Gijsbert Karel Count van Hogendorp

24 January, 2015
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This Dutch passport issued 1814 in Amsterdam in the name of Gijsbert Karel, Count van Hogendorp is a pretty nice example of a travel document used just briefly before the Netherlands became Kingdom in 1815 with his first king William I. Gijsbert Karel, Count van Hogendorp (27 October 1762 – 5 August 1834) was a conservative Dutch statesman. Van Hogendorp was born in Rotterdam, and went to school in...

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An act of courage saved lives – Sugihara & Wallenberg

22 January, 2015
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Vancouverite Deborah Ross-Grayman was born after the Second World War ended. But she credits her life to the wartime actions of a single remarkable man. Chiune Sugihara was vice-consul in Lithuania for the Imperial Japanese government. Defying his government, Sugihara issued transit visas to European Jews, allowing them to escape the advancing Nazis. His actions, which could have cost him his career, to say nothing of his life, are...

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eBay’s Ridiculous Policy On Historical Passports

17 January, 2015
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“Listing policy violation alert: Government IDs and Licenses” You listed a passport issued by a non US government. Because these passports remain the property of their issuing government, we do not allow them to be listed on eBay. This is the case, even when the issuing government no longer exists. To be clear I listed the following HISTORICAL and 149 years old passport – 291355572092 – Passport Reisepass Passeport...

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