156 search results for "germany"

International Passport Collectors – First Meeting held in Berlin/Germany

15 May, 2012

BERLIN, May 12/13 – The place to be as passport collector Our small but fine group of passionate international passport collectors met at the Brandenburg Gate on Saturday evening for German food and beer. The participants from Belgium, France, Germany, Romania, Singapore, UK and Switzerland truly showed commitment to the community by taking the efforts to come to Berlin. So it is my desire to thank you all for...

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14 September, 2011

ARMY HISTORICAL SERIES THE U.S. ARMY IN THE OCCUPATION OF GERMANY 1944-1946 by Earl F. Ziemke   CENTER OF MILITARY HISTORY UNITED STATES ARMY WASHINGTON, D. C., 1990 Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 75-619027 First Printed 1975-CMH Pub 30-6 For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, US Government Printing Office Washington, D.C. 20402 Foreword Long before the dust settled on European battlefields in World War II, the US...

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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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25 May, 2011

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 Empire Passport With SLESVIG Stamp

6 October, 2015
Hamburg 1920 Slesvig revenue-003

The Schleswig plebiscite was actually two referendums, organized according to the Treaty of Versailles in 1919, with the purpose of determining the future border between Germany and Denmark. The referendums were monitored by representatives from France, the United Kingdom, Norway, and Sweden — a couple of whom were not exactly “impartial” parties!. Schleswig, located at the southern end of the Jutland Peninsula, had originally been a Danish province. Following...

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Franz Kafka Passport At Auction (update)

23 September, 2015

SOLD for $37.500 including premium! KAFKA’S PASSPORT used in the last two years of his life and hitherto an unknown survival. A tremendously personal and evocative item of bureaucratic residue, the passport bears Kafka’s written name five times (including his signature), specifies various locations in Germany and Austria, and gives Kafka’s physical description and profession as an insurance officer. KAFKA, FRANZ. 1883-1924. Czechoslovak Passport Signed (“Dr. F. Kafka František”),...

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