135 search results for "germany"

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 Thanks to German Diplomat Winfried Jung this important historical document was saved from disposal.

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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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REFERENCES

1 January, 2015
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DIPLOMATIC COURIER ALUMNI (History of the Diplomatic Courier Service, USA) support on passport historyCALCALYST (Israel’s largest business daily and website) Interview on current passport design & passport history, website & printed articlecharismaTec (Graz, Austria) test of their mobile document checking device DOCULUS LUMUSKEESING TECHNOLOGIES (AMSTERDAM, NL) article about passport collecting & passport history for The Journal of Documents & IdentityHOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTER (MI, USA) consultation on Holocaust documentsTHE EPHEMERA...

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New additions to my collection

28 December, 2014
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The gaps in my German Empire collection are getting smaller as I could just acquire a “Grand Duchy of Weimar” passport booklet. Thanks a fellow collector who made this possible. Another significant addition to my German collection is a early Federal German Diplomatic passport issued on 1. Feb 1953, on the day exactly 2 years after the Federal Republic of Germany was allowed to issue again passports. Till 31....

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Edgar Kupfer-Koberwitz – Dachau Diaries

21 December, 2014
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On May 11, 1945 just three days after the German capitulation the US-Missions in Bern, Stockholm and Madrid requested access to the German Diplomatic Archives. A “diplomatic note” to Switzerland was sent 5 weeks later on June 18th 1945 when the “Deutsche Interessenvertretung in der Schweiz” (German Interest Section in Switzerland) was already established. The “Deutsche Interessenvertretung in der Schweiz” was a unique construct as it was established as...

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