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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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Tons of Albert Einstein Documents Are Now Online

9 December, 2014
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On Friday Digital Einstein went live, bringing with it a treasure trove of Einstein letters, correspondences, postcards, and notes detailing the life of one of the world’s greatest thinkers. As The New York Times reports, these are The Dead Sea Scrolls of physics and you can read them today for free. Of course, many of these early letters leading up to 1923 were originally written in Einstein’s native German...

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Old Register Of Passports

25 November, 2014
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It’s usually unlikely that you will see such old register of passports. Here is a nice example from the city of Bremen / Germany. The data in the register are exactly the same like on the issued passport of course. The city of Bremen has it’s register online for research and even better they have a great website/database about emigration from Bremen into the world.  Entries cover the years...

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New Mobile Document Checking Device

22 November, 2014
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PRAXIS TEST – DOCULUS LUMUS A few months ago I stumbled over a brief newspaper article on a new mobile document checking device. I gathered more information at the manufacturer’s website and then contacted the company asking for more details. Today this device is on the brink to serial production. A few days ago I got a 3D-printed test device (pre-production) named DOCULUS LUMUS. The name comes from Doc...

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Allied Museum Berlin

13 November, 2014
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25 years fall of the Berlin Wall is also related to the content of this museum – The Allied Military Forces In Occupied Germany. The history of the Western powers in Berlin is full of suspense and drama. It begins with the American, British, and French occupying troops marching into Berlin in 1945 and ends with the Allies’ ceremonial withdrawal in 1994. The museum is covering the history of...

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25 Years Fall Of The Wall – A Unique Passport

9 November, 2014
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Do you remember where you have been when the wall was falling? Instantly I wanted to travel to Berlin from my city in South Germany to join this historical event of my generation – but I couldn’t. I took me till May 1990 when I was able to enter East Germany (DDR) for the very first time. My family didn’t had any relatives in the DDR but I had...

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