US Congressman John Hans Krebs Passport

US Congressman John Hans Krebs Passport

John Hans Krebs Passport John Hans Krebs (December 17, 1926 – November 10, 2014) was an Israeli-American politician and attorney who served in the United States Congress from 1975 to 1979, representing California’s 17th congressional district. Krebs, who was born…

A unique Bohemia and Moravia Passport 1939

A unique Bohemia and Moravia Passport 1939

Text and pictures by Zbyšek Šustek Bohemia Moravia Passport Just one day after the Nazi’s occupation of the rest of Bohemia and Moravia, the Czechoslovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs was dissolved on 16 March 1939. All Czechoslovak embassies were to…

The German Colonial Empire and its Aftermaths

The German Colonial Empire and its Aftermaths

Part V (last part) German colonial empire aftermaths The End of the German Colonial Empire in International Law. Global Reorganization and Transnational Debates in the 1920s and Their Aftermaths. On June 28, 1919, Germany signed the Versailles Peace Treaty, thereby…

Ernst Munzinger Passport – 20 July Plot

Ernst Munzinger Passport – 20 July Plot

Ernst Munzinger Passport – Member of the 20 July Plot The following passport is of the utmost importance in German history as its bearer was a conspirator in the German Resistance and a member of the 20 July plot against…

French passport 1789 for a Belgian Diplomat

French passport 1789 for a Belgian Diplomat

This is one of many items coming from a huge archive previously belonging to Sir Somerville Arthur Gurney [1835-1917] including a large amount of ancestry regarding the Norfolk GURNEY family history, 12 journals [1790-1820], 100 letters, 250 loose photographs, 25…

Passport Fees Around The World 2021

Passport Fees Around The World 2021

Passport Fees World 2021 Passports are a necessity in today’s global world, and so are the fees someone has to pay for a travel document. In the best case, you pay this fee only every ten years, as this is…

Travel Document Soviet Occupation Berlin 1947

Travel Document Soviet Occupation Berlin 1947

What you see here is a rare travel document of the Soviet Military Administration, Soviet Occupation Zone (SBZ), Berlin-Karlshorst 1947 for a Lieutenant Colonel traveling to Yugoslavia and back, incl Hungary and CSSR stamps. Document Soviet Occupation Berlin Meet Lieutenant…

The South Sea Colony German New Guinea

The South Sea Colony German New Guinea

Part IV – German New Guinea At the beginning of the 1880s, the German government was still skeptical about some businessmen around Adolph von Hansemann, a Berlin business counselor and director of the Disconto Bank, to found a German colony…

German Passport 1937 Issued In Königsberg

German Passport 1937 Issued In Königsberg

German Passport 1937 Issued In Königsberg NS-German passport issued to a “Telegraph Inspector” with visa to France. Special here is this passport was issued in Königsberg, which was then East Prussia. Rarely do you find old German passports from this…