Passport History Book – LET PASS OR DIE

Passport History Book – LET PASS OR DIE

An educational + entertaining BOOK about the HISTORY of the PASSPORT. 353 pages with amazing stories including 183 astonishing pictures which are impossible to use today in your passport – well, almost. Passport History Book Why This Book? This book…

Passport for Captain George Younghusband

Passport for Captain George Younghusband

Captain George Younghusband Passport for Captain George William Younghusband (1856-1897) of the Indian Army granting him permission to travel in Russia, he being the first cousin of Sir Francis Younghusband who at the very same time was on a mission…

Brigadier General and Actor James Stewart

Brigadier General and Actor James Stewart

Brigadier General James Stewart became the first major American movie star to enlist in the United States Army to fight in World War II. After first being rejected for low weight in Nov 1940, enlisted in Feb 1941. As an…

US Passport Legation Switzerland – Nicholas Fish

US Passport Legation Switzerland – Nicholas Fish

A large one-page folio, 32 x 47 cm, was issued to Miss Alice L. Blaney, a citizen of the United States of America, traveling in Europe to attend the University of Zurich. Berne, Switzerland, Legation of the United States 1st…

The East German passport of an Interflug-Pilot

The East German passport of an Interflug-Pilot

Airline history German passport Interflug pilot Deutsche Lufthansa was Germany’s flag carrier until the end of World War II. Following the allied conquest, all planes in the country were captured, and the airline stopped operations in 1954. Nonetheless, Lufthansa’s name…

Passport, Free Hanseatic City of Luebeck 1841

Passport, Free Hanseatic City of Luebeck 1841

Lübeck – the former capital and Queen City of the Hanseatic League – was founded in the 12th century and prospered until the 16th century as the major trading center for northern Europe. It has remained a center for maritime…

German Soldier Diary – American Revolution

German Soldier Diary – American Revolution

Not a passport but a long and thrilling diary of a German soldier during the American Revolution. With a detailed account of front-line combat at the battle of Yorktown and other locations. German Soldier American Revolution This is grenadier Wilhelm…

A German passport of an Italian adventurer 1751

A German passport of an Italian adventurer 1751

German passport Italian adventurer Passport issued by the court of Baden-Durlach, Germany for the Italian adventurer and versatile man of letters Giacomo Passano, who had stayed at the margravial court of Karlsruhe since mid-December 1750 in the capacity of a…

French Colonialism, Travel Order & Passport 1852

French Colonialism, Travel Order & Passport 1852

The colonial time of Germany is currently a big topic in the German press and society. The new Humboldt-Forum in the newly built Berlin palace has just opened, hosting non-European art. The museum has become embroiled in controversy over its…