Early Israeli Passport Not Valid For Germany

Early Israeli Passport Not Valid For Germany

Early Israeli Passport Germany Over the years, I collected several Israeli passports, including the old British Palestine passports, but not often find such early types with a stamp „Not valid for Germany“ in Hebrew and French. Early Israeli Passport Germany…

Heinrich Barth in Central Africa 1850-1855

Heinrich Barth in Central Africa 1850-1855

Part II – History of German Colonization in Africa Heinrich Barth Central Africa Without a doubt, Heinrich Barth is one of the best-known German explorers of Africa. He was born in Hamburg on February 16, 1821, had a humanistic school…

US passport 1953 – European Command General

US passport 1953 – European Command General

This magnificent Special Passport of a significant US commander who served in two world wars was just recently made available online. Regrettably, I was unable to grab it. His wife’s passport was included too. Passport European Command General Aaron Bradshaw…

Anonymous – A Woman in Berlin 1945 – Diary

Anonymous – A Woman in Berlin 1945 – Diary

For eight weeks in 1945, as Berlin fell to the Russian army, a young woman kept a daily record of life in her apartment building and among its residents. The anonymous author depicts her fellow Berliners in all their humanity…

Warsaw Pact travel during the Cold War 1975-89

Warsaw Pact travel during the Cold War 1975-89

Throughout its existence, the Warsaw Pact aimed to portray a unified and allied front against the West, even after the Hungarian and Czechoslovak uprisings of 1956 and 1968. Since these member states were allied nations, the passport holder of a…

US Passport 1915 – Curtiss Aeroplane Company

US Passport 1915 – Curtiss Aeroplane Company

Passport Curtiss Aeroplane Company Marietta Ford Russell, the wife of Frank Henry Russell, an early aviator and vice president of the Curtiss Aeroplane Company, owned this fascinating pair of documents. He came to the UK during World War 1 to…

Large Grand Duchy of Oldenburg Passport 1864

Large Grand Duchy of Oldenburg Passport 1864

Grand Duchy Oldenburg Passport The Grand Duchy of Oldenburg was a German Confederation region re-established by the Congress of Vienna in 1815. During the Danish-German War of 1864, Oldenburg was neutral – neutrality was, however, violated by the Prussian troops…

The international Congo Conference – Berlin 1885

The international Congo Conference – Berlin 1885

This article is inspired by Germany’s official statement to take responsibility for killing about 70.000 Herero and Nama between 1904 and 1908. Germany formally declared the killings a genocide on 28 March 2021, promised to apologize, and pledged $1.35 billion…

Adolph von Menzel – Diplomatic passport 1842

Adolph von Menzel – Diplomatic passport 1842

Adolph Friedrich Erdmann von Menzel (8 December 1815 – 9 February 1905) was a German Realist painter and etchings artist. He is regarded as one of the two most influential German painters of the nineteenth century, alongside Caspar David Friedrich,…