Female Concentration Camp Inmate becomes Nuremberg Trial-Translator

Female Concentration Camp Inmate becomes Nuremberg Trial-Translator

I acquired an outstanding document set most important concerning the Holocaust and the Nuremberg War Crime Trials. There is a scarce chance to get such a document set, including two passports, into my collection, but I was fortunate. Concentration Camp…

Native American • UK Alien Registration Card

Native American • UK Alien Registration Card

The Native Americans, a brief introduction The great expansion into the American West, which began in the 1840s, transformed America. This expansion across the Great Plains of North America came at a high cost to the Native Americans. There were…

East Germany’s surprisingly open travel treaties

East Germany’s surprisingly open travel treaties

Not many people realize that for a nation insisting on walling in and restraining the travel freedoms of its citizens, East Germany (GDR) was surprisingly liberal when it came to signing open travel treaties with foreign nations. Citizens of countries…

East German Passport 1983 with unusual visas

East German Passport 1983 with unusual visas

My friend Mat pointed me to a captivating GDR passport from 1983 with visas to unusual destinations. The bearer was Prof. Dr. med. Dieter W. Scheuch, born 26.04.1930 in Eisenach, Professor of Pathological Biochemistry. He worked at the University of…

Passport 1756 For American Indians

Passport 1756 For American Indians

Passport 1756 issued to three Delaware Indians who had assisted with treaty negotiations “…RENDERED SUBSTANTIAL SERVICES . . . AT THE RISQUE OF THEIR LIVES” (AMERICAN INDIANS.) Morris, Robert Hunter. Passport issued to three Delaware Indians who had assisted with…

Albert Göring post-war passport

Albert Göring post-war passport

Albert Göring was Hermann’s anti-Nazi brother. Hermann Göring was an infamous Nazi, his brother Albert a secret savior of Jews and dissidents. The remarkable story of two very different brothers. Albert Göring post-war passport Hermann and Albert survived an ­aristocratic…

Book: The Soviet Passport by Albert Baiburin

Book: The Soviet Passport by Albert Baiburin

Books on passport history are limited, and it’s always fantastic when a new book on the topic comes up. Albert Baiburin’s book about THE SOVIET PASSPORT was published in 2017 in Russian and, since Nov 2021, has also been available…

Diplomatic Passport WWII B-26 Bomber-Pilot

Diplomatic Passport WWII B-26 Bomber-Pilot

This is the diplomatic passport of U.S. Army Air Corps Lt. Col. Robert Alan Zaiser of Burlington, a 1938 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, a senior B-26 bomber pilot during World War II (17th Bombardment Group),…

The passport of German actor/director W. Lukschy

The passport of German actor/director W. Lukschy

Wolfgang Jakob Franz Ludwig Lukschy (* October 19, 1905, in Charlottenburg[1]; † July 10, 1983, in Berlin) was a German stage and film actor and busy voice actor. passport actor director Lukschy He first worked for several years in his…