Germany remembers the plot to kill Hitler

Germany remembers the plot to kill Hitler

July 20 marks the anniversary of Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg’s attempt to assassinate German Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler. His son and a former guard still have vivid memories of that day. Germany remembers plot Hitler Berlin, July 20, 1944…

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Visit & subscribe to my YouTube-Channel

Visit subscribe YouTube-Channel My website has been online since 2010. Three years later, I also established a YouTube channel. The first video was posted in 2013 and showed the Monegasse Diplomatic passport of Mstislav Leopoldovich “Slava” Rostropovich, a Soviet and…

Passport Of A Titanic Survivor

Passport Of A Titanic Survivor

Passport Of Titanic Survivor As you can see sometimes awesome documents come in via my website. THIS is one of them which comes from a UK collector of TITANIC collectibles who got the document direct from Edith’s daughter Dorothy and…

The thickest passports in history

The thickest passports in history

A regular passport nowadays usually has 32 pages. ICAO defines this standard (recommendations), and so is the standardized passport size of 125mm x 88mm defined. But there were and still are exceptions as we can find travel documents with more…

East German Passport Of A Dancer Traveling To Iraq

East German Passport Of A Dancer Traveling To Iraq

East German Passport Dancer This is an early East German (GDR) passport issued in Berlin for a female dancer who frequently traveled, even to Iraq (besides Poland and Austria), and that was admittedly unusual for East Germans at this time…

German Courier Ministerialpass – Barbarossa

German Courier Ministerialpass – Barbarossa

German Courier Ministerialpass Barbarossa German-Soviet relations have always been exceptional, and this passport is an excellent example of these relations. Hermann Saam was a consular secretary and diplomatic courier at the German embassy in Moscow. Such Third Reich documents of…

World record: The “fattest” passport

World record: The “fattest” passport

fattest passport world record A total of over 1,400 passport pages during a life of travel The passport is possibly the pinnacle of travel memorabilia in the era of electronic boarding cards and digital images. It is a gateway to…

Walter A. Fallon and Eastman Kodak Company

Walter A. Fallon and Eastman Kodak Company

Walter Fallon Eastman Kodak Here comes another exciting passport history story, thanks to a US reader who contacted me on these documents asking for advice. Chris owns four US passports from Walter A. Fallon, the chief executive of the Eastman…

Gijsbert Karel Count van Hogendorp

Gijsbert Karel Count van Hogendorp

Gijsbert Karel Count van Hogendorp This Dutch passport issued in 1814 in Amsterdam in the name of Gijsbert Karel, Count van Hogendorp is a pretty nice example of a travel document used just briefly before the Netherlands became a Kingdom…