Edgar Kupfer-Koberwitz Passport, Zurich 1948

Edgar Kupfer-Koberwitz Passport, Zurich 1948

Kupfer Koberwitz Dachau Diaries On May 11, 1945, just three days after the German capitulation, the US-Missions in Bern, Stockholm, and Madrid requested access to the German Diplomatic Archives. A “diplomatic note” to Switzerland was sent five weeks later on…

ALLIED MILITARY TRAVEL PERMITS FOR GERMANY 1947-1951

ALLIED MILITARY TRAVEL PERMITS FOR GERMANY 1947-1951

ALLIED MILITARY TRAVEL PERMITS FOR GERMANY 1947-1951 Theo J.F. Schalke – adapted from the text of the award-winning single frame exhibit (16 pages) of Joe Ross, Cal – Revenuers Chapter of the American Revenue Society, with examples from my own…

Luxembourg Passport 1950 – Allied Military Government

Luxembourg Passport 1950 – Allied Military Government

Allied Military Government Luxembourg Very nice passport issued in Luxembourg on August 4, 1950, and extended till 1953, including three Luxembourg revenues, a visa issued by the ALLIED HIGH COMMISSION PERMIT OFFICE IN LUXEMBOURG, which is very rare to find,…

Allied Occupation Museum in Berlin

Allied Occupation Museum in Berlin

The history of the Western powers in Berlin is full of suspense and drama. It begins with the American, British, and French occupying troops marching into Berlin in 1945 and ends with the Allies’ ceremonial withdrawal in 1994. The museum…

The Earliest Passport Of Federal Germany

The Earliest Passport Of Federal Germany

Recently I could acquire the earliest Federal Germany passport – issued on 15 February 1951, just 14 days after the Allied Military Government for Germany gave back the power to Germany to issue passports. The printing date of the passport…