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1940 France during the German occupation, dated 6 November 1940, addressed to the NSDAP Ortsgruppe in Neckarsulm ... but never mailed.
Lot 1741
“. . . because we are travelling towards England!”
We will sing songs today, we will have a cool, refreshing drink, And be obliged to clink the drinking glass, for she must, she must be separated. . .
One of a series of 12 cards published by Hom’s Kunstpostkarte (Art Post Cards) A remembrance for living and historical documents for future generations.
The card was written in France during the German occupation, dated 6 November 1940, addressed to the NSDAP Ortsgruppe in Neckarsulm ... but never mailed.
Depicted is the Ils 123, a single-seater first produced in 1935 by Henschel Flugzeugwerke A.G.
as a bomber and ground support aircraft. It was outdated by 1940, but continued in service until late 1944 on the Eastern Front, and as a trainer. It had a maximum speed of 200 mph and a ceiling of 29,500 feet. Armament consisted of two machine guns or two 20 mm cannon, plus a 1,000 lb. bomb load.
Type: Postal History, Postcard
Condition: Used
Period: 1940-1959
Topic: Militaria, Airplanes
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1933-45 Third Reich Propaganda & Postal History - Specialized Auction #17

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