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1940 Generalgovernment The Fuhrer at the Westerplatte, the “Schleswig-Holstein” in the background.
Lot 1617
Hoffmann Photocard P75 franked with Scott N32 issued
8 March 1940. Prepared by the philatelic firm of Karl Hennig.
Krakau 16 October 1940.
The Fuhrer at the Westerplatte, the “Schleswig-Holstein” in the background.
The war with Poland began 1 September 1939 with bombardment from the battleship Schleswig-Holstein. In December 1944 the venerable battleship succumbed to bombs and settled on an even keel in Gotenhafen on the Gulf of Danzig. The crew stubbornly manned their guns for another month before abandoning ship.
Type: Postal History, Postcard
Condition: Used
Period: 1940-1959
Topic: Famous people, Militaria, Ships
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1933-45 Third Reich Propaganda & Postal History - Specialized Auction #17

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