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DLV/K.G.1/40 grouping to pilot Fw. Gendner

Lot 25-0602
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(September 24, 2017 - 12:01 am CEST)
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€ 950,00
841 GBP | 1137 USD
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Starting price: € 950,00
Luftwaffe grouping to the pilot Feldwebel Karl Gendner serving with Kampfgeschwader 40 and Kampfgeschwader z.b.V. 1.
A framed photo of his crew with the aircraft in the background. Taken on 8.6.41 at Bordeaux. The names of a crew members to the back. Gender is listed as "Flugzeugfhrer". Size: 25cm x 20cm.
Certificate to the Iron Cross 2nd Class, Iron Cross 1st Class, Sudetenland Medal and Squadron Clasp for Kampfflieger in gold. All documents are folded. Good condition. Original ink signatures of high ranking officers.
Part of the grouping is his flight book listing over 120 enemy missions until 5.7.1941.
A stunning photo album with a nice portrait of Gendner in DLV uniform wearing his DLV dagger to the inner cover. There are around 100 very early 1934 DLV photographs inside the album. Gender joined the Luftwaffe in 1935. There are so many details on his service time written inside. Actually all details you need to know for successful research.
Roughly 340 photographs in total.

(DLV/K.G.1/40 Konvolut Pilot Fw. Gendner)

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