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Oberfeldwebel Sutor - ZG "Horst Wessel" & FJ-Rgt. 353 document grouping

Oberfeldwebel Sutor - ZG "Horst Wessel" & FJ-Rgt. 353 document grouping

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PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
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LOT 50-0038
EAN 2000000494661
LOT 50-0038
PERIOD 4
COUNTRY Deutschland
EAN 2000000494661
MATERIAL
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PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
LOT 50-0038
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
EAN 2000000494661
Oberfeldwebel Sutor - ZG "Horst Wessel" & FJ-Rgt. 353 document grouping

Description

Excellent document grouping to Oberfeldwebel Alfons Sutor serving as a Bordfunker with Zerstörergeschwader 26 "Horst Wessel" and Zerstörergeschwader 1 as well as Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 353. The grouping comes straight from his widow and was never on the market before. 

Documents

Certificate to Luftwaffe Long Service Award for 4 years. Issued on 1.4.1938. Signed by an Oberst.

Certificate to Sudetenland Medal. Issued on 1.11.1939. Signed by Hauptmann Weh. 

Certificate to Luftwaffe Air Gunner & Radio Operator Badge. Issued on 3.2.1941. Facsimile signature by Generalleutnant Gustav Kastner-Kirdorf. 

Certificate to Squadron Clasp for Jäger in bronze. Issued on 7.12.1941. Signed by an Oberstleutnant.

Certificate to 1939 Iron Cross 2nd Class. Issued on 9.12.1941. Signed by General der Flieger (Generalfeldmarschall) Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen (Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves winner).

Certificate to 1939 Iron Cross 1st Class. Issued on 6.3.1942. Signed by General der Flieger (Generalfeldmarschall) Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen (Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves winner).

Certificate to Squadron Clasp for Jäger in silver. Issued on 8.3.1942. Signed by an Oberstleutnant.

Certificate to Squadron Clasp for Jäger in gold. Issued on 11.7.1942. Signed by Major Ralph von Rettberg (Knight's Cross winner).

Certificate to East Medal. Issued on 20.9.1942. Signed by a Hauptmann.

Promotion certificate. Promoted to Oberfeldwebel. Issued on 1.2.1942. Signed by a Hauptmann.

Certificate to German Sports Badge in bronze (award booklet). Original attached photo. Issued on 23.8.1943.

Certificate to Wound Badge in black. Issued on 13.4.1945. Signed by an Oberfeldarzt.

Furthermore five period time documents, two copies of period time documents, and one postwar document. 

Awards

Luftwaffe Air Gunner & Radio Operator Badge with lightning. "B&N L" maker marked to the back (Berg & Nolte Lüdenscheid). Tombak. 

Certificate to Squadron Clasp for Jäger in gold. Tombak. Gilt. The catch is slightly bent.

East Medal with the original ribbon.

2-place medal bar with Luftwaffe Long Service Award for 4 years and Sudetenland Medal. 

Medal to 1939 War Merit Cross. With the original ribbon.

2-place miniature pin to 1939 Iron Cross 1st and 2nd Class.

ID cards

Third Reich radio operator special ID card. Issued on 22.1.1936. Original attached photo.

Luftwaffe radio operator "Bordfunker" ID card. Issued on 1.9.1940. Original attached photo.

Luftwaffe glider pilot's license. Issued on 24.2.1944. Original attached photo.

Flight books

# 1: from June 1935 until 9. June 1942. 671 registered flights (1-671).

# 2: from 3. June 1942 until 26. August 1943. 94 registered flights (672-766).

# 3: from 3. December 1943 until 28. December 1944. 193 registered flights (1-193).

A total of 959 registered and confirmed flights.

Photos

The first photo album documents his military education. Mainly prewar photos. The other photo album comes with excellent photos of his war service. It consists of portrait photos, aerial photographs, aircraft photos, visit the troops by Hermann Göring, photos of Heer Panzer members, an excellent shot showing two tank destroyers MARDER. Furthermore two very nice photos of his paratrooper service. He wears the paratrooper jumping smock. 

Total: roughly 290 photos (some photos were removed from the albums).

Please note article number 2000000494678. We offer the Luftwaffe officer's dagger of Oberfeldwebel Alfons Sutor in our 40. Contemporary Auction.


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