40th Contemporary History Auction

Bidding on 1536 lots has ended on 15th November 2020. 90% of all lots sold

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Uffz. Glenk - "Die Oase" newspaper with envelope shipped home

Uffz. Glenk - "Die Oase" newspaper with envelope shipped home

LOT 50-0026
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Auction ended        14th November 2020  |  02:16 pm CET
RESULT
STARTING PRICE: EUR 50,00
EXCL. BUYER’S PREMIUM: 22,50 %
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PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
LOT 50-0026
EAN 2000000516622
LOT 50-0026
PERIOD 4
COUNTRY Deutschland
EAN 2000000516622
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
LOT 50-0026
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
EAN 2000000516622
Uffz. Glenk - "Die Oase" newspaper with envelope shipped home

Description

Important family purchased grouping to Unteroffizier Heinz Glenk who served with the army flak unit 1.Komp.Fla.Btl.606 in Africa. Please see other lots to Glenk.

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Original 18.5.1941 dated "Die Oase. Feldzeitung des Deutschen Afrika-Korps" newspaper published in Africa for the German troops. "Folge 30". Four pages.

Shipped home by "Gefr. Glenk, 33399" to his father Christian Glenk inside a red envelope which is 28.6.41 stamped.
A short letter dated "Afrika, den 23.6.41" inside telling his parents to keep it for him as a remembrance:

"Diese Frontzeitung will ich mir zum Andenken aus Afrika aufheben. 
Herzl. Gruß

Euer Heinz"

 


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