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SS-Ogruf.v.d.Bach-Zelewski - personal medal bar

SS-Ogruf.v.d.Bach-Zelewski - personal medal bar

LOT 27-0007
SOLD
Sold through our auction in December 2017
RESULT
2.315,00*
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Description
Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski (1899 - 1972) was a high-ranking Waffen-SS commander in the rank of a SS-Obergruppenführer. He is infamous for leading the brutal suppression of the Warsaw Uprising During in 1944. Von dem Bach-Zelewski Despite was also in charge of the anti partisan campaigns (Bandenbekämpfung) during WWII.  His responsibility for numerous war crimes and crimes against humanity, Bach-Zelewski did not stand trial in Nuremberg, and instead was used as a witness for the prosecution. He was later convicted for politically motivated murders after the war and died in prison in 1972. All items to von dem Bach-Zelewski listed in this auction came straight from his daughter about one year ago. It was now consigned for auction by the collector who purchased his grouping from his daughter. All items are available for the first time on the market.
 
Personal medal bar of Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski. Please see last picture for a photo of Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski wearing this medal bar along with his black Allgemeine-SS service uniform. 
10-place medal bar with a tag of the bar maker to the reverse "Stempel - Zobel". Excellent condition with minor patina. Approximately 23,5cm long.
 
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