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An extensive grouping to Luftwaffe Major Eugen Zinsmeister serving with Flakregiment 501 and Flakersatzabteilung 96. During WWI he served with Königlich Bayerisches Fußartillerie-Regiment Nr. 3.
Certificate to Bavarian Miliary Merit Order 4th Class with Swords. Issued on 16.10.1917. Facsimile signature.
Certificate to German Legion of Honor Medal. No date of issue. Facsimile signatures.
Certificate to Austro-Hungarian War Commemorative Medal 1914-1918. Issued on 7.4.1931. Facsimile signature.
Certificate to Honor Cross of WWI. Issued on 6.11.1934. Hand-signed by an official.
Certificate to Clasp to the 1939 Iron Cross 2nd Class. Issued on 21.6.1940. Signed by Generalleutnant Emil Zenetti.
Certificate to Clasp to the 1939 Iron Cross 1st Class. Issued on 18.11.1942. Facsimile signature by General der Flieger Rudolf Bogatsch, Knight's Cross winner. On the back of the certificate is an attached portrait postcard of General Bogatsch.
Certificate to Wound Badge in Black. Issued on 22.10.1941. Signed by a Hauptmann.
Certificate to Luftwaffe Flak Badge. Issued on 13.10.1942. Signed by Generalleutnant Job Odebrecht, Knight's Cross winner.
Certificate to Krim Shield. Field made. Issued on 25.3.1943. Facsimile signature by GFM Erich von Mannstein.
Certificate to Romanian Anti-Communism Medal. German issue (field made). Issued on 12.7.1943. Signed by a Hauptmann.
Certificate to Romanian Order of the Star of Romania 6th Class (Knight). Issued on 15.1.1943. Facsimile signature.
Certificate to Croatian Order of the Crown of King Zvonimir 2nd Class. Issued on 5.1.1944. Hand-signed. Comes with the original booklet showing the grades of the Order of the Crown of King Zvonimir.
Certificate to 1939 War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords. Issued on 30.1.1944. Facsimile signature by Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring and Generaloberst Bruno Loerzer.
Third Reich "Ahnenpass" (proof of ancestry).
POW documents and 19 photos from his war captivity in Canada. These types of photos are very hard to find.
Around 128 photos of his WWII Luftwaffe service. Among them are nice portrait photos and about 10 photos of his WWI service. In some photos, the Major can be seen with his awards.
An excellent WWI photo album consists of 550 photos. It documents Eugen Zinsmeister's wartime service with Fußartillerie-Regiment Nr. 3 very well. Each of the photos is numbered and the accompanying booklet explains each photo. Written by Zinsmeister himself. The front of the cover shows his name and unit.
WWI war diary from 26.1.1917 until 19.7.1917. Hand-written by him.
A document listing all of his WWI and WWII awards.
Furthermore numerous period documents, hand-written notes, postcards, and eight post-war photographs. Please see the pictures for more details. The grouping is very extensive.
Signs of use and age.