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Sommer, Karl (SS) - Nuremberg Military Tribunals notes and 234 autographs

Sommer, Karl (SS) - Nuremberg Military Tribunals notes and 234 autographs

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PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
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LOT 63-1468
EAN 2000000704425
LOT 63-1468
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
EAN 2000000704425
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
MAKER
WEIGHT
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
LOT 63-1468
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
EAN 2000000704425
MAKER
WEIGHT
Germany 1918 - 1945
Sommer, Karl (SS) - Nuremberg Military Tribunals notes and 234 autographs


Description

Personal notes by SS-Hauptsturmführer Karl Sommer. Written during his imprisonment in Landsberg Prison and Nuremberg Trials.

The grouping consists of three books of hand-written notes, drawings, photographs, identification cards, postcards, documents, dedications by fellow prisoners, and newspaper clippings. Among them are 234 autographs from other "high-ranking" prisoners such as Oswald Pohl, Friedrich Flick, Erhard Milch, Julius Schaub, Otto Ohlendorf, Franz Six, Fritz Thyssen, Bach-Zelewsky, Siemens, Julius Straub, Baldur von Schirach, SS generals, etc. In addition, the autographs of members of the Tribunal such as General Eisenhower, and the autographs of their lawyers. A list of all autographs is attached. 

SS-Hauptsturmführer Karl Sommer (1915-1953) joined the SS in 1933. During the Second World War, he served with the SS Main Office (SS-WVHA). On November 3rd, 1947, he was sentenced to death by the Nuremberg Military Tribunals. However, the sentence was commuted to life imprisonment. He was released from prison early on December 11th, 1953. 

Signs of use. Please note that it is a very extensive collection, and we were not able to document everything on the photos.

A unique collection of autographs and documents!


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