Auction 101

Lot 246:

WWII GERMAN PROPAGANDA EPHEMERA GROUP (5)

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Start price: $70

Estimated price: $140 - $180

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WWII GERMAN PROPAGANDA EPHEMERA GROUP (5)

Lot of 5 pieces of WWII German propaganda and one Allied surrender leaflet. Includes: Large pictorial publication in German ‘Sieg im Westen’ (Victory in the West) the companion publication for the Army documentary film, ca.1940, OKW, 48 pages, 10.5 x 14.25 in.; ‘Deutsche Infanterie – Feldzug in Polen’, Sonderdienst des Deutschen Verlages, ca. 1940, 48 pages, 9 x 12 in.; ‘Europas Erbfeind in England’, Runge Verlag, ca. 1940 62 pages, 6 x 8 in.; ‘Das Soldatenbuch des X. Armeekorps’ (The soldier book of the x. Army corps), a commemorative publication by the General Command of the X. Army Corps, ca. 1938, 64 pages, 6.75 x 9.5 inches, heavily illustrated, with additional pages for personal memories, cover stained, owner names and Hitler Youth stamp ‘Bann 187 HJ Ostholstein’ and stamp from the ‘Infanterie Regiment I. Battalion’; and an Allied leaflet dropped over German troops calling for surrender. The leaflet uses the surrender of General von Schlieben at Cherbourg in June of 1944 to convince more German troops to surrender, 2 pages, 5.25 x 8.5 inches. Lot of 5 pieces.

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