August Militaria, Autographs, Collectibles & Toys Auction

BLASKOWITZ TAKES POWER OVER BOHEMIA

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Start price: $120

Estimated price: $240 - $360

Auction house commission: 25%

WWII broadside ‘Proclamation to the citizens! On orders of the Fuhrer and Supreme Commander of the German Wehrmacht, today I will take executive power over Bohemia. Headquarters in Prague, 15. March 1939. Commander-in-chief of Heeresgruppe 3 Blaskowitz General of the Infantry.’ The broadside repeats the same text below in Czech. JOHANNES BLASKOWITZ (1883-1948) was a German general, in early 1939 he commanded the German forces that occupied Czechoslovakia and led the 8th Army during the Invasion of Poland. 23 x 33 inches. Mailing folds.

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