Auction - August 2021
GERMAN NSKOV NAZI YEARBOOK 1938
Yearbook for 1938 published by the National Socialist War Victim’s Care (Nationalsozialistische Kriegsopferversorgung, short NSKOV), a social welfare organization for seriously wounded veterans as well as frontline fighters of World War I. The yearbook features a frontispiece of August von Mackensen and Adolf Hitler. includes a calendar, short stories covering political and military topics, and many photographs. Several postwar newspaper clippings have been glued to the inside pages. The back cover page bears a full-page advertisement of the German shoemaker Salamander, one of the companies that used concentration camp inmates for shoe testing. The covers are soiled and worn, front page shows a tape repair, the inside is soiled as well.