von Falkenhorst, Nikolaus

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von Falkenhorst, Nikolaus

SKU:6025830

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Typed letter signed

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Typed letter signed, one page, 8,25 x 11,75 inch, `Wehrmachtbefehlhaber in Norwegen` (German commander-in-chief in Norway) letterhead, Oslo, 23.03.1943, in German, reply letter to Mr. Müller in Regensburg - von Falkenhorst thanks for congratulations on the anniversary of his service, signed by Nikolaus von Falkenhorst in dark ink "v. Falkenhorst", with intersecting letter folds and very mild creases - in fine to very fine condition. Accompanied by the original envelope and a document signed, one page, `Führerhauptquartier`, 21,01,1945, to field marshal Wilhelm Keitel - concerning the awarding of the German Cross in silver to von Falkenhorst, signed by Wilhelm Burgdorf (1895-1945) in dark ink "B.", with signs of wear - in nearly fine condition. "Für Ihre warm empfundenen, freundlichen Glückwünsche, die Sie mir zum Gedenktag meines Diensteintrittes vor 40 Jahren, ausgesprochen haben, danke ich Ihnen ebenso herzlich wie aufrichtig. In diese Zeitspanne fielen immerhin 10 Jahre Krieg. Ich habe mich deshalb über Ihre Anteilnahme an diesem Tage sehr gefreut und drücke Ihnen als ehemaligem Frontkameraden der alten Armee herzlich die Hand. Mit den besten Wünschen für Ihr persönliches Ergehen und - H e i l H i t l e r !" Translated: "I would like to thank you as warmly as sincerely for your warm, friendly congratulations that you have given me on the anniversary of my entry into service 40 years ago. At least 10 years of war fell into this period. Therefore, I was very pleased about your sympathy on this day and sincerely shake your hand as a former front comrade of the old army. With the best wishes for your personal life and - H e i l H i ​​t l e r!"

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SKU 6025830
Profession German general and a war criminal during World War II
Year of birth 1885
year of death 1968
Size in inch (1 inch = 2.5 cm) 8,25 x 11,75
Condition fine to very fine
Type of Autograph letters