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HERMANN FEGELEIN (1906 - 1945) Nazi military leader and SS-Gruppenfuhrer, a Knight's Cross winner with Oak Leaves. Fegelein married Eva Braun's sister and served as a liaison between Hitler and Himmler, but in the closing days of the war he was caught attempting to flee and was summarily executed. Good content partly-printed D.S., 2pp. large 4to., Landshut, June 24, 1936. An unidentified SS-Haupsturmfuhrer writes: "...I am asking for the promotion of SS-Obersharfuhrer Anton the SS-Cavalry 1/R 15 SS-Untersturmfuhrer...and to make him leader of SS-Cavalry 1/R 15 Munich...His ancestry documentation was submitted..." On the verso, Fegelein signs confirming that the request for promotion had been forwarded to SS headquarters. The V SS-Cavalry, which was commanded by Fegelein and incorporated the 15th and 17th SS-Cavalries, was tasked with guarding concentration camps and were three years later turned into the SS-Reiterstandarde Totenkopf. Brittle with some marginal toning and a few chips, good to very good overall.
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Minimum Bid: $240.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $344.40
Estimate: $500 - $600
Auction closed on Wednesday, July 31, 2019.
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