Fall Auction 2019 Sale 77
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Great association telegram, 1p. large 4to., June 15, 1942, FRIEDRICH PAULUS' initialed copy of a telegram sent to him by Gen. FRANZ HALDER, in German. In full: "FOR YOUR GREAT SUCCESS, YOUR OLD COMRADES AT OKH SEND YOU THEIR BEST WISHES HALDER" In command of 6.Armee, Paulus was on a determined course for Stalingrad where the following January his army would be utterly destroyed and he would be captured by the Soviets. Halder had been instrumental in planning the "Case Blue" offensive and was proud of Paulus' brilliant early success, in this case OPERATION WILHELM which pushed the Soviets back 32 miles in six days. Paulus has initialed the telegram at upper-right.
FRANZ HALDER CONGRATULATES FRIEDRICH PAULUS IN RUSSIA
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Auction closed on Thursday, November 21, 2019.
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