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Burghardt von Saldern-Wilsnack was a highly decorated Major in the Wehrmacht during World War II and a Oberstleutnant in the Bundeswehr.  He was also a recipient of the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross.  The Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Burghardt von Saldern-Wilsnack Continue Reading

Charles de Gaulle Signed Picture

Black and white 12 x 16.5 cm vintage printed paper picture of Charles de Gaulle signed in black ink.  Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle (22 November 1890 – 9 November 1970) was a French general and statesman who led the Free French Forces during World War II.  He later founded the French Fifth Republic in Continue Reading

Piece of note paper 141 x 219 mm signed in black ink by Douglas Haig.  Haig has also hand addressed the envelope.  Filed Marshal Douglas Haig a popular commander during the immediate post-war years with his funeral becoming a day of national mourning, Haig has since the 1960s become an object of criticism for his Continue Reading

Douglas MacArthur Signed Photograph

Black and white 27.5 x 35 cm photograph of Douglas MacArthur signed and inscribed in blue ink, a very nice example of MacArthur’s signature.  Douglas MacArthur born on the 26th January 1880 died on the 5th April 1964.  MacArthur was an American that was general and field marshal of the Philippine Army.  He was a Chief of Staff of Continue Reading

Douglas MacArthur Signed Picture

Black and white 20.5 x 26 cm photograph of Douglas MacArthur signed with black ink.  Douglas MacArthur born on the 26th January 1880 died on the 5th April 1964.  MacArthur was an American that was general and field marshal of the Philippine Army.  He was a Chief of Staff of the United States Army during Continue Reading

Enola Gay Crew Autographs

On August 6, 1945, during the last actions of World War II the first atomic bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima, Japan.  The bomb was dropped from a Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber called ‘Enola Gay’.  When the dust had cleared the city of Hiroshima had been extensively devastated with the loss of many lives. This Continue Reading

Enola Gay Signed Photograph

Enola Gay signed 202 x 253 mm photograph of the mushroom cloud following the bombing of Hiroshima.  Signed by Paul Tibbets, Brigadier General of the United States Air Force, pilot of the Enola Gay and George R Caron Tail Gunner.  The Enola Gay was the first aircraft to drop an atomic bomb in the history of warfare. Signed Continue Reading

Erwin Rommel Signed Documents

Two A4 typed document’s recommending German soldiers for the decoration of the Iron Cross 2nd Class.  The soldiers where recommend for the decoration by the Oberbefehlshaber der Panzerarmee Afrika (Supreme Commander of the Panzer Army Africa), Erwin Rommel.  The documents are not the original’s; they are the carbon copies there for the signature is the Continue Reading

Erwin Rommel Signed Picture

Colour 10 .5 x 14.5 cm vintage postcard of Erwin Rommel signed in wax pencil.  Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel born 15 November 1891 – 14 October 1944, popularly known as the Desert Fox, was a German Field Marshal of World War II. He won the respect of both his own troops and the enemies he Continue Reading

Erwin Rommel Signed Postcard

Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel born 15th of November 1891 died on the  14th of October 1944, popularly known as the Desert Fox was a German Field Marshal of World War II. He won the respect of both his own troops and the enemies he fought. He was a highly decorated officer in World War I, Continue Reading

Erwin Rommel Signed Postcard

Black and white 10 x 14.5 cm vintage postcard of Erwin Rommel signed with a blue wax pencil.  Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel born15 November 1891 – 14 October 1944, popularly known as the Desert Fox, was a German Field Marshal of World War II. He won the respect of both his own troops and the Continue Reading

This is a typed letter written to a Mr Steenwerth.  It mentions the campaign in the desert were Rommel mentions ‘The intense heat during the day, the cold of the night, the eternal sand and dust, and not least heavy fighting in some of the most difficult terrain set, the soldiers of the Afrika Korps continued Continue Reading

Field Marshal Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby (23 April 1861 – 14 May 1936) was a British soldier and administrator. Field Marshal Allenby is most famous for his role during the First World War, in which he led the Egyptian Expeditionary Force in the conquest of Palestine and Syria in 1917 and 1918.  This is a Continue Reading

Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, KG, GCB, DSO, PC 17 November 1887 – 24 March 1976).  Field Marshal Montgomery nicknamed ‘Monty’ and the ‘Spartan General’ was a British Army officer.  He saw action in the First World War, when he was seriously wounded, and during the Second World War he commanded the Continue Reading

Black and white 202 x 255 mm signed photo of General Norman Schwarzkopf and President Bush during Operation Desert Storm.  The General has signed the photo with a black felt tip pen in Florida in 1996.  The photo and signature are in excellent condition.

Pocket version of the ‘General Service Order for the SA of N.S.D.A.P’ signed on the third page by Ernest Rohm in fountain pen.  The booklet measures 10 x 12 cm and has 63 pages all intact, published in Munich in 1933.  Booklet shows some wear but in very good condition.  This is a very rare Continue Reading