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Collection of 91 Photographs by an American World War II Soldier In Germany
[Germany / USA], 1945. 21 larger: ca. 88 × 60 mm (16); ca. 60 × 57 mm (4); ca. 115 × 70 mm (1) and 70 smaller: ca. 40 × 29 mm black and white photographs. Contemporary print. Many of the larger photos are with typewritten caption, one with military supervision stamp on the verso. The two series of smaller photos are mounted on two large sheets, the sheets are labeled in handwriting, most of these images are darkened at the edges, due to the glue used for mounting. Overall in very good condition.. 21 larger: ca. 88 × 60 mm (16); ca. 60 × 57 mm (4); ca. 115 × 70 mm (1) and 70 smaller: ca. 40 × 29 mm black and white photographs. Contemporary print. Ninety-one private, unpublished snapshots of the Post War Germany, including early photos of the liberated Buchenwald concentration camp and Hitler's burnt-out resident, the Eagle's Nest. The images were taken by an unknown American soldier. The two sheets with the smaller images are captioned as "Scenes Koenig See [Königssee]", "Scenes atop the Adlerhorst Hitler's retreat" (34 photos) and the other paper (with of 36 images) "Highway scenes between Bad Abbach[?] and Berchtesgaden", "Hitler's Home Adlershorst, Large window to obserview [sic] scenes" showing plane wrecks, landscape, and the bombed-out Berghof, Hitler's resident. It also contains variants of the iconic image of the view from the giant window in Hitler's ruined living room. The larger prints are: - two photos showing German women soldiers, presumably Wehrmachtshelferinnen (female auxiliaries) as POWs at an unknown location; - four images of American sold … [Click Below for Full Description]
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