Lot 5315

Hauptmann Franz Schmidt – a pay book and documents

International Military History from 1919 | A89r | Live auction | 900 Lots

Hammer price € 2,200

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The passport photo as 1st lieutenant wearing the Knights Cross, issued on 29 May 1942 at the 10./KG 55. Nine decoration entries, among others the KC, the GCiG and the Bomber Clasp with pendant. Visible signs of use, page 3/4 is missing. Comes with a troop identification card (no photo) issued at the airbase command A 5/I (City of Gutenfeld) on 16 January 1945, a Wehrmacht driver's licence and a copy of the determination for the injured class 3 from 22 July 1946.
Schmidt, Franz (1910 - 1947): Knights Cross on 19 August 43 as a 1st Lieutenant (wartime officer) and squadron captain of the 9th (Railway)/KG 55 for the destruction of more than 90 locomotives/trains.

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