|Autographed Items: Knights Cross Winners/Aces
Knights Cross Winner
Photograph autographed by Knights Cross winner Major Arno Pfeuffer. Pfeuffer was awarded the
Knights Cross on August 7, 1944 as a Rittmeister, Commander Aufkl. Abt. 332. Pfeuffer survived
the war and ultimately ended his German military career as an Oberstleutnant der Reserve in the
Bundeswehr. Nice image showing his Knights Cross. The photograph is autographed in blue ink
along the bottom right corner of the photograph.
Knights Cross Winner
Leutnant Friedrich Raaf, born May 25, 1920. Awarded the Knights Cross on January 18, in the
scan, but nice strong autograph along the bottom of the photograph in black ink.
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In July 1940 Witte transferred to the U-boat force. After the usual training he became IWO on the
newly commissioned U-107 under Kptlt. Hessler. Before he left the boat in July 1941, he had taken
part in the most successful patrol of the war.
He commissioned U-159 in October 1941 and operated in the waters of Panama on his second patrol.
On his third patrol U-159 was a part of the wolfpack Eisbär, which operated in the waters off
Capetown in September 1942. He left the boat in June 1943 and served from then until the end of
the war in several staff positions.
Knights Cross Winner
Oberleutnant Anton Ritter. Born December 14, 1919. Won the Knights Cross on
December 24, 1944 while serving with the 3 Grenadier Regiment 88 15 Infanterie
Division. Signature in black ink along the lower right corner of the photograph.
Knights Cross Winner
Oberfeldwebel Adolf Baum. Won the Knights Cross on
March 26, 1944. Signature on the reverse side of the
photo with the KC winners address stamp.
Oberfeldwebel Georg Pollner, Zugfuhrer 3./Pz. AA 110. Nice strong signature in black
ink along the bottom of the photograph. Difficult to see the autograph in the scan, but the
signature is strong and easy to see in person. Really nice, strong autograph!
Knights Cross Winner
ink. Excellent details in the crisp, clear
photograph. Would make a beautiful addition to
Knights Cross Winner
Hubert Schmidt-Gigo. Interesting lot with one photograph showing Gigo
during the war in uniform and a more modern photograph of Gigo. Both
photographs autographed by Gigo in black ink. Both photographs included.
$25.00 (Both) #KC9
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|Original Wartime Luftwaffe Photographs:
All of the photographs listed below are original, pre-1945, wartime photographs. NO reproductions.
A nice photograph showing a large grouping of German soldiers. Excellent uniform details with the officer posed near
the center of the group.
Item #LW12 $8.00
A nicely stylized photograph of three Luftwaffe men. Obviously they paid a little extra for the
added effect of the shading around the photo. Nicely sized photograph, not the small personal size.
Item #LW13 $7.00
A nice period photograph of an air gunner with his 1st model
Luftwaffe dagger. A terrific photo with good uniform details
and a nice view of an early, 1st model Luftwaffe dagger as worn.
Item #LW16 $7.00
A nice postcard sized photograph of a Luftwaffe man wearing his
summer visor cap. His tunic displays his SA Sports badge,
appears to be in bronze. I had originally had this photograph
displayed along with the SA Sports Badge listed on one of my
other "for sales" pages. A nice, crisp clear photo and nicely sized.
Item #LW15 $7.00
Another old guard Luftwaffe soldier. Undoubtedly this man was
another "retread" from WWI, again serving the German military
during WWII. A nice show of a Luftwaffe man holding his 2nd
model Luftwaffe dagger. Displays nicely along side an original Luft
Item #LW14 $7.00
A terrific wartime photograph of five uniformed Luftwaffe men. A
nicely sized photograph, larger than the normal small personalized
sized usually encountered, showing terrific uniform detail of these
Item #LW11 $8.00
One of the more rare views of a Luftwaffe man and his family. A
nice period photograph from the German homefront during the
war. Postcard sized.
Item #LW10 $5.00
A nice period photograph of a Luftwaffe enlisted man and his wife
or girlfriend. Aside from the brilliant insignia on the left sleeve of his
tunic, the soldier also clearly displays an NSFK glider proficiency
badge on the left front portion of his tunic. Another terrific uniform
detailed photograph. This is a nice sized photograph and not one of
the small, personal sized German photos usually encountered.
Item #LW9 $5.00
A nice postcard sized photograph of an old guard Luftwaffe soldier,
displaying his WWI wound badge and ribbons on his tunic. He is
holding his 2nd model Luftwaffe dagger to his side complete with
portepee! A nice uniform detailed photograph of an old guard
Luftwaffe soldier. Would make a nice addition along side a 2nd
Item #LW8 $5.00
Item # LW7
Original era photograph showing three Luftwaffe
Flak men posing together. The soldier in the center
has numerous awards and a terrific flak insignia on
the left sleeve of his tunic. A nice original photo
showing a lot of uniform detail for these three flak
Item #LW7 $8.00
This is a small grouping of items, all related to the same Luftwaffe enlisted soldier who served in an unknown capacitywith
the III Gruppe of fighter unit JG 26. The grouping consists of three photographs of the Luftwaffe man, one of him in his
Luft uniform, another with his girlfriend/wife, and their wedding photo. The group also contains a Feldpost card, dated
April 26, 1940, with extensive writing on the reverse side, and period Third Reich stamps on the front. A good research
project especially if you can read the old German writing on the Feldpost! All of the photos are postcard sized!
Item #LW1 $27.00
This is a set of three original wartime era photographs of the same Luftwaffe man. All of the photos are postcard sized!
Terrific uniform details on this very studious Luftwaffe man!! The center photograph scanned odd but is perfectly clear!
The photograph on the right is dated on the reverse, April 22,1944. A nice set of three original wartime photographs to
Item #LW2 $20.00
A three photograph grouping all related to the same Luftwaffe man and his sweetheart/wife. All of the photographs are
postcard sized with one showing him and his wife prior to getting married, a photo of them exiting the chapel at their
wedding, and the third photograph showing the Luftwaffe man with his small daughter. The photograph with the daughter
is dated 1944, while the other two photographs are dated 1941. A nice three photograph German home front grouping all
related to the same man.
Item #LW3 $20.00
A three photograph grouping related to a Luftwaffe man and his wife. All three photographs are postcard sized and are
original era photos. All three photographs are dated 1939 on the reverse sides. The left sleeve of the Luftwaffe man
clearly displays his Luftwaffe flight personnel's trade badge. One can only imagine if he survived the war! A nice three
photograph set related to the German home front at the start of the war.
Item #LW4 $20.00
A set of two photographs showing the same very stern looking Luftwaffe man. His 1st model Luftwaffe dagger can
clearly be seen along with the attached portepee. A neat set of two photographs to the same man. Neither photograph is
dated but both appear to be early war photos. Both photos are approximately 4 1/2 x 3 inches in size.
Item #LW5 $8.00
Two small format photographs of the same Luftwaffe man's wedding. Neither photograph is dated, and both are printed
on Agfa film paper. Both photos measure approximately 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches in size.
Item #LW6 $7.50
WWII era Japanese hand held patriotic parade flag. An all original
patriotic parade flag with its original flag pole, in terrific condition,
just as shown. Hard to imagine the history this flag has seen as it
undoubtedly stood by watching parades of Japanese soldiers pass by.
Not a high end item but makes a terrific addition to any Pacific
related collection. These are getting harder to find with their original
Item #C1 $25.00
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1942 dated Type A9 flight helmet, complete, all original, size medium. This is a terrific example of the early Type A9
flight helmet, complete with its original leather chin strap, all snaps and drawstring. Snaps are in excellent shape and
still freely snap open and closed. Faint Army Air Corps stamp on the right side with only some storage wear. Would
display well and is appropriate for displaying under US aircrew flak helmets or with other cadet related items. Early
version without the clasps for oxygen mask.
Item #C2 $40.00
WWII era USN/USMC NAF 1092 leather flight helmet, produced by B&G Inc. Looks hardly used if at all. Comes as
shown without chin strap, interior chamois lining is golden and clean. Goggles strap are all complete and intact with no
damage. Nice WWII era version of this well known flight helmet. Will display nicely with a pair of era goggles and
priced to sell!
Item #C3 $55.00
A nice grouping of WWII era Army Air Corps matchbook covers. All in good condition, some still containing the
original matches. Many different Air Corps bases and cities named. Would make a nice addition for display with any
Air Corps items!
Item #C4 $25.00 for all shown
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Updated as of 11-24-13