Lot 1335. Time-historical documents-General von Oven

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Auction date:22.02.2018   11:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 1335Time-historical documents-General von Oven
1. World war, and subsequently Lieutenant-General Ernst Friedrich Otto von Oven (1859 house Velmode to 1945 in Goslar, Germany), was instrumental in the suppression of the Munich Soviet Republic is involved, is the set of 1) over 250 pieces of field post letters from the Front in the Form of regular and part-numbered exchange of letters with his wife, historically significant and unpublished accounts of the war's history and the life of a soldier holding on the Western front leg; three are here in excerpts: A) field post card, Carignan (near Sedan) 26.08.1914 dated: ”We reach .... the Meuse, had 3 consecutive days of heavy combat among very large losses. Almost half of the officers had fallen, or wounded. Me hath God [...], B) field post card, dated 12.10.1914: ”These cards we found in the conquered town of Roye, where we now have our headquarters. It is a friendly, rural location with many elegantly decorated homes [...]. In such a, we have opened our headquarters [...].”, C) field post letter dated 17.12.1916: ”The Hindenburg of the plans I suggested have to do with the peace offering. They relate to the continuation of the war in the West. – The wet weather and we have it ... heavy, but – I say again – the Frenchman no less. [...]”, 2) military pass Serious of Ovens issued in 1908, 3) a number of post cards and photographs with the General, inter alia, in the warehouse, in front of Verdun, 4) family documents of the ancestors, as well as the children, 5) documents from the time of the III Reich, including identification card, normal age wear, nice condition.

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