ADOLF "DER FUHRER" HITLER - DOCUMENT SIGNED CIRCA 1943 CO-SIGNED BY: RUDOLF SCHMUNDT - HFSID 285909
ADOLF HITLER and RUDOLF SCHMUNDT Typed promotion order signed by Hitler, countersigned by a general killed 9 months later by the bomb intended to kill Hitler Typed DS: "A Hitler" as
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ADOLF HITLER and RUDOLF SCHMUNDT
Typed promotion order signed by Hitler, countersigned by a general killed 9 months later by the bomb intended to kill Hitler
Typed DS: "A Hitler" as Führer and "Schmundt" as Lieutenant General, Chief of Army Personnel, 2½ pages, 8½x11½ . Führer Headquarters, 1943 October (no day). Headed: "In the Name of the German People!" Promotions of Major Generals Melzer, Krause, Volckamer von Kirchensittenbach and Lüdecke to Lieutenant Generals and Colonels Freiherr von Pechmann, von Plehwe and Herfurth to Major Generals. On July 20, 1944, nine months after Hitler and Schmundt signed this document, a bomb exploded at Hitler's secret headquarters in an assassination attempt by a group of his senior officers. Hitler was slightly hurt. Rudolf Schmundt was killed. Lightly creased. Numerous pinpoint-size impressions, probably impressions of periods, in the type. Fine condition.
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