LT. GENERAL GUNTHER RALL - COMMEMORATIVE ENVELOPE SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: CAPTAIN WOLF-DIETRICH HUY, LT. OSKAR "OSSI" ROMM, LT. GUNTHER JOSTEN - HFSID 74804
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GUNTHER RALL, WOLF-DIETRICH HUY, OSKAR ROMM and
The Nazi militants and recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II sign this commemorative envelope of the 31st Anniversary of the Battle of Britain
Commemorative Envelope Signed: "Gunther Rall", "Wolf-Dietrich Huy", "Oskar Romm" and "Gunther Josten" in black and blue ink. 6½x4½. German fighter pilot GUNTHER RALL (1918-2009) was a Nazi militant downed an astonishing 275 Allied aircraft during World War II, the third highest tally of any pilot in any war. He flew mostly on the Eastern Front, but his ME-109 fighter was shot down by American P-47s on May 12, 1944. Recovering, ended the war as Wing Commander of the 300th Luftwaffe Fighter Group. Rall returned to the German Air Force when it was reconstituted, serving as a technical advisor, Inspector, and liaison to NATO. WOLF-DIETRICH HUY (1917-2003) was a Nazi militant and German former Luftwaffe fighter ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves during World War II. A flying ace or fighter ace is a military aviator credited with shooting down five or more enemy aircraft during aerial combat. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. OSKAR ROMM (1919-1993) was a Nazi militant who was a German Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to praise enormous battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. During his career he was credited with 92 aerial victories, 82 on the Eastern Front and 10 on the Western Front. GUNTHER JOSTEN (1921-2004) was a Nazi militant who was born in Rhynern, in the city of Hamm in the Province of Westphalia, Germany. He was a former Luftwaffe fighter ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded in recognition to his extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Royal Air Force Cover with color cache honoring the 31st anniversary of the Battle of Britain on September 18, 1971: with an illustration of the supermarine "Spitfire Mk", a color British legion stamp affixed, postmarked with the battle of Britain 31st Anniversary, British Forces Postal Service Stamp on right center. On verso is another postmark saying: "Received at the former underground R.A.F. Uxbridge on 18 Sep 71", and neatly stamped identities and accomplishments of the signers in German. Lightly toned. Adhesive residue on front. Otherwise, fine condition.
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