A Kriegsmarine Grouping to the Pocket Battleship Admiral Scheer
A Kriegsmarine Grouping to the Pocket Battleship Admiral Scheer; This group consists of two primary parts; the award documents to Hans Schröer; and an extensive war diary outlining the service of the Cruiser Admiral Scheer; Iron Cross 2nd Class 1939 Award Document (to Leutnant (N.T.) Hans Schröer on the Command Cruiser Admiral Hipper, stamped and dated April 16, 1940 at Wilhelmshaven); High Seas Fleet Badge Award Document (to Oberleutnant (N.T.) Hans Schröer on the Cruiser Admiral Hipper, stamped and dated June 17, 1942); Long Service Medal 4th Class for Four Years' Service Award Document (to Oberfunkmaaten Hans Schröer, I. Marineunteroffizierlehrabteilung, stamped and dated October 2, 1936 at Kiel); Long Service Medal 3rd Class for Twelve Years' Service Award Document (to Oberfunkmeister Hans Schröer, Obfelt Mar. Kommandierten Kompanie, stamped and dated October 1, 1938 at Berlin); Official War Diary (Kreigstagebuch) (with 212 pages, containing handwritten entries in ink, dated from 1941 to 1947); his Photo Album (containing 124 black and white photographs and 3 postcards, documenting Schröer's adventures while in the Reichsmarine and the Kriegsmarine, subject matter including: sailors and officers, on parade, at work and at play; four studio portraits of Schröer in uniform, including one of him wearing his Reichsmarine cap and two with Linienschiff Hessen on his tally ribbon; taken in mountainous, exotic and harbour locations; featuring islands, buildings, carts, people of a railway platform, ships in port and on the high seas and much more); a Typewritten Letter Regarding an Accident on the Bulgarian Ruled Territory of Thassos (which took place on August 6, 1941); two Photographs of a Sailor Lying on a River Bank (black and white, gloss finish, 57 mm x 69 mm each); and a Naval Shield Wooden Plaque (hand-painted in four colours: red, blue, silver and bronze, worn identification sticker and bar for wall hanging on the reverse, 130 mm x 170 mm x 16.5 mm).