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eMedals-A Very Fine Group of Award Documents to Fallschirmjäger & POW

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A Very Fine Group of Award Documents to Fallschirmjäger & POW

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A Very Fine Group of Award Documents to Fallschirmjäger & POW

This is an exceptional group of documents belonging to Hermann Engelking, who volunteered for military service as a minor in 1941, and then served in the Luftwaffe until the end of the war.
 
This collection of documents includes;p
 
1) A Military Service Volunteer Slip that states that Hermann Engelking, a telegraph construction worker by trade, born on April 13, 1924 in Bad-Nenndorf, Hannover, living on Adolf-Hitlerstrasse 4, signed by himself, in Bad-Nenndorf on April 12, 1941, voluntarily applied for military service. The slip has an official “District Nenndorf” stamp, and measures 147 mm x 210. In extremely fine condition; dual-hole punched on left side.
 
2) A Consent Form stating that, Hermann Engelking’s father, Otto Engelking, is giving his underage son the consent to voluntarily apply for military service. Signed by himself on February 25, 1941 in Bad-Nenndorf. The slip has an official “District Nenndorf” stamp, and measures 147 mm x 210 mm. In extremely fine condition; dual-hole punched on left side.
 
3) A Declaration of Non-Jewish Family Lineage, stating that Hermann Engelking is aware of what a Jew is, and that he was formally instructed about the term. He also declares that his family lineage is free of jewish descendants. Signed by Hermann Engelking on February 25th, 1941 in Bad-Nenndorf. Measuring 147 mm x 210 mm, and in extremely fine condition; dual-hole punched on left side.
 
4) A Luftwaffe Military Service Summons, calling Hermann Engelking to report to the Bückenburg, Wehrmeldeamt, Abteilung Luftwaffe at 8:30 am on February 4th, 1941. The summons has several official stamps and a signature of the Hauptmann.  The obverse lists Hermann’s home address as well as an official Wehrmacht stamp, and a Bückeburg postage stamp. Measuring 105 mm x 147 mm. In extremely fine condition; dual-hole punched on left side.
 
5) A Summons to Aptitude Testing, stating that Hermann Engelking is to report at the Wehrbezirkskommando, Hameln, Abt. Luftwaffe on May 8th, 1941. It lists items he is ordered to bring for his overnight-stay. Dated May 3rd, 1941, and signed by the Hauptmann. Measuring 296 mm x 208 mm, and in extremely fine condition; dual-hole punched on left side.
 
6) A Military Service Acceptance Form, stating that Hermann Engelking, born on April 13, 1924 in Bad-Nenndorf, Hannover, living on Adolf-Hitlerstrasse 4, as accepted for the Bodenpersonal der Ln. Truppe. Signed by the Hauptmann and Major, dated May 9th, 1941, and stamped by the district of Hameln office on May 10th, 1041. Measuring 300 mm x 210 mm; in extremely fine condition; dual-hole punched on left side.
 
7) An Award document for an Iron Cross Second 1939 Second Class; awarded to Obergrefreiter Hermann Engelking of the 1st Fallschirm Nachrichtenabteilung 12; at the Gefächtsstelle on September 30th, 1944. Signed by the General der Fallschirmtruppe with national seal. Measuring 20 mm x 140 mm, and in extremely fine condition.
 
8) An Award document for a Paratrooper Badge; awarded to Obergefreiter Hermann Engelking on may 5th, 1944, featuring a facsimile of the Generaloberst. Measuring 209 mm x 148 mm, and in extremely fine condition.
 
9) A Personal Questionnaire Military Government of Germany; bilingual in English and German. Hermann Engelking lists that he was part of the HJ in May 1935, and the DAF in 1938. Furthermore, he lists some details about his military career. Dated February 13th, 1946. Measuring 342 mm x 207 mm; and in extremely fine condition; dual-hole punched on left side, and folded about 15 mm from the top and bottom.
 
10) A Certificate of Discharge, stating that Hermann Engelking, residing on Hauptstraße 41 (note the name-change of the street) in Nenndorf is being discharged on July 25th, 1945. It features multiple stamps and signatures from a variety of officials, such as the Commanding Major, the employment office, the finance office, and an pharmacist. Measuring 273 mm x 213 mm; near very fine condition with some creases, light rips, and double hole punched with hole-punch stickers. Overall, this is an exceptional group of documents that tells an interesting story about an underage boy who volunteered for military service. He was only allowed to join with his father’s consent. Once he was in the Luftwaffe, he was awarded the Iron Cross 1939 Second Class and the Parachutist badge. He was captured by allied forces and then released in July 1945. Overall extremely fine condition.
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