Historical 5.5X8 Official German document signed by Friedrich Mieth in blue fountain pen ink. This official Nazi seal document is giving Karl Roher a medal dated August 17, 1941. Some edge wear, otherwise, in good condition. He was also a recipient of the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves were awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Friedrich Mieth was killed on 2 September 1944 in Romania. Iron Cross (1914) 2nd Class (17 September 1914) & 1st Class (11 March 1915). Clasp to the Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (29 October 1939) & 1st Class (4 February 1940). German Cross in Gold on 26 December 1941 as Generalleutnant and commander of the 112. Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. Knight’s Cross on 2 November 1943 as General der Infanterie and commander of IV. Oak Leaves on 1 March 1944 as General der Infanterie and commander of IV. Comes with a full Letter of Authenticity from Todd Mueller Authentics.
HANDWRITTEN “LETTRE DE CHANGE ET QUITTANCE” – An Official Signed Document, Written and Signed by a “NOTAIRE ROYAL”. The document is written on both sides of an 7.5″ x 10″ piece of laid rag paper. The letter begins A Limoges Le Deuzieme jour des mois de Novembre mil sept cens vente quatres apres midy… (Limoges, November 2, 1724, afternoon). There is an Official Stamp of the Seal of Limoges, France on the backside, below which is the signature of the official “Notaire Royal”. The letter has a number of horizontal folds and a vertical fold, all from where it was folded to fit into a small envelope (no envelope is present). There is some edge and corner wear, and a few closed tears at the edges of some of the folds. Overall a sturdy copy with writing that is clear and legible. Would look great framed. Please see the provided images to get a good idea of the letter, its contents, and its condition.
“Israeli Politicians” Hand Signed Document. Signers are; Yitzhak Navon, Yigal Yadin and Yosef Burg. There is paper loss and water damage to the docuement not affecting the signature, this is a very RARE! ? ; 9 April 1921 – 6 November 2015. Was an Israeli politician, diplomat, and author. He served as the. Fifth President of Israel. Between 1978 and 1983 as a member of the centre-left. He was the first Israeli president born in. To serve in that office. Navon was born in. To Yosef and Miryam Navon, a descendant of a. And had ancestry in Jerusalem going back centuries. On his father’s side, he was descended from Sephardi Jews who settled in. After the expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1492. Immigrated from Turkey to. On his mother’s side, he was descended from the renowned. And settled in Jerusalem in 1742. He attended the Doresh Tziyon and Takhemoni elementary schools and the Hebrew University high school. Navon studied Arabic and. Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He was fluent in Arabic, Hebrew. Navon was a member of the. S Arab Intelligence Unit and worked undercover in Jerusalem. During the war, he listened to wiretapped conversations of the British Army. Later he was sent by the Israeli foreign service to. Navon was married to. Née Resnikov, who died of cancer in 1993. They had a son, Erez, and an adopted daughter, Naama. Navon died in Jerusalem at the age of 94. In 1951, Navon became the political secretary of Israel’s first prime minister. The following year he was appointed Ben-Gurion’s bureau chief. He remained in this position under Prime Minister. His judgment was crucial to advice the government received during the. In 1963 Ben-Gurion resigned as prime minister and Navon became a civil service department head at the Ministry of Education and Culture. Navon began a long campaign fighting illiteracy in Israel, which affected about 12% of the Jewish population. It’s a shame and disgrace that more than 200,000 adults in Israel do not know how to read or write in any language, and we must do everything possible to erase this stain from us. Navon ordered the mobilisation of hundreds of female soldiers serving compulsory national service to teach illiterate adults to read and write Hebrew. Two years later, Navon was elected to the. As a member of Ben-Gurion’s. The new party which had dared challenge the Mapai establishment was driven by’modernization and scientification'; it merged into the. But the labour elite of which Navon was one, would in the future dictate the Left’s agenda. Navon served as deputy speaker of the Knesset and chairman of the Knesset Committee on Foreign and Defense Affairs. On 19 April 1978, Navon was elected by the Knesset to serve as the fifth. The race was uncontested and Navon received 86 votes in the 120-member Knesset with 23 members casting blank votes. He assumed office on 29 May 1978 and was the first president with small children to move into. The presidential residence in Jerusalem. His wife, Ofira, was active in promoting the welfare of Israeli children. As president, Navon met with Egyptian president. And was influential in the peace talks. According to Haaretz newspaper, he achieved more in one visit than five by Israel’s Prime Minister. Although the Israeli presidency is a ceremonial office, Navon was an outspoken advocate of a judicial. To probe Israel’s role in the. Sabra and Shatila massacre. (20 March 1917 – 28 June 1984) was an. He was the second. From 1977 to 1981. Yigael Sukenik (later Yadin) was born in. A teacher and women’s rights activist. At age 15, and served in a variety of different capacities. In 1946, he left the Haganah following an argument with its commander. Over the inclusion of a. As part of standard squad equipment. In 1948, shortly before the State of Israel declared its independence, Yadin, interrupted his university studies to return to active service. He served as Israel’s Head of Operations during the. And was responsible for many of the key decisions made during the course of that war. In June 1948 he threatened to resign during the. During which he accused Ben-Gurion of attempting to transform the army as a whole into an army of one political party. Yadin was appointed Chief of Staff of the IDF on 9 November 1949, following the resignation of. And served in that capacity for three years. He resigned on 7 December 1952, over disagreements with then prime minister and defense minister. About cuts to the military budget, which he argued should be at least one third of the national budget. By age thirty-five, he had completed his military career. Upon leaving the military, he devoted himself to research and began his life’s work in archaeology. In 1956 he received the. For his doctoral thesis on the translation of the. As an archeologist, he excavated some of the most important sites in the region, including the. In 1960 he initiated scholarly archeological exploration of caves south of. An enterprise approved by. He wrote about the expedition and its findings in his 1971 book Bar-Kokhba: The Rediscovery of the Legendary Hero of the Second Jewish Revolt against Rome. Yadin considered the Solomonic Gate at Tel. To be the highpoint of his career. He was sometimes forced to deal with the theft of important artifacts, occasionally by prominent political and military figures. In one instance, where the thefts were commonly attributed to the famous one-eyed general. Even as an archaeologist, Yadin never completely abandoned public life. On the eve of the. He served as a military adviser to prime minister. He was a member of the. That investigated the actions that led to the war. In 1976 Yadin formed the. Democratic Movement for Change. Commonly known by its Hebrew acronym Dash, together with Professor. And many other prominent public figures. The new party seemed to be an ideal solution for many Israelis who were fed up with alleged corruption in the Labor. (the dominant party in Israel from its founding and up to that time), which included the. The suicide of Housing Minister. In the United States. Furthermore, Dash was a response to the increasing sense of frustration and despair in the aftermath of the 1973 war, and the social and political developments that followed in its wake. Which transformed the Israeli political landscape, the new party did remarkably well for its first attempt to enter the. Winning 15 of the 120 seats. As a result of the election. Was initially able to form a coalition without Dash (or parties to its left), significantly lowering the bargaining power of Dash. Dash joined the coalition after a few months. Yadin played a pivotal role in many events that took place, particularly the contacts with. Which eventually led to the signing of the. And the peace treaty between Israel and its neighbor. Nevertheless, Dash itself proved to be a failure, and the party broke up into numerous splinter factions; Yadin joined the. But it too split up and he sat as an independent MK for the remainder of his term. During a cabinet meeting, May 1981, while still Deputy Prime Minister, he accused Chief of Staff. Of “lying to the government” and told Prime Minister Begin You have lost control of the defence establishment. He retired from politics in 1981. Yadin was married to Carmela née. , who worked with him throughout his career in translating and editing his books and with whom he had two daughters, Orly and Littal. He died in 1984 and was buried in the military cemetery in. ? , 31 January 1909 – 15 October 1999 was a German-born. In 1949, he was elected to the first. And served in many ministerial positions for the next 40 years. He was one of the founders of the. Shlomo Yosef Burg was born in. On 31 January 1909. From 1928 to 1938, and was ordained as a. He also studied at the. From 1928 to 1931, and received a Doctorate in mathematics and logic from the. While studying at the University of Leipzig, he joined the Young Mizrahi religious Zionist movement. He arranged Jewish prayer services in private homes after German synagogues were burned, and worked underground to help Jews escape to Britain and the Netherlands. His mother and grandmother died in Nazi concentration camps. Begun, Burg was stuck in. Who provided him with a Polish passport. He worked as teacher at the. Where he taught religion wearing a. Which he would remove when teaching history – before moving to. There he became a research fellow at. Burg lived in the. Burg was married to Rivka Slonim, who was born in. They had a son. Who served as speaker of the. And two daughters, Ada, a doctor and Zvia. Burg died on 15 October 1999 at the age of 90 at the. Sha’arei Tzedek Medical Center. In Palestine, Burg joined. Alongside three other religious parties, Hapoel HaMizrachi ran on a joint list called the. The party ran by itself, winning eight seats. Burg remained in the Knesset and became. In the fourth, fifth and sixth governments he served as. Minister of postal services. A position he retained until 1958. In 1956 Hapoel HaMizrachi merged with their ideological twins from the. The party was a member of all governments until 1992. In 1977, he became the president of the. As a key party member, Burg maintained a ministerial position in every Knesset until his resignation from the Knesset and retirement from politics in 1986, holding the positions of minister of welfare, minister of internal affairs, minister without portfolio and. Minister of religious affairs. Burg was famous for his erudite wit. Journalists dubbed his appearances in parliament “Burgtheater, ” after the famous playhouse in Vienna. Burg’s most important legacy was trying to bridge the gulf between religious and secular Jews: He was a religious man but he believed in compromise. Said Burg took the path of moderation and tolerance, and showed a love for Jewish tradition.
FIRST SHOTS FIRED IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR. REVOLUTIONARY WAR: JOSEPH TALCOTT HANDWRITTEN DOC SIGNED, J. “For March bills of 1762″ totaling 3184.108.40.206 pounds, by an officer at the Battle of Lexington in 1775, at the beginning of the American Revolutionary War. Horizontal fold (lightly touching ottom edge of signature; short edge separations) and a touch of mild soiling, otherwise in fine condition. Joseph Talcott (1728-89) was an American soldier, listed in the Lexington Alarm List from the town of Coventry, who served as a lieutenant in the Battle of Lexington. Battles of Lexington and Concord. Were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War. The battles were fought on April 19, 1775 in Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, within the towns of Lexington, Concord, Lincoln, Menotomy, and Cambridge. They marked the outbreak of armed conflict between the Kingdom of Great Britain and its thirteen colonies in America. Eight Lexington men were killed, and ten were wounded. The only British casualty was a soldier who was wounded in the thigh. Talcott later served in the Rhode Island Campaign under Col. This item has been authenticated and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity issued by our parent company, History Makers Autographs. We financially stand behind our COA. Ask us about our PSA/DNA and JSA authentication guarantee. THIS IS AN ORIGINAL HAND SIGNED AUTOGRAPH. We do not sell reprints or facsimile autographs. This is our 34. We closed our retail galleries and now are totally internet sales oriented. We are a long-time member of UACC #RD337 and the Manuscript Society. Our collectibles make for fantastic additions to long standing collections, great starting points for new collectors looking for trusted authentic material, and make for a truly unique gifts for that special person in your life or corporate gift for a special client. History Makers Autographs offers one of the strongest guarantees available by any dealer. We unconditionally guarantee the authenticity of the document/artwork, without time limit, to the original purchaser. Every item we sell comes with a Certificate of Authenticity clearly stating this guarantee. International Buyers Please Note.
Known as “Il Duce, ” he brought Italy into the Axis powers. DOCUMENT SIGNED BY BENITO MUSSOLINI DESIRING TO STOP THE IMPORTATION OF RAW MATERIALS FROM FOREIGN COUNTRIES WHEN IT IS AVAILABLE IN ITALY. Document signed by Benito, “Mussolini, ” as President of the Supreme Defense Commission in Italy desiring to stop the importation of raw materials from foreign countries when it is available in Italy. He presents an example of preferring to use Italian steel over German steel to make machine guns for the army and air force. The document is two pages on a bifolium with The Supreme Commission of Defense letterhead, measures 10.75 by 8 inches, created in Rome on July 27, 1928, in very fine condition, and accompanied with a full English transcription. The document reads in part: Even though there are factories in Italy able to produce certain products’some of them working for the State,’ they are still importing the raw materials from other countries. For example, the firm Breda, when supplying machine guns for the army and airforce, used German steel instead of that of Cogne which is definitely better…