Historical 5.5X5 German page from 1942 signed in blue fountain pen ink by Georg Lindemann. Comes with a vintage unsigned photograph of him. He commanded the 18th Army during the Soviet Kingisepp-Gdov Offensive. In 1936, Lindemann was promoted to Generalmajor and given command of the 36th Infantry Division which took part in the Invasion of France. Lindemann was promoted to full General and given command of the L Army Corps. In June 1941, at the launch of Operation Barbarossa, Lindemann’s Corps was a part of Army Group North. Lindemann commanded the corps during the advance towards Leningrad. His unit was briefly shifted to the command of Army Group Centre during the Battle of Smolensk. Lindemann’s corps was then shifted back to Army Group North. On 16 January 1942, Lindemann took the command of the 18th Army, a part of Army Group North. In the summer of 1942, he was promoted to Generaloberst. Lindemann commanded the 18th Army throughout the campaigns around Leningrad and during the January 1944 retreat from the Oranienbaum Bridgehead to Narva. He was promoted to command of Army Group North on 31 March 1944. On 4 July 1944, he was relieved and transferred to the Reserve Army. On 1 February 1945, he was appointed to the command of all German troops in Denmark as the “Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces in Denmark”. Germany surrendered unconditionally in northwest Germany, the Netherlands, and Denmark on 5 May 1945. Lindemann was then given the task of dismantling the German occupation of Denmark until 6 June 1945, when he was arrested at his headquarters in Silkeborg. He was held in American custody until 1948. Lindemann died in 1963 in Freudenstadt, West Germany. Comes with a full Letter of Authenticity from Todd Mueller Authentics. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “toddmuellerautographs” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Industry: Historical
- Signed by: Georg Lindemann
- Signed: Yes
- Autograph Authentication: Yes
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany
- Modified Item: No