Lot 241

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(1898 - 1947) German lieutenant general, a cavalry officer in both world wars and Supreme Ataman of the XV SS Cossack Cavalry Corps, a recipient of the Knights Cross with Oak Leaves. He was executed in Moscow for war crimes in 1947. "Supreme Ataman" was the highest rank in the Cossack hierarchy and one that was traditionally reserved for the Tsar alone. Scarce D.S. as Rittmeister ("Captain"), 1p. sm. folio, Angerburg, May 26, 1936, a colorful, partly-hand inscribed"Ehren-Urkunde" ("Honor Document") given to Kurt Bohr for winning third prize in pistol shooting in Cavalry Regiment 2. Pannwitz signs at the conclusion in black pen. Notable foxing towards the top-left, else very good to fine.

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March 31, 2020 10:00 AM EDT
Chesapeake City, MD, US

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