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Autographs of the German Resistance & July 20 plot

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Not an autograph but I found this while going through my files - it is the Kartei for Henning von Tresckow.

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Very interesting. Thanks Kevin. I think Prof. Peter Hoffmann's new bio of Tresckow will be ready this year. It will address some of the recent revisionist slurs against him. First to be published in German, it is hoped that an English version will follow.

Colin

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On 06/05/2018 at 19:28, ColinRF said:

Thanks Kevin. I am glad it's been of interest. My postings have slowed with my collecting but I am still picking up the odd hard to find item. I will keep posting.

Jim that does looks like Speidel's signature to me. I don't think he has been heavily faked. My initial thought was that it looks post-war but I did read somewhere that Speidel preferred not to sign in WWII uniform after hostilities had ceased.

Other opinions?

Colin

Thanks Colin, 

I confirmed that the dedication was to senior band master Tietzel of the 7th Panzer Division.  It applauds him for his rendition of various songs. The 7th Pz Div was attached to 8th Army for a short period of time.  It wouldn't make sense to do it postwar.  Jim

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