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Extremely rare! A copy of Mein Kampf 1940 edition signed by highly decorated WWII German General Hellmuth Pfeifer. The dedication is as follows; "Mr. Lieutenant Hertel,As a reminder of the war times as battalion leader of the 2nd and 3rd battalion of the Infantry Regiment 185Pfeifer, Oberstleutnant and Regiment Leader, at the front (im Felde), October 12, 1940,-Pfeifer"During World War II he commanded the 65th Infantry Division. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves.Its field of operation was Italy at the time of his command , from 1 Dec 1943 till its surrender on 22 April 1945 at Bologna.Pfeifer was killed during the Battle of Bologna.Pfeifer was a highly decorated General and received awards and decorations including - Iron Cross (1914) 2nd Class & 1st Class (3 October 1914)Clasp to the Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (8 June 1940) & 1st Class (16 June 1940) German Cross in Gold on 31 October 1942 as Oberst in Infanterie-Regiment 185, Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, Knight's Cross on 26 November 1941 as Oberstleutnant and commander of Infanterie-Regiment 185, Oak Leaves on 5 September 1944 as Generalleutnant and commander of 65.Infanterie-Division.
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Mein Kampf Signed by Nazi General Hellmuth Pfeifer

Estimate $500 - $1,000Closed 244 Lots Ago
Starting Price $50
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