Photograph album belonging to a Nazi soldier, 1941-1949.

1 v. 18.5 x 12 cm


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Summary note
Private photograph album belonging to a Wehrmacht (the unified armed forces of Nazi Germany) soldier containing photographs taken in Greece following the Balkan Campaign. The album consists of sixty eight photos, mainly of Thessalonikē and the surrounding areas, as well as famous structures from Ancient Greece including the Acropolis and the Panathenaic Stadium. Many photos also feature Wehrmacht soldiers engaging in leisurely activities while in Axis-occupied Greece, such as swimming and picnicking, and there are images of a Nazi military cemetery included as well. A few items of loose ephemera are contained in album, specfically a blank postcard, a hand-drawn birthday card, and two separate enclosed portaits.
Binding note
Bound in cloth with tassels.
Source acquisition
Purchase; Acquired with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund, 2018. AM 2018-90.
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Also available in an electronic version.
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