1939 Postcard of Homecoming of German Condor Legion
LIMITED ITEM. SURPLUS - PREVIOUSLY OWNED. Once they are gone we may not get any more. Sold As Is - NON-REFUNDABLE.
Are you interested in WWII history, German History or Third Reich pictures, this is a great find for you. This picture postcard is in absolutely superb condition. This postcard was issued to commemorate the homecoming of the German Condor Legion which served with Francisco Franco's Nationalists during the Spanish Civil War of July 1936 to March 1939. There was also a special postmark (Inscribed "Geimkehr der Legion Condor" - 'Return of the Condor Legion').
Privately printed postcards without a double border and with no indicia stamp are known as "Propaganda Postcards". They required the addition of a valid stamp before they could be used and were generally issued to commemorate a political event. Great find for history buffs.
Features of the Post Card:
- Condition: Excellent - color fantastic - very small damage to edges
- On Back: Heimkehr Der Deutschen Legion 1939 Juni 1939 (Homecoming The German Legion 1939 June 1939), Derlag Th. Hönig, Berlin SW68
- Flags: Spanish State flag (The eagle) alongside the flag of the legion (the cross)
- 5.75" x 4"
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