WW2 GERMAN-FRENCH NON AGGRESSION PACT SIGNING IN PARIS DEC. 6 1938 BY GERMAN FOREIGN MINISTER JOACHIM VON RIBBENTROP AND FRENCH FOREIGN MINISTER GEORGES BONNET IN PARIS. French-German Non-Aggression pact, December 6,1938. Ribbentrop visits Paris to sign the largely-meaningless French- German Non-Aggression pact, he had conversations with French Foreign Minister Georges Bonnet, which Ribbentrop later claimed included a promise that France would recognize all of Eastern Europe as Germany’s exclusive sphere of influence. PERIOD YELLOWED NEWS WIRE SLUG ON THE REVERSE ALONG THE NEWSWIRES STAMP. ON RIBBENTROP AND M. “NO MORE WAR” PACTIN PARIS. Herr Joachim von Ribbentrop, German Foreign Minister. And Geores Bonnet, French Foreign Minister. Signed the Franco=German “No More War” pact in the. Clock Room of the Quai d’Orsay French Foreign. Office in Paris only a few hours after Herr von. Elaborate precautions were taken to prevent. Disturbances during the German Minister’s visit. PHOTO SHOWS: Herr von Ribbentrop and M. (right) reading the Pact before signing. PARIS December 6th 1938 PN. G. SHARP FOCUS AND VERY GOOD CONTRAST. DIMENSIONS: 6″ x 8 3/16″. THIS IS NOT A REPRODUCTION OR A COPY.
This helmet is one a a kind and extremely rare. It belonged to Spanish Civil War Basque agitator and Republican Col Joaquin Vidal commander of the Guipuzcoa front and prominent basque separatist leader during the Vizcaya campaign. The helmet is a light blue republican m38 painted light blue for government officials. It also has the basque flag painted on the front. It is hand signed and named to him on the interior. Hes a pretty well know basque figure at the time and was related to the military governor of basque county. He was shot in 1939 for his part in the commanding of republican forces. He died in Bilbao the city he failed to hold during 1936. A short Bio of Joaquín Vidal. In July 1936 he was. Head of the mountain battalion “Garellano” No. 6 of the garrison in. After the outbreak of the civil war, he remained faithful to the Republic. On July 20, he directed a column that left Bilbao for. But an aerial bombardment on July 22 disorganized it, remaining on the defensive against. On October 1, 1936, he was promoted to. Initially he did not participate in the. Although he would replace Lieutenant Colonel. Around December 10, 1936, in the closing stages of the battle. At the beginning of. In command of the Guipúzcoa Front. When the denominations of the units were changed at the end of March, he commanded the. With which he participated in the. Having an outstanding performance. In mid-June 1937, after the fall of Bilbao on June 19, he was replaced by. And Vidal commanded the rearguard and transport services. Before the end of the month of June, he was appointed head of the. First Army Corps of Euzkadi. Already in Cantabrian lands, where he will remain until the end of July, being replaced by. During the offensive on. Will occupy positions such as the defense of the coast and the defense of the city of Santander. On November 15, 1937, already in the central area, he was appointed head of the. Not participating in the. Because he was defending the region to the west of the city. The General Staff of the XIX Army Corps was in. In that post until the end of the war, without action worth mentioning. Awarded the Medal of the value. In March 1939, already at the end of the war, he supported the uprising of. Was tried for “treason” and convicted, the prosecutor asked for the death penalty after degradation. Tried to save his life, unsuccessfully, as he was shot in. The item “Historic 1930s Spanish Civil War Republican M38 Helmet Basque” is in sale since Saturday, May 8, 2021. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\1919-38\Original Period Items”. The seller is “atomic_new_hampshire” and is located in Hillsboro, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped to United States.
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Historic group 1925 USS SHENANDOAH ZR-1 AIRSHIP FABRIC RELIC zeppelin autograph. Historically signification collection of USS Shenandoah airship relics. USS Shenandoah Airship Fabric – Metal – Autograph letters – Photographs. With highly unusual signed letters of authenticity by USS Shenandoah crash survivor and Goodyear USS Shenandoah construction employee. This collection was put together by an aviation historian during the 1960’s – 70’s. He collected the items and then corresponded with U. Navy airship veteran (ZR-1 and ZR-2) and Goodyear employee John F. USS SHENANDOAH ARTIFACT ITEMS INCLUDED: 1 AND 2 TWO PIECES OF USS SHENANDOAH GAS CELL FABRIC WITH 5 CRASH PHOTOS ATTACHED – SIZE : 4 X 6 INCHES and 4 x 9 INCHES. 3LARGE PIECE OF USS SHENANDOAH GAS CELL FABRIC WITH NICE 1925 PERIOD INSCRIPTIONS – SIZE : 4 X 8 INCHES 4AIRCRAFT METAL LABELED USS SHENANDOAH – SIZE: 3/4 X 5 INCHES 5SMALL ENVELOPE WITH 2 SMALL PIECES OF USS SHENANDOAH GAS CELL FABRIC – Approximately 1 square inch total. USS SHENANDOAH CRASH SURVIVOR AUTOGRAPH ITEMS INCLUDED. 6JUNE 11, 1974 HISTORIC 3 PAGE SIGNED LETTER BY JOHN F. NAVY AIRSHIP VETERAN, GOODYEAR ZR-1 CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYEE AND USS SHENANDOAH CRASH SURVIVOR. Letter has super technical content regarding the authenticity of items present here, construction method of the gas cells, his career in the U. Navy (including R-38 service in England), at Goodyear and as a survivor of the crash of the USS Shenandoah. SIZE: 7 X 11, 3 SHEETS OF PAPER. 7SIGNED CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY SIGNED BY JOHN F. SIZE: 6 X 9 INCHES, ONE PAGE. 8SIGNED POSTCARD BY JOHN F. MCCARTHY REGARDING USS SHENANDOAH FABRIC. 9UNSIGNED POSTCARD FROM JOHN F. 10NOTARIZED STATEMENT REGARDING AUTHENTICATION OF THESE ITEMS. SIGNED BY AVIATION HISTORIAN AND DATED OCTOBER 14, 1977. 11SEVERAL PIECES OF USS SHENANDOAH ASSORTED EPHEMERA, NEWS CLIPPINGS, ETC. (SEE FIRST PHOTO) NOTE: ALL ITEMS IN THE ARCHIVE ARE SHOWN TOGETHER IN THE FIRST PHOTO CONDITION: Very good, light general aging. All items carefully packing using new packing materials and boxed in most cases. The item “Historic group 1925 USS SHENANDOAH ZR-1 AIRSHIP FABRIC RELIC zeppelin autograph” is in sale since Friday, August 17, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Transportation\Aviation\Airships”. The seller is “aviationbug” and is located in Saint Augustine, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.