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Sammelwerk Nr. 15
Bild Nr. 177 Gruppe 63
Die Spike der alten Kämpfer am 9. November 1935 vor dem Braunen haus in München
Compilation No. 15
Image No. 177 Group 63
The spike of the Old Fighters on 9 November 1935 in front of the Brown House in Munich
Hitler and Göring at front of parade commemorating the Beer Hall Putsch of 1923. The Brown House was the national headquarters of the National Socialist German Worker's Party in Germany. It was named for the color of the party uniforms.
One of a series of cigarette card photos. Photo by Heinrich Hoffmann.
Small brown spot , UR border. On back, glue remnants on right side where mounted in album.
17 X 12 cm - 6 ¾” X 4 ¾” x
(Red text is an electronic watermark that is not physically part of the photo)
Note: The sale of this item in no way supports the actions or philosophies of the Axis powers. I am selling the historical record.
Hermann Wilhelm Göring (1893-1946) was a German politician, military leader, and leading member of the Nazi Party (NSDAP).
A member of the NSDAP from its earliest days, Göring was wounded in 1923 during the failed coup known as the Beer Hall Putsch. He became addicted to morphine after being treated with the drug for his injuries. After helping Adolf Hitler take power in 1933, he became the second-most powerful man in Germany. He founded the Gestapo in 1933, and later gave command of it to Heinrich Himmler. Göring was appointed commander-in-chief of the Luftwaffe (air force) in 1935, a position he held until the final days of World War II.
Heinrich Hoffmann (1885 – 1957) was a German photographer, art dealer, art collector, and magazine publisher who was for many years Adolf Hitler's official photographer and a part of his intimate circle. Historian Alan Bullock succinctly described Hoffmann as an "earthy Bavarian with a weakness for drinking parties and hearty jokes" who "enjoyed the license of a court jester" with Hitler.