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RG-59.01, Voelkischer Beobachter, People's Observer

RG-59.02, Die Wehrmacht, The Army, periodical

RG-59.03, Books, Narratives, Brochures

RG-59.04, Personal and official correspondence

RG-59.05, Military, political maps and city plans

RG-59.06, Newspaper clippings, collected by Anton Karl

RG-59.07, Personal papers of Anton Karl

RG-59.08, Anton Karl Personal and Family Photographs

RG-59.09, Anton Karl, military and family photography



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Title: Anton Karl Papers, 1933-1944Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates:1939 -- 1944

ID: RG-59/RG-59

Primary Creator: Anton Karl, captain (Hauptmann) and battalion commander of German Army (Wehrmacht) (1902 -- 1944)

Extent: 4.0 Boxes

Subjects: Administrative and political maps, interwar, war-time and postwar period, Anton and Margarete Karl, photograph, Munich, 1920s, Anton Karl, Captain (Hauptmann) of the German Army (Wehrmacht), 1902 -- 1944, Anton Karl, photo-documents, Armed forces, German, 1918 -- 1933, Bietingen (Germany), Captain (Hauptmann) Anton Karl, fallen in action near Ternopil, 21 February 1944, Ukraine, Catholic Literature, published in Germany, Catholic rite and tradition, first communion, Catholic rite and traditions, Christian Literature published in Germany, City maps (street plans) of the interwar and wartime, Combat operations in Western Ukraine, 1944, Correspondence from front-lines, 1939 -- 1945, Die Wehrmacht (The German Army), Nazi periodicals, Documents in German language, Documents issued by the local and central authorities of Weimar Republic, 1919 -- 1933, Eastern Front, the German War against the USSR, 1941 -- 1945, family histories, Family History, Karl, family photographs, Family photographs, Karl Family, German literature, 19th -20th century, German military campaign in Poland, 1939, German military campaign in Western Europe, 1940, German military maps of the Russian regions, 1941, Germany (1918--1933), Germany (1933 -- 1945), Germany, history, Germany, middle class, 1933 -- 1939, Hohenfels (Germany), Margarete Karl, wife of Anton Karl, Memorial service for the fallen soldiers, German, Memorial service for the fallen soldiers, German, Captain Anton Karl, Military Comradeship, German Army, 1933 -- 1945, Military map of the Ternopil region in Ukraine, German, Military maps, German, Military maps, the Second World War, 1939-- 1945, military photographs, 1920 -- 1945, military photographs, German, 1920 -- 1945, Military photographs, German, 1920 -- 1945, Anton Karl, Military service in German Army, the Wehrmacht, 1939 -- 1945, Military service in Nazi-German Army, the Wehrmacht, 1939 -- 1944, Anton Karl, Military service in Nazi Germany, in Wehrmacht, 1939 -- 1945, Military service in the German armed forces, Weimar Republic, Military service records, German, Military service records, German, Anton Karl, Narratives in German language, Nazi-German military campaign in the Eastern Front, 1941 -- 1944, Anton Karl, Nazi-German military campaign in the Eastern Front, 1941 -- 1945, Nazi-German military campaign in the Second World War, Anton Karl, Nazi-German military campaigns in the Second World War, 1939 -- 1945, Nazi Party, membership, Nazi Party, membership, Anton Karl, official correspondence, Official correspondence, German, Passports, German, Passports, German, Anton Karl, Periodicals, Nazi, Photographs, portrait, Anton Karl, Photographs, portrait, Margarete Karl, Photographs, portraits, Photographs of children, Photographs of children, Erich Karl, Photographs of children, two male children of Anton Karl, Photographs of family members, Photographs of family members, Anton Karl, Pocket calendars, wartime, Pocket calendars, wartime, Anton Karl, Political map of Europe, German, 1940, Political maps of Europe, Prayer books, Catholic, published in Germany, Publications, German, Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic, Second World War, 1939 -- 1945, Service in the Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic, Service in the Reichswehr, the army of the Weimar Republic, Anton Carl, Soviet-German battle for Ternopil, Ukraine, 1944, Sport contest certificates, German, 1931, Anton Karl, Sports contests, Sports contests certificates, German, Tarnopol (Poland), Tarnopol (Poland: Province), Ternopil (Ukraine), The Karl Family, a group photograph, 1920s, The USSR (1941--1945), Ukraine (1941-1945), Volkischer Beobachter, Nazi periodicals, Weimar Republic, 1919 -- 1933

Languages: German

Abstract

This record group comprises series of Nazi periodicals, personal library of Anton Karl, family and personal photo-albums and Anton Karl’s military documents, passports and other identification documents. A sub-collection of its own right is a full gear of his cavalry uniform kept in a special suitcase. This suitcase was sent back to his family in Germany, when lieutenant-colonel Anton Karl was killed near Ternopol in Western Ukraine in the Spring of 1944.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This Record Group comprises the following collections: RG-59.01, Volkischer Beobachter, People's Observer, Nazi-German periodical, Munich edition; RG-59.02, Die Wehrmacht, The Army, periodical; RG-59.03, Books, Narratives, Brochures; RG-59.04, Personal and official correspondence; RG-59.05, Miltary, politica;  maps and city plans; RG-59.07, Personal papers; RG-59.06, Newspaper clippings; RG-59.08, Anton Karl Personal and Family Photographs; RG-59.09, Anton Karl, military and family photography

These documents and photographs, as well as periodicals and other publications reflect German military and public history through the prism of a middle class Wehrmacht officer, Captain Anton Karl.

Collection Historical Note

This record group is a multifaceted collection of personal, official and public documents. While some relate to the career of Captain Anton Karl, the corpus of the documents and artifacts as an entity is well-waratned representation of prewar and wartime History of Germany. Largely these documents relate to the military history, although the fate of the given German officer and his family is well represented.

Socila and military life of German society is represented by various periodicals, personal correspondences, official documents and wide array of photo-documents and personal possesions.

Subject/Index Terms

Administrative and political maps, interwar, war-time and postwar period
Anton and Margarete Karl, photograph, Munich, 1920s
Anton Karl, Captain (Hauptmann) of the German Army (Wehrmacht), 1902 -- 1944
Anton Karl, photo-documents
Armed forces, German, 1918 -- 1933
Bietingen (Germany)
Captain (Hauptmann) Anton Karl, fallen in action near Ternopil, 21 February 1944, Ukraine
Catholic Literature, published in Germany
Catholic rite and tradition, first communion
Catholic rite and traditions
Christian Literature published in Germany
City maps (street plans) of the interwar and wartime
Combat operations in Western Ukraine, 1944
Correspondence from front-lines, 1939 -- 1945
Die Wehrmacht (The German Army), Nazi periodicals
Documents in German language
Documents issued by the local and central authorities of Weimar Republic, 1919 -- 1933
Eastern Front, the German War against the USSR, 1941 -- 1945
family histories
Family History, Karl
family photographs
Family photographs, Karl Family
German literature, 19th -20th century
German military campaign in Poland, 1939
German military campaign in Western Europe, 1940
German military maps of the Russian regions, 1941
Germany (1918--1933)
Germany (1933 -- 1945)
Germany, history
Germany, middle class, 1933 -- 1939
Hohenfels (Germany)
Margarete Karl, wife of Anton Karl
Memorial service for the fallen soldiers, German
Memorial service for the fallen soldiers, German, Captain Anton Karl
Military Comradeship, German Army, 1933 -- 1945
Military map of the Ternopil region in Ukraine, German
Military maps, German
Military maps, the Second World War, 1939-- 1945
military photographs, 1920 -- 1945
military photographs, German, 1920 -- 1945
Military photographs, German, 1920 -- 1945, Anton Karl
Military service in German Army, the Wehrmacht, 1939 -- 1945
Military service in Nazi-German Army, the Wehrmacht, 1939 -- 1944, Anton Karl
Military service in Nazi Germany, in Wehrmacht, 1939 -- 1945
Military service in the German armed forces, Weimar Republic
Military service records, German
Military service records, German, Anton Karl
Narratives in German language
Nazi-German military campaign in the Eastern Front, 1941 -- 1944, Anton Karl
Nazi-German military campaign in the Eastern Front, 1941 -- 1945
Nazi-German military campaign in the Second World War, Anton Karl
Nazi-German military campaigns in the Second World War, 1939 -- 1945
Nazi Party, membership
Nazi Party, membership, Anton Karl
official correspondence
Official correspondence, German
Passports, German
Passports, German, Anton Karl
Periodicals, Nazi
Photographs, portrait, Anton Karl
Photographs, portrait, Margarete Karl
Photographs, portraits
Photographs of children
Photographs of children, Erich Karl
Photographs of children, two male children of Anton Karl
Photographs of family members
Photographs of family members, Anton Karl
Pocket calendars, wartime
Pocket calendars, wartime, Anton Karl
Political map of Europe, German, 1940
Political maps of Europe
Prayer books, Catholic, published in Germany
Publications, German
Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic
Second World War, 1939 -- 1945
Service in the Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic
Service in the Reichswehr, the army of the Weimar Republic, Anton Carl
Soviet-German battle for Ternopil, Ukraine, 1944
Sport contest certificates, German, 1931, Anton Karl
Sports contests
Sports contests certificates, German
Tarnopol (Poland)
Tarnopol (Poland: Province)
Ternopil (Ukraine)
The Karl Family, a group photograph, 1920s
The USSR (1941--1945)
Ukraine (1941-1945)
Volkischer Beobachter, Nazi periodicals
Weimar Republic, 1919 -- 1933


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Browse by Sub-Collection:

[Sub-Collection 1: RG-59.01, Voelkischer Beobachter, People's Observer, 1935-1945],
[Sub-Collection 2: RG-59.02, Die Wehrmacht, The Army, periodical],
[Sub-Collection 3: RG-59.03, Books, Narratives, Brochures, 1930s -- 1940s],
[Sub-Collection 4: RG-59.04, Personal and official correspondence, 1933 -- 1944],
[Sub-Collection 5: RG-59.05, Military, political maps and city plans, 1920s -- 1944],
[Sub-Collection 6: RG-59.06, Newspaper clippings, collected by Anton Karl, 1933 -- 1944],
[Sub-Collection 7: RG-59.07, Personal papers of Anton Karl, 1920s -- 1940s],
[Sub-Collection 8: RG-59.08, Anton Karl Personal and Family Photographs, 1920s -- 1940s],
[Sub-Collection 9: RG-59.09, Anton Karl, military and family photography, 1920s -- 1940s],
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Sub-Collection 7: RG-59.07, Personal papers of Anton Karl, 1920s -- 1940sAdd to your cart.
This Collection comprises personal identification documents of Captain (Hauptman) Anton Karl, as well as his personal documents
Subject/Index Terms:
Anton Karl, Captain (Hauptmann) of the German Army (Wehrmacht), 1902 -- 1944
Military Comradeship, German Army, 1933 -- 1945
Birthday greetings, German
Birthday greetings to Anton Karl from his fellow officers, 1940
Birthday greetings, Anton Karl
Passports, German
Passports, German, Anton Karl
Hohenfels (Germany)
Nazi Party, membership
Nazi Party, membership, Anton Karl
Pocket calendars, wartime
Pocket calendars, wartime, Anton Karl
Military service records, German, Anton Karl
Military service in Nazi-German Army, the Wehrmacht, 1939 -- 1944, Anton Karl
Military identification documents and records, German
Military identification documents, German
Military identification documents, German, Anton Karl
Germany (1918--1933)
Germany (1933 -- 1945)
Documents in German language
Narratives in German language
Creators:
Anton Karl, captain (Hauptmann) and battalion commander of German Army (Wehrmacht) (1902 -- 1944)

Browse by Sub-Collection:

[Sub-Collection 1: RG-59.01, Voelkischer Beobachter, People's Observer, 1935-1945],
[Sub-Collection 2: RG-59.02, Die Wehrmacht, The Army, periodical],
[Sub-Collection 3: RG-59.03, Books, Narratives, Brochures, 1930s -- 1940s],
[Sub-Collection 4: RG-59.04, Personal and official correspondence, 1933 -- 1944],
[Sub-Collection 5: RG-59.05, Military, political maps and city plans, 1920s -- 1944],
[Sub-Collection 6: RG-59.06, Newspaper clippings, collected by Anton Karl, 1933 -- 1944],
[Sub-Collection 7: RG-59.07, Personal papers of Anton Karl, 1920s -- 1940s],
[Sub-Collection 8: RG-59.08, Anton Karl Personal and Family Photographs, 1920s -- 1940s],
[Sub-Collection 9: RG-59.09, Anton Karl, military and family photography, 1920s -- 1940s],
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