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Maginot Line underground
Bilddokumente des Feldzugs im Westen (Photo Documents of the Invasion of the West)
Hitler and his Generals
1940 Wehrmacht invasion of France
Luftwaffe pilot and his pets
a “Poilu” on the back of a Nazi motorcycle
Wehrmacht Kavallerie
Sieg im Westen 1940
There are several photos of Adolf Hitler surrounded by generals, looking at maps, visiting Paris, and during the French surrender at Compiègne on 21 June 1940. The book ends with photos of the victory parade in Berlin for returning Wehrmacht soldiers and Hitler and Göring on the balcony of the Reichschancellery.
This 1941 Nazi photo book was published by Brunnen Verlag Willi Bischoff of Berlin. It is in very good used condition. The original Third Reich dust jacket was laminated by a previous owner to preserve it.
Hitler in Paris 1940
Armistice Compiegne 1940
This is a First Edition (of 20,000) of the rare 1941 Third Reich book Bilddokumente des Feldzugs im Westen (Photo Documents of the Invasion of the West) by Heiner Kurzbein and Erwin Berghaus. The photos in 7-1/4 x 9-7/8 inch, 128 page softcover book were taken by members of the Wehrmacht on the frontline in France, Holland and Belgium and most are not often found in other Nazi era photo books.
Bilddokumente des Feldzugs im Westen starts with an excerpt of the 10 May 1940 declaration of war by Adolf Hitler and the first photo in shows Hitler at the Führerhauptquartier with the head of the OKW, Generaloberst Keitel. This is followed by clear photos of men of the Wehrmacht, Kriegsmarine, Luftwaffe and Organisation Todt in action: on muddy battlefields, in cities, on horseback, Stukas in the air, Rotterdam on fire, Fallschirmjäger after their success at Eben-Emael, the Maginot Line, encountering fleeing civilians, battle casualties, temporary cemeteries, English and French POWs (including a "Poilu" on the back of a Nazi motorcycle!), Hermann Göring visiting a wounded soldier, even a German Shepherd delivering Feldpost at the front! All types of planes, tanks, weapons and vehicles are shown.
Fallschirmjäger after their success at Eben-Emael
French POWs
Wehrmacht in Frankreich
Führerhauptquartier 1940
French defeat 1940
Nazi paratrooper

Also for sale on, the memorial Nazi combat photo book "With Kampfgruppe Kleist through France", the remembrance book of "the Great Days of the SS-Totenkopf Division Battling through France in 1940"and the Heinrich Hoffmann photo book "With Hitler in the West".

This Nazi battlefield photo book of the 1940 invasion of the west is for
sale for $195.00 delivered by Media Mail in the continental USA.
USM book #766
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