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Reichssportblatt 7. Mai 1940
Mille Miglia race ending in Brescia
This is an original example of the rare heavily photographic Third Reich sport magazine called Reichssportblatt published by Deutscher Verlag. It is issue 19 dated 7 May 1940, has 24 pages and measures 10-¾ x 14 inches. The cover photo shows famous soccer player Franz "Bimbo" Binder.

It contains in-depth coverage about several international sport events strengthening the bond between Nazi Germany and Mussolini's Fascist Italy. The article about the Mille Miglia (1000 Mile) car race contains fabulous photos of race cars (BMW, Ferrari) and action shots and there is in-depth coverage about the soccer match between Italy and Germany played in Milan on 5 May 1940 (Italy won 3:2). There are also photos from the first war-time Tennis Tournament in Rome.

There are cartoons as well as advertising for cigarettes, Nivea, Dresdner Bank, Walther rifles, Hohner harmonicas, Torpedo bicycles, Rieker shoes, and other consumer products.

Complete and in good used condition. Nothing cut out, no odor.
Other articles are about women's gymnastics, HJ rowing competitions in Grünau, fencing, Wehrmacht equestrians, the Tour of Berlin cycling event, field hockey, American boxer Henry Armstrong, rugby, etc.

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This 1940 heavily illustrated Nazi sport magazine is offered for sale
for $45.00 delivered by Media Mail in the continental USA.
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FOR 7 MAY 1940

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