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Purple Heart awarded to Cpl. Joseph E. Oleskiewicz – a member of the “Filthy Thirteen” in World War II ($5,100). Purple Heart awarded to one of legendary ‘Filthy Thirteen’ brings $5,100

  BOUCKVILLE, N.Y. – The Purple Heart awarded to U.S. [...]

Collectors were able to purchase two uniforms from the personal wardrobe of Kaiser Franz Joseph I of Austria. A field-grey litewka with matching trousers sold for 8,000 euros. The fur-trimmed attila with matching parade trousers sparked a thrilling bidding duel when the hammer finally fell at 40,000 euros. More than 5,000 lots sell at Hermann Historica oHG

More than 5,000 lots from all specialist areas represented by [...]

Crossing the inner German border remained possible throughout the Cold War. It was never entirely sealed, though there were severe restrictions on the movement of East German citizens. The post-war agreements on the governance of Berlin specified that the Western Allies were to have access to the city via defined air, road, rail and river links. This was mostly respected by the Soviets and East Germans, albeit with periodic interruptions and harassment of travellers. Even during the Berlin Blockade of 1948, supplies could be brought in by air – the famous Berlin Airlift – and Allied military convoys could pass through East Germany en route to Berlin. Photo taken ca. 1954 by Verne Kindschi. Cold War memories: Driving Ivan’s Autobahn

by Bruce E. Kipp During my Army career, I served three tours of [...]

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This April 1, Jones will drive his deuce to the wreath-laying. He will complete his restoration with new canvas before making the trip. Tales from the Field: Deuce honors military memories

  by Ralph Jones Let me introduce myself: Ralph Jones from [...]

Jeep or Peep—She’s still a devil. June 1942 Jeep or Peep — She’s Still a Devil!

  by John Buckels These photos are copies of original [...]

gavel GovPlanet’s inaugural auction reaches buyers in 16 countries, 27 states

More than 1,000 items for sale in December PLEASANTON, Calif. [...]

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