You are bidding on a SUPERB and 100% original WW2 German Kreigsmarine Autographed Photo & Documents of Helmut Friedrich Witte!
Helmut Witte began
his naval career in April 1934. Later he served on the light cruiser Köln, on
the destroyer Z-22, and on several torpedo boats. In July 1940 Witte
transferred to the U-boat force. After the usual training he became IWO on the
newly commissioned U-107 under Kptlt. Hessler. Before he left the boat in July
1941, he had taken part in the most successful patrol of the war.
U-159 in October 1941 and operated in the waters of Panama on his second
patrol. On his third patrol U-159 was a part of the wolfpack Eisbär, which
operated in the waters off Capetown in September 1942. He left the boat in June
1943 and served from then until the end of the war in several staff positions.
After two months
in British captivity, he worked for a time as a farm hand and factory worker.
Later he built up a successful civil career and in the 1960s became personnel
manager of a great German industry group.
Made of paper this autographed photo is GOOD condition! Features an image of Witte on a UBoat, as well as some printed documents containing a biography. Some marks and wear, but nothing that detracts. 100% original, it would look EXCELLENT framed! A PERFECT addition to any collection or display!
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Although my passion is the Me109, I do offer many other German Aircraft (Fw190, Me262, etc.), as well as USAF and Japanese items. Occasionally I do offer many non-vintage items such as prints and art relating to the time period. As a private collector myself, I am constantly on the lookout for historical memorabilia, authentic photographs, artwork or anything unique relating to military aircraft.
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