3rd Reich Luftwaffe RKT Hannes Trautloft (Nachkrieg) Unterschrift und Fotos
In an excellent condition a Ritterkreuz Träger Hannes Trautloft (Postwar) signatures and Photos
On the Photo is written in French to the collector Monsieur Faillat, the backside is stickered by the French army Siripa and the ministry of defense. This sticker allowes this specific foto to have been reproduced from the original negative.
The other photo is addressed to Monsieur Milloux, half written in French and German.
Both the postcard and photo have been post war signed.
He was a German Luftwaffe military aviator during the Spanish Civil War and World War II, and general in the postwar German Air Force. As a fighter ace, he is credited with 58 enemy aircraft shot down, including 5 in Spain, 8 on the Western Front and 45 on the Eastern Front of World War II. On 27 July 1941 Trautloft was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes) for 20 aerial victories.