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Fallschirmjager [paratroopers] photograph album

 Collection — Box: BW 30, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16579

Content Description

Comprises a photographic record of Wehrmacht Gebirgsjagerregiment (German Army Mountain Troops) and Luftwaffe Fallschirmjager training in and around the Berchtesgaden and Obersalzburg area in Bavaria prior to the second World War.

Dates

  • 1930s

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Fallschimjager were the paratroop branch of the German Luftwaffe before and during World War II. They were the first German paratroopers to be committed in large-scale airborne operations.

Extent

0.03 Cubic Feet (1 folder) : 1 photo album

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was purchased from Lux Mentis by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia Library on 16 Nobember 2018.

Condition Description

Good.
Title
Fallschirmjager photography album
Status
Completed
Author
Ellen Welch
Date
2021_09-30
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States