Fallschirmjager [paratroopers] photograph album
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.
- Creation: 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.
0.03 Cubic Feet (1 folder) : 1 photo album
Language of Materials
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.
- Fallschirmjager photography album
- Ellen Welch
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States