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Nationalsozialistisches Fliegerkorps flight logbook with entries

Object | Accession Number: 1987.90.95

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    Nationalsozialistisches Fliegerkorps flight logbook with entries

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Flight logbook with many handwritten entries used by the Nationalsozialistisches Fliegerkorps [NSFK: National Socialist Flying Corps] of unknown origin. NSFK was a paramilitary organization founded in 1937 and affiliated with the Nazi Party. It was primarily involved with training and civil air defense.
    Date
    use:  approximately 1941 May 05-approximately 1942 January 08
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Żydowski Instytut Historyczny im. Emanuela Ringelbluma
    Markings
    front page, preprinted and handwritten, black ink : Ärztlicher Untersuchungsbefund ... / 2.5.41 .. / 1.8.42 .. / 5.5.41...] [Medical examination]
    inside back cover, black ink : Das Fliegen erfordert Mut, / Entschlossenheit und Ausdauer! / Heil der deutschen Jugend, / die diese Tugenden pflegt. / Fr. Christiansen / General der Flieger [Flying requires courage, Determination and endurance! Salvation of German youth,
    Which cultivates these virtues. Fr. Christiansen General of the airmen]
    Contributor
    Distributor: Nationalsozialistisches Fliegerkorps

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Classification
    Information Forms
    Category
    Notebooks
    Object Type
    Logbooks (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Logbook with a missing front cover and stained blue paper back cover. The existing front page is for recording medical information and has handwritten dated entries and an official Nationalsozialistisches Fliegerkorps stamp with Reichsadler. There follow several sets of facing pages, left side has 6 preprinted columns, right page has 4 preprinted columns, both with German headings in black ink and 13 horizontal dotted lines creating spaces for pilot entries: Left side page: Nr. / Datum / Flugzeug / Startzeit / Flugdauer / höhe [Airplane, start time, flight time. altitude] On the right side page: Column 1: Windrichtung und Stärke [Wind direction and Strength] ; Column 2: Gelände [Terrain]; Column 3: Startart✽ (G, A, W, F) [Startup type] ; Column 4: Bemerkungen, Prüfungs Eintragungen des flugsch [Remarks, records of the flight]. Most of the pages have handwritten notations and several have purple stamped text with dates and signatures; the final pages have no entries.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 6.000 inches (15.24 cm) | Width: 4.250 inches (10.795 cm)
    Materials
    overall : paper, ink, metal, plastic, cloth

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Keywords & Subjects

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The logbook was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1987 by the Żydowski Instytut Historyczny im. Emanuela Ringelbluma.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this artifact has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2023-08-25 12:35:39
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