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Cigarette card depicting Hitler traveling in Prussia

Object | Accession Number: 2005.315.14

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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Cigarette card from the series, Kampf um's Dritte Reich (Struggle for the Third Reich), produced in Germany, ca.1933. The card depicts Hitler traveling in East Prussia.
    Series Title
    Kampf um's Dritte Reich (Struggle for the Third Reich)
    Date
    publication/distribution:  approximately 1933
    Geography
    depiction: East Prussia (Germany) historic;
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Cathy L. Kobs
    Markings
    back, in black ink : Kampf / um’s Dritte Reich / Bild 154 / Ostpreußenreise / Diefe Bilder liegen in den paarungen / unserer Bulgaria =Sport = Zigaretten / Gammelalben für die 273 Bilder find gegen Boreinfendung von RM 1.- / durch unś oder durch jeden handler / erhältlich / BULGARIA / ZIGARETTENFABRIK G.M.B.H / DRESDEN-A. 21
    Contributor
    Distributor: Bulgaria Zigarettenfabrik G.M.B.H
    Subject: Herbert H. Kobs
    Biography
    Herbert Kobs was born on May 15, 1924, in Dane, Wisconiosn. He enlisted in the United States Army on January 18, 1943. He was posted to the Pacific theater, where part of his duties included serving as a guard for General Douglas MacArthur. He was demobilized on December 31, 1945. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1950. He married Alice Hafemeister and they had two daughters. Kobs spent most of his career as a high school history teacher and guidance counselor at Burlington High School in Burlington, Wisconsin. He died at age 57, in July 1981.

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Classification
    Information Forms
    Category
    Cards
    Physical Description
    Rectangular paper card with color photographic image, with white border, on front and German text on back. Image of Hitler shaking hands with man in Nazi uniform, standing by 2 cars, one with a flag. In background is a large white ship. On back top is leafy bough with circle with letters in center.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 1.880 inches (4.775 cm) | Width: 2.440 inches (6.198 cm)
    Materials
    overall : paper, ink

    Rights & Restrictions

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

    Keywords & Subjects

    Topical Term
    Nazi propaganda.
    Corporate Name
    Nazi Party

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The cigarette card was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2005 by Cathy Kobs, the daughter of Herbert Kobs.
    Record last modified:
    2023-08-07 10:41:14
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