This document, dated 10 April 1942, is hand signed by Generalfeldmarschall Günther von Kluge (thanks KH!), not only an army panzer field marshal but also the recipient of the Knights Cross w/Oak Leaves and Swords. The document is to Kom-Fahrer Emil Schmitz, Kom-Staffel 1 and it is for the award of the Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.Klasse mit Schwerten, the War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords. The signature has typed info that reads Der Oberbefelshaber der Heersgruppe Mitte indicating that he is the "Supreme Commander of Army Group Mitte". The document has been affixed to card stock. There is minor discoloration and wear but in good condition otherwise!
- Item #: D-211