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RG-59.01, Voelkischer Beobachter, People's Observer

RG-59.02, Die Wehrmacht, The Army, periodical

RG-59.03, Books, Narratives, Brochures

RG-59.04, Personal and official correspondence

RG-59.05, Military, political maps and city plans

RG-59.06, Newspaper clippings, collected by Anton Karl

RG-59.07, Personal papers of Anton Karl

RG-59.08, Anton Karl Personal and Family Photographs

RG-59.09, Anton Karl, military and family photography



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Title: Anton Karl Papers, 1933-1944Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates:1939 -- 1944

ID: RG-59/RG-59

Primary Creator: Anton Karl, captain (Hauptmann) and battalion commander of German Army (Wehrmacht) (1902 -- 1944)

Extent: 4.0 Boxes

Subjects: Administrative and political maps, interwar, war-time and postwar period, Anton and Margarete Karl, photograph, Munich, 1920s, Anton Karl, Captain (Hauptmann) of the German Army (Wehrmacht), 1902 -- 1944, Anton Karl, photo-documents, Armed forces, German, 1918 -- 1933, Bietingen (Germany), Captain (Hauptmann) Anton Karl, fallen in action near Ternopil, 21 February 1944, Ukraine, Catholic Literature, published in Germany, Catholic rite and tradition, first communion, Catholic rite and traditions, Christian Literature published in Germany, City maps (street plans) of the interwar and wartime, Combat operations in Western Ukraine, 1944, Correspondence from front-lines, 1939 -- 1945, Die Wehrmacht (The German Army), Nazi periodicals, Documents in German language, Documents issued by the local and central authorities of Weimar Republic, 1919 -- 1933, Eastern Front, the German War against the USSR, 1941 -- 1945, family histories, Family History, Karl, family photographs, Family photographs, Karl Family, German literature, 19th -20th century, German military campaign in Poland, 1939, German military campaign in Western Europe, 1940, German military maps of the Russian regions, 1941, Germany (1918--1933), Germany (1933 -- 1945), Germany, history, Germany, middle class, 1933 -- 1939, Hohenfels (Germany), Margarete Karl, wife of Anton Karl, Memorial service for the fallen soldiers, German, Memorial service for the fallen soldiers, German, Captain Anton Karl, Military Comradeship, German Army, 1933 -- 1945, Military map of the Ternopil region in Ukraine, German, Military maps, German, Military maps, the Second World War, 1939-- 1945, military photographs, 1920 -- 1945, military photographs, German, 1920 -- 1945, Military photographs, German, 1920 -- 1945, Anton Karl, Military service in German Army, the Wehrmacht, 1939 -- 1945, Military service in Nazi-German Army, the Wehrmacht, 1939 -- 1944, Anton Karl, Military service in Nazi Germany, in Wehrmacht, 1939 -- 1945, Military service in the German armed forces, Weimar Republic, Military service records, German, Military service records, German, Anton Karl, Narratives in German language, Nazi-German military campaign in the Eastern Front, 1941 -- 1944, Anton Karl, Nazi-German military campaign in the Eastern Front, 1941 -- 1945, Nazi-German military campaign in the Second World War, Anton Karl, Nazi-German military campaigns in the Second World War, 1939 -- 1945, Nazi Party, membership, Nazi Party, membership, Anton Karl, official correspondence, Official correspondence, German, Passports, German, Passports, German, Anton Karl, Periodicals, Nazi, Photographs, portrait, Anton Karl, Photographs, portrait, Margarete Karl, Photographs, portraits, Photographs of children, Photographs of children, Erich Karl, Photographs of children, two male children of Anton Karl, Photographs of family members, Photographs of family members, Anton Karl, Pocket calendars, wartime, Pocket calendars, wartime, Anton Karl, Political map of Europe, German, 1940, Political maps of Europe, Prayer books, Catholic, published in Germany, Publications, German, Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic, Second World War, 1939 -- 1945, Service in the Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic, Service in the Reichswehr, the army of the Weimar Republic, Anton Carl, Soviet-German battle for Ternopil, Ukraine, 1944, Sport contest certificates, German, 1931, Anton Karl, Sports contests, Sports contests certificates, German, Tarnopol (Poland), Tarnopol (Poland: Province), Ternopil (Ukraine), The Karl Family, a group photograph, 1920s, The USSR (1941--1945), Ukraine (1941-1945), Volkischer Beobachter, Nazi periodicals, Weimar Republic, 1919 -- 1933

Languages: German

Abstract

This record group comprises series of Nazi periodicals, personal library of Anton Karl, family and personal photo-albums and Anton Karl’s military documents, passports and other identification documents. A sub-collection of its own right is a full gear of his cavalry uniform kept in a special suitcase. This suitcase was sent back to his family in Germany, when lieutenant-colonel Anton Karl was killed near Ternopol in Western Ukraine in the Spring of 1944.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This Record Group comprises the following collections: RG-59.01, Volkischer Beobachter, People's Observer, Nazi-German periodical, Munich edition; RG-59.02, Die Wehrmacht, The Army, periodical; RG-59.03, Books, Narratives, Brochures; RG-59.04, Personal and official correspondence; RG-59.05, Miltary, politica;  maps and city plans; RG-59.07, Personal papers; RG-59.06, Newspaper clippings; RG-59.08, Anton Karl Personal and Family Photographs; RG-59.09, Anton Karl, military and family photography

These documents and photographs, as well as periodicals and other publications reflect German military and public history through the prism of a middle class Wehrmacht officer, Captain Anton Karl.

Collection Historical Note

This record group is a multifaceted collection of personal, official and public documents. While some relate to the career of Captain Anton Karl, the corpus of the documents and artifacts as an entity is well-waratned representation of prewar and wartime History of Germany. Largely these documents relate to the military history, although the fate of the given German officer and his family is well represented.

Socila and military life of German society is represented by various periodicals, personal correspondences, official documents and wide array of photo-documents and personal possesions.

Subject/Index Terms

Administrative and political maps, interwar, war-time and postwar period
Anton and Margarete Karl, photograph, Munich, 1920s
Anton Karl, Captain (Hauptmann) of the German Army (Wehrmacht), 1902 -- 1944
Anton Karl, photo-documents
Armed forces, German, 1918 -- 1933
Bietingen (Germany)
Captain (Hauptmann) Anton Karl, fallen in action near Ternopil, 21 February 1944, Ukraine
Catholic Literature, published in Germany
Catholic rite and tradition, first communion
Catholic rite and traditions
Christian Literature published in Germany
City maps (street plans) of the interwar and wartime
Combat operations in Western Ukraine, 1944
Correspondence from front-lines, 1939 -- 1945
Die Wehrmacht (The German Army), Nazi periodicals
Documents in German language
Documents issued by the local and central authorities of Weimar Republic, 1919 -- 1933
Eastern Front, the German War against the USSR, 1941 -- 1945
family histories
Family History, Karl
family photographs
Family photographs, Karl Family
German literature, 19th -20th century
German military campaign in Poland, 1939
German military campaign in Western Europe, 1940
German military maps of the Russian regions, 1941
Germany (1918--1933)
Germany (1933 -- 1945)
Germany, history
Germany, middle class, 1933 -- 1939
Hohenfels (Germany)
Margarete Karl, wife of Anton Karl
Memorial service for the fallen soldiers, German
Memorial service for the fallen soldiers, German, Captain Anton Karl
Military Comradeship, German Army, 1933 -- 1945
Military map of the Ternopil region in Ukraine, German
Military maps, German
Military maps, the Second World War, 1939-- 1945
military photographs, 1920 -- 1945
military photographs, German, 1920 -- 1945
Military photographs, German, 1920 -- 1945, Anton Karl
Military service in German Army, the Wehrmacht, 1939 -- 1945
Military service in Nazi-German Army, the Wehrmacht, 1939 -- 1944, Anton Karl
Military service in Nazi Germany, in Wehrmacht, 1939 -- 1945
Military service in the German armed forces, Weimar Republic
Military service records, German
Military service records, German, Anton Karl
Narratives in German language
Nazi-German military campaign in the Eastern Front, 1941 -- 1944, Anton Karl
Nazi-German military campaign in the Eastern Front, 1941 -- 1945
Nazi-German military campaign in the Second World War, Anton Karl
Nazi-German military campaigns in the Second World War, 1939 -- 1945
Nazi Party, membership
Nazi Party, membership, Anton Karl
official correspondence
Official correspondence, German
Passports, German
Passports, German, Anton Karl
Periodicals, Nazi
Photographs, portrait, Anton Karl
Photographs, portrait, Margarete Karl
Photographs, portraits
Photographs of children
Photographs of children, Erich Karl
Photographs of children, two male children of Anton Karl
Photographs of family members
Photographs of family members, Anton Karl
Pocket calendars, wartime
Pocket calendars, wartime, Anton Karl
Political map of Europe, German, 1940
Political maps of Europe
Prayer books, Catholic, published in Germany
Publications, German
Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic
Second World War, 1939 -- 1945
Service in the Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic
Service in the Reichswehr, the army of the Weimar Republic, Anton Carl
Soviet-German battle for Ternopil, Ukraine, 1944
Sport contest certificates, German, 1931, Anton Karl
Sports contests
Sports contests certificates, German
Tarnopol (Poland)
Tarnopol (Poland: Province)
Ternopil (Ukraine)
The Karl Family, a group photograph, 1920s
The USSR (1941--1945)
Ukraine (1941-1945)
Volkischer Beobachter, Nazi periodicals
Weimar Republic, 1919 -- 1933


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[Sub-Collection 1: RG-59.01, Voelkischer Beobachter, People's Observer, 1935-1945],
[Sub-Collection 2: RG-59.02, Die Wehrmacht, The Army, periodical],
[Sub-Collection 3: RG-59.03, Books, Narratives, Brochures, 1930s -- 1940s],
[Sub-Collection 4: RG-59.04, Personal and official correspondence, 1933 -- 1944],
[Sub-Collection 5: RG-59.05, Military, political maps and city plans, 1920s -- 1944],
[Sub-Collection 6: RG-59.06, Newspaper clippings, collected by Anton Karl, 1933 -- 1944],
[Sub-Collection 7: RG-59.07, Personal papers of Anton Karl, 1920s -- 1940s],
[Sub-Collection 8: RG-59.08, Anton Karl Personal and Family Photographs, 1920s -- 1940s],
[Sub-Collection 9: RG-59.09, Anton Karl, military and family photography, 1920s -- 1940s],
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Sub-Collection 5: RG-59.05, Military, political maps and city plans, 1920s -- 1944Add to your cart.
This Collection comprises military maps of the region in the Eastern Front (Orle region in Russia and Ternopil region in Ukraine), as well as military maps of the German region related to the miltary exercises of the Reichswehr, the armed forces of the Weimar Republic. There are also political and administrative maps of Europe and city maps.
Subject/Index Terms:
Military maps, German
German military maps of the Russian regions, 1941
Military maps, the Second World War, 1939-- 1945
Eastern Front, the German War against the USSR, 1941 -- 1945
Eastern Front, German military campaign
Nazi-German military campaign in the Eastern Front, 1941 -- 1944, Anton Karl
German military maps of Ternopil region, Ukraine
Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic
Military maps of the German regions with regard to the Reichswehr military exercises
Military service in German Army, the Wehrmacht, 1939 -- 1945
Military service in the German armed forces, Weimar Republic
Political map of Europe, German, 1940
Political maps of Europe
City street plans, European cities, prewar
Political and  military and city street plans in the possession of Anton Karl
Germany (1918--1933)
Germany (1933 -- 1945)
German military operations in Western Ukraine, 1944
German military operations in the Ternopil Region, 1944
German military operations in the Ternopil region, Anton Karl
Documents in German language
Creators:
Anton Karl, captain (Hauptmann) and battalion commander of German Army (Wehrmacht) (1902 -- 1944)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 1: RG-59.05.01, Anton Karl, city map of Amsterdam 1936, 1936Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
A map of Amsterdam published in 1936. The map is printed in Dutch and belonged to Anton Karl. He could have used it for his own personal travels, or during the Second World War while the Netherlands were occupied from 1940 to 1945.
Subject/Index Terms:
Anton Karl, Captain (Hauptmann) of the German Army (Wehrmacht), 1902 -- 1944
Administrative and political maps, interwar, war-time and postwar period
City maps (street plans) of the interwar and wartime
Maps and border lines
map, Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Amsterdam (Netherlands)
The Netherlands (1918--1940)
Anton Karl, personal belongings
Sightseeing and travel, maps
Sightseeing and travel
Political maps of Europe
Documents in Dutch language
Dutch, language
Creators:
Anton Karl, captain (Hauptmann) and battalion commander of German Army (Wehrmacht) (1902 -- 1944)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 2: RG-59.05.02, Anton Karl, Divisions Maneuver of 1926, map of Bavaria region, Germany, Part 1, 1926Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
A collection of maps for a divisions maneuver, perhaps a field test, for the German military of the Weimar Republic in 1926. After the First World War, the German military reformed as the Reichswehr, which Anton Karl joined, and started field tests in 1926. The maps in this collection are detailed topographical military maps of Bavaria in Germany. Here, Anton Karl is given the title of Unteroffizier, or Sergeant. Part 1 of 4
Subject/Index Terms:
Anton Karl, Captain (Hauptmann) of the German Army (Wehrmacht), 1902 -- 1944
Anton Karl, personal belongings
Service in the Reichswehr, the army of the Weimar Republic, Anton Karl
Documents in German language
German, language
Germany (1918--1933)
Bavaria (Germany: Region)
Weimar Republic, 1919 -- 1933
Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic
Service in the Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic
Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic, military exercises
Map of Germany
Maps and border lines
Military maps, German
Military maps of the German regions with regard to the Reichswehr military exercises
Creators:
Government of Weimar Republic (1918 -- 1933)
Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic (1919-1935)
Anton Karl, captain (Hauptmann) and battalion commander of German Army (Wehrmacht) (1902 -- 1944)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 3: RG-59.05.02, Anton Karl, Divisions Maneuver of 1926, map of Bavaria region, Germany, Part 2, 1926Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
A collection of maps for a divisions maneuver, perhaps a field test, for the German military of the Weimar Republic in 1926. After the First World War, the German military reformed as the Reichswehr, which Anton Karl joined, and started field tests in1926. The maps in this collection are detailed topographical military maps of Bavaria in Germany. Part 2 of 4
Subject/Index Terms:
Anton Karl, Captain (Hauptmann) of the German Army (Wehrmacht), 1902 -- 1944
Anton Karl, personal belongings
Documents in German language
German, language
Germany (1918--1933)
Bavaria (Germany: Region)
Map of Germany
Weimar Republic, 1919 -- 1933
Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic
Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic, military exercises
Service in the Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic
Service in the Reichswehr, the army of the Weimar Republic, Anton Karl
Maps and border lines
Military maps, German
Military maps of the German regions with regard to the Reichswehr military exercises
Creators:
Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic (1919-1935)
Government of Weimar Republic (1918 -- 1933)
Anton Karl, captain (Hauptmann) and battalion commander of German Army (Wehrmacht) (1902 -- 1944)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 4: RG-59.05.02, Anton Karl, Divisions Maneuver of 1926, map of Bavaria region, Germany, Part 3, 1926Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
A collection of maps for a divisions maneuver, perhaps a field test, for the German military of the Weimar Republic in 1926. After the First World War, the German military reformed as the Reichswehr, which Anton Karl joined, and started feld tests in 1926. The maps in this collection are detailed topographical military maps of Bavaria in Germany. Part 3 of 4
Subject/Index Terms:
Anton Karl, Captain (Hauptmann) of the German Army (Wehrmacht), 1902 -- 1944
Anton Karl, personal belongings
Documents in German language
Germany (1918--1933)
Bavaria (Germany: Region)
Map of Germany
Weimar Republic, 1919 -- 1933
Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic
Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic, military exercises
Service in the Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic
Service in the Reichswehr, the army of the Weimar Republic, Anton Karl
Maps and border lines
Military maps, German
Military maps of the German regions with regard to the Reichswehr military exercises
German, language
Creators:
Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic (1919-1935)
Government of Weimar Republic (1918 -- 1933)
Anton Karl, captain (Hauptmann) and battalion commander of German Army (Wehrmacht) (1902 -- 1944)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 5: RG-59.05.02, Anton Karl, Divisions Maneuver of 1926, map of Bavaria region, Germany, Part 4, 1926Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
A collection of maps for a divisions maneuver, perhaps a field test, for the German military of the Weimar Republic in 1926. After the First World War, the German military reformed as the Reichswehr, which Anton Karl joined, and started field tests in 1926. The maps in this collection are detailed topographical military maps of Bavaria in Germany. Part 4 of 4
Subject/Index Terms:
Anton Karl, Captain (Hauptmann) of the German Army (Wehrmacht), 1902 -- 1944
Anton Karl, personal belongings
Documents in German language
German, language
Germany (1918--1933)
Bavaria (Germany: Region)
Map of Germany
Weimar Republic, 1919 -- 1933
Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic
Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic, military exercises
Service in the Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic
Service in the Reichswehr, the army of the Weimar Republic, Anton Karl
Maps and border lines
Military maps, German
Military maps of the German regions with regard to the Reichswehr military exercises
Creators:
Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic (1919-1935)
Government of Weimar Republic (1918 -- 1933)
Anton Karl, captain (Hauptmann) and battalion commander of German Army (Wehrmacht) (1902 -- 1944)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 6: RG-59.05.03, Anton Karl, German military map of the Orel (Oryol) region, Russia, 1941, 1941Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
A German military map of the Orel, or Oryol, region of Russia belonging to Nazi-German military Captain Anton Karl. Ths map was most likely used in prepration for the Nazi-German military's campaign in Eastern Europe, most importantly Russia. Nazi Germany invaded Russia on June 22, 1941, an overly ambitious operation that would lead to the German military's defeat.
Subject/Index Terms:
Anton Karl, Captain (Hauptmann) of the German Army (Wehrmacht), 1902 -- 1944
Anton Karl, personal belongings
Documents in German language
German, language
Germany (1939--1945)
Orel (USSR)
The USSR (1941--1945)
Government of Nazi Germany (1933-1945)
German Armed Forces, Wehrmacht
Military service in Nazi-German Army, the Wehrmacht, 1939 -- 1944, Anton Karl
Eastern Europe (Region)
Eastern Front, the German War against the USSR, 1941 -- 1945
Nazi-German military campaign in the Eastern Front, 1941 -- 1944, Anton Karl
Military maps, German
Military maps, the Second World War, 1939-- 1945
War-theater maps
Military maps, the Second World War, USSR, 1941-1945
Maps and border lines
Creators:
Wehrmacht (German Army) (1939--1945)
Government of Nazi Germany (1933--1945)
Anton Karl, captain (Hauptmann) and battalion commander of German Army (Wehrmacht) (1902 -- 1944)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 7: RG-59.05.04, Anton Karl, political map of Europe, 1940, Part 1, 1940Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
A political map of Europe belonging to Wehrmacht Captain Anton Karl and published by the Deutscher Verlag in Berlin, Germany. Included are the flags and descriptions of each country. Anton Karl could have used this map for his own personal travels, or during the Second World War while various parts of Europe were occupied by Germany from 1939 to 1945. Part 1 of 3
Subject/Index Terms:
Anton Karl, Captain (Hauptmann) of the German Army (Wehrmacht), 1902 -- 1944
Anton Karl, personal belongings
Administrative and political maps, interwar, war-time and postwar period
Documents in German language
German, language
Maps and border lines
Political maps of Europe
Sightseeing and travel
Sightseeing and travel, maps
Deutscher Verlag, Berlin, publishers
Explanations, maps
Europe (1939 -- 1945)
Narratives in German language
Creators:
Anton Karl, captain (Hauptmann) and battalion commander of German Army (Wehrmacht) (1902 -- 1944)
Deutscher Verlag, Berlin, publishers (1933-45)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 8: RG-59.05.04, Anton Karl, political map of Europe, 1940, Part 2, 1940Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
A political map of Europe belonging to Wehrmacht Captain Anton Karl and published by the Deutscher Verlag in Berlin, Germany. He could have used it for his own personal travels, or during the Second World War while various parts of Europe were occupied by Germany from 1939 to 1945. Part 2 of 3
Subject/Index Terms:
Anton Karl, Captain (Hauptmann) of the German Army (Wehrmacht), 1902 -- 1944
Anton Karl, personal belongings
Administrative and political maps, interwar, war-time and postwar period
Documents in German language
German, language
Narratives in German language
Maps and border lines
Political maps of Europe
Sightseeing and travel
Sightseeing and travel, maps
Deutscher Verlag, Berlin, publishers
Explanations, maps
Europe (1939 -- 1945)
Creators:
Anton Karl, captain (Hauptmann) and battalion commander of German Army (Wehrmacht) (1902 -- 1944)
Deutscher Verlag, Berlin, publishers (1933-45)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 9: RG-59.05.04, Anton Karl, political map of Europe, 1940, Part 3, 1940Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
A political map of Europe belonging to Wehrmacht Captain Anton Karl and published by the Deutscher Verlag in Berlin,Germany. He could have used it for his own personal travels, or during the Second World War while various parts of Europe were occupied by Germany from 1939 to 1945. Part 3 of 3
Subject/Index Terms:
Anton Karl, Captain (Hauptmann) of the German Army (Wehrmacht), 1902 -- 1944
Anton Karl, personal belongings
Administrative and political maps, interwar, war-time and postwar period
Documents in German language
German, language
Narratives in German language
Maps and border lines
Political maps of Europe
Sightseeing and travel
Sightseeing and travel, maps
Deutscher Verlag, Berlin, publishers
Explanations, maps
Europe (1939 -- 1945)
Creators:
Anton Karl, captain (Hauptmann) and battalion commander of German Army (Wehrmacht) (1902 -- 1944)
Deutscher Verlag, Berlin, publishers (1933-45)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 10: RG-59.05.05, Anton Karl, military map of Munich and surrounding region, 1926-1933Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
A military map of Munich and the surrounding region, perhaps for a field test, for the German military of the Weimar Republic circa 1926. After the First World War, the German military reformed as the Reichswehr, which Anton Karl joined, and started field tests in 1926, which violated the terms of the Treaty of Versailles. The map is a detailed topographical map with the indication of some roads and the distances (in kilometers) between places to stop.
Subject/Index Terms:
Anton Karl, Captain (Hauptmann) of the German Army (Wehrmacht), 1902 -- 1944
Anton Karl, personal belongings
Documents in German language
German, language
Germany (1918--1933)
Map of Germany
Weimar Republic, 1919 -- 1933
Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic
Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic, military exercises
Service in the Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic
Service in the Reichswehr, the army of the Weimar Republic, Anton Karl
Maps and border lines
Military maps, German
Military maps of the German regions with regard to the Reichswehr military exercises
Munich (Germany)
Creators:
Anton Karl, captain (Hauptmann) and battalion commander of German Army (Wehrmacht) (1902 -- 1944)
Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic (1919-1935)
Government of Weimar Republic (1918 -- 1933)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 11: RG-59.05.06, Anton Karl, military map of Regensburg and surrounding region, 1929Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
A military map of Regensburg, Germany and the surrounding region, perhaps for a field test, for the German military of the Weimar Republic, circa 1926. After the First World War. The German military reformed as the Reichswehr, which Anton Karl joined, and started field tests in 1926, which violated the terms of the Treaty of Versailles. This map is a detailed topographic map indicating hills and rivers. Several small town are underlined, such as Wolkering, perhaps as hypothetical stops of targets for the field test.
Subject/Index Terms:
Anton Karl, Captain (Hauptmann) of the German Army (Wehrmacht), 1902 -- 1944
Anton Karl, personal belongings
Documents in German language
German, language
Germany (1918--1933)
Bavaria (Germany: Region)
Map of Germany
Weimar Republic, 1919 -- 1933
Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic
Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic, military exercises
Service in the Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic
Service in the Reichswehr, the army of the Weimar Republic, Anton Karl
Maps and border lines
Military maps, German
Military maps of the German regions with regard to the Reichswehr military exercises
Regensburg (Germany)
Topographisches Bureau, Bayer (Bavaria), 1929
Creators:
Topographisches Bureau, Bayer (Bavaria), 1929
Anton Karl, captain (Hauptmann) and battalion commander of German Army (Wehrmacht) (1902 -- 1944)
Reichswehr, army of the Weimar Republic (1919-1935)
Government of Weimar Republic (1918 -- 1933)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 12: RG-59.05.07, Anton Karl, political map of the USSR, wartime, Part 1, circa 1940Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
A German political map of the USSR during the Second World War. The map is entitled “Europaeisches Rutzland”, or European Russia. This map belonged to Wehrmacht Captain Anton Karl sometime during or after 1940, but the specific date is unclear. Several cities in Soviet Russia are circled or underlined in red, such as Leningrad, Mitau, Kaunas, and Dunaburg. It is unknown if they were marked by Karl either before or after German invasions of the USSR, starting on June 22, 1941. Part 1 of 2
Subject/Index Terms:
Anton Karl, Captain (Hauptmann) of the German Army (Wehrmacht), 1902 -- 1944
Anton Karl, personal belongings
Administrative and political maps, interwar, war-time and postwar period
Documents in German language
German, language
Maps and border lines
Political maps of Europe
Europe (1939 -- 1945)
Leningrad (USSR)
Jelgava (Mitau), Latvia
Daugavpils (Dunaburg), Latvia
Latvia
Kaunas (Lithuania)
Lithuania (Europe)
The USSR (1941--1945)
Second World War, 1939 -- 1945
Political map of Europe, German, 1940
War strategy and tactics, German, the Second World War
Creators:
Anton Karl, captain (Hauptmann) and battalion commander of German Army (Wehrmacht) (1902 -- 1944)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 13: RG-57.05.07, Anton Karl, political map of the USSR, wartime, Part 2, circa 1940Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
A German political map of the USSR during the Second World War. The map is entitled “Europaeisches Rutzland”, or European Russia. This map belonged to Wehrmacht Captain Anton Karl sometime during or after 1940, but the specific date is unclear. Several cities in Soviet Russia are circled or underlined in red, such as Leningrad, Mitau, Kaunas, and Dunaburg. It is unknown if they were marked by Karl either before or after German invasions of the USSR, starting on June 22, 1941. Part 2 of 2
Subject/Index Terms:
Anton Karl, Captain (Hauptmann) of the German Army (Wehrmacht), 1902 -- 1944
Anton Karl, personal belongings
Administrative and political maps, interwar, war-time and postwar period
Documents in German language
German, language
Maps and border lines
Political maps of Europe
Europe (1939 -- 1945)
Leningrad (USSR)
Jelgava (Mitau), Latvia
Daugavpils (Dunaburg), Latvia
Latvia
Kaunas (Lithuania)
Lithuania (Europe)
The USSR (1941--1945)
Second World War, 1939 -- 1945
Political map of Europe, German, 1940
War strategy and tactics, German, the Second World War
Creators:
Anton Karl, captain (Hauptmann) and battalion commander of German Army (Wehrmacht) (1902 -- 1944)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 14: RG-59.05.08, Anton Karl, military map of the Ternopil region, Ukraine, wartime, circa 1941Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
A German military map of Ternopil, or Tarnopol, and the surrounding region, belonging to Nazi-German military Captain Anton Karl. This map was most likely used in preparation for the Nazi-German military’s campaign in Eastern Europe, in this case the Ukraine. It is a detailed topographical map with markings, such as the town of “Kamionki” underlined in red, perhaps as a potential military target or occupied zone. Nazi Germany invaded Ternopil on July 2, 1941.
Subject/Index Terms:
Anton Karl, Captain (Hauptmann) of the German Army (Wehrmacht), 1902 -- 1944
Anton Karl, personal belongings
Documents in German language
German, language
Germany (1939--1945)
Ukraine (Europe)
Soviet Ukraine
The USSR (1941--1945)
Military map of the Ternopil region in Ukraine, German
German military maps of Ternopil region, Ukraine
Ternopil (Ukraine)
German military operations in the Ternopil Region, 1944
German military operations in the Ternopil region, Anton Karl
Nazi-German military campaign in the Eastern Front, 1941 -- 1944, Anton Karl
Nazi-German military campaign in the Eastern Front, 1941 -- 1945
Battle for Ternopil (Tarnopol), Western Ukraine, 1944
Battle for Ternopil (Tarnopol), Western Ukraine, 1944, Anton Karl
Government of Nazi Germany (1933-1945)
German Armed Forces, Wehrmacht
Military service in Nazi-German Army, the Wehrmacht, 1939 -- 1944, Anton Karl
Eastern Europe (Region)
Eastern Front, the German War against the USSR, 1941 -- 1945
Military maps, German
Military maps, the Second World War, 1939-- 1945
Military maps, the Second World War, USSR, 1941-1945
War-theater maps
Maps and border lines
Creators:
Anton Karl, captain (Hauptmann) and battalion commander of German Army (Wehrmacht) (1902 -- 1944)
Wehrmacht (German Army) (1939--1945)
Government of Nazi Germany (1933--1945)

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[Sub-Collection 1: RG-59.01, Voelkischer Beobachter, People's Observer, 1935-1945],
[Sub-Collection 2: RG-59.02, Die Wehrmacht, The Army, periodical],
[Sub-Collection 3: RG-59.03, Books, Narratives, Brochures, 1930s -- 1940s],
[Sub-Collection 4: RG-59.04, Personal and official correspondence, 1933 -- 1944],
[Sub-Collection 5: RG-59.05, Military, political maps and city plans, 1920s -- 1944],
[Sub-Collection 6: RG-59.06, Newspaper clippings, collected by Anton Karl, 1933 -- 1944],
[Sub-Collection 7: RG-59.07, Personal papers of Anton Karl, 1920s -- 1940s],
[Sub-Collection 8: RG-59.08, Anton Karl Personal and Family Photographs, 1920s -- 1940s],
[Sub-Collection 9: RG-59.09, Anton Karl, military and family photography, 1920s -- 1940s],
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