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Old 02-10-2020, 11:48 AM   #1
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Thoughts on this document?

Thanks in advance.

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Old 02-14-2020, 06:48 PM   #2
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I don’t see any red flags. Good IMO.
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Old 02-14-2020, 07:34 PM   #3
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Looks good and has the signature of fighter ace, Oberst Günther Lützow.
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Thanks to you both!

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That is a very nice document! Have you researched the recipient at all?

For comparison, here is the close up of a Lützow signature from a Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet" set I researched some time ago.

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IMO an original and VERY nice indeed Tom
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There are about 1/2 dozen Herbert Schmidt's listed in the Luftwaffe officer records that I have. I wonder if it could be this Schmidt:

SCHMIDT, Herbert. (DOB: 30.01.09 or 31.01.09 in Nautzken Krs. Labiau/Ostpreussen). (R, DKG).
01.04.35 entered the Wehrmacht. 06.36 Fähnrich, trf to the II. Schiffstammabteilung der Ostseee with the
ausbilderpersonal of the Kriegsmarine. 01.04.37 promo to Lt. 13.12.38 assigned to Lw.Gr. Kdo. 1.
31.07.39 promo to Oblt. 1939-43 Stuka pilot. (n.d.) with Erg./St.G. 77. 02.11.42 Ofw., awarded the
Ehrenpokal. 12.07.43 Ofw. and pilot in a St.G., awarded the DKG. 07.04.44 Lt., 9./SG 3. 09.06.44 Lt.,
awarded Ritterkreuz, I./SG 3. 22.01.45 in Stab/SG 77 KIA - Fw 190 F-8 during a ferry flight from Poznan
to Märkisch-Friedland, crashed in bad weather about 15 km NE of Neubrandenburg. Buried in Glienke.
Credited with 2 victories in over 600 missions.
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