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Front: A 'Postkarte' depicting a Nazi rally at the Bradenburg gates after Hitler came to power on January 1, 1933. Address on left in blue, and postage stamp in the upper right-hand corner showing Hitler and Hindenburg in profile with a black handstamp. Back: Writing in several colors.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:

Post card commemoration of Nazi seizure of power January 1, 1933. 6-Pfennig picture post card with Hitler and Hindenburg in the stamp imprint and torchlight parade at left. Hindenburg, president of Germany, appointed Hitler, leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party (NSDAP), as chancellor. Having taken the oath of office, Hitler then convened the cabinet four hours later, commencing his reign. The Nazis celebrated their victory that evening with a torch-light parade, the jack-booted SA (Sturmabteilung) marching through Berlin's Brandenburg gates.


4 1/8 x 5 13/16"


NSDAP, Brandenburg, Nazi, Commemoration, Paul von Hindenburg, Adolf Hitler, SA, Sturmabeitlung



Postcard Commemorating  Nazi Seizure of Power

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