Presentation inscription from Himmler

Presentation inscription from Himmler

RICHTHOFEN, MANFRED FREIHERR VON

DER ROTE KAMPFFLIEGER

Im Deutschen Verlag Berlin 1933

First edition thus. 8vo 262pp +[ii] 22 Illustrations. Light browning, original worn and faded cloth, joints asplit and spine frayed. Inscribed "H.Himmler 21/12/38 to Johann/Jurgen Christoff" ? (Hard to decipher as in old German Gothic) . This book was apparently brought back from Austria by a British officer and the recipient of the book , anecdotally was award an Iron Cross. Himmler was in Austria in 1838 so this would fit with the story

 

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