This piece is beyond rare. This was either taken by an American asset or spy during the war, or was not destroyed by the Germans before the Americans overtook a major command post (which rarely happened).This 100% original Landing Craft Blueprint is in excellent survivor condition. Nothing like this has ever been offered for sale, or at least there's no record of it. Finding a blueprint is unprecedented, and we are very pleased to offer this unique piece of WWII history. Government held file on German Landing-crafts (and their subsequent holdings by the USSR Navy post WWII). The other file contains two copies of this blueprint, as well as negatives created by the U. This listing is for the original German Blueprint shown, but we encourage you to check out the other listing as well. The blueprint measures approximately 21" by 14" and would look amazing framed. Navy/Government during WWII through the Cold War. The backstory was these files were used to create a book on WWII through Korean War / Early Cold War era ships - specifically landing craft - I'm not sure if the book was ever published, but the subject matter contained in these folders was at one time (over 75 years ago) held closely by the U. As far as I know, many of the photos and blueprints in this collection are unique, and the photos are all guaranteed type 1 original / not reprints.
The blueprints in some lots are also going to likely be the most accurate representation available for many of these ships - which should be of particular importance for model builders, historians, etc. Please check out our other listings for more from the same collection - this truly is a lot worthy of display in a museum, or in an advanced private collection. There are marks of wear consistent with age and usage. Please study the pictures for exact detail and condition. The item "German WWII Secret Command Document Kriegsmarine Navy Ship Blueprints War Trophy" is in sale since Saturday, February 8, 2020.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Photographs"." and is located in Charleston, South Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States.