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German Knights of the Air 1914-1918; The Holders of the Orden Pour Le Mérite


by Terry C. Treadwell & Alan C. Wood

Wooden cigarette box carved by Г. САВИНСКИ (?; G. Savinskiy), a Russian POW. The Grim Reaper strides across a field of skulls on the cover. The base includes an intricate carving of the years of war years, '1914' and, turning it 90 degrees, '1918.'
Text:
ПДМЯТЬ ВОИНЬ 1914-18
To memory of soldiers 1914-18
Reverse:
1914
1918
Г. САВИНСКИ (?)
G. Savinskaya

Wooden cigarette box carved by Г. САВИНСКИ (?; G. Savinskiy), a Russian POW. The Grim Reaper strides across a field of skulls on the cover. The base includes an intricate carving of the years of war years, '1914' and, turning it 90 degrees, '1918.'

German Knights of the Air 1914-1918; The Holders of the Orden Pour Le Mérite by Terry C. Treadwell & Alan C. Wood

Publisher: Barnes and Noble Books, 1997

Copyright: 1997 by Terry C. Treadwell & Alan C. Wood