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German Revolution 1917 Freikorps von Epp WWI Feldpost Wittlesbach Bodyguards
Item #:90557
Franking :FP
Date Used :1917-02-14
Condition :see scan
Price :US$99
Patriotic postcard featuring Oberstleutnant von Epp of the Royal Bavarian Leib-Regiment (bodyguard regiment for the Bavarian royalty), with service cachet of the regiment. von Epp was a decorated veteran of the SW Africa colonial campaigns, and went on to create a Freikorps under his name to fight Communists in Bavaria in the 1918-20 Revolutions / coups, and then in WWII became Reichsstatthalter of Bavaria.
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