Karl-Friedrich Merten - A promotion document to Kapitän zur See (Captain) dated 10 June 1945(!), Hectographic document with typewritten addenda: "Mit Einverständnis der 7.(US)-Armee befördere ich den Freg.Kapitän Karl-Friedrich Merten ... mit Wirkung und RDA vom 1.5.1945 zum Kapitän zur See" ("With the concurrence of U.S. 7th Army I promote Commander Karl-Friedrich Merten ...to Captain effective 1 May 1945"). Signed in ink by Supreme Commander South, General der Kavallerie Siegfried Westphal. Folded, torn in the centre. Included is a photocopy of a 1967 stateme,

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Karl-Friedrich Merten - A promotion document to Kapitän zur See (Captain) dated 10 June 1945(!), Hectographic document with typewritten addenda: "Mit Einverständnis der 7.(US)-Armee befördere ich den Freg.Kapitän Karl-Friedrich Merten ... mit Wirkung und RDA vom 1.5.1945 zum Kapitän zur See" ("With the concurrence of U.S. 7th Army I promote Commander Karl-Friedrich Merten ...to Captain effective 1 May 1945"). Signed in ink by Supreme Commander South, General der Kavallerie Siegfried Westphal. Folded, torn in the centre. Included is a photocopy of a 1967 stateme,

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