Germany – Postcard and Letter – Dietrich Von Roeder – Autographed
Dietrich von Roeder (1861-1945) was a WW I Generalmajor. During WW I he commanded the 3rd Garde-Brigade, 4th Garde-Brigade, and the 37th Infanterie-Brigade and served on both the Western and Eastern Front in major battles and campaigns. He was subitted for the Pour le Mérite in April 1918.
This grouping consists of a signed original photograph and a hand written letter both to Paul Baer. In the photograph is seen with a large number of officers who may be his staff. This photograph is post WW I and is with the Reichswehr. The reverse of the photograph has a brief message, his address, his rank, and his distinctive signature
The letter is written on the page of a simple lined pad of paper and has been folded in quarters. It was written at the same time that the photograph was signed as it bears the same address and date. It ends with his signature and rank.