Germany – Postcard – Hermann Von Stein – Autographed – General der Artellerie
Hermann von Stein was a General der Artellerie and War Minister during WW I. The first two years of the war he served in the field. In 1916 he was appointed War Minister and served in that position for the balance of the war. He was Knighted in 1913. He was awarded he Pour le Mérite in 1916 and the Oak Leaves to the PLM in 1918.
He is seen wearing the Pour le Mérite but not the Oak Leaves so this photograph was taken prior to 1918 He has boldly signed his name on the chest of his tunic.