PRUSSIA – POSTCARD – KAPITÄN ZUR SEE RICHARD ACKERMANN – S.M.S. GOEBEN – NAVY
Richard Ackermann (1869-1930) commanded the Battle Cruiser S.M.S. Goeben. Along with the Light Cruiser Breslau, the Goeben was most famous for being attached to the Turkish Navy and seeing action in the Black Sea against the Russians.
The postcard is a black and white, pen and ink rendition of Ackermann. It was mailed as a Feldpostkarte from a soldier in a Bavarian Infanterie Regiment.