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British ‘Himmler Capture Connection’ Medals & Photo Album – Item 102671

WW2 Medal Group of 3 Attributed to Private John Lee of the Black Watch Who Unbeknown to him at the time Shared a Cup of Tea and his Supper with Heinrich Himmler, 1939-45 star, France & Germany star, War medal 1939-45, all unnamed in named cardboard box of issue, MR. J.D. LEA, BENTLEY, NR. DONCASTER. Accompanied by his Dog Tags to J Lea 14811047, Crucifix, AB64 Paybook to John Desmond Lea, Soldiers Release Book, Skill at Arms Book and a uniform photo of Lea in uniform. Lot also contains an RAF Certificate of Service Book to 2108052 Cpl (WRAF) Joy Bardgett with WRAF photographs and a photograph album containing WRAF and post war photographs. Stuck in the back of the album is a period newspaper article that states that Private Desmond Lea of the Black Watch was present when a disguised Reichsfuhrer-SS, Heinrich Himmler was captured. At this time though his identity was not known and Private Lea taking pity on the prisoner had given him a cup of tea and shared his supper with him. An interesting grouping.

Price: £585

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