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Guide to the German Soldier's Photograph Album
Bernath Mss 207  
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  • Title: German Soldier's Photograph Album
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1935-1937
    Collection number: Bernath Mss 207
    Creator: Heuschen, Helmuth.
    Extent: .2 linear feet (1 half-size document box)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical location: Del Sur
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English

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    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    German Soldier's Photograph Album. Bernath Mss 207. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The album, entitled by its owner " Erlebnisse aus meiner Dienstzeit!" [ Erinnerungen an meine Dienstzeit, "Remembrance of my Service", is embossed on the cover] is the record of the military service of a German soldier, Helmuth Heuschen (probably from Lüdenscheid in Northwest Germany), during the Nazi era in the period prior to the beginning of the Second World War. There are 152 black and white photos, primarily of members of the unit engaged in activities and on maneuvers in various locations in Germany. There are also a number of photos of the soldiers sightseeing at various scenic locales, historical monuments and a zoo. Many are accompanied by handwritten captions which are translated and further described in the container list which follows