Date Published: 1936
Binding: No binding
Typed letter signed. One page in German, 11-1/2 x 8-1/8 inches folded to 5-3/4 x 4 inches, with original envelope. Dated Reichsfendeleiter, 6 October 1936. Mentions Olympic broadcasts. Near fine condition.
Interesting there is no stamp on the envelope suggesting in may have been hand delivered? Letters from Hadamovsky are rare to the market.
Eugen Hadamovsky was a radio production director for Nazi Germany. He was an early Nazi supporter, who helped organize Nazi radio listeners and handled the technical details at many of Hitler's mass rallies. Shortly after the Nazi takeover, he served as the National Programming Director for German radio and in a variety of other posts during most of World War II. He was chief of staff in the Nazi Party's Central Propaganda Office (Reichspropagandaleitung) in Berlin from 1942-1944. Toward the end of World War II, Hadamovsky joined the 4th SS Polizei Division and died in combat as an Obersturmführer .
James G.B. Merrick primarily located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, was a Sports Organizer, Negotiator, Canada’s Second International Olympic Committee Member. Merrick was elected to the International Olympic Committee in 1921 and remained a member until his death in 1946.
Fine. Item #4983