Erich Alfred Hartmann [1922 1993] nicknamed”Bubi” by his comrades and”The Black Devil” by his Soviet adversaries was a German fighter pilot during World War II who is the highest scoring ace in the history of aerial warfare. Hartmann is credited with 352 aerial victories while flying 1,404 combat missions and engaging the enemy 825 times. On May 8, 1945, Hartmann surrendered to American forces and was turned over to the Soviet Army. He was later convicted in a Russian court and was sentenced to 10 years in prison and was released in 1955. The postcard has the image of a Me 109 German fighter and is signed”Erich Hartmann” in blue felt tip pen. The postcard measures 5.50 x 3.50 inches and is in fine condition. The autograph is authentic and is a nice example of this all time leading fighter pilot and is ideal for display. We have listed a collection of military, aviation, explorers, political and astronaut autographs. Check out my other items. All our autographs are researched and guaranteed authentic without time limits and will be accompanied with our certificate of authenticity. Be sure to add me to your favorites list. The item “Erich Hartmann German All Time Highest Ace 352 Victories WW II Signed Postcard” is in sale since Thursday, December 28, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Military”. The seller is “collectors.view” and is located in West Hempstead, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Signed by: Erich Hartmann