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War Time ('39-'45)

ARCHITECT's GROUPING for HARZ RESERVIORS (DAM) PROJECT

Stock # 2308
Category: ID Cards, PROFESSIONAL CAREERS
Type:  GROUPINGS
Price: $155.00

This is a very interesting grouping belonging to Osker Grossman, a head architect on a dam project in the Harz mountains, around the large Oktertalsperre reservoir and surrounding regions and table lakes.

The main Okertalsperre reservoir remains the largest in Germany and dam-construction projects date back to the early 1700's.

During the war, huge camouflage nets were used to protect these dams from Allied bombing, especially through the Operation Chastise dam-busting period.
The Harz region was also used by the SS for many underground secret weapons projects- some quite large.

The photos show the dam project and it appears to be completed (the dam and canal work in the 1930s was staggering).

The business card in the grouping seems to be some very large corporation with its own division of engineers and building specialist as well as financial endeavors, real estate, insurance on land/projects, and probably a leader in the industry.
I'm not sure whether this architect worked for that firm or if he was working together with one of their engineers. ( the card is huge- practically the size of a postcard).

The Handwerkes card is NM condition as well as the photos and card.