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Article about: Heres a souvenir from the period reflecting A.H,s favorite flower the "Edelweiss" - reads" Greetings from Munchen- - The Leaders favorite Flower"- the disc is approx. 3&q

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    Heres a souvenir from the period reflecting A.H,s favorite flower the "Edelweiss" - reads" Greetings from Munchen- - The Leaders favorite Flower"- the disc is approx. 3" round with a hanger on the reverse.

    Horst

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    An unusual and lovely item Horst.

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    nice find.

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    Great example of "Nationaler Kitsch"...I also recall a schmaltzy song around 1935 "Der Edelweiss ist des Fuehrers Lieblingsblume"...
    cheers, Glenn
    Last edited by bigmacglenn; 08-16-2014 at 09:30 PM.

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    Quote by bigmacglenn1966 View Post
    Great example of "Nationaler Kitsch"...I also recall a schmaltzy song around 1935 "Der Edelweiss ist des Fuehrers liebste Blume"...
    cheers, Glenn
    Do you mean this one Glenn? It's not exactly George Formby or Gracie Fields material though....

    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    very cool piece

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    An attractive piece, thank you for sharing it Horst.
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    Yes, that's the song...Thanks Ned, much appreciated!
    cheers, Glenn

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    The song was used in 'The World At War' series (from where the clip was taken-remember it well!).

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    Thanks to all for the comments - Great music by the way-

    Horst
    "He who hesitates is lost - is not only lost but miles from the next exit"

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