Death card for Sebastian Gruber. Gruber family.

Death card for Sebastian Gruber

s.n., Germany: 1942. Small paper card, 2.5x4.25 inches, crisp and clean, with portrait of Gruber, distributed to friends and relatives to inform them that he had been killed while fighting on the Eastern front on July 1, 1942. An iron cross with a swastika is at upper left, with the portrait at upper right, birth and death dates and short poem below. The reverse somewhat incongruously depicts Jesus with hand raised, captioned "I am the resurrection and the life" in Latin.

Cat.No: 119298

Price: $20.00