Lot 1005: Niemoller, Martin



2015-09-16 14:12:00

Lot 1005: Niemoller Martin: (1892-1984) German Pacifist And Anti-War Activist. Former Anti-Nazi Theologian And Lutheran Pastor. One Of The Founders Of The Confessional Church. He Was Imprisoned In Sachsenhausen And Dachau Concentration Camps From 1937 To 1945. A.L.S., Martin, Four Pages, 8Vo, Wiesbaden, 21St June 1972, To Marlene, On His Printed Stationery, In German. Niemoller Tells His Correspondent That He Is Really Sorry As He Will Not Be Able To Attend Her Birthday Because 'I Have A Speech At The Zentrum Der Evangelischen Jugend', Further Stating 'I Have Problems To Understand Young People'S Modern Language, Am Getting Too Old And Have Enough Of Life! I Don'T Understand The World No Longer..'. Niemoller Reports Also His Schedule And States 'I Will Arrive To Geneva Next Week, June 26Th For A Peace Talk With U.N. After That I'Ll Visit The Wwc Building…After That My Real Retirement When I Only Want To Preach…July In Berlin. Last Sunday 18Th I Was In The Ddr Near Merseburg For A Speech "Christiandom In The World"…And I Intend To Visit The War Resistance International Conference In Sheffield, This Will Be My Last Conference.' A Lengthy Clean Letter, Reporting All His Scheduled Program And Personal Thoughts. Ex International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £80-100
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