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Hitler sends wreath

Daily Express: Hitler sends wreath: Front Page: 11 February 1939

Hitler sends wreath

Daily Express Staff Reporter

BERLIN, Friday.- Hitler has sent a wreath with a red, white and black ribbon worded “Adolf Hitler,” to the funeral today of Sir Henri Deterding, multi-millionaire Dutch oil king, who died last Saturday.

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The coffin of Royal Dutch Shell founder Sir Henri Deterding flanked by Nazi soldiers and the swastika flag

FEBRUARY 1939: The coffin of Sir Henri Deterding flanked by Nazi-soldiers and the swastika flag.

FEBRUARY 1939: The coffin of Royal Dutch Shell founder Sir Henri Deterding flanked by Nazi soldiers and the swastika flag.

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Nazi officers at the Funeral of Sir Henri Deterding in Nazi Germany

Some of the senior Nazi officers seen attending the funeral in Nazi Germany of Sir Henri Deterding.

On 10 February 1939, a host of Royal Dutch Shell Group directors, senior Nazi officers, officials and members of the Nazi and Dutch governments, all attended the state funeral in Nazi Germany of Sir Henri Deterding conducted by Bishop Walther Schultz of Mecklenburg, an ardent supporter of Hitler and the Third Reich. Also a rabid anti-Semite. 

Ardent supporter

Raging anti-Semetic 

Raging anti-Semetic

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Funeral of Sir Henri Deterding, Nazi leader of the Royal Dutch Shell Group

Part of the long procession on 10 February 1939 at the funeral of Sir Henri Deterding, a founder of the Royal Dutch Shell Group who became an ardent Nazi.

Part of the long procession on 10 February 1939 at the funeral of Sir Henri Deterding, a founder of the Royal Dutch Shell Group who financially supported the Nazis.

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Berlin newspaper covering the death of Sir Henri Deterding: 9 Feb 1939

Berlin newspaper covering the death of Sir Henri Deterding: 9 Feb 1939 read more

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Frankfurt Newspaper report death of Sir Henri Deterding, a selfmademan: 9 Feb 1939

Frankfurt Newspaper report death of Sir Henri Deterding, a Selfmademan: 9 Feb 1939 read more

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German Newspaper reports death of Sir Henri Deterding: 8 Feb 1939

German Newspaper reports death of Sir Henri Deterding: 8 Feb 1939 read more

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DETERDING BURIAL PLANS

DETERDING BURIAL PLANS

Oil Operator’s Body to Be Taken to His German Estate

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland, Feb. 6 (AP).–The family of Sir Henri Deterding gathered at the Swiss villa where he died unexpectedly Saturday to take the body of the 72-year-old Netherlands-born oil operator back to his estate at Dobbin, Mecklenburg, Germany, for burial.

His two sons came from England to join Lady Deterding who, friends said, is expecting the birth of a child next month.

Sir Henri, .who bad a personal fortune estimated at $150,000,000 or more and who retired in 1937 from the director generalship of the Royal Dutch Petroleum Company, also is survived by a daughter by his first marriage and two daughters by his second. His first wife died, the second marriage ended in a divorce and in 1936 he married a 38-year-old secretary. read more

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Hamburg news article Sir Henri Deterding death: 7 Feb 1939

If anyone fancies a challenge and can translate the German text into English, kindly send the translation to [email protected] and it will be added here. Please indicate the date of this article. Use your browser to enlarge the image. There are also options to increase the image size by clicking on the SOURCE button. Prepared to pay via Pay Pal a reasonable small sum agreed in advance. Translation gig ideal for German pensioner.

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Oil king will be buried in Germany

Daily Express: Oil King will be buried in Germany: 7 February 1939 Page 11

Oil king will be buried in Germany

Daily Express Correspondent

GENEVA. Monday.- The two sons of Sit Henri Deterding, the oil magnate, who died on Saturday, were expected to fly to St. Moritz yesterday, but arrived tonight by train with other relatives.

After meeting Lady Deterding, they decided that their father should be buried on his estate at Dobbin, Mecklenburg, North Germany. The family will leave tomorrow morning. read more

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German Mine Newspaper Dusseldorf Sir Henri Deterding: 7 Feb 1939

German Mine Newspaper Dusseldorf Sir Henri Deterding: 7 Feb 1939 read more

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German Newspaper Sir Henri Deterding: 7 Feb 1939

German Newspaper Sir Henri Deterding: 7 Feb 1939 read more

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German general newspaper (Berlin) Sir Henri Deterding death: 7 Feb 1939

German general newspaper (Berlin) Sir Henri Deterding death: 7 Feb 1939

(about a 10 line overlap between these two sections)

If anyone fancies a challenge and can translate the German text into English, kindly send the translation to [email protected] and it will be added here. Please indicate the date of this article. Use your browser to enlarge the image. There are also options to increase the image size by clicking on the SOURCE button. Prepared to pay via Pay Pal a reasonable small sum agreed in advance. Translation gig ideal for German pensioner. read more

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Frankfurt Newspaper: Sir Henri Deterding death: 7 Feb 1939

Frankfurt Newspaper: Sir Henri Deterding death: 7 Feb 1939 read more

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Report on Sir Henri Deterding’s death

The new economy (Berlin). Feb 1939. (Precise day of month indiscernible) read more

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News article by The German Economics (Berlin) about Sir Henri Deterding

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