Nicknamed the "Lion of Kuban" by Russian fighters, this German Luftwaffe fighter ace and Knight's Cross recipient is credited with downing 133 enemy aircraft (plus 25 more unconfirmed) in 480 combat missions on the Eastern front -- most memorably shooting down 12 aircraft in a single mission. Item #37721
IPS, heavy stock 6¼" X 8 3/4", n.p., 29 July 1988. Fine. Modern black and white print of a postwar head-and-shoulders portrait of Wiese in uniform, boldly signed and inscribed by him in blue fineline near the bottom: "ObL. Johannes Wiese / To [illegible] / 1960 bis 1966 / [illegible] 29.07.88." Very high quality example.