Fritz Jakobsmeier – a Zeiss apprentice

Published in Spring 2004 Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Larry Gubas

See Page 2 – 7.

The story of Fritz Jakobsmeier who was a Zeiss APprentice who was taken into the military and served as a Luftwaffe photographer using Zeiss equipment and returned to Jena to send his wife and daughter to live with her parents in a safe zone of Germany after the war and then moved to join them at a most dangerous time. The article is full of interesting small facts of the period.

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