Dr. Bernhard Rust Personal Silver Serving Spoon Captured By A U.S. Veteran Certified. Bernhard Rust (30 September 1883 – 8 May 1945) was Minister of Science, Education and National Culture (Reichserziehungsminister) in Nazi Germany. A combination of school administrator and zealous Nazi, he issued decrees, often bizarre, at every level of the German educational system to immerse German youth in the National Socialist philosophy. Part of the Nazi hierarchy and inner circle and one of the architects of the so called “final solution to the Jewish Problem” Dr. Rust killed himself on May 8th 1945 after Germany surrendered. A large silver serving spoon with Dr. Rust’s personal motive of the National Eagle with letter “DF” for “Deutsche Hochschule” (German higher education) for which he was minister. Maker marked “BR Henneberg BM” that is correct for this piece. In good U.S. Veteran bring-back condition. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic. Sold for historic purposes only. See our other pieces on our web site. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers. RARE Do Not Miss This One! We sold this about 10 years ago and the collector passed away so we were able to buy it from his estate.