Lot #: 80168

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WWII/Holocaust-era POW mail: 24.11.1944 stampless "Kriegsgefangenpost" postcard in English from Jewish-Palestinian soldier at "Stammlager IV-D" (Stalag IV-D) [TORGAU] to HAIFA, tied by camp shield-shaped censor handstamp (Geprüft 28 Stammlager IV-D) & mute double-ring date-stamp; passed Deputy Chief Field Censor [Egypt]; message dated 15 Nov. 1944 (odd delay in dispatch); vertical fold. The camp was comprised of just 2 buildings in the town and previously served as a printing factory, established May 1941, liberated April 1945 & housing c. 800 POWs.