5/1946 postwar WWII mail from Poland to Jewish soldier in HAIFA
Lot #: 70897

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Postwar incoming civilian mail: 31-5-1946 uprated postcard in Russian on Polish postal stationary from Mariam Berlas SŁUPSK Poland to Jewish soldier (Erus Schutzer) in 179 Palestine Company Royal Army Service Corps General Transport (possibly HAIFA), with pre-printed frank of 1.50Zł + additional 1.50Zł attached & tied by 2 strikes of local postmark. Marked possibly by Polish censor. At this time Poland was independent but with half a million Soviet troops stationed on its soil. Rare origin & destination: very unusual contact with western soldier especially during Cold War post-WWII ideological purges. Two filing holes.

Product Tags: Soviet, Polish, Mandatory Palestinian, Postcards, WWII era Postal Links and Postal History from Soviet Union, Poland, Palestine Mandate, and from World War II, Holocaust, 20th Century, 1940s, 1945-1949 Postwar era, Cold War which are Philately - Censored Mail, Philately - Unusual Origin, Destination or Postal Link, Philately - Significant Addresses/Persons, Philately - Military Post Offices or Military Administration, Philately - Postal Stationary