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113180226
Czechoslovak Holocaust-era Hitler stamped Judaica postcard Plzen Great Synagogue
Jewish Synagogues: Czechoslovakia > Plzeň - GREAT SYNAGOGUE at center in black and white photographic postcard by Vakladatelstvi Druzin of Prague with Czech caption on back. Used: sadly ironic pc postmarked during the Holocaust era 17 IX 1943 from PLZEN to PRAGUE, franked 60h ironically using Hitler-busted Bohemia-Moravia stamp tied by full strike of local postmark - an unusual combination; ...
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010580580
Vichy France anti Free French/anti-Semitic WWII original poster 1941, by Derain
World War II/Holocaust era original Vichy-French anti-Free French/anti-Semitic poster, 1941 by Andre Derain & produced by Imprimerie Bedos & Compagnie of Paris; size (poster only): circa 80 x 119cm. Original paper poster attached to white fabric backing, with headline "Les bobards...sortents toujours du meme nid" (The tall tales ... always come from the same nest), depicting birds with human heads...
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111380581
WWII 1942 Hungarian Polish Technical Labor Camp internee Red Cross postcard
Hungarian Polish internee mail: stampless 11 March 1942 hand-dated bilingual Hungarian & French postage-free Red Cross Prisoner of War postal card, from Anton Borsuk of the Royal Hungarian 1/2 "Polish Technical Labor Camp" (location not revealed - possibly the SZENTGYÖRGYMEZŐ region of the city of ESZTERGOM) to his wife in LEMBERG (LVOV) Poland/Generalgouvernement; the postcard is tied ...
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110280582
WWII used postal stationary of Netherlands Reichskommissar Seyss-Inquart 1943
WWII Occupied Netherlands: 25 March 1943 official service commercial cover on Reichs Commissioner stationary from office of Reichskommissar for Netherlands (Dr. Arthur Seyss-Inquart) in THE HAGUE to Van Gelder & Sohn paper mill business in AMSTERDAM, tied by machine slogan cancel; tied by "dienstpost" red cachet and special cachet of the Reichskommissar's office. Gently opened at top; minor edge t...
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016780583
Original Holocaust artifact photograph of civilians under guard digging graves
First-hand Holocaust artifact: black & white photograph of civilian males under guard, digging graves, in cool/cold weather, undated; presumed eastern Europe and Jews (although no emblems visible). The figures in dark clothes/dark visorless cloth hats look like collaborationist "Schutzmannschaft" (auxiliary police of the German 'Ordnungspolizei') who operated in the Baltics, Belorussia & Ukraine (...
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110980584
Holocaust-era Hungarian conversion document of Budpest Evangelical Church 1944
Holocaust-era Hungarian conversion document: 16 March 1944 dated "extract" of the Budpest Evangelical Church confirming the conversion of 3 family members. Although the "Second Jewish Law" of 1939 had already defined Jews by race instead of just religion, thus altering the status even of those who had formerly converted from Judaism to Christianity, here on 12 March 1944 the Germans occupied Hunga...
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110380585
WWII/Holocaust 1944 Hungarian Jewish forced labor battalion postcard +JEW cachet
Hungarian WWII/Holocaust-era Jewish forced labour mail: 20 AUG 1944 stampless labor camp postal card ("tábori postai levelezőlap") sent by member of the 177th Jewish labor company to MEZOTUR in east Hungary & tied by the unit's 2-lined boxed cachet "ZSIDO M. SZD | H. 177" & handwritten censor reference ("Ellenorizve"). Rare postal marking for the labor units, here specifically mentionin...
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17780586
WWII/Holocaust 1944 Hungarian Jewish radio license reporting reg cv w/cachet
Hungarian WWII/Holocaust-era Jewish mail: AUG 1944 local BUDAPEST registered cover from the "Jewish radio license reporting" bureau at Post Office 112 BUDAPEST to a Vilmos Litzmann, tied by the bureau's green boxed cachet ("Zsidó rádió engedély adatszolgáltatás") + signature endorsement for official mail reduced postage (70 Filler for the registry fee instead of 1 Pen...
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19280587
WWII Holocaust era 1941 LODZ - AUSCHWITZ Concentration camp money order receipt
WWII/Holocaust era camps > Auschwitz: 26-08-1941 dated deposit receipt ('Einlieferungsschein') for a 10 Reichsmark money order sent to a prisoner with a Polish name at Block 3a of "Lager Auschwitz" from LITZMANNSTADT (Lodz). The postal stationary form requests on reverse "Please do not use [this space] for messages for the recipient". Of historical note, the first gassings at Auschwitz - of Soviet...
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16480588
WWII/Holocaust 1944 BISCHOFTEINITZ concentration camp cv to PRAGUE w/Ger franks
WWII/Holocaust era camps > Bischofteinitz/Bischofsteinitz: 30-5-1944 civilian cover in German from sender at BISCHOFTEINITZ KL (concentration camp; return addressed to street address in the locale in "Sudeten") to addressee in PRAGUE, franked 12pf using 4x 3pf Hitler definitive stamps & tied by 2 strikes of large illustrated "Zuchtvieh-Auktionen" (Cattle Auction) postmarks + purple boxed camp cens...
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WWII/Holocaust 1944 BRANOWITZ concentration camp Registered cover to PRAGUE
WWII/Holocaust era camps > Branowitz/Vranovice: 17-7(?)-1944 registered cover from BRANOWITZ KL (concentration camp) to PRAGUE, franked 4.20k using Bohemia-Moravia stamps & tied by Branowitz-Vranovice bilingual postmark + camp censor cachet & Registry label; backstamped next day arrival; slit open at top. Rare registered postal service from an obscure camp about which almost nothing is documented....
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19780590
WWII/Holocaust 1943 BRESLAU police prison cv from LASKOWITZ to PRAGUE + letter
WWII/Holocaust era camps > Breslau/Wroclaw police prison: 9/1943 thick civilian cover from BRESLAU POLIZEIGEFANGNIS (police prison; return addressed! to Wohlager [residential camp] Markstadt 2 near Breslau) to PRAGUE "Protectorate Bohmen und Mahren", franked 12pf using Hitler definitive stamp with upper price tab & tied by unclear strike of the local civilian postmark; contains original 2-page let...
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19880591
WWII/Holocaust era 1943 DREETZ forced labor camp postal card to BUKY Ukraine
WWII/Holocaust era camps > Dreetz: 26-9-1943 pre-paid 6pf postal card with correspondence dated from 20 Sept., in Ukrainian, from male at LAGER DREETZ uber NEUSTADT to woman in BUKY central Ukraine, tied by local postmark & 'Ab' circular censor handstamp of the BERLIN censor office; the postal stationary bears the propaganda exhortation "Der Führer kennt nur Kampf, Arbeit und Sorge. Wir wolle...
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18780592
6/1942 Holocaust era family correspondence on MAUTHAUSEN stationary to LANDSHUT
WWII/Holocaust era camps > Mauthausen: 6-6-1942 MAUTHAUSEN stationary envelope Jewish(?) family correspondence from inmate Hebronow in MAUTHAUSEN Austria to female addressee Hebronova in LANDSHUT in "Protectorat" of Moravia, franked 12pf (torn) using German Hindenberg medallion definitive stamp (as Austria annexed by Germany in 1938) per period rate & tied by camp's double ring date-stamp + 2-line...
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19980593
WWII/Holocaust era 1939 GLEIWITZ concentration camp stampless ppc to VIENNA
WWII/Holocaust era camps > Gleiwitz: 14-12-1939 stampless photo picture postcard of Wilhelmstrasse with family correspondence in German from husband to wife, from GLEIWITZ Germany to VIENNA ("Ostmark" - the Nazi-era name for Austria, from 1938-1942), tied by violet circular handstamp of the Gleiwitz concentration camp + carmine boxed cachet of the camp censor & illustrated machine slogan cancel ("...
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110280594
WWII/Holocaust 1944 KRAKOW postal card to STROBITZ Reckman company labor camp
WWII/Holocaust era camps > Reckman-Strobitz: 26-12-1944 postal card with numbered Christmas-period correspondence (#65 on reverse) dated from 23 Dec., in Polish, from woman in KRAKAU (Krakow) to a male at ARBEITS LAGER R. [Richard] RECKMAN (labor camp) in STROBITZ Germany, franked 12pf using a Generalgouvernement stamp & tied by local machine cancel + the labor camp's carmine censor handstamp. Ver...
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19580595
WWII/Holocaust 1940 VYSOKE MYTO communal camp pre-franked cv to PRAGUE w/cachet
WWII/Holocaust era camps > Vysoke Myto/Hohenmauth: 17-7-1940 photo picture postcard of the locale, with correspondence in Czech, from GEMEINSCHAFTSLAGER VYSOKE MYTO ("Communal Camp") to PRAGUE, franked 60h using Bohemia-Moravia stamps & tied by local civilian postmark + boxed camp cachet (interestingly on top of the franks - the card was prefranked and then stamped by the camp) + carmine censor ha...
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