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112980136
WWII/Holocaust era Red Cross cv ex Hungarian occupied Slovakian town to TEL AVIV
Wartime incoming civilian mail: 7 FEB 1940 stampless Red Cross postcard from BALASSAGYARMAT Hungary to TEL AVIV on bilingual French/Hungarian Red Cross stationary; noted "toll free" for internees of belligerent countries; passed Palestine censor T3. Appears pre-stamped by Hungarian authority in Kóvár (Koláre), a Hungarian-occupied area of Slovakia as of March 1939 close to locale. W...
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112980151
11/1940 WWII/Holocaust era Red Cross mail from BRUSSELS to HAIFA & censored
Red Cross Holocaust-era/WWII postal link: 8 NOV 1940 cover on Belgian Red Cross stationary from BRUSSELS (German-occupied Belgium) to HAIFA (Palestine), franked 1.75Fr & tied by machine slogan cancel; subsequently opened by the Haifa censor at left & resealed with Sach-Q10 red/white label # 71/10833 & tied by H-29 boxed censor handstamp Sach-Q21 (whose last known date of use per Sacher was 12 Sept...
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112880152
12/1940 WWII-Holocaust Danish Red Cross mail ex occupied COPENHAGEN to TEL AVIV
Wartime WWII/Holocaust-era incoming Red Cross mail: stampless Danish Red Cross contact form with 25 word message in English dated 11-12-1940 from German-occupied COPENHAGEN to TEL AVIV, tied by local Danish Red Cross cachet + air mail etiquette - this unusual; front-stamped by IRC GENEVA circular cachet + 23 DEC 1940 transit (dater at bottom; relatively quick transit time - perhaps by airmail); pa...
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117480154
12/1941 2-way Holocaust Red Cross correspondence mail ex HAIFA to TARNOW & back
Contact from "the heart of darkness", wartime WWII/Holocaust 2-way mail via Red Cross: stampless British Red Cross/Order of St. John "Postal Message Scheme" contact form with German message of under 25 words, dated 8-12-1941, from HAIFA to TARNOW "Occupied Poland", inquiring about condition of sender's parents; passed HAIFA censor H17 (Sach-Q23, 1 month before his earliest known date of use) on wa...
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112180155
1/1942 WWII-Holocaust CENSORED Dutch Red Cross mail from THE HAGUE to REHOVOT
Wartime WWII/Holocaust-era incoming Red Cross mail: 28 JAN 1942 stampless Dutch Red Cross contact form with 25 word message dated 20 Jan, from THE HAGUE to REHOVOT, dispatched with dater; in transit 12 FEB 1942 in IRC Geneva; censored (in Palestine?) and text cut out; passed Palestine censor in TEL AVIV (2 strikes hexigonal cachet) & marked by rare "Imperial Censorship, Palestine... form may not b...
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111180157
3/1942 2-way Holocaust Red Cross correspondence ex NAHARIYA to FRANFURT & back
Wartime WWII/Holocaust-era 2-way Red Cross mail correspondence: stampless British Red Cross/Order St. John "postal message scheme" contact form with 25 word message dated 11 MAR 1942, from children in NAHARIYA to father in FRANKFURT; passed HAIFA censor H16 on way to overseas dispatch through Red Cross office JERUSALEM; as front-stamped by octagonal Crown censor "PASSED / P.204", letter transmitte...
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19380158
WWII/Holocaust era 1942 Stalag 7b Jewish POW pc to Palestine w/covert message
WWII/Holocaust-era Jewish-Palestinian POW mail: 9-5-1942 stampless prisoner of war postcard on German POW postal stationary, with message in English dated 24 April & addressed to the Workers' Council of HAIFA (here 'disguised' as "Mr. Moazat Hapoalim"), from prisoner Israel Baum at STALAG VIIIB (at LAMSDORF - aka Stalag 344) - oddly his sender's name on the return address is "Ben Chaim" (both name...
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19880159
1942 WWII/Holocaust multi-censored Jewish internee cv Italy - HAIFA via POW post
Wartime WWII/Holocaust-era Jewish civilian internee mail: 9.7.1942 stampless cover on air mail stationary from AVELLINO Italy to HAIFA, manuscript marked "Prisoner of War Post | Civilian Wartime Internee Post" & tied by local postmark + local police headquarters cachet on front and Italian double-ringed censor inspection cachet on back; passed British military censor (numbered circle on reverse), ...
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115180229
4/1946 Jewish displaced persons mail from DOV HOZ immigrant ship to Palestine
Postwar incoming civilian mail: 30.4.1946 commercial cover from LA SPEZIA to MESHEK YAGUR sent by a Displaced Person on board the "Dov Hoz" illegal immigrant ship (stopped by British at the locale in the "La Spezia Affair" of 4 April - 19 May): stamps & portion of front torn away - would have been franked 15 Lira; backstamped with ship's bilingual circular cachet "Repatriation Ship Fede - Dov Hos"...
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111780288
1948-49 War Arab POW mail ex HEBRON via GAZA & Red Cross to Israel, uncensored
1948-49 War Arab POW mail: 27 SEP 1948 cover from HEBRON with typewritten English & Arabic handwritten address to Arab prisoner of war at "Camp No. 1" (noted as 791 Camp by one of the transmitting authorities), franked 10m per period domestic letter rate using Egyptian Palestine overprinted single & tied by strike of the rare local postmark: although on the West Bank, Hebron was under Egyptian con...
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110980289
1948 War censored cv to Arab POW ex TULKAREM via Red Cross in RAMALLAH & GENEVA
1948-49 War Arab POW mail: [7 DE 1948] stampless cover from TULKAREM to "Central Detention Camp | Prisoner no. 3381 | El-sayed Mohamed Saeed Dood El-Samra | By International Red Cross | Ramallah", originally franked (Jordanian stamp) & tied by reintroduced Mandate double-ring postmark, now removed & most of postmark not visible (manuscript date written top front, presumably dispatch); front-stampe...
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215080291
Aug 1949 stampless mail ex GAZA Egypt to RAMLA Israel via Red Cross J'LEM & TLV
Late 1948-49 War Red Cross mail: 22 AUG 1949 stampless cover from GAZA with English & Arabic handwritten address to Arab resident(?) at street address in "El Ramleh Palestine" (RAMLA Israel), care of the Commission of the Red Cross in Jerusalem; censored in Gaza prior to being transferred to the Red Cross, who added their Geneva cachet on the front & transferred the letter to the TEL AVIV delegati...
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011180451
6/1967 French a/m to Jordanian JLEM delayed by war & transfered to Israel by IRC
Jordanian start & post-1967 War mail to Israel via Red Cross: 6-6-1967 airmail cover from LA COTE ST ANDRE France to Old City JERUSALEM "Arab Zone" (no country written), franked 0.80F & tied by 2 strikes of local postmark + round numbered censor cachet on front; 6 Day War began day before: cover routed via JORDAN as was then correct, where backstamped 10 JUN 67 AMMAN transit (last day of the war) ...
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010880452
1967 Belgian a/m to Jordanian JLEM; withheld & forwarded to Israel by Red Cross
Jordanian post-1967 War mail to Israel via Red Cross: 13-6-1967 [airmail] cover from BRUSSELS to JERUSALEM "JORDAN", franked 7F & tied by local machine cancel; as of 7 June locale part of Israel, but cover routed via JORDAN, where backstamped 19 JUN 67 AMMAN transit: between June-Aug 1967 Jordan accumulated all mail received for newly Israeli-conquered territories & then delivered them via Red Cro...
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011480453
6/1967 Red Cross delivered Spanish airmail to formerly Jordanian JLEM, to Israel
Jordanian post-1967 War mail to Israel via Red Cross: 21 VI 1967 airmail cover from PAMPLONA Spain to JERUSALEM "JORDAN", meter franked 12Pts & tied by local postmark; as of 7 June locale part of Israel, but cover still routed via JORDAN, where backstamped 25 JUN 67 AMMAN transit: between June-Aug 1967 Jordan accumulated all mail received for newly Israeli-conquered territories & then delivered th...
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011980454
6/1967 Canadian airmail to Israel misrouted to Jordan, delivered by Red Cross
Jordanian post-1967 War mail to Israel via Red Cross: 26 VI 1967 aerogramme with correspondence in Arabic & French from WILLOWDALE Canada to RAMALLAH "ISRAEL", pre-franked 10c & tied by local machine cancel; as of 6 June locale part of Israel, but cover still routed via JORDAN, where backstamped 2 JUL 67 AMMAN transit & references to "Israel" in the address obliterated and replaced with "Occupied ...
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011180455
8/1967 Red Cross delivered Italian airmail to formerly Jordanian JLEM, to Israel
Jordanian post-1967 War mail to Israel via Red Cross: 9-8-1967 [airmail] cover from MILAN to Italian Consul General JERUSALEM "Arab Zone" (no country written), franked 110L & tied by local machine cancel; as of 7 June locale part of Israel, but cover routed via JORDAN, where backstamped 12 AUG 67 AMMAN transit: between June-Aug 1967 Jordan accumulated all mail received for newly Israeli-conquered ...
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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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