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Object ID

2012.1.337

Object Name

Postcard

Date

4-6-1944

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Description

Tan postcard addressed to Dr. Otto Kurz from Georg Wengraf in blue ink. Includes printed message with additions written in blue ink.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Postcard addressed to Dr. Otto Kurz in Switzerland, received 3/9/44. 2-line h/s 'REPLY MUST BE ON PCDS & IN GERMAN' Nazi OKW cesnor and three other censor markings. Formula printed card "thank you for your food parcel" to Dr. Otto Kurz-Switz, delivered by Nazi courier to Prague rather than Berlin, thus held only one month before being posted posted on 4.5.44; underfranked, taxed on arrival, 4 diff censor marks; 7 word message contrary to regulations, but posted anyway. Translation: "Dear ones: I acknowledge with thanks the receipt of your package March 1944. We are well and await information soon from you. George Wengraf."

Dimensions

4 x 5 3/4"

Keywords

Theresienstadt, Stamp, Banjor, Maine, Red Cross, Nazi, Courier, Berlin, Switzerland, Engr Rose Englander, Engr Englander, Otto Kurz, George Wengraf, Georg Wengraf

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