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Object ID

2012.1.514

Object Name

Postcard

Date

5-16-1941

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Postcard with message written in Polish. Includes purple printed postcard lines.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: A postcard from the Warsaw Ghetto addressed to Bobrojsk, USSR. A 30GR General-Gouvernment postal card from mother named A. Zak to her children; written in Polish & has boxed red 'Judenrat Warschau' self Jewish censor mark at upper left. Translation:

"Dear children your packages, letters & cards received here, thanks.... We try to reply weekly, hope you are receiving our mail... Please write often, you are our sole source for news... We are well, but could be better... We have just met Mania, Avram & Josek, also saw grandmother, she is here, and well, do try to send us some tea... I still have hope, kisses to you all..."

The card was delayed by censor an cancelled Warschau 6.V.41; Nazi circular censor H/S at front; Russian receiving CDS 16.5.42 also at front. Six weeks later, the Nazi invaded USSR.

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 5 3/4"

Keywords

Zak, Warsaw, Ghetto, Bobrojsk, Warschau, Censor

Postcard from Warsaw Ghetto to the USSR

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