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Object ID

2014.1.205

Object Name

Notice, Legal

Date

1942

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Description

Front: Bluish postcard with black printed postcard lines, writing in purple ink, an orange postage stamp and two black hand stamps.

Back: White background with printed black text and dotted lines with information added in purple ink. Includes a purple hand stamp.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: A special warning card printed by the German Army printing office and used in occupied Pleskau (Pskov) for local official mail. The German Labor Service Board (Arbeitsamt) usually used these cards as a first warning notice for the named individual to come to German officials for labor in either occupied territories or in Germany, where they would be known as Ostarbeiters. Card franked with German local occupation issue in 1942.

Dimensions

4 1/8 x 5 3/4"

Keywords

German, Labor

Pleskau German Occupation Forced Labor Card

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