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Object ID

2014.1.284

Object Name

Stamp, Postage

Date

1943

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Description

Off-white sheet with serated stamp in middle. Stamp depicts a scenic town with townsfolk on the street outside of several buildings, including a clock tower in the back. At top is '1943' with 'HFS' splitting the 19 and 43.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Croatia (Croatian: Nezavisna Drzava Hrvatska, NDH) was a puppet state of Nazi Germany. The NDH was founded on 10 April 1941, after the invasion of Yugoslavia by the Axis powers. It was controlled by the governing fascist Ustasha movement and Ante Pavelic, which in turn were primarily under German influence. Its racial enemies were Jews, Serbs and Roma people, against whom large-scale genocide campaigns were conducted in places such as the Jasenovac and Stara Gradiska concentration camps.

Dimensions

5 1/8 x 4 7/8"

Keywords

Philatelic, Exhibition, Croatia

Croatian Souvenir Stamp - N.D.H. Philatelic Exhibition.

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