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Object ID

2014.1.338

Object Name

Letter

Date

10-12-1944

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Description

Front: Divided in two by center fold. Red Deutsches Reich stamp in upper right covered by 'Hamburg-Bergedorf' handstamp. The number 6 is circled. Other side: 'Konzentrationslager Hamburg-Neuengamme' handstamp with a circled '24'. Back: Handwritten letter takes up most of the space. 'Auszug aus der Lagerordnung' printed text on top.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Cover from a prisoner in the concentration camp of Neuengamme in Germany near Hamburg. Konzenentrationslager KL cover written on camp issued stationary. The cover is addressed to the Litzmannstadt Ghetto, the sender and addressee have the same names and are family members. Postmarked October 12, 1944. The camp was liberated by the British army in May, 1945. On preprinted stationary issued by concentration camp officials along with the censorship markings.

Dimensions

7.75 x 5.5"

Keywords

Neuengamme, Germany, Hamburg, Litzmannstadt, Ghetto, Prisoner, Censor

Letter from Neuengamme Concentration Camp

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