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Object ID

2014.1.341

Object Name

Letter

Date

11-24-1940

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Description

Front: 'Konzentrationslager Florenburg' printed in red in top left along with written in number [1205] and block [7]. Handwritten message in pencil. Back: Second half of letter, with purple circular hand stamp 'D' and "25" written in pencil on bottom.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Flossenburg concentration camp was established in 1938 in Bavaria, near the border with Czechoslovakia. Prisoners were used as slave labor to extract granite from the quarry and as well in armaments making. Approximately one third of the prisoners who passed through Flossenburg perished through malnutrition, disease, overwork, and executions.

Dimensions

8 1/4 x 5 7/8"

Keywords

Flossenburg, Concentration Camp

Letter from Flossenburg Concentration Camp

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