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Object ID

2014.1.452

Object Name

Telegram

Date

8-19-1939

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Description

Front: An illustration of Hitler giving the Nazi salute during a parade.

Interior: Typewritten text in German.

Back: An illustration of the Nazi eagle and swastika with red text reading, "Deutsche Reichspost."

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Telegram of a wedding greeting issued in Kassel, Germany, just two weeks before the advent of World War II. The painting shows Hitler saluting the parade of soldiers at a Nurnberg rally. On the back there's a Nazi eagle with the swastika, along with the text "Deutsche Reichspost", or German postal service.

Dimensions

11 3/4 x 8 1/4"

Keywords

wedding announcement, Kassel, Germany, German postal service

Nazi Telegram Wedding Announcement

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