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Object ID

2012.1.326

Object Name

Postcard

Date

12-6-1941

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Description

Tan postcard with purple printed postcard lines. Includes message written in black ink.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Litzmannstadt prisoner postcard from Manfred Israel Bing to the Welfare Department Transport Dusseldorf-Rhein. Retired lieutenant of the Reserve. Regarding: "Transferring my social security for the month of November and December 1941. I am very much in need of it since I am not able to work. This was substantiated by the agency at (?) and certainly the case is the same here. I was severely wounded during the war. I beg you to prove my worthiness and help me. Manfred Israel Bing. no. A01052." The postcard was never sent as attested to by the large purple censor mark "Zuruck" meaning "returned." No explanation is given.

Dimensions

4 x 5 3/4"

Keywords

Litzmannstadt, Ghetto, Zuruck, Stamp, welfare department, dusseldorf-Rhein, Manfred Israel Bing, Manfred Bing

Litzmannstadt Ghetto Postcard

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