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Object ID

2012.1.429a-d

Object Name

Stamp, Postage

Date

9-14-1958

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Description

Series of four stamps. First stamp is red and white and shows a tall monument on a plaza, titled, "Gedenkstätte Buchenwald." Second stamp has green illustration of a monument with a statue on top of it with a crowd below. Titled, "Mahnmal Ravensbrück." Third stamp has a red illustration of a monument jutting into a harbor. Titled, "Mahnmal Ravensbrück." Final stamp shows a white monument with triangles over a brick wall. Titled "Mahnmal Sachsenhausen."

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: To honor the dead and to remind those who continue to live, many monuments were constructed on the sites of concentration camps after the war. East Germany issued stamps with the surtax to ID construction of monuments at: Buchenwald, Ravensbruck, Sachsenhausen.

Dimensions

1 1/4 x 2 1/8"

Keywords

Stamp, Monument, Buchenwald, Ravensbruck, Sachsenhausen, Commemoration

Subcollection

1945 - Present: Post-Holocaust Commemoration & Revitalization: Displaced Person Camps; Refugees and Emigration; Postwar Trials; Israel Statehood

East German Holocaust Monument Stamps

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