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Object ID

2012.1.430a

Object Name

Stamp, Postage

Date

9-17-1962

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Description

White stamp with blue background. Depicts hands reaching out of barbed wire.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: This stamp was released by Belgium in memory of the victims of Nazi Concentration Camps in World War II. The design was by Belgian sculptor Lanchelevici, and marks the 21st anniversary of the first contingent of Belgian martyrs from the death camp at Neuengamme. Of 120 men who departed, only nine later returned to three families.

Dimensions

1 1/2 x 1"

Keywords

Lanchelevici, Belgium, Commemoration, Neuengamme

Subcollection

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

Stamp Commemorating Belgium Concentration Camp Victims

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