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Object ID

2012.1.439a

Object Name

Envelope

Date

1985

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Description

White envelope with black and white illustration of people marching into Nazi gas chambers with Nazi soldier above it. Includes several stamps.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: A cachet cover issued to commemorate the 40th anniversary of liberation of Dachau & Mauthausen death camps. The cover was designed by the German war criminals hunter Simon Wiesenthal. Franked with special overprinted Austrian stamp & cancelled with special cachet first day cover.

Dimensions

4 3/4 x 7"

Keywords

Simon Wiesenthal, Skull, Death chamber, Barbed wire, Monument, Cachet, Commemoration, 40th Anniversary, Liberation, Dachau, Mauthausen

Subcollection

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

40th Anniversary of Dachau and Mauthausen Envelope

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