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Object ID

2012.1.451

Object Name

Postcard, Picture

Date

2-13-1942

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Description

White postcard with an illustration of two men in SS uniforms. Titled, "Die Polizei im Fronteinsatz." Includes a message written in pencil.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Third Reich postcard produced for the 1942 Day of German Police and shows a German combat policeman and a Waffen-SS man between police and Waffen-SS insignia. This postcard essentially celebrates Nazi SS and Order Police accomplishments in the "East" after the 1939 invasion of Poland, including the murder of Jews and partisans.

Dimensions

5 2/3 x 4"

Keywords

German, Police, Stamp, combat, Waffen-SS

Day of German Police Commemorative Postcard

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