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Front: HERMANN GORING text printed at lower left, 3 hole punches along left edge; Back: 'Betr.: Leergut-Rucksendung' typewritten and underlined at top left.
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Letter card with "Goering Reichswerke" cachet and his emblem sent from the "Phoenix" coal mine which, prior to its confiscation and "aryanization" by the Nazis, was owned by the Jewish industrialist Ignaz Petscheck. As part of the Hermann Goering Reichswerke, thousands of slave workers and inmates from concentration camp Buchenwald were forced to work at this mine. The text of the card reads:To the German Aseol company in Zeitz; Matter: return of empties; WE have sent to your delivery address to the Rehmsdorf station, 2 iron barrels under the code G.PH 8237 and 7385, Heil Hitler.
4 x 5 3/4"
Reichswerke, Hermann Gorring, Ignaz Petschek, Arianization, Buchenwald, Phoenix
1941-1943: Deportation & Extermination: Concentration Camps and Extermination Centers
""Reichswerke Hermann Goering" Phoenix Letter with Goering Factory Stamp" (1942). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2016.1.10.