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Object ID

2019.2.88

Object Name

Postcard

Date

12-20-1942

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Description

Postcard marked "CARTE POSTALE" in red print in top center, red stamp of man in top right corner, purple stamped in left corner, print in red, writing in blue on front and back.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Postcard with double ring cachet as arrival on French postcard with Petain stamp. Mr. Leon Barouh was born in Varna, Bulgaria in 1902. His permanent place of residence was in France. He was married to Judith Bensignor and they had two children, Sam and Jacques. Mr. Barouh was deported from Drancy on December 17, 1943, one of 848 men, women, and children on Convoy 63 to Auschwitz, where he perished.

Dimensions

4 x 5 1/2"

Keywords

Drancy Internment Camp, Petain, Leon Barouh, Auschwitz, Convoy 63

Subcollection

1941-1943: Deportation & Extermination: Concentration Camps and Extermination Centers

French Internment Camp Drancy Rare Postcard from H. Barouh in Paris to Leon Barouh in Drancy Internment Camp

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