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Object ID

2019.2.117

Object Name

Postcard

Date

5-1-1944

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Description

"POST-CARD" written at top of postcard in black print, writing in blue on left side, "HEADQUARTERS THE PALESTINE POLICE FORCE" stamped in purple near top, "7.6.44." written on back in top right corner.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Latrun, located in the Ayalon Valley between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, was the site of detention center initially established by the British in Palestine to imprison German and Italian prisoners of war. From 1942 Jewish residents of Palestine- the Yishuv- were detained in Latrun for resistance to British Mandatory policy in pre-state Israel, including members of Jewish defense organizations such as the Irgun.

Written in German, displays British Palestine censorship marks.

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 5 1/2"

Keywords

Dora Huttman, Sigfried Roiz, Latrun Detention Camp, British Mandate

Postcard from Dora Huttman in Jerusalem to Sigfried Roiz, Latrun Detention Camp I, Palestine

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