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Object ID

2019.2.131

Object Name

Envelope

Date

2-23-1945

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Description

Envelope with red postage stamp in upper right corner beside white postage stamp with “5,00” in red print, stamped with 11a in blue ink.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: This cover was mailed 17 days after the stamp was issued to honor Hitler’s order to call up of all males between 16 and 60 to fight along with the Wehrmacht in defense of Germany. The war was to end for Germany in just a few months.

Dimensions

4 x 5"

Keywords

Volkssturm

Subcollection

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

Cover from Lubben to Marienbad, with Stamp Commemorating Home Guard (Volkssturm) Mobilization

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