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Object ID

2019.2.134

Object Name

Postcard

Date

6-26-1940

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Description

Postcard of vividly colored illustration of soldiers and others with supplies, marked “LA CLASSE – Le désarmement” in the lower right corner. Back includes “CARTE POSTALE” written at the top, as well as a red postage stamp and green postage stamp in upper right corner.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Staff Sergeant Eroll Hagerott sends his father regards from France on a French postcard with French stamps. The postcard was sent just four days after the armistice was signed between Germany and France at Compiegne on June 22, 1940.

Dimensions

3 1/4 x 5 1/4"

Keywords

Armistice at Compiegne, Eroll Hagerott

Subcollection

1939-1941: Concentration:Ghettos, Einsatzgruppen (Mobile Killing Squads); WWII in Europe

Postcard Sent by a German Soldier to his Father

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