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Object ID

2015.2.29

Object Name

Postcard

Date

11-18-1945

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Description

Front: Message written in pencil across the entirety of the postcard. Back: Split by vertical black line. Left side has return address written in pencil on printed lines. Beneath is a purple textual hand stamp, and a large blue rectangular handstamp with German inside. The right side has a pink stamp of Hitler in profile facing right with a black Sangerhausen circular hand stamp over it. Beneath the address is written in pencil on printed dotted lines. Dora-Sangerhausen was a secret production facility for manufacture of the V-1 and V-2 rockets.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Postcard from inmate at concentration camp Dora-Sangerhausen, 1945. Rare postcard from this camp, the production facility for V-2 rockets.

Dimensions

4 x 5 3/4"

Keywords

Stamp, Sangerhausen, Dora-Sangerhausen, V-2 rockets, Rira Wachova

Subcollection

1945 - Present: Post-Holocaust Commemoration & Revitalization: Displaced Person Camps; Refugees and Emigration; Postwar Trials; Israel Statehood

Postcard to Rira Wachova, From Unknown Inmate, Dora-Sangerhausen

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