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Object ID

2020.1.17

Object Name

Postcard

Date

1-22-1943

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Description

Postcard with red printed text and red stamp at top right as well as purple ink stamp. Address handwritten in pencil. Message handwritten in pencil on opposite side.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:

Camp Nexon was a French internment camp in the Haute-Vienne region of France. It was established in 1940 to house mainly political prisoners. Approximately 1200 internees were housed there. In 1942, some 450 Jews – among them 68 children – were gathered in Nexon and deported to Auschwitz by the Nazis.

Dimensions

4 1/8 x 5 7/8"

Keywords

Camp Nexon

Subcollection

Internment

Censored Postcard from French Internment Camp Nexon to St. Gallen

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