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Object ID

2014.1.54

Object Name

Postcard

Date

3-1-1941

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Description

Front: Yellowed postcard with Cyrillic and Yiddish writing in green ink. Includes Soviet Stamps.Back: A handwritten Yiddish message.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: On September 17, 1939, the Soviet Union invaded eastern Poland pursuant to the secret protocol of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Non-Aggression Pact signed by the Foreign Ministers of the Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union in August 1939. By that time, the Nazis already occupied western Poland (they had attacked Poland on September 1, 1939). In March 1941 this area (Schedrin, Polesskaya Oblast) was under Russian occupation and was annexed to Soviet Belorussia. Message in Yiddish on reverse.

Dimensions

4 x 5 3/4"

Keywords

Yiddish, Bobriusk

Subcollection

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

Postcard: Bobriusk Schedrin to Bobriusk in Yiddish

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