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Object ID

2014.1.165

Object Name

Postcard

Date

4-7-1943

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Description

Front: A Postkarte with text and lines printed in purple. Includes return and mailing addresses, several red hand stamps, and a purple postal stamp in the upper-right corner. The cachet in the lower-left corner reads: "Catch coal pilferage. He who robs power and coal cannot be tolerated." Back: Letter written in black ink on the entirety of the page.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Censored cover from a prisoner in the labor camp of Ammerfeld Bei Rain, Lech, Germany to the Ukraine. Worker is known as an 'Ostarbeiter'. In a 'Gemeinschaftslager' or Civil Work Camp. The cachet on the lower left of the card reads: "catch coal pilferage. He who robs power and coal cannot be tolerated"

Dimensions

4 x 6"

Keywords

Labor Camp, Prisoner, Ostarbeiter Ammerfeld Bei Rain, Lech, Germany, Ukraine

Subcollection

Labor

Ukrainian Ostarbeiter Postcard

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