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Object ID

2014.1.212

Object Name

Envelope

Date

1-3-1942

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Description

Front: A tan envelope with typewritten address, four postage stamps of Adolf Hitler in pink, blue, purple and green, one red and four black hand stamps.Back: Several pencil markings.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: During World War II, Zhytomyr was occupied by the Germans from July 1941 to December 1943. It was the site of Himmler's Ukrainian headquarters. It was also, as Wendy Lower describes, "a laboratory for... resettlement activists" working towards the elimination of all Jews to facilitate colonization of the East. Tens of thousands of Jewish men, women, and children were murdered by both stationary and mobile police units, indigenous auxiliaries, and SD and SS personnel by the end of 1942.

Dimensions

4 3/4 x 6"

Keywords

Ukraine, Hans Klingelberger

Subcollection

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

Envelope from Zhytomyr, Ukraine

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