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Object ID

2014.1.266

Object Name

Envelope

Date

8-25-1942

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Description

Front: Green envelope with four postage stamps of Adolf Hitler in various colors. Includes four black and two purple hand stamps, a line of writing in purple pencil and a red and white sticker.Back: A black hand stamp.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Cover to Berlin with hand stamp of Reichskommissariat of the Ukraine. Rovno (Rivne) Rovno fell to the Germans in June 1941 and was turned into a regional civilian administrative capital in Volhynia. Erich Koch was the Hitler appointed Reichskommisar whose mission was to exploit the region- its resources and people- for German ends.

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 6 1/4"

Keywords

Rovno, Rowno, Stamps, Reich seal

Subcollection

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

Envelope from Rovno, Ukraine

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