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Object ID

2014.1.283

Object Name

Stamp, Postage

Date

1943

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Blue text and pictures on off-white paper. Rectangle within a Rectangle. In center is picture of trumpet with image of wreath with shield, shovel, torch and U.M. intertwined.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: N.D.H. Ustasha Youth. National Youth Society. 1943.Croatia (Croatian: Nezavisna Drzava Hrvatska, NDH) was a puppet state of Nazi Germany. The NDH was founded on 10 April 1941, after the invasion of Yugoslavia by the Axis powers. It was controlled by the governing fascist Ustasha movement and Ante Pavelic, which in turn were primarily under German influence. Its racial enemies were Jews, Serbs and Roma people, against whom large-scale genocide campaigns were conducted in places such as the Jasenovac and Stara Gradiska concentration camps.

Dimensions

3 3/4 x 3 3/8"

Keywords

Zagreb, Ustasha Youth, National Youth Society, Croatia

Subcollection

Philatelic

Croatian Souvenir Stamp - N.D.H. Ustasha Youth.

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