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Front: Tan paper with black type on top, 'Auszug aus der Lagervrdnung." Date is written on top in pencil (August 1944). Back: Split into two halves by a fold. One side has addressee written in penci. Red Hitler stamp in top right corner. Other side has the prisoner's name, number and block written into blanks on dotted black lines, with some other writing in pencil.
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: While female prisoners were common in the concentration camp system, Ravensbruck was Germany’s only concentration camp for women. Children were interned as well. It opened in 1939, and all occupied nations of Europe were represented there. Many were slave laborers for the Siemens factory, building parts for the V-2 rocket.
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Ravensbrueck, Censored, Concentration Camp
"Letter from Ravensbrueck Concentration Camp" (1944). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2014.1.327.