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Object ID

2014.1.338

Object Name

Letter

Date

10-12-1944

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Description

Front: Divided in two by center fold. Red Deutsches Reich stamp in upper right covered by 'Hamburg-Bergedorf' handstamp. The number 6 is circled. Other side: 'Konzentrationslager Hamburg-Neuengamme' handstamp with a circled '24'. Back: Handwritten letter takes up most of the space. 'Auszug aus der Lagerordnung' printed text on top.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Lettersheet from a prisoner in the concentration camp of Neuengamme in Germany near Hamburg. Konzenentrationslager KL cover written on camp issued stationary. The cover is addressed to Litzmannstadt, the sender and addressee have the same names and are family members. Postmarked October 12, 1944. On preprinted stationary issued by concentration camp officials along with the censorship markings.

Dimensions

7.75 x 5.5"

Keywords

Neuengamme, Germany, Hamburg, Litzmannstadt, Ghetto, Prisoner, Censor

Subcollection

Concentration

Letter from Neuengamme Concentration Camp

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