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Object ID

2014.1.358

Object Name

Postcard

Date

5-11-1943

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Front: Orange 'Slovensko' and black 'Slovenska Posta' postage stamps in top right corner, blue stamp 'Lietadlom/Par Avion' stamp, typed text on left hand side. Back: Typed text filling up entirety of page.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Ferramonti was the largest internment Camp established by Mussolini in 1940. Over 3,800 Jews were imprisoned there, most of whom were foreign-born. Prisoners were released six weeks after Mussolini's downfall in September, 1943.

Postcard from Bratislava, Slovakia to Fridrich (Fritz) Kohn, a Jewish internee originally from Czechoslovakia, on the isle of Rhodes in 1940 subsequent to the Pentcho debacle. As of this writing he has been transferred along with other survivors of the Pentcho to Ferramonti -Tarsia internment camp near Cosenza in Calabria, Italy in January 1942.

Dimensions

4 x 6"

Keywords

Ferramonti-Tarsia, Fritz Kohn, Concentration Camp

Subcollection

Internment, Pentcho

Postcard to Man Interned at Ferramonti-Tarsia Concentration Camp

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