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Front: Red 'Cyprus' postage stamp in top right corner, handwritten address. Back: Address handwritten on top flap.
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: The flood of Jewish refugees from post-war Europe and displaced persons camps attempting to immigrate to Mandatory Palestine, compelled the British- acceding both to Arab demands and the terms of the 1939 White Paper-to block immigration beyond the specified quota. The refugees unsuccessful in running the blockade were sent to detention centers on Cyprus, Athlit or Mauritius. This cover comes from Cyprus Camp 66 Staff addressed to Palestine.
3 1/2 x 5"
Cyprus Palestine Jewish Camp 62 Petach Tikwa
1945 - Present: Post-Holocaust Commemoration & Revitalization: Displaced Person Camps; Refugees and Emigration; Postwar Trials; Israel Statehood
"Envelope sent from Cyprus Jewish Camp 66 to Palestine" (1947). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2014.1.370.