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Object ID

2014.1.462

Object Name

Booklet, Identification

Date

11-7-1944

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Description

Small booklet titled, "Comité International de la Croix-Rouge de Genève" with Red Cross.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Item issued by Friedrich Born, the Swiss delegate of the Comite Internationale de la Croix Rouge de Geneva (International Committee of the Red Cross), signed by Born with the stamp of the Red Cross. Photograph missing. This pass certifies that the holder is in the service of and under the protection of the International Committee of the Red Cross. It requests all authorities to give all necessary support to the holder. He saved 6,000 children by placing them in Red Cross protected homes. He was as well able to secure protective letters from the Vatican. Israel recognized Born’s heroic efforts in saving more than 11,000 lives in recognizing him as Righteous Among Nations.

Dimensions

5 1/2 x 3 3/4"

Keywords

Auscweis, Legitimation, Switzerland, Comite Internationale de la Croix Rouge de Geneva, International Committee of the Red Cross, Red Cross, Helen Mayer, Friedrich Born

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International Committee of the Red Cross Protective Pass for Jew Helene Mayer Signed by Friedrich Born with stamp of Red Cross

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