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Green card titled, "Konzentrationslager Flossenbürg Ausweis." Includes writing on front and back.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:

Ausweis (Identification card) Nr. 289 was issued to Elfriede Förster, a guard at the Flossenburg concentration camp, born May 18, 1919. The text below the date of birth says that she is allowed to carry weapons while on duty in the camp and that all other government authorities are supposed to help her. The document is signed by the commander of Flossenbürg, an SS Obersturmführer. The ID photo has been removed, in all probability by Elfriede herself or her family: it would not have been advantageous to be recognized as a former guard in a Nazi concentration camp.


4 x 5 3/4"


Ausweis, Aufsehrin, Flossenberg, SS-Obersturmführer, Elfriede Förster



Ausweis Issued to Elfriede Förster, Flossenberg Concentration Camp



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