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Postcard with red printed postcard lines and message written in black ink. Addressed to the Bronx in New York City.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:

11 Fr. Belgian stationery card written by Felice Grossmann to Herta Schwarzstein, her family member in New York. Felice reveals her whereabouts during the war years: "I am finally allowed to write... I have been hiding, for almost two years, in a Monastery... You can not imagine the horror, fear, misery and persecutions we suffered in the last four years... All we think about is how to reach you [in the United States] and when... We are disgusted with Europe... I always look for Egon whenever I see American soldiers... With heart full of yearning, your Lissy." The letter is written in German and has Belgian and American censor marks at front. Belgium was liberated by US troops in September 1944.


3 1/2 x 5 1/2"


Belgium, Survivor, Bruxelles, New York, Felice Grossmann, Herta Schwarzstein, Liberation


Early, Personal

Postcard From Belgian Survivor Felice Grossman Describing Her Wartime Experiences



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