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White envelope with a photograph of a fenced-off buildling and a stamp with a black and white photograph of Chiune Sugihara.
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Commemorative Lithuanian First Day Cover for Chiune Sugihara, who was the Japanese consul in Kaunas, Lithuania in 1940.He issued Japanese visas to Polish Jews against the orders of his government as a consequence of which Jewish refugees were able to escape to Japan and other countries.
4 1/2 x 6 1/2"
Lithuania, Japan, Chiune Sugihara
1945 - Present: Post-Holocaust Commemoration & Revitalization: Displaced Person Camps; Refugees and Emigration; Postwar Trials; Israel Statehood
"First Day Cover: Lithuanian with Chiune Sugihara" (2004). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2012.1.117.