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Tan postcard addressed to Marc Oeurelstr with blue postcard lines. Includes a handwritten message.
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Przemsyl is home to almost 67,000 Jews at the time this postcard was written. Under the terms of the Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact, it is controlled by Russians after the end of September 1939. When Germany attacked Soviet Union in June, 1941, the Pact with the Soviet Union was broken; and by June 28, under German occupation, a Judenrat is established within a week. By mid July the ghetto is established. Thus this postcard was written just four months before Operation Barbarosa commenced.
4 x 5 1/2"
Stamp, Russia, Prezemysl, Poland, Vienna, Germany
1941-1943: Deportation & Extermination: Concentration Camps and Extermination Centers
"“Israel” Postcard sent from Przemysl in Poland, then under Russian Control" (1941). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2012.1.293.