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Tan postcard with red postcard lines, addressed to Dr. Georg Reich with a message written in black ink.Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash :A law enacted August 17, 1938 required Jews with non-Jewish forenames to assume the name "Sara" if a woman and "Israel" if a man. This law became effective January 1, 1939. These names were to be used on all correspondence -- private or official -- including return addresses on mail. This is an early "Israel" postcard, sent from Vienna to Lichtenstein, German censor markings.
4 x 5 3/4"
reich seal, Lichtenstein, stamp, Vienna, Georg Reich, Emil Israel Reich, Emil Reich
1939-1941: Concentration:Ghettos, Einsatzgruppen (Mobile Killing Squads); WWII in Europe
""Israel" Postcard" (1940). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2012.1.296.