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WWII mail from Soviet occupied Lithuania: 10 MAR 1941 postmarked Lithuanian postal card with long message in Hebrew-written Yiddish (seems to be 2 messages from 2 different people), from VILNA to care-of addressee in TEL AVIV, here franked with Soviet postage of 30 kopeks (per 1 May 1936 postage rate period surface rate for overseas postcards) - Boyle notes that Soviet postage on mail became mandatory on 25 March (eg. 2 weeks later) + Lithuanian coat of arms obliterated by crayon, a practice in effect from around spring 1941; the postcard reached Palestine where it was check by the T5 Tel Aviv censor (Sach-Q21a; cachet tied to front).