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Red Cross, Displaced Persons Camps & Postage Exempt Civilian Mail

037135480
12/1940 WWII-Holocaust Danish Red Cross mail ex occupied COPENHAGEN to TEL AVIV
Wartime WWII/Holocaust-era incoming Red Cross mail: stampless Danish Red Cross contact form with 25 word message in English dated 11-12-1940 from German-occupied COPENHAGEN to TEL AVIV, tied by local Danish Red Cross cachet + air mail etiquette - this unusual; front-stamped by IRC GENEVA circular cachet + 23 DEC 1940 transit (dater at bottom; relatively quick transit time - perhaps by airmail); pa...
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043142135
April 1940 WWII/Holocaust era Red Cross mail from BRUSSELS to HAIFA & censored
Red Cross Holocaust-era/WWII postal link: 8 APR 1940 cover on Belgian Red Cross stationary from BRUSSELS to HAIFA, franked 1.75Fr & tied by machine slogan cancel; subsequently opened by the Haifa censor at left & resealed with Sach-Q10 red/white label # 71/10833 & tied by H-29 boxed censor handstamp Sach-Q21; slit open at right. Just over a month after the date of dispatch Germany inva...
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033135456
1942 WWII Holocaust censored Jewish internee cover Italy-Palestine via POW post
WWII Italian Jewish civilian internee mail: 9 JULY 1942 stampless cover on air mail stationary from AVELLINO Italy to HAIFA, manuscript marked "Prisoner of War Post | Civilian Wartime Internee Post" & tied by local postmark + local police headquarters cachet on front and Italian double-ringed censor inspection cachet on back; passed British military censor (numbered circle on reverse), Egyptian ci...
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037135439
1946 Jewish displaced persons cover DOV HOZ immigrant ship to Palestine + cachet
Postwar incoming civilian mail: 30.4.1946 commercial cover from LA SPEZIA to MESHEK YAGUR sent by a Displaced Person on board the "Dov Hoz" illegal immigrant ship (stopped by British at the locale in the "La Spezia Affair" of 4 April - 19 May): stamps & portion of front torn away - would have been franked 15 Lira; backstamped with ship's bilingual circular cachet "Repatriation Ship Fede - Dov Hos"...
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042135427
1947 postwar WWII Soviet Red Cross POW mail postcard from AHUM USSR to Palestine
Postwar military mail: 9 FEB(?) 1947 dated stampless Soviet Red Cross POW card (1946 stationary) from camp 7399/3 in AHUM (central Russia) to HAIFA, written in German from son (Dr. Felix Eulenburg - possibly adopted) to father (Dr. Berni Ascher). Message says that the newspapers are not showing a peaceful picture Palestine (i.e. the period of the Jewish insurrection), that he can hardly rest, and ...
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061140444
1948-49 War Arab POW cover HEBRON via GAZA & Red Cross to Israel, uncensored
1948-49 War Arab POW mail: 27 SEP 1948 cover from HEBRON with typewritten English & Arabic handwritten address to Arab prisoner of war at "Camp No. 1" (noted as 791 Camp by one of the transmitting authorities), franked 10m per period domestic letter rate using Egyptian Palestine overprinted single & tied by strike of the rare local postmark: although on the West Bank, Hebron was under Egyptian con...
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046137713
1948 Israel Independence War cover Arab POW ex TULKAREM via Red Cross RAMALLAH
1948-49 War Arab POW mail: [7 DEC 1948] stampless cover from TULKAREM to "Central Detention Camp | Prisoner no. 3381 | El-sayed Mohamed Saeed Dood El-Samra | By International Red Cross | Ramallah", originally franked (Jordanian stamp) & tied by reintroduced Mandate double-ring postmark, now removed & most of postmark not visible (manuscript date written top front, presumably dispatch); front-stam...
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056134434
1951 censored airmail cover Israel-EAST BERLIN, full tabbed 1st Airmails stamp
1950 1st airmail to Russian Zone: 8 FEB 1951 "Lacol" austerity period stationary airmail cover from JERUSALEM to old age home in "RUSSIAN ZONE" BERLIN "Germany" (East Germany) franked 40pr at the FA-2a period rate to Europe using left marginal full tabbed 40pr (Ba #34) tied by single strike of local postmark, with Israeli "zayin" censor cachet on front; handwritten arrival 14-II-51 on front; slit ...
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062139233
1967 Belgian airmail Jordanian JLEM; withheld & forwarded to Israel by Red Cross
Jordanian post-1967 War mail to Israel via Red Cross: 13 JUNE 1967 [airmail] cover from BRUSSELS to JERUSALEM "JORDAN", franked 7F & tied by local machine cancel; as of 7 June locale part of Israel, but cover routed via JORDAN, where backstamped 19 JUN 67 AMMAN transit: between June-Aug 1967 Jordan accumulated all mail received for newly Israeli-conquered territories & then delivered them via Red ...
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060139234
1967 War Red Cross delivered Spanish airmail to Jordanian JERUSALEM now Israel
Jordanian post-1967 War mail to Israel via Red Cross: 21 JUNE 1967 airmail cover from PAMPLONA Spain to JERUSALEM "JORDAN", meter franked 12Pts & tied by local postmark; as of 7 June locale part of Israel, but cover still routed via JORDAN, where backstamped 25 JUN 67 AMMAN transit: between June-Aug 1967 Jordan accumulated all mail received for newly Israeli-conquered territories & then delivered ...
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036134888
1915 WWI Egypt franked British Red Cross/Order St John mail cover to UK
"Force in Egypt" British WWI military mail in Egypt: 3 X 1915 British Red Cross/Order St. John stationary cover from ALEXANDRIA to LONDON, sent by Egyptian civilian post & not military post, so franked 5m per letter rate & tied by 2 strikes of local postmark ALEXANDRIA-C; cover bears red "official" cachet of BRC/OSJ & would have been eligible for free postage via British Army post as of June. Open...
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046134896
1915 WWI franked British Red Cross/Order St John cover to UK via Egyptian post
British WWI military mail in Egypt: 16 X 1915 British Red Cross/Order St. John stationary cover from ALEXANDRIA to LONDON, sent by Egyptian civilian post & not military post, so franked 5m at the letter rate & tied by 2 strikes of ALEXANDRIA-K postmark type A4; cover bears red "official" cachet of BRC/OSJ & would have been eligible for free postage via the British Army Post as of June. Opened at r...
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046143559
WWII 1942 Hungarian Polish Technical Labor Camp internee Red Cross postcard
Hungarian Polish internee mail: stampless 11 MAR 1942 hand-dated bilingual Hungarian & French postage-free Red Cross Prisoner of War postal card, from Anton Borsuk of the Royal Hungarian 1/2 "Polish Technical Labor Camp" (location not revealed - possibly the SZENTGYÖRGYMEZŐ region of the city of ESZTERGOM) to his wife in LEMBERG (LVOV) Poland/Generalgouvernement; the postcard is tied by a 2-...
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