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German Nazi passport with infamous stamp "J" for Jew

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Documents116 of 199Collection Sheet For Battery "A", 780th Field Artillery, Ft. Bragg, April 1942TAX FORM 1933-34
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Posted 3 years ago

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What you see here is a rare item as it is a evidence of the discrimination of Jews during the Nazi area in Germany. All passports of Jews were stamped by law with such a big red "J" for Jew. Some were lucky and could escape like this lady to Chile. Others died in Concentration camps. This passport was issued in August 1939 just few weeks before WWII. During the war it was almost impossible for Jews to get valid documents and for many it was their death sentence...

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  1. Chrisnp Chrisnp, 3 years ago
    Fascinating piece of history
  2. collector1963 collector1963, 3 years ago
    Indeed it is, Chrisnp. Thanks for your comment.
  3. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    Great piece of history ! hopefully it will be preserved for future generations so this never happens again . Thanks for sharing
  4. collector1963 collector1963, 3 years ago
    Thanks for your comment, Manikin. It`s safe in my own collection. These types are hard to find.

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