Category: History

German Nazi Officer Who Saved Jews

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Update March 2016: Talking to Irena Steinfeldt, Director, Righteous Among the Nations Department at Yad Vashem no decision is made due to the lack of some archive documents which are not delivered yet.   Here comes a highly interesting travel…

Passport 1902 – US Embassy, London

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Joseph H. Choate (1832-1917), a diplomat and lawyer Here comes another fantastic United States passport issued at the US Embassy in London in 1902. The document has the original signature of Ambassador Joseph Hodges Choate and comes also with the…

Republic Of Texas – Passport 1836

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What a great passport! Congratulations to the buyer who get’s this treasure into his collection. Republic of Texas Passport. One page, 8″ x 10″, Columbia [Texas], circa 1836. Names and descriptions are blank. This passport was intended to allow individuals…

Senior SS Officer Passport – Karl von Krempler

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Passports from such ranking SS-personnel are quite rare to spot. Here is one…and he had also a quite unusual task. It writes Dragutin (Karl in Croatian) pl. (Von) Krempler. He didn’t have German citizenship. Karl von Krempler was SS Standartenführer…

French Passport National Assembly 1791

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Paris, 8 March 1791 “We, the chairman and secretaries of the National Assembly … let pass freely, Verdolin Mr., Deputy going to the province of Hannot for two months. Signatures of various members including the future Minister of Police.” This…