Tag: Holocaust

Diplomatic Passport of Raoul Wallenberg

This is the diplomatic passport of Raoul Wallenberg On 6 February 1957, the Soviet government released a document dated 17 July 1947, which stated “I report that the prisoner Wallenberg who is well-known to you, died suddenly in his cell…

Jewish Austrian Passports For Palestine 1936

Two interesting and rare passports of a Jewish couple and a family were at auction but unfortunately I missed them. My congrats to the buyer who grabbed these historical travel documents related to the Nazi-Germany oppression of Jews for his…

Unusual Jewish Escape Route In 1940

Meet Chaja Szkop (Polish spelling,later would have been spelled Chaya Shkop) from Bransk, born in Bielsk Podlaski in the Bialystok region of the Polish border. She would have been 26 years old at the outbreak of the War, was unmarried,…