Tag: Nazi-Germany

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…

German Alien Passport With Stamp EVAKUIERT!

Earlier this year I received an inquiry from a reader asking me about the document of his grandmother. The passport is quite interesting because of two characteristics. The red “J” stamp The large “EVAKUIERT” (evacuated) stamp The big red “J”…

Another Nazi Service Passport

Ernst-vom-Rath

After grabbing the Captain Loewe DIENSTPASS (Service passport) documents I got offered another outstanding DIENSTPASS issued 1938 in BERLIN by the FOREIGN OFFICE (!) and that is very unusual as basically they were ALWAYS issued by the local police office.…

Swiss Protection Letter 1945, Germany

When it comes to such Protection Letters I do have quite experience with such documents life saving for Jews during the Holocaust issued by several countries. But this type is not often to spot. The cardboard printed in German and…

Nazi Germany Passport Nanking 1945 Manchuria

A great piece of (passport) history. German passport issued in Berlin 17 April 1941 for Charlotte Zimmermann, resident of Nanking, China. Passport extended in Peking 30 September 1941. Several visa for China (Manchuria) and Russia. Extension of the passport again…