Tag: Netherlands

German Nazi Abwehr Officer Who Saved Jews

Here comes a highly interesting travel document of German passport history, related to the Third Reich, German Military Intelligence, the Holocaust and the rescue of Jewish lifes! This is the departmental passport (a kind of diplomatic passport) of Walter Schulze-Bernett.…

Diplomatic Passport Sophie Schulze-Bernett

Following up on her son’s passport here comes Sophie’s German diplomatic passport issued at the Foreign Office in Berlin 24 August 1942. The wording in the document says… “Issued to Sophie Schulze-Bernett, spouse of the “adjutant” of the military attache…

A Boy In Nazi Occupied Netherlands

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After May 1940, the good times were few and far between: first there was the war, then the capitulation and then the arrival of the Germans, which is when the trouble started for the Jews. Our freedom was severely restricted…

Gijsbert Karel Count van Hogendorp

This Dutch passport issued 1814 in Amsterdam in the name of Gijsbert Karel, Count van Hogendorp is a pretty nice example of a travel document used just briefly before the Netherlands became Kingdom in 1815 with his first king William…

Netherlands Nieuw-Guinea

( from our fellow collector T.J.F.S, Netherlands) I bought these four passports in Australia, were most Dutch migrated to in the 1960’s. The stamps in the passports do show and tell what happened in these days. The last picture in…