Free City of Danzig Passport History

Free City of Danzig Passport History

The Free City of Danzig History including its Passport History The website www.Danzig.org has everything that you need to know about the Free City of Danzig. Besides the excellent gallery of the three passport types in seven versions (direct link…

Diplomacy, Vatican and WW II  – The Clouds of War gathered

Diplomacy, Vatican and WW II – The Clouds of War gathered

Diplomacy, Vatican and WW II – The Clouds of War gathered The Knights of Columbus found themselves fighting to stay in Italy as Mussolini attempted to take over activities and organizations for Catholic youth, including the Knights’ playgrounds. Not only…

Belgium Diplomatic Passports 1954

Belgium Diplomatic Passports 1954

Belgium Diplomatic Passports Gilbert Mullie and wife 1954 These are the diplomatic passports of Gilbert Mullie (Senator, Chairman of the Farmers Union, President of the Catholic party) and his wife. Both documents look like printed yesterday and are in fantastic…

Aeronautics Pioneer Theodore Windel Large Passport 1915

Aeronautics Pioneer Theodore Windel Large Passport 1915

Aeronautics Pioneer Theodore Windel Large Passport 1915 THEODORE WINDEL a pioneer engineer in aeronautics who made significant invention for today’s airplanes. I couldn’t find much on his biography but he was born in Germany. Honored later by NASA for his…

18th Century Protection Letter For Jewish Family

18th Century Protection Letter For Jewish Family

18th Century Protection Letter For Jewish Family As a side topic, I do collect also protection letters & passes from the Holocaust which includes documents issued and signed by several “righteous diplomats”. But to get the chance to secure such…

Swiss Protection Letter – Escaping The Holocaust In Budapest 1944

Swiss Protection Letter – Escaping The Holocaust In Budapest 1944

Swiss Protection Letter Holocaust The Nazis took over Budapest in 1944 and wanted to deport finally as much as possible Jews to death camps in the East. Mostly to Auschwitz  – the largest Nazi facility for systematic mass murder. But…

East German Passport Of A Dancer Traveling To Iraq

East German Passport Of A Dancer Traveling To Iraq

East German Passport Dancer This is an early East German (GDR) passport issued in Berlin for a female dancer who frequently traveled, even to Iraq (besides Poland and Austria), and that was admittedly unusual for East Germans at this time…

United Nation Passport Oppenheimer 1982

United Nation Passport Oppenheimer 1982

United Nation Passport Tamar Oppenheimer Recently the United Nation Passport of Tamar M.Oppenheimer was at auction. Dr.Oppenheimer was the Director of the Narcotic Drug Division. The passport or to be more precise the Laissez-passer was issued in April 1982 at…

AMERICAN SEAMAN’S PROTECTION CERTIFICATE

AMERICAN SEAMAN’S PROTECTION CERTIFICATE

Seamen’s Protection Certificates were usually printed documents, varying in size and style, that were carried by American seamen as proof of citizenship. The certificate was obtained by the individual through the customhouse, public notary, or U.S. Consul when required in…