The smiling girl murdered by the Nazis

The smiling girl murdered by the Nazis

During my research, I found this passport application of a little girl. A little smiling girl murdered by the Nazis. smiling girl murdered Nazis Who was the little girl who wanted to travel? A Holocaust victim database reveals some data…

German passport returned to family 80 years later

German passport returned to family 80 years later

German passport returned family A Jewish physician whose father fought with the British Army has told of the “remarkable” twist of fate that brought him his passport issued by the Nazis more than 80 years ago. Daniel Robitshek, 59,  from…

Iranian Jewish Family of Five travels to Israel

Iranian Jewish Family of Five travels to Israel

Iranian Jewish Family Israel SAMO-EIL SOLAIMANI, a clerk, born in 1925, travels with his wife, daughter, and two sons to ISRAEL in October 1969 from Mehrabad international airport in Tehran to Israel. It’s possible the family immigrated to Israel as I…

Jewish Names in German Passports

Jewish Names in German Passports

Jewish Names German Passports A fellow collector made a comprehensive summary of the applicable decree and the use of Jewish names. The picture at the end of the article is also from a fellow collector and shows an official document…

German Passport Of A Jewish Widow Of A German Consul

German Passport Of A Jewish Widow Of A German Consul

Jewish Widow German Consul The occupation in the passport says “Konsulswitwe” (widow of a consul). I couldn’t find any data during my research on who this consul was. But what is even more interesting is that she was Jewish, as…

Rebbe Aharon Rokeach of Belz Polish Passport from 1948

Rebbe Aharon Rokeach of Belz Polish Passport from 1948

Rebbe Aharon Rokeach of Belz Polish Passport from 1948 Kedem Public Auction House Ltd, Jerusalem, Israel is offering in their upcoming auction an outstanding document. Lot 108 is the passport of Rebbe Aharon Rokeach of Belz. The travel document was issued…

Austrian passport issued in Shanghai – Return from escape to Europe/USA

Austrian passport issued in Shanghai – Return from escape to Europe/USA

Austrian passport issued in Shanghai – Return from escape to Europe/USA The Austrian passport is quite interesting as it was issued in 1948 in Shanghai. Its Jewish bearer was most likely fleeing from the Nazis. Shanghai was during the Nazi area,…

Swedish Diplomat Per Anger saved thousands of Jews in Budapest

Swedish Diplomat Per Anger saved thousands of Jews in Budapest

Swedish Diplomat Per Anger saved thousands of Jews in Budapest Thousands of Hungarian Jews were rescued from death in Nazi extermination camps thanks to the Swedish diplomat Per Anger. Not only did Anger ferry out reports of the systematic extermination…

USSR Passport, Ukraine 1925 Jewish Girl and Man To Palestine

USSR Passport, Ukraine 1925 Jewish Girl and Man To Palestine

USSR Passport, Ukraine 1925 Jewish Girl and Man To Palestine Here is a USSR-UKRAINE passport which is pretty rare. Issued to Yosef and Roselli Sander, leaving from the port of Odesa in 1925, arriving in Palestine on October 5, 1925, also bearing the…