Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story

Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story

The Noor Inayat Khan Story Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story I am pretty sure most of the readers have never heard of this story and this remarkable woman. Just by random, I stumbled over this most…

NS-Germany Children Passport William Kaczynski

NS-Germany Children Passport William Kaczynski

NS-Germany Children Passport The original post was in 2012. I got in contact with William Kaczynski (video) via a friend of Danny Spungen as we have a hobby in common – passport collecting. Danny has a much broader collection field…

Very Rare German Passport 1940 Tientsin, China – Melchers & Co.

Very Rare German Passport 1940 Tientsin, China – Melchers & Co.

German Passport 1940 Tientsin THIS is a super rare German passport issued by the Nazis 1940 in TIENTSIN, CHINA! Look at the large Chinese stamp with Swastika. The passport was issued to 26 years young Marianna Gosewisch; as you see…

Nazi Passport 1938 – New York-Mexico-Panama-Guatemala

Nazi Passport 1938 – New York-Mexico-Panama-Guatemala

This German Nazi passport was issued in 1938 on the same day when Adolf Hitler had his birthday, April 20. Issued to a consular apprentice at the German consulate in New York, who became the later consular secretary at the…

Woman Fled Nazi Germany To Become US Citizen

Woman Fled Nazi Germany To Become US Citizen

The Stateless Woman Fled Nazi Germany To Become US Citizen A fantastic passport set of two travel documents of a stateless German woman who most likely fled in time from Nazi-Germany to become US citizen. Meet Margarethe Schmidt, born in…

Jewish Austrian Passports For Two Families Going To Palestine

Jewish Austrian Passports For Two Families Going To Palestine

These Jewish Austrian Passports For Two Families Going To Palestine were at an 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 collection….

St Louis Passenger’s Passport – Jewish Refugees Nobody Wanted

St Louis Passenger’s Passport – Jewish Refugees Nobody Wanted

SS St Louis Passenger’s Passport – Jewish Refugees Nobody Wanted On 13 May 1939, 937 Jews fled Germany aboard a luxury cruise liner, the SS St Louis. They hoped to reach Cuba and then travel to the US – but…

German Nazi Alien Passport With Stamp EVACUATED

German Nazi Alien Passport With Stamp EVACUATED

German Nazi Alien Passport With Stamp EVACUATED 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…

Another Nazi Service Passport

Another Nazi Service Passport

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….