November 2015 - Our Passports
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  • Rescue of the Danish Jews
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Escaping out of Denmark during the war

A Polish Jew's passport used to escape to freedom. The remarkable story of Denmark during World War Two and its courageous help it gave its Jewish population is an unforgettable event of that horrific war. From all the countries in Europe, Denmark’s Jewish community suffered...

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  • WW2 Soviet occupation passport
  • WW2 Soviet occupation passport
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  • WW2 occupied Poland
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  • WW2 travel document Poland
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1940 Soviet occupation passport

Issued to a Jew at Lwow in eastern Poland. Following the Soviet occupation of eastern Poland on September 17th 1939 and of the Baltic States the following year, the issuing of new set of papers began for those who 'accepted' their new citizenship. The process...

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  • Cold-War US passport
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  • Cold-War US passport
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1951 African car rally

Participant’s passport. 1950 issued US passport that was used to attend a “Car Rally”, taking the holder to various African states: Starting with Nigeria, then continuing to Kenya, Uganda, Tanganyika, Northern Rhodesia, and South Africa with the last stop at Cape Town, at the tip...

  • German Fremdenpass  passport
  • Nazi Germany Fremdenpass  passport
  • Nazi Germany Fremdenpass  passport
  • Nazi Germany Fremdenpass  passport
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  • WW2 Ausweis
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German issued foreigner-passports

Fremdenpass samples from Nazi Germany. Non-Germans who were not citizens, and wanted to go aboard, be it for travel or emigration, where issued these travel documents (special passports for foreigners). Pre-1933 Germany housed thousands of non-German...