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  • post-war China issued passport
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  • 1946 China issued passport
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  • WW2 Manchurian coupon

Belgium issued passport from Tianjin

China issue from 1946. One of my passions in collecting passports & travel documents is to Chinese issued or used samples from WW2 and earlier. These attract me the most because of the 9 years I spent living in China, and also because of our...

  • IRO ID document WW2
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UNRRA ID document

International Refugee Organization issue. After the end of World War Two, United Nations personnel or affiliated members of related organizations, working in relief and rescue efforts, spread out throughout the various countries, be it in the west or eastern part of Europe...

  • Manchurian visa
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A selection of Manchurian visas

And a brief biography of a diplomat. September 18th 1931 was a crucial date in the history of modern China. From this month onwards, starting with Asia and ending with Europe, events would spiral from a regional conflict into a world war. The above mentioned...

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Fleeing Poland in 1939

Crossing the border on the last day! In previous articles, I wrote extensively about the special short period of time that existed, following the outbreak of war, a short-lived "window of opportunity" that enabled thousands of refugees and military personnel, to escape into neighboring Romania...

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Arrested by the Gestapo in 1941

Polish Diplomat’s signature in a passport. The months of September-October of 1939 were unique with connection to the issuing of passports, well, a specific type of passport. Following the German invasion of Poland from the West on September 1st and by the Red Army from the...

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  • Rare 1919 Batumi WWI passport
  • Rare 1919 Batumi WWI passport
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Rare 1919 Batumi passport

British occupation of Georgia issued travel document. The First World War brought to an end the old political and world order that existed for centuries, and with the end of hostilities came some of the most "infamous" peace treaties that the 20th century witnessed. ...

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  • Suez Crisis passport.
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Suez Crisis

British passport and its usage in Egypt at the time. The Sinai Campaign is known also as Tripartite Aggression or in Israel as Mivzta Kadesh (Kadesh Operation). Israel even handed out t...