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  • WW2 German Kennkarte
  • German Kennkarte
  • WW2 German Kennkarte
  • WW2 German Kennkarte
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Special SD emigration Kennkarte

This article has attracted interest from our fellow readers and collectors so I have re-listed it here again. Volksdeutsche returning back home from the eastern territories. Specially issued Kennkarte for those ethnic Germans returning back to the Greater Reich. The German government attached great importance...

  • Post-war Polish passport paper
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  • post-war Polish ID.
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Post-war Polish passport paper

Using war-time German occupational material. The war in each country, be it Neutral, Allied, Axis or occupied exhausted nearly every single substance available due to strict control and diversion for purposes that otherwise would have been not been done so, during times of calm and...

  • Romania and the Holocaust
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  • Einsatzgruppe A dog tag
  • SS Volksdeutsche ausweis from Romania
  • WW2 life-saving passport extension

Romania and the Holocaust

1944 special travel-permit for a Jew. When one tries to learn about the Holocaust in Europe, there is a clear distinction that has to be made between Axis satellites and states that were entirely dependent on the support from Germany, the occupied territories under the...

  • WW2 Swiss protection visa
  • WW2 Swiss protection visa

Occupied China & Swiss protection

WWII used allied passport with protection endorsements inside. Following the Japanese occupation of larger sections of China, which until December of 1941 was rather limited to smaller sections of the eastern coast, not forgetting of course the earlier occupation of the North-East (Manchuria), many foreign...

  • Kennkarte für Juden
  • Kennkarte für Juden
  • german J stamped ID for Jews
  • german J stamped ID for Jews
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  • J stamped Jewish travel document for children
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German special issued ID’s for Jews

1938-1941 Kennkarte für Juden. These were printed around August of 1938 on grey-clothed linen material, that could be folded in half and fit into a pocket-coat or bag (though Kinderausweis (ID cards for children under the age of 15) appeared already before 1939 with a...

  • WWII French consular stamps
  • WWII French passport visa
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  • WWII French passport visa
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WWII French consular stamps

The various forms used during the war. During the period of the occupation, the various French diplomatic missions and legations throughout the Allied and neutral countries went through several changes in their definition and ...

  • photos of old passports
  • photos of old passports
  • Thank you all!
  • photos of old passports
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Thank you all!

It has been 1 year since this site has opened. Would like to thank everyone who has contributed in support and in kind words during this past year. Have learned much about our mutual hobby of collecting old passports and documents, and I was ver...

  • WW2 German evacuation and deportation papers.
  • WW2 German deportation papers.
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German evacuation/deportation papers

The expulsion of Germans from liberated countries. One of the outcomes to the end of hostilities in Europe of 1945 was the mass reprisals and expulsion of Germans from liberated European countries. The horrific occupation and treatment of c...