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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...

  • WW2 Polish passport
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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...

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  • WW2 Arthur Whittall visa.
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  • Arthur Whittall visa.

Another sample found

1939 Visa issued by a MI6 officer. The earliest sample that I located dates from a 1925 Turkish passport used for traveling to British Palestine. The last sample I have located dates from 1952, and this would indicate that he was stationed at the same...

  • WWII UNRRA passport.
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  • WW2 AMG military pass

WWII UNRRA used passport

1944 travel document for an official traveling to the Middle East on refugee matters. Special US passport that was issued in the United States for a member of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration organization during its first year of operation. The passport in...

  • 1808 State Department related passport circular
  • 1808 State Department related passport circular
  • 1808 State Department related passport circular
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Very early US passport circular – 1808

US diplomatic mission in Spain. A lovely early Americana official State Department related circular. The document was hand written and signed by US senior diplomat to Spain George W. Erving (1769-1850). His posting to Madrid, as Chargי d'Affaires (the ‘ambassador’ was James Bowdoin III), started...