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  • Looks like a visa but is NOT
  • 1920 Polish passport
  • 1920 Polish passport
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  • early Palestine visa
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  • Jewish visa for Palestine
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Looks like a visa but is NOT

Very early Jewish immigration “visa” for Palestine. An attractive early Second Republic passport from 1920, the year that Poland began to print officially passports en bulk. This could be considered as the first version, with others appearing already in 1921, see sampled imprint: Drukarnia Panstwowa...

  • WW2 German passport for  Oslo
  • WW2 German passport for  Oslo
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  • Sicherheitsdienst
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  • German passport used for Oslo
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German passport used for Oslo

SD (Sicherheitsdienst) issued visas during the war. The passport in this article is interesting and special because of the added visas inside. The destination was Norway, and by 1942, the year the passport was issued, it was under German control and entering/exiting the country was...

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  • WW2 Chinese passport
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  • WW2 Chinese passport
  • 1939 Chinese passport

1939 Chinese passport

A public official travelling in the south. This year was a significant one with regards to the ongoing conflict. Not just in Europe, which signaled the outbreak of war on the continent, but also in Asia, where the war has been raging for years....

  • ww2 German passport for SS
  • ww2 German passport for SS
  • Karl von Krempler
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  • Karl von Krempler

SS officer who never stood on trial.

1948 post-war issued passport to a former SS Standartenführer. Today it has become a known fact that many former SS and Nazi party members avoided trial and imprisonment after the war. Majority of them lived in relatively safe and calm conditions around the world: Canada,...

  • Indian passport
  • Indian passport
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  • Indian passport
  • Indian passport
  • Indian passport
  • Indian passport
  • Indian passport with Allied visa
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Indian passport with Allied visa

AMG issued visa for occupied Germany. The item here is extra special: 1949 Bombay issued passport for travelling to Europe, it was used by a young Indian Jewish student for his studies in mechanics and vehicles in Luxemburg. Mordy Solomon Mordecai, from Poona, obtained his...

  • WW2 life-saving visa
  • WW2 life-saving visa
  • WW2 life-saving visa
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  • WW2 life-saving visa
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  • WW2 life-saving visa
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  • life-saving visa
  • WW2 life-saving visa
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1940 life-saving Italian visa

Issued for Lodz Ghetto resident. Much has been written about the courageous diplomats that during World War Two saved thousands of Jewish lives by issuing them life-saving visas. The list of these fantastic individuals is getting longer and longer and we are discovering more and...

  • Kristallnacht passport.
  • Kristallnacht passport.
  • A Jewess that was expelled to Zbaszyn in 1938.
  • A Jewess that was expelled to Zbaszyn in 1938.
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Kristallnacht related passport

A Jewess that was expelled to Zbaszyn in 1938. The events that ended up with Kristallnacht on November 9th started with an anti-Semitic action that was carried out by the SS and Gestapo the previous month. After Germany annexed Austria in March of 1938, the...