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    Collection of eight photographic postcards documenting the reburial of Holocaust victims and forced confrontation by local residents; inscribed "Naila, Nov. 1945" in black ink on verso; some also stamped as enlargements by photographer. The postcards were brought back to the United States after the war by Paul Hirschfeld (donor's father), who had fled Vienna in June 1938 and returned to Europe as a member of the US Army and OSS investigator.
    depiction:  1945 November-1945 November
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Gloria Jacoby
    Collection Creator
    Paul Hirschfeld
    Paul Hirschfeld, Gloria Jacoby's father, fled Vienna, Austria in June 1938 for the United States. He was drafted into the United States Army during World War II and served overseas in Europe as an OSS investigator, bringing these postcards home with him after his service.

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    1 folder

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    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

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    Paul Hirschfeld (donor's father) served overseas with the US Army in Europe as an OSS investigator, bringing these postcards home with him after his service. Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2015 by Gloria Jacoby.
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