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Occupation currency note, 5 Karbowanez, issued by Nazi Germany in eastern Poland

Object | Accession Number: 1992.221.4

German occupation currency note, valued at 5 Karbowanez, issued in eastern Poland (Ukraine.) In September 1939, not long after the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany, eastern Poland, now Ukraine, was occupied by the Soviet Union under the terms of the German-Soviet Pact. On June 22, 1941, Germany launched a surprise attack, Operation Barbarossa, on Russia. A week later, German troops occupied most of the Ukraine. Most of the region was liberated by the Soviet Army in early 1944.

Date
1942  (issue)
Geography
issue : Ukraine
Language
German
Ukrainian
Classification
Exchange Media
Category
Money
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Bernard Lubran
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:06:17
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