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Handwritten Christmas postcard from Gurs (A/13).

Photograph | Photograph Number: 32479

Handwritten Christmas postcard from Gurs (A/13).

In the upper left corner, a sketch of a Christmas tree branch with one lighted candle, under which is written "Christmas 1940," and a poem: "To honor your family, dear Sigi/How can one consume so many [food] packets?/If you also have a great, strong, powerful bass [voice],/For mercy's sake, just don't eat anything treif."

1940 December 25
Gurs, [Pyrenees-Atlantiques] France
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Julie Klein
Record last modified: 2017-03-14 00:00:00
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