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Message side of a postcard sent by Polish prisoner in Auschwitz, Kasimir Rozycki, to his wife, Stephania, in Warsaw.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 29276A

Message side of a postcard sent by Polish prisoner in Auschwitz, Kasimir Rozycki, to his wife, Stephania, in Warsaw.

The printed messages from the camp commandant informs the recipient that each prisoner may receive a 1kg Christmas package containing bread, Christmas baked goods, hard sausage, tobacco products, and toilet articles. The package may not contain currency or coin, preserves in cans, stamps, photographs, letters or cigarette lighters and matches. If a package is not correctly addressed, the contents will confiscated and "used for the benefit of those prisoners who receive no packages from home."

Date
1940 December 17
Variant Locale
Brzezinka
Birkenau
Auschwitz III
Monowitz
Auschwitz II
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Morris Rosen
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Record last modified: 2001-09-21 00:00:00
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