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  • Postcard from Krátký

    Postcard from Krátký

    Postcard from KrátkýPostcard from the concentration camp Theresienstadt, Bohemia. Front page - from: "Prisoner (Lad. Krátký). Political prison Theresienstadt, Little Fortress, cell (14). Every prisoner of preventive detention is allowed to receive and send one letter or card per month. Envelopes must not be lined. Only one stamp can be added. The letters can have no more than 2 pages with 15 lines each, must be written with ink and clearly readable. Food parcels may be sent in bigger amounts. Money is sendable through the post only." Sent on August 9th, 1943, by the Czech Ladislaw Krátký to his wife Ruza. Krátký writes in German that he is alright, has received the parcels and letters and asks for shoes. 60 hellers Hitler protectorate franking. Size: 5.5x3.9.

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