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  • Postcard from Libal

    Postcard from Libal

    Postcard from LibalPostcard from the concentration camp Theresienstadt, Bohemia. Front page - form: "Prisoner (Alois Libal). Political prison Theresienstadt, Little Fortress, cell (17). 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." Additional red print: "Up to 50 crowns per month". Sent on September 4th, 1943, by the Czech Alois Libal. Libal writes in German that he is alright and asks for food and other things. 60 hellers Hitler protectorate franking. Size: 5.5x3.9

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