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Lot #5192
POLAND Internment of Polish Soldiers during World War II
1939-40 Ten postal cards from various Internment camps in Hungary, Polish Red Cross and censor markings, sent to Poland, France, one to USA, with "Belligerant Interne Sans Taxe" confirming free-frank privilege, fine and interesting group, ex-Danielski
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Lot #5193
POLAND Internment of Polish Soldiers during World War II
1941 (2 Mar) German 15pf stationery card from Generalgouvernement, Gnesen (Gniezno) to Stanislaw Plucinski "Faltpost 800 Stockholm", internee from ORP "Rys" (Polish submarine interned in Sweden on 17 September 1939 after she had patrolled in the Baltic and also returned to Poland after the war), with German departure and Swedish censor markings on arrival, fine
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$450.00

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Lot #5194
POLAND Internment of Polish Soldiers during World War II
1941 (9 Dec) cover sent by Stefan Bartolewski, Polish internee captured on his way to Gibraltar and placed in a military hospital in Pamplona, Navarra (penciled note "letter sent by me from a penal military hospital, I had a broken arm"), with Spanish franking and San Sebastian censor markings, opened by Germans on arrival in Tomaszow Mazowiecki, District Radom. A rare usage from a Spanish military hospital (when the War broke, the sender was in Tomaszow Mazowiecki. He crossed Hungary, Yugoslavia, Italy, and got to France, where he joined the Polish Army and was employed in the French defense industry. When France capitulated he was in Brittany. He got across to the unoccupied territories and was demobilized in Toulouse. For a time he was in an internment camp in the South of France and in February 1941 crossed the Pyrenees into Spain. He and other Polish men were detained and arrested 30 km from Figueras. Next, he was held in prisons at Figueras (wound up in the hospital trying to escape), Cerbere, Zaragoza, and Barcelona, eventually ending up in the Concentration Camp at Miranda de Ebro, where he was confined until 1943)
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Lot #5195
POLAND Internment of Polish Soldiers during World War II
1942 (18 June) postal card from Sweden to Brody, Generalgouvernement, boxed "Services des internes militaires" in French, Swedish and German, with additional violet "Checked by Swedish censorship authorities" handstamp, apparently censored outside the internment camp, undated, sent by Capt. Wilhelm Kamuda (second in command of the Polish Submarine ORP "Zbik", which was interned in Sweden on 27 September 1939 after she had patrolled in the Baltic, returned to Poland after the war), with German censor markings on arrival
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