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| SLOVAKIA - PALESTINE..WW2 RED CROSS MESSAGE.. 1943 (Sep 7) Slovensky Cerveny Kriz, Croix-Rouge Slovaque, Bratislava Comite International de la Croix-Rouge printed enquiry form imprinted A. B. 69-43 to Tel Aviv from Bratislava with red circular Slovakian Red Cross cachet alongside circular Comite International de la Croix-Rouge - Geneve & unframed 29 SEPT 1943 & violet hexagonal PALESTINE /PASSED BY /CENSOR / T.8 handstamps.
A very scarce item
| SLOVAKIA..GERMAN PUPPET STATE with INVALIDATED ADHESIVES & TAXED 1939(Jul 12) Plain env to Velka Bytca bearing pair 50h Ovptd "Slovensky Stat" & edged in red crayon invalidating them w/Trencin d/s alongside & manu T 2 in red crayon for postage due.........................Slovakia was a puppet state of Nazi Germany from 14 May 1939 & the Germans invalidated these overprints from 10 Jul 39
| SLOVAKIA - ITALY…WW2 REGISTERED CENSORED… 1942 (Jul 22) Plain envelope registered to Tarsia bearing 4Ks & 2Ks tied Michalovce cds & with matching registration label No 1033 with red unframed Cenzor 11 hand stamp & on back black on white Cenzurovane label tied red unframed Cenzor 11 hand stamp & with Michalovce (22 Jul) despatch + Trieste (30 Jul) transit & Tarsia /Cosenza (3 Aug) arrival cds
| HUNGARY - GB…1918 POW via SERBIAN RED CROSS… 1918 (Jun 21) Black on Blue Kriegsgefangenen-Karte pre addressed Serbian Red Cross, Ennnismore Gardens, London SW 7 printed reply card confirming receipt of package from C. Hitie Prisoner of War at Nagymegyer with violet circular smudged Post Officer of the Camp & mauve triangular Wien censor hand stamps & orange London F.S. /Paid (3 Nov) arrival date stamp with on reverse unframed 3 line Confirmation of receipt of the package by the Serbian Red Cross plus unframed 3 line hand stamp of the Young Mens Association of Hungary with facsimile signature both in violet .......Nagymegyer in now a days Slovakia was in 1919 a community of 416 Jews & by 1942 this had risen to 522. The Germans deported all to Auschwitz with only 20% survivors returning to an unwelcoming local new population. The town currently has no Jewish inhabitants...A stark reminder of how the holocaust destroyed entire communities
| SLOVAKIA-PORTUGAL/GB [THOS COOK PO BOX 506 UNDERCOVER MAIL] 1942(Jul 7) Plain env [damaged along top in opening] by airmail to PO Box 506 Lisbon & forwarded to London bearing 2k, 1k & 50h tied Nove Mesto Vahom d/s & with Cenzurovane label tied Cenzor 75 h/s in red. GB 2˝d TC perfin added tied London [28 Jul] d/s together w/Thomas Cook Yellow label tied oval Thos Cook & Son Ltd h/s in violet & w/PC90 Opened By/Examiner 1121 label & on reverse Lisbon [16 Jul] transit d/s