1941 POLAND – PORTUGAL…GENERAL GOVERNMENT REGISTERED to UNDERCOVER ADDRESS… [19704]

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1941 (Jul 13 ) Plain envelope with vertical crease & edge wear registered to Rue Das Amoreiras 105, Lisbon Central (Polish Legation) & forwarded in red ink & green crayon to Polish military unit P/82 bearing 10g & 1zl tied Sandomierz belted cds & with damaged registration label No 270 & with red A over d hand stamp of the Munich censor plus violet 46 within circle with on reverse Lisboa Norte (25 Jul) transit & Lisboa Central (25 Jul) arrival cds………………. An interesting item of Undercover mail via the Polish legation who forwarded mail from Poland to Polish Free Forces. Sandomierz a smaller town suffered through the holocuast with most of the Jewish population perishing at Belzec & Treblinka, the town was liberated & then occupied by the Russians in August 1944 see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandomierz

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