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Correspondence via the Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross issued special postcards for correspondence in all the belligerent countries. Sender and recipient wrote their messages on the same card; the contents of the letter were limited to family matters and had to be expressed in no more than 25 words. It took months for the reply to such a card to arrive—if it arrived at all—and the reply did not always reflect the situation as it really was.

Correspondence via the Red Cross

16.12.1940
From: Red Cross, Geneva
To: Sanio Tannenbaum, Tel Yitzhak, Palestine
In&nbsp;response&nbsp;to&nbsp;your&nbsp;question&nbsp;of&nbsp;May&nbsp;8, <br/>1940,&nbsp;about&nbsp;F.&nbsp;Tannenbaum,&nbsp;[...]&nbsp;his&nbsp;exact&nbsp; <br/>address&nbsp;is[...]:&nbsp;S.&nbsp;Tannenbaum, <br/>9439&nbsp;Stalag&nbsp;VIII&nbsp;A,&nbsp;Germany
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