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Suitcase belonging to a Polish Jewish refugee (exterior)

A few Polish Jewish refugees left Japan to join a small Jewish community in Harbin, Manchuria, in Japanese-occupied China. One of them carried this suitcase, covered with stickers from various shipping firms and hotels, on the journey to Harbin. China, 1940-1941. [From the USHMM special exhibition Flight and Rescue.]


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  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum - Collections
  • Fishbain (Sandra, Jeffrey, and Arron)

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Suitcase belonging to a Polish Jewish refugee (exterior) [LCID: 2000egky]