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Page 12 of passport issued to Setty Sondheimer

Transit visa in a passport issued to Setty Sondheimer, a German citizen. This visa, issued on August 6, 1940, enabled her to travel through Japan en route to Surinam, Curacao, or other Dutch colonies in the Americas. These plans were disrupted when travel across the Pacific Ocean was forbidden following U.S. entry into World War II. Setty remained in Japan until she was able to emigrate to the United States in 1947. [From the USHMM special exhibition Flight and Rescue.]


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  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum - Collections
  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Hanni Sondheimer Vogelweid

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Page 12 of passport issued to Setty Sondheimer [LCID: 2000dc12]

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