Swedish protective document [LCID: 1998v7tl]

Swedish protective document

Protective document issued to a Jewish woman by the Swedish embassy in Budapest, Hungary, in 1944. Such documents protected the bearer from immediate deportation by the Germans to the Auschwitz killing center in occupied Poland. The "W" in the lower left corner indicates that Raoul Wallenberg initialed the document.


  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Lena Kurtz Deutsch
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