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LODZ Ghetto (German:Litzmannstadt Ghetto)

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LITZMANNSDAT - Lodz (Polen) 1 Mark 15/05/1940 s.no: 652306 grade: VG+ cat: P1 comment: Lodz ghetto during the Second World War - Jewish administration. In June 1940 were circulated paper vouchers with a face value of 50 pfennig, 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 marks, quickly dubbed by the population of the Ghetto "rumki" or "chaimki" name Mordechai Chaim Rumkowski, whose signature appeared on the banknote. Germans imposed Quittung word meaning discharge added: 55 months ago