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Letter to JA Pietzcker, Consul for Switzerland from Oskar Speck

Date: 17 May 1943
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Nancy Jean Steele Bequest
Object Copyright: © Australian National Maritime Museum
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: Letter
Object No: ANMS0539[025]

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    Letter to JA Pietzcker, Consul for Switzerland from Oskar Speck typed on one page in German. Dated 17 may 1943, the letter states that Oskar is representative if the group of Germans loyal to the Reich in the Loveday camp, wants to know if the German government is working on a prisoner exchange programme.
    Translation
    • O. Speck Q.64 14 D Interment Camp 4th Military District South Australia 17.5.1943 To: Consul of the Federal Government of Switzerland Mr. J. A. Pietzcker, Temple Court, 422-28 Collins St Melbourne Dear Mr. Consul Pietzcker, Recently, the Australian military administration established a list for Germans, who are loyal to the Reich and who wish to be involved in an exchange to Germany. Being the representative of the group of Germans, loyal to the Reich, in Loveday Camp 14D, Loveday, I kindly request to be informedknow, whether the German Government is also working on this matter, too. At your service Enclosed: A list of the Germans, loyal to the Reich, Camp 14D, Loveday, S.A
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