Dec 7, 2009

Lithuania Klaipeda Memel 1936 censored cover to Germany

Registered censored cover from Klaipeda (Memel) to Germany dated 2 March 1936. Klaipeda-2 sub-office cancellation. Censorship label on reverse. Since being elected in Germany in 1933, the National Socialist party supported German nationalist forces in Klaipeda. In the mid-1930s, Lithuania started to censor mail to Germany in an attempt to identify German subversives operating in Klaipeda.

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