|Place||Europe: Germany, Dachau|
|Collection type||Digitised Collection|
|Physical description||10 Image/s captured|
Second World War, 1939-1945
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Postcards and Ephemera related to Ludwig Marx, 1938
Postcards and ephemera relating to the inter-war period internment of Ludwig Marx in Dachau Concentration Camp, November 1938.
Ludwig Marx fought for the German Army in the First World War. When Hitler came to power in 1933, Marx joined a group opposing the regime, and in 1936 travelled to England to warn the British Government about the situation developing in Germany. His activities did not go unnoticed by German Authorities, and in 1938 Marx and his brother Wilhelm were arrested by the Gestapo for their political and religious views. Ludwig and Wilhelm were interned at Dachau Concentration Camp for six weeks.
This file includes:
German Einlieferungsfchein (deposit slip) belonging to Ludwig Marx, Dachau Concentration Camp, 22 November 1938;
Postcard in German from [Unknown] to Ludwig Marx, 13 November 1938;
Postcard in German from Elizabeth Marx to Ludwig Marx, 14 November 1938;
Postcard from Ludwig Marx to Elizabeth Marx, [c. November 1938]; and
Two cloth patches bearing the number '27219' belonging to Ludwig Marx, [c. November 1938].