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Wallenberg, Raoul
Original Schutz-Pass: Two signed documents. Budapest, 26 September 1944
1932. 1. An original Schutz-Pass (protective passport,), issued for Ernst J. Rappaport, born 11 September 1932, with his photo attached. The passport was designed by Wallenberg, and printed in blue and yellow (the Swedish national colors), with text in German and Hungarian, stating that the named person will travel for repatriation to Sweden and until departure is under the protection of the Swedish embassy. With the stamped seal (in two places) of the Swedish Embassy in Budapest It was issued September 26, 1944 and is press numbered at the top with the pass number "90/96". Passes given to members of the same household were usually numbered sequentially; Ernst Rappaport's older sister Alice's pass numbered 90/95, his mother's (90/94) and father Georg's (90/97) were in the same sequence and issued the same day, as listed on pages 309-10 in the Wallenberg passport list. Signed by Wallenberg as often with a simple pen-mark, counter-signed by the Swedish ambassador to Hungary, Carl Ivan Danielsson, who was also recognized by Israel with the decoration "Righteous among the Nations" for his work in organizing the Swedish legation's rescue mission. 2. A typed and printed document, on letterhead of the Royal Swedish Embassy in Budapest, numbered "R. 03414," "Sp.: 9096," and "Liste :316," and bearing their stamped seal, signed in full by Wallenberg. In Hungarian, it reads (translated): "To the 'National Central Authority for Supervising Foreigner', Budapest: We have the honour to inform you that the Swedish Royal Embassy in Budapest issued a protecting-passport [Schutzpass, in Hunga … [Click Below for Full Description]
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