See larger This letter is by a soldier stationed in Palestine, seeking safe passage for family members to New York. He references himself as "man without citizenship," hoping to become a Palestinian citizen at some point. 
 The card is written in a hard-to-understand German alphabet, Sütterlin. "It was used in Germany for about 30 years though it sticks with some older folks to this day,'' museum officials say. "Add to that the author's handwriting and we have a lot of guesswork.''

This letter is by a soldier stationed in Palestine, seeking safe passage for family members to New York. He references himself as "man without citizenship," hoping to become a Palestinian citizen at some point.
The card is written in a hard-to-understand German alphabet, Sütterlin. "It was used in Germany for about 30 years though it sticks with some older folks to this day,'' museum officials say. "Add to that the author's handwriting and we have a lot of guesswork.''

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