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1941airmail cover to Jewish refugee "Bruno Rachmann, 818/56 Tongshan Road, Shanghai" - inside the Jewish Ghetto - from his relative "Adolf Israel Rachmann" with Hitler 5pf and 60pf tied 'BERLIN-HALENSEE 2/11.9.41' cds, censored locally and sent to Lisbon for carriage by PanAm Atlantic and Pacific Clipper services via USA, censored with Hong Kong label and scarce 'AIR TRANSIT/8' cachet in turquoise on the back, Shanghai arrival b/s, minor edge faults and aging marks. [German Jews were forced to adopt the middle name 'Israel' or 'Sarah' as identification. The airmail service from Germany to China via the USA & Hong Kong was suspended on 8.12.1941 after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and America's subsequent entry into WWII]