Certification of Swedish Schutzpass for Laszlo Hammel
Gift of Dr. Leslie M. Hammel
Id no. 150.95, Document, German, Hungarian
Subject(s):  Escape and rescue
This certification validates a Swedish ?protective passport? or Swedish Schutzpass for Laszlo Hammel. The certificate was issued by the Royal Swedish Embassy in Budapest. Laszlo (Ladislaus in German) Hammel was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1911. Raoul Wallenberg together with other diplomats and representatives of the Swedish government saved many thousands of Jews following the German occupation of Hungary in March 1944, by issuing protective passports and certifications such as this one.
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