The 28 envelopes

BySKOPJE, REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA
September 2, 2014 15:44

Mystery artifacts shed light on a little-known episode of the Holocaust.




Jews of Macedonia

The discoveries of Jasminka Namiceva (above) about the fate of the Jews of Macedonia during World War II are presented here to the general public for the first time. (photo credit:BERNARD DICHEK)

NEW DISCOVERIES about the Holocaust continue to surface in every corner of Europe Several years ago, a Macedonian historian came across a number of mysterious envelopes with Jewish names on them in government archives in the capital city of Skopje. Inside the envelopes, 28 in total, were documents, gold coins and other valuables.

Jasminka Namiceva’s discoveries shed new light on the events of World War II and could lead to unclaimed Jewish property being restored to their owners’ families.

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