Danish Internment Camps after World War II

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Jay T. Carrigan


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References:
1. Wolter, Karl Kurt - Die Postzensur, Band II (1966)
2. Dunn, Robert - Danish Internment Camps, German Postal Specialist (Dec. 1998)
3. Carrigan, Jay - http://www.jaypex.com/Denmark/Camps/catalog.html
    Type indications refer to this reference

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Aalborg

Aalborg, 25.VIII.1946
From seaplane base
Type A1a

Camp mark partly under the flap

 

Aalborg, 2.XII.1946, to Germany
From seaplane base, Camp 48-08
Type A1a + A1b

Tears at top

 

Aalborg, 17 Feb 1947
From Camp Vestre Alle
Type A1a

 

Aalborg, 17 Okt 1947, to Germany
From Aalborg-Ost II, Cap 48-09
Type A1a

Vertical fold

 

 

Aalborg, 24.??.1946 - to Germany
From Aalborg Ost III, Camp 48-09
Type A1a + A7a

Aalborg / Nørresundby

Aalborg, 11 III 1947, to Germany
From Hvorup Plantation I, Camp 49-02
Type A1a + A6a

To Search Bureau

 

Aalborg, 12 VIII 1946, to Germany
From Aalborg-Nørresundby, Camp 49-06,
Airpost West
Type A1a + A5b

 

Aalborg, 12 VIII 1946, to Germany
From Aalborg-Nørresundby, Camp 49-06,
Airpost West
Type A1a +A5b

Not included in sale

Aalborg, 10 Jan 1947, to Germany
From Nørresundby b. Aalborg, Camp
49-06, Airpost West
Type A1a +A5a

To Search Bureau

 

Aalborg, 4 III 1947, to Germany
From Aalborg-Nørresundby, Camp 49-06,
Airpost West
Type A1a +A5a

To Search Bureau

 

Aalborg, 31 Oct 1947, to Germany
From Aalborg-Nørresundby, Camp 49-06,
Airpost West
Type A1a +A5a

To Search Bureau

Aalborg / Skovvej

Aalborg, 9 VII 1947, to Grove per Karup
From Camp Hospital
Type A7a (only one known to me) + A1a
Domestic mail, inter-camp usage to Grove per Karup

Cover mutilated and partially taped together

Aarhus

Aarhus, 2 VIII 1946, to Germany
From Aarhus camp
Type A8b (Discovery copy; only one known to me)

Large part of front faded

Beldringe / Odense

Odense, 15 Apr 1947, to Germany
From Refugee Hospital
Type B1a

To Search Bureau

Small tear at top

Berritsgaard / Sakskøbing

Sakskøbing, 1.4.46, ro IRC
From Berritsgaard, Camp 20-03
Type B2a

Small tear at top

 

 

Sakskøbing, 1.4.46, ro IRC
From Berritsgaard, Camp 20-03
Type B2a

Blaavand / Oxbøl

Oksbøl, 12.3.46, to IRC
Stamps cancelled by undated Blaavand postmark
Type B3a + B3b

Censor mark under the flap
Trimmed at top

 

Esbjerg, 9 Jun 1947, Germany
From Blaavand camp
Type B3a

To Search Bureau

Dragør

København, 5 Feb 1947
From Dragør, Camp 03-06
Type D1a

To Search Bureau

Emdrupvej

København, 29 Jun 1947, to Germany
From Emdrupvej, German School
Type E1a + E1b

To Search Bureau

Esbjerg

Esbjerg, 26.1.48, airmail to Austria
From DRK (air force office)

No camp markings

5 øre stamp damaged; small tears

 

Wien, 5.VIII.46
Incoming airmail from Austria,
forwarded to København

Censored in Vienna

No markings on reverse

Frederikshavn

Frederikshavn, 19.11.45. to IRC
From Frederikshavn camp, AF office
Type F2c

 

 

Frederikshavn, 19 Dec 1945, to IRC
From Frederikshavn camp hospital
Type F2b

 

 

 

Frederikshavn, 15 Jan 1946, to IRC
From Frederikshavn Aerodrome
No camp markings

 

Graaske / Tirstrup

Tirstrup Ostj., 4.6.46, to Germnay
From Graaske-Tirstrup Camp 42-02
No camp markings

Censored in British Zone

Grove / Gedhus

Viborg, 13 Nov 1946, to Germany
From Grove per Karup, Camp 60-11
Type G1b

To Search Bureau 

 

Viborg, 23 Nov 1946, to Germany
From Grove per Karup, Camp 60-11
Type G1b

To Search Bureau

 

 

Viborg, 10 Jan 1947, to Germany
From Grove per Karup, Camp 60-11
Type G1b + A4a

To Search Bureau

Large tear top center

 

Viborg, 12 Sept 1947
From Grove per Karup, Camp 60-10
Type G1b

Domestic mail 

 

Karup, 5.1.46
From Camp Warden
Type G1c
To Municipal Office, Feldborg

Domestic registered mail

 

Eutin, 12.8.46
Incoming mail from Germany
To Grove per Karup, Camp 60-11
Type G1a

Censored in British Zone

 

Heppenheim, 12.11.46
Incoming mail from Germany
To Grove per Karup
Type G1a

Passed (unexamied) in American Zone
Hole on front

Grove / Karup

Karup, 11.11.47, to Germany
From Camp 60-11
No camp markings

To Search Bureau

 

Viborg, 8 Jan 1948
From Camp 60-11
No camp markings

Domestic mail

 

Schneverdingen, 13.5.46
Incoming mail from Germany
To Grove per Karup

Censored in British Zone
Roughly opened; right side glued inside

 

Arnsberg, 16.9.46
Incoming mail from Germany
To Grove per Karup, Camp 60-11

Censored in British Zone

 

 

Holzminden, 18.11.46
Incoming mail from Germany
To Grove per Karup

Censored in British Zone

 

Hasselø

Nykøbing Fl., 18 Feb 1947, to Germany
From Hasselø, Camp 19-01
Type H1a

Different type of meter

Large tear top center

 

Nykøbing Falster, 8 Jan 1947, to Germany
From Hasselø, Camp 19-01
Type H1a

Small tear top center

 

Not included in sale

Veggerløse, 6.?.47, to Germany
From Hasselø, Camp 19-01
Type H1b

To Search Bureau

 

Veggerløse, date illegible, to Austria
From Hasselø, Camp 19-01
Type H1b

Opened on right side

Helsingør

Helsingør, 7 Jun 1946, to Germany
From 6/ Kopenhagen (sic)
Type H2a

Hjørring

Hjørring, 12.8.46, to Germany
From Hjørring, Camp I
Type H3a (Discovery copy; only one known to me)

No markings on reverse

Hørup / Klint

Sønderborg, 26.7.46, to Germany
From Hørup-Klint per Kirke-Hørup, Camp 69-12
Type H6a

Censored in American Sector of Berlin
Opened at bottom; Vertical fold

Kløvermarken

København, 26 July 1946, to Germany
From Kløvermarken, Camp 130
Type K1b

To Search Bureau

 

 

København, 2 Sept 1946, to Germany
From Kløvermarken, Camp 130130
Type K1b

To Search Bureau

 

 

København, 11 Oct 1946?, to Germany
From Kløvermarken, Camp 00-84130
Type K1b

Passed (unexamied) in American Zone

 

København, 23 Jul 1947, to Germany
From Kløvermarken, Camp 00-84130
Type K1a

To Search Bureau

Small tear top center

 

København, 4 Jun 1946, to Germany
From Kløvermarken, Camp 130
No camp markings

Censored in American Zone
To Search Bureau
Large tear top center

Knivholt / Frederikshavn

Aalborg, 14 ?? 1946
From Camp Knivholt
Type K2a

To Search Bureau

 

Aalborg, 6 Jan 1947, to Germany
From Knivholt Aerodrome
Type K2a

Opened on right side

 

Kolding

Kolding, 17 July 1946, to Germany
From Tvedvej I, Kolding
Type K3a

 

Kolding, 1 Nov 1947, to Germany
From Kolding-Tvedvey II
Type K3b

To Search Bureau

Opened on right side

 

Kolding, 27 Jan 1949, to USA
From Kolding camp
No camp markings

Korsør

Korsør, 24.7.46, to Germany
From Korsør, Camp 12-04
Type K4a

No markings on reverse

København

København, 20 Aug 1946, to Civil Internement Camp in Germany
From Refugee Hospital, København
Type K5a

Passed (unexamied) in American Zone
Cover trimmed at top; Small tear top center

 

København, 30.6.47, to Germany
From Refugee Administration, Directory
Type K5b

to Search Bureau

Reverse blank

 

Københaven, 9 May 1946
From Camp 85
No camp markings

Domestic mail, inter-camp usage to Fitting/Kolding, forwarded to Bybek
 

Nymindegab

Nørre-Nebel, 3.6.46, airmail to USA
From Nymindegab per Nørre-Nebel
No camp markings

 

Ollerup

Svendborg, 9 Jan 1946, to IRC
From Ollerup/Fünen
Type O1a

Oxbøl (Oksbøl)

Oksbøl, 8.10.45, to IRC
From Oksbøl Camp
Type O2a + O2e

 

Oksbøl, 23.1.46, to Germany
From Oksbøl Camp
Type O2b

Envelope made from Russian map
Envelope not sealed

 

Oksbøl, 18.1.46, to IRC
From Oksbøl Camp
Type O2c

 

 

 

Oksbøl, 2.?.46, to IRC
From Oxbøl Camp
Type O2c

Opened on right side

 

Oksböl, 4.10.1949
From Oksböl camp
No camp markings

 

 

Berlin-Waidmannslust, 1.4.46
Incoming mail from Germany
To Oksbøl, Weidinger Camp
Type O2c

First Day for foreign mail from Germany
3 Pf. overfranked

 

Osterburg, 20.10.47
Incoming mail from Germany
To Oxbøl Camp
Type O2c

Censored in Soviet Zone (Berlin NW7)
Large tears at top

 

Esbjerg, 27 VIII 1946, to Germany
From Oksbøl Camp
Type O2d

 

Esbjerg, 20 Sep 1946, to Germany
From Oksbøl Camp
No camp markings

No markings on reverse

Rom / Lemvig

Lemvig, 22.10.45, to IRC
no return address
Type R2b

Missing stamp

Opened on right side

 

Lemvig, 31.1.46, to IRC
From Rom I bei Lemvig
Type R2a

Opened on right side

 

Esbjerg, 31 VII 1946, to IRC
From Rom I bei Lemvig
Type R2a

To Search Bureau

 

Esbjerg, 27 VIII 1947, to Germany
From Rom, Camp 61-01
Type R2c

To Search Bureau

 

Lemvig, 18.3.46 + Esbjerg 19.3.46, to IRC
No camp markings or return address

Red Cross motto should be "Inter Arma Caritas" (In war, charity)
Cover opened on 3 sides; Small tear top center

No markings on reverse

Rye

Aarhus, 12 IX 1946
From Rye Airfield Camp
Type R3a

 

Aarhus, 11 Jun 1947
From Rye I Camp
Type R3b

To Search Bureau

 

 

Aarhus, 9 VII 1947
From Rye Airfield Camp
Type R3b

To Search Bureau

 

Aarhus, 18 Feb 1948, to Germany
From Rye Airfield Camp
Type R3b

To Search Bureau

 

Ry, 31.1.46, to IRC
From Rye Airfield Camp
No camp markings

Opened on right side

Røntved / Frederikshavn

Aalborg, 8 Okt 1946, to Germany
From Camp Røntved
Type R4a

Skrydstrup

Haderslev, 14.5.47, to Germany
From Skrydstrup II, Camp 66-01
Type S1c + S1a

Opened on left side

Sæby

Sæby, 24.4.46, to IRC
From Sæby-Ost Camp
Type S5a

Weak strike of camp marking
Trimmed at top

 

Incoming mail from Germany
From a minesweeper crewman in Schleswig
To Sæby-Ost Camp
Type S5b

Censored in British Zone
Stamps cut out by vandal

 

Hamburg, 11.1.47
Incoming mail from Germany
To Sæby-Ost Camp
Type S5b

Censored in British Zone
Stamps cut out by vandal

Tarp

Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Type 4

striped border

solid border

 

Esbjerg, 16 Apr 1946, local letter

Type I stamp

No markings on reverse
 

Guldager, 13.4.46, to Odense

Type 4 stamp

No markings on reverse

Vingsted

Ruppert, 6 Jan 1947, to Germany
Undated Vingsted postmark
From Vingsted per Bredsten Camp
Type V1a

No markings on reverse

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