Walter Igersheimer’s Certificate of Identity with an attached photograph of Igersheimer affixed above his signature.

Walter Igersheimer’s “Certificate of Identity,” July 11, 1941. Upon his release from Camp N (Sherbrooke, Quebec) on July 11, 1941, Igersheimer was not given a passport, but rather this “Certificate of Identity” restricting his travel to one destination: Cuba. The British Home Office had confiscated his German passport when he was imprisoned in 1940.

Courtesy Walter W. Igersheimer

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