Item #2801 Telefon-Verzeichnis der stadt Warschau Wykaz czynnych telefonów warszawskiej sieci 1940 (List of active telephones of the Warsaw 1940 network)
Warsaw phonebook from 1940

Telefon-Verzeichnis der stadt Warschau Wykaz czynnych telefonów warszawskiej sieci 1940 (List of active telephones of the Warsaw 1940 network)

Warsaw: 1940. In original paper. VIII, 172, [4]. In very good condition. Some dirt and stain on cover. Some pages with small damage.

An extraordinarily valuable resource for genealogical research.

This rare telephone directory, published few month after the outbreak of war.

Entries include a personal name, occupation, street address, and telephone number.

The Warsaw Jewish community was the second largest in the world, second only to New York City. When Soviet troops liberated a devastated Warsaw on January 17, 1945 some 174,000 people were left in the city - less than 6% of the prewar population. Approximately 11,500 of those survivors were Jews.

Price: €2,000.00

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