Postal stationery from Labor Camp nr. 2, Hospitalet de Mar, 1938

Reference: CT138

Stationery post card Edifil 77n from Labor Camp number 2 in Hospitalet de Mar (currently, Hospitalet de l'Infant), under SIM administration, Servicio de Información Militar, with sender's info "José Blasi Mora / Campo Trabajo nº 2 / 1a Compañía / Base Turia nº 3". No postmarks, but text on the back dated on July 8, 1938.

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Stationery post card Edifil 77n from Labor Camp number 2 in Hospitalet de Mar (currently, Hospitalet de l'Infant), under SIM administration, Servicio de Información Militar, with sender's info "José Blasi Mora / Campo Trabajo nº 2 / 1a Compañía / Base Turia nº 3". No postmarks, but text on the back dated on July 8, 1938.

The text asks for daily commodities, food and tobbacco, and complaints because incoming mail does not arrive.

José Blasi Mora was arrested for sabotage on August 6, 1937 (see Centro Documental de la Memoria Histórica, Signature DNSD-SECRETARIA,FICHERO,8,B0084681) and he was liberated  on February 1939 near the French border, by Division 82 of the nationalist army, after having beeing transferred to Collell sanctuary when the labor camp nr 2 was moved due to the proximity of the front. See La Vanguardia, February 22, 1939, page 4, "Relación de los liberados procedentes del Collell, atendidos en Olot por la División 82".

For more info about SIM's Labor Camp number 2, see Francesc Badia's study, "Els camps de treball a Catalunya durant la guerra civil (1936-1939), Publicacions de l'Abadia de Montserrat, Barcelona, 2001,  pages 163-186.