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Category: Translation - Polish
Approval Date: 5/5/2021 1:16 PM
Family Surname: Frankon
Country: Poland
Town: Raciaz - Warsaw
Date of Image: November, 3, 1938
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This is the back of a train ticket from my father, when he left Poland in 1938. Can you please identify the destination station or place, written by hand in the third line? Thank you very much.

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4/29/2021 7:56 AM There are two words and very scribbled. The second word is somehow called "gdan...", which means someplace near Gdansk. If I had an old timetable with the indication of stations I could look it up. But it looks like the ticket was issued in the direction of the Baltic port. And the emigrant then traveled by ship?
4/30/2021 5:12 AM I read it as „warszawa gdan”, i.e., „Warszawa Gdańska” also known as „Dworzec Gdański”, a railway station in Warsaw.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warszawa_Gda%C5%84ska_station
5/2/2021 9:14 AM At this link you will find a fantastic high-resolution 1930 map of the Polish railway system, including the Warszawa Gdanska station:

https://polona.pl/item/koleje-rzeczypospolitej-polskiej,NzA1OTA1MjE/0/#info:metadata

and a slightly less detailed 1925 railway map is found here:
https://www.bibliotekacyfrowa.pl/dlibra/publication/49639/edition/50161/content
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