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World War II Patriotic cover

Description:

"To Arms America!"

The serviceman's cover was sent under Free Franking from APO 681 care of the Postmaster, New York, New York. See the label Postage FREE ... for victory ... U.S. armed forces. It passed the U. S. Army examiner (censor) and was postmarked U. S. Army Postal Service, A.P.O., January 21, 1945. There is one letter (2002.2035.15.2) associated with this cover. The cachet was published by The Advertisers Press of Des Moines, Iowa.

Date:
January 21, 1945
Markings:
U.S. ARMY POSTAL SERVICE / JAN / 21 / 1945 / P.M. / A.P.O. [cancel] POSTAGE / FREE / FOR VICTORY / U.S. ARMED FORCES [free frank label in upper right corner] PASSED BY / U. S. / 22061 / ARMY EXAMINER [censor stamp in upper right] TO ARMS / AMERICA! [cachet]
Medium:
paper; ink; adhesive
Dimensions:
8.9 x 16.5 cm (3.5 x 6.5 in.)
Museum ID:
2002.2035.15
Place of Origin:
New York
Place of Destination:
Illinois

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