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World War II Patriotic cover

Description:

"Not So Fast, Adolf!"

Hitler is in the clutches of the American eagle's talons as he persists in hanging onto the globe in this cachet by Jacques Minkus. Mailed by a patient or staff member of 36 General Hospital, APO 3809, under Free Franking. This cover was examined by the U.S. Army examiner and postmarked U. S. Army Postal Service, A.P.O. 380, May 24, 1944.

Sherman Catalog: 4909

Date:
May 24, 1944
Markings:
U.S. ARMY POSTAL SERVICE / 380 / MAY / 24 / 1944 / A.P.O. [cancel] Free [handwritten free franking in upper right corner] "NOT SO FAST, / ADOLF!" [cachet] PASSED BY / U S / 07911 / ARMY EXAMINER [censor handstamp] R_____ Kean [Krau?], Lt Col [signature at center bottom; Army examiner?]
Medium:
paper; ink; adhesive
Dimensions:
8.9 x 16.5 cm (3.5 x 6.5 in.)
Museum ID:
2002.2035.144
Place of Origin:
New York
Place of Destination:
Indiana

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