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World War II Patriotic cover

Scott Catalogue USA: 905
Description:

"Silence Might Have Prevented This"

In this cachet a mother mourns for her son who was lost when a transport ship was sunk. A three-cent United States Scott 905 is affixed to this cover postmarked Oberlin, Ohio, April 1, 1944. Sgt. Raymond E. Davis of the U.S. Army produced this cachet.

Date:
April 1, 1944
Markings:
OBERLIN / APR 1 / 2 PM / 1944 / OHIO [cancel] TRANSPORT SUNK; SILENCE MIGHT HAVE PREVENTED THIS [cachet]
Medium:
paper; ink; adhesive
Dimensions:
8.9 x 16.5 cm (3.5 x 6.5 in.)
Museum ID:
2002.2035.150
Place of Origin:
Ohio
Place of Destination:
Ohio

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