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World War II Patriotic cover

Description:

"American Women in War

Col. Oveta Culp Hobby, Leader of the WACS"

This is another serviceman's cover sent under Free Franking from Fort Riley, Kansas, and postmarked Junction City, Kansas, January 16, 1945. Collectors Surplus (Pent Arts) of Kansas City, Missouri, produced this cachet.

Date:
January 16, 1945
Markings:
JUNCTION CITY / JAN 16 / 7PM / 1945 / KANS. [cancel] Free [handwritten free franking in upper right corner] AMERICAN WOMEN IN WAR / COL. / OVETA CULP / HOBBY — / LEADER / OF THE / WACS; PentArts [cachet]
Medium:
paper; ink; adhesive
Dimensions:
8.9 x 16.5 cm (3.5 x 6.5 in.)
Museum ID:
2002.2035.160
Place of Origin:
Kansas
Place of Destination:
Illinois

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