World War II Patriotic cover
"God Bless America"
The American eagle clutching the flag in its talons aspires to Victory. This is a copyright 1943 cachet by John D. Stanard of Atlanta, Georgia; printed by Andrews Printing Co. of Chattanooga, Tennessee. A three-cent United States Scott 807 is affixed to this cover postmarked MacArthur, West Virginia, April 15, 1944.
The MacArthur Post Office was one of two new fourth-class post offices that were created in West Virginia during the war period. Named for Gen. Douglas MacArthur, it opened on April 15, 1942, in Raleigh County. On September 10, 1945, the post office named for Adm. Chester W. Nimitz was opened in Summers County.