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World War II Patriotic cover

Scott Catalogue USA: 905
Description:

"Luxembourg...The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg was invaded by German troops on May 10, 1940 in violation of a treaty guaranteeing the integrity and neutrality of its territory. In spite of the occupation of their country, the people carry on their fight for freedom under a provisional government having its headquarters in Montreal, Canada."

The cachet depicts the Luxembourg crest and the above indictment of German actions against the country. A horizontal pair of United States Scott 905 are affixed to the cover which was passed by Naval censor and postmarked U. S. Navy, November 29, 1944.

On the back flap:

Edward Andrew Miller M-a M 2-c, USNR

Clerks Box Navy 115

Fleet Post Office

New York City, N.Y.

The cachet was published by J. W. Clifford of New York City; designed by C. Stephen Anderson of West Orange, New Jersey.

Date:
November 29, 1944
Markings:
U.S. / NOV / 29 / 1944 / NAVY [cancel] PASSED BY / anc / NAVAL CENSOR [censor handstamp and initials, lower right corner] LUXEMBOURG / THE GRAND DUCHY OF LUXEMBOURG WAS INVADED BY / GERMAN TROOPS ON MAY 10, 1940 IN VIOLATION OF / A TREATY GUARANTEEING THE INTEGRITY AND NEUT- / RALITY OF ITS TERRITORY. IN SPITE OF THE OCCU- / PATION OF THEIR COUNTRY, THE PEOPLE CARRY ON / THEIR FIGHT FOR FREEDOM UNDER A PROVISIONAL / GOVERNMENT HAVE ITS HEADQUARTERS IN / MONTREAL, CANADA.; C. STEPHEN ANDERSON [cachet]
Medium:
paper; ink; adhesive
Dimensions:
8.9 x 16.5 cm (3.5 x 6.5 in.)
Museum ID:
2002.2035.190
Place of Destination:
New York
Place of Destination:
New York

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