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World War II Patriotic cover

Description:

"Mr. Jap, You'll Be Sorry! We Will Avenge Pearl Harbor!"

A Marine holding a rifle underscores the message in this thermographed cachet by Walter G. Crosby of San Pedro, California. This serviceman's cover was sent under Free Franking from the U. S. Army's Camp Crowder, Missouri. Postmarked Camp Crowder, Missouri, August 9, 1942.

Date:
August 9, 1942
Markings:
CAMP CROWDER, MO. / AUG 9 / 11:30 AM / 1942 [cancel] MR. JAP, YOU'LL BE SORRY! / WE / WILL / AVENGE PEARL HARBOR! [cachet]
Medium:
paper; ink; adhesive
Dimensions:
8.9 x 16.5 cm (3.5 x 6.5 in.)
Museum ID:
2002.2035.498
Place of Origin:
Missouri
Place of Destination:
Illinois

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