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U.S.
Covers

During WWII

Featuring the collection of Steven Roth

  Recent Additions are listed first in each category

The Prexy cover page also includes some WWI era items

 Contents


Featured Covers

          
                     1945, #811(pair), APO 523 (Iran) to APO 758 (UK)     Dec  8, 1941, DC, the day we declared war
                            to Akron (twice forwarded)  OX 23 applied
                                                       




Additional Categories


WWII Airmail

#603(coil), 830x2-Indai, 1942, WWII_A0126

CE2, Dec 8, 1941, DC, View

1941 Axis censored air:St Paul - Italy, WWII_A_119

#815 x 4, Air, Columbia, MO - Brazil, remailed w/ Brazil #608, WWII_A_120

#829, to Jamaica, 1943, WWII_A_121

#812(pr) on 6ct air ent., Boston (Harvard Naval cc) - Honolulu, '41, WWII_A_115

#815 (pays SD) on 6ct air ent., APO 502 - NYC, '43, WWII_A_116

Famous Am. Poets (compl.) + E15 on Waikiki Crosby cvr, HI - PA, '43, WWII_A_118

#830, Dec 3, 1941 - GB, WWII_A_59

#804,810, 820, "WD Essential Official Air Mail", Honolulu - AZ, WWII_A_53

#811x5, "Ninth Air Force", APO - Chicago, WWII_A_55

#855 + var. commems, Glen Cove - Sweden, WWII_A_47

#806x10, - Haiti, WWII_A_50

C29, NYC - Costa Rica, WWII_A_60

C25, BRM, two covers, WWII_A_62

C25,6, Patriotics, two covers, WWII_A_64

C25, Unusual Patriotic, flag design, WWII_A_61

C29 x2, Dramatic Patriotic, Navy/Honolulu, WWII_A_66

C25, Patriotic, Serviceman search, WWII_A_67

C25, OPA, penalty, WWII_A_54

C25,E15, Navy FPO - Brooklyn, 1944, SD/Air, WWII_A_68

C26 x2, NYC - Am Zone, 1947, WWII_A_65

Aerogram, CA -  British Zone,  - "Civil Censor", 1947, WWII_A_71

#815, 825(2), 832, C30(2) – India, WWII_A_03

C29, 30 – Manila, WWII_A_05

C27(9) – Sweden, WWII_A_10

C30(4), C31(2), #815, 825 – India, 1944, WWII_A_18

Censored To Majorca: Lovely multi-franking, Mar 12, 1945, WWII_A_20

C30x2, #815 to Tel-Aviv, WW A 21b

To Tel-Aviv, two covers w/ C22, C29, WWII_A_22

#825, 832, C29, C30(2) – Argentina, WWII_A_26

C27, C30 – Argentina, RTS, WWII_A_27

To Argentina, C29(pairs): San Francisco & Mount Airy, PA, WWII_A_28

C29(pairs) to Uruguay & Chile, WWII_A_33

C30 – Barbados, WWII_A_35

C27 solos: to Cuba & from APO 384 (Jamaica), WWII_A_38

#698(2) added later to 815(4), Indy, 1939, WWII_A_40

C27, C28, Treasury/Official Business, uncensored to Caracas, WWII_A_41

C28 on Airmail promo cvr – Costa Rica, 45; C29(2), reg. - Argentina, WWII_A_43

#814(pair), C25 on 6ct air ent., LVAMP student -MN, WWII_A_44

 

WWII Surface Mail

#804, 806(pr) on interesting cover to Jerusalem, WWII_S_08

#810(2), 825 – all perfins, reg. to Bombay, '45, WWII_S_14

#803(blk 9), 809(blk 4), Rochester, NY – Shanghai, WWII_S_17

#811(pair), APO 523 (Iran), twice forwarded, OX 23 applied, Akron, OH, WWII_S_18

 

WWII Military Mail


Leyte Gulf, 1944, Red Cross APO 72, Sgt writes of battle, View, Cont1, Cont2

Naval Training Film mailer, Prexies, Charleston Naval base, WWII_M_104

WS "Minuteman 'Maximum Card'" Patriotic, '42, WWII_M_103

C25, Corpus Christie, TX air station, "Pull the Rip-Cord" novelty, WWII_M_102

#820, CnC, Atlantic Fleet cc, "V" killer on penalty env, WWII_M_101

Mail From French Warship (RF): From  Richelieu 

#825,  NY -  Jerusalem, multi censors, 1942,  WWII_M_57

Patriotic to Sweden; APO 256, WWII_M_02

Brazil, APO 675, Twice censored, , WWII_M_04

New Caledonia souvenir photos, WWII_M_05

APO 557 “Blue Env.”; WA to RAAF Sgt in UK, RFP, WWII_M_18

Okinawa, APO 235, after the battle, WWII_M_27

C29(4), Honolulu to NYC, WWII_M_44

C11, 803(2) on patriotic, APO 616; #803(pair) on 5ct air ent, WWII_M_47

#839, 845 (coils) on M.O.B. Air cover, WWII_M_49

C25(blk) from APO 850 (Puerto Rico), WWII_M_54

 

Unusual Censor Actions

#634.720.OR-Sudetenland, early Nazi censor, View

Jan, '42, Naval Air Station, Sitka, AK, early Army censor, View

#857(2nd day, Blk of 10)-Ireland, Irish censor, View

#815, Chicago, Dec 1, 1941, addr Manila, turned around, RTS after Pearl Harbor, View

#825, 831, Mar, '41, Pelham, NY-Australia, Not Opened by Censor, View

C24, two covers: to Holland, Italy, with RTS labels, View

#894, three diff. HI Naval station pmks, early '42, View

NFL-Brooklyn, franked by NFL Caribou & U.S. #901, View

1942, US WW2 Patriotic, Iceland-Kokomo, View

#806x3, 3/42, HI-Corregidor, RTS (two months before island fell), View

#804, 806, IA, '44, Hitler's image: "Unmailable", View

#815, 832, C30-India, "Insurance" H/S, View

Ecuador-NY, '43, "Suspected to Contain..Executive Order 8389...", View

#835, Honolulu censor on real photo PPC->OK, View

Black bordered: “US Examiner..” View

 

By Surface - Service Suspended-To Asia, Africa

#807 on 3ct entire, Portland, OR to Shanghai, WX105, 11/26/41 View


By Surface - Service Suspended-To Europe

#810, DC to Tassin, France, 6/25/42 View

#810, Annapolis to Holland, 12/18/41 View

Two to France:  #872 uncensored, 11/16/40; #810, Mt Vernon, NY to France, 5/1/40 View

#815, C29, CA to Italy, '42, View

807,899(2), NYC to Paris, 9/16/42  View


By Air - Service Suspended - To Europe

#820(pair), Baltimore to Italy, 12/5/41 View

Non-Europe Destinations, FAM22 - Via Atlantic

#831, C29 -India, forwarded there, View



Airmail to the Middle East

Airmail to Palestine


C22, 29, Columbus, OH-Palestine, w/ content in German, View



  

Airmail to Europe (not England, France or Germany)

To Czech: #808,25,C23, Cleveland, OH, 9/11/40; View

To Prague: #892(2),C23(2)+, Portland, OR, 11/4/40; C30, Chicago, 10/20/41 View

C24, Akron, OH to Prague, 7/16/40 View

#830, NYC to Denmark, 10/16/40 View

To Denmark: C24, Pittsburgh, 2/10/41; #825,C7, Hoboken, NJ, 5/17/40 View

DC to Sweden, forwarded to Finland on multi-franked cover, 1/6/44 View

 C7(2),23,24, Blue Point, NY to Holland, 6/14/41 View

To Italy

#815,C21, NYC, 6/25/40  View

#796,C19, Los Angeles, scarce rate, 9/2/38 View

Others

8/28/39; #830, Detroit to Poland, WX130 on rev., 12/23/40 View

To Lisbon: C24, NYC, 1/2/41, View

To Spain: C25,6,prexies, NYC to Spain, registry, 10/30/44, View

To Spain: C24, Elgin, IL, 9/20/40, View

To Sweden: #810,829, Oakland, CA, 12/4/42; C24, Westerly, RI, 7/23/41 View

To Sweden: C24, Denver, Mourning Cover, 5/25/42, View

To Sweden: C24(pair), WX105(pr) on rev, Albany, NY, 12/13/41 View

To Switzerland: C7,9, Cornwall, NY, 7/18/40;  #744,C20, NYC, 12/13/40 View

Prexies to Switzerland: #815,825(3), NYC, 9/14/42, View

 

Airmail to England, France or Germany

C25(blk+sgl), Fort Sheridan, IL(boxed killer) to England, 7/15/41 View

To England: C25,27,28, Franklin, MA, 9/11/41 View

To France: #815,20, NYC, 4/25/41, Vichy censor View

To France: C24, Punta Gorda, FL, 7/8/41, Vichy censor View

To France: C24, NYC, 5/2/42 View

To Germany: #815(3) on UX27, Middleboro, MA, 9/4/40 View

To Germany during period of no Allied censor: #808,C21 on 6ct air entire, Chicago, 7/1/40  View

To Germany: C8(pair), San Benito, TX, 10/26/40; #820(2); Effingham Falls, NH, 6/16/41 View

 

Airmail to China, Hong Kong

To China

C21, 22, #820(registry), neat Oregon cover to Shanghai, View

C20 x3, Berkeley, CA to Kwangtung, 3/23/37 View

C9,20,22, Lincoln, NE to Ningpo, Registered w/ r-receipt, Forwarded, 11/15/37 View

#815,25(3), Glendale (sanitarium cc) to Shanghai, 7/8/40 View

 

Airmail To Asia, Africa (no China/Hong-Kong)

To Africa:

To Morocco, 1944, #815(3) applied then C30, 905 added, then one stamp fell off in transit, View

C30(2), St Louis-Belgian Congo; Multi-searched, RTS, 1940, View

#825, 831, NYC to Cameroun, 6/26/42 View


The Pacific:

To New Guinea, 1944, #828(pr) applied after short pay via C26(3), View

#639, C21(2) on 1ct entire, Lakeside, CA to Manila, 6/6/39  View

C21 (pair), Guam to CT, 3/25/40 View

C21: HI to IL, 2/3/39; Palo Alto to HI, “ping-pong”, 8/8/38 View

From Honolulu to Philadelphia: C21(2), 6/24/40; C21, 3/6/41, ‘Savings Bonds “S.O.N.  View

From/To Honolulu: #825, San Francisco, 6/9/42; #823,C29, Registry, 9/7/43   View

To Philippines: C22, Los Angeles, 11/23/37 View

To Philippines: C20(3), San Francisco, 1/28/37, View

To South Africa

C30 (2), Greenville, SC, ca 1941 View

 

To The Western Hemisphere

 

To Buenos Aires: #810,C9(3)C21, NYC registry, 12/1/39; C21(2), Wilkes-Barre, 12/12/41 View

C21 (2), Berkeley, CA to San Martin, Argentina, 8/6/40 View

Other Americas

#914(pair), Springfield, MA to Bahamas, 3/11/45; C21(pair), NYC, View

#645,827,C23, to United Fruit, 3/39 View

C27, NYC to Saba, 3/25/43 View

 

To/From: POWs, Internees, Clandestine Matters

Airmail:

#807 (3), 835 (7), Bronx to Jewish woman in Berlin, 7/31/40 View

#830, To British POW via Geneva, View

From Camp @ Cooledge, AZ-ND, View

"...Addressee has been reported...POW...", View

Surface:

From Camp @ Cooledge, AZ-Buffalo; From DC - Fort Missoula, MT, View

Card, Salt LC  to POW, Germany, ‘45 View

To German POW-McClellan, AL, View

(Free) from GI at Camp: McClean, TX POW camp, 1943 View

 
Surface to Europe

#842, NYC to Holland, 10/15/40, great PPC, View

To Czech: #861,864(2), Oakland, CA, 3/25/40 View

#887, Bronxville, NY to Brussels, 11/5/40 View

#810, NYC (neat French Legion c/c), 8/8/39 to Paris, View

#806,858, Detroit to Hungary, 1/1/40; #810, patriotic c/c, Charlotte, NC to Italy, 7/7/41 View

  

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Surface to Middle East

#810, Miles City, MT to Turkey, 11/24/41, View

#806,7, NYC to Beirut View

#806,7, NYC to Tel-Aviv, 7/7/40 View

  

Surface to Asia, Africa

#862, interesting early censor, to Australia View

 

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In Search of Servicemen

#804 (2), 905 (2), State College, PA, “No Record”, etc View

#905, "Not at USS Comfort"; #896, Patriotic, very busy search, "Hunter Field Georgia Combat Crew Section", View

Mobile, very busy, three pointing hands, View
 

End of WWII

#831, ETC, Large wrapper addr Gen MacArthur while in Japan, View

Masonic-Russian Zone, View



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