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1945 German Official Mail Adria cover to Hamburg franked with Army Day and Hero Memorial Day (2)
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Dienstpost cover franked with 1943 Army Day and Hero Memorial Day Commemorative.? Scott No. B219 (Schutz Staffel Troops), B220 (Motorized Marksmen), B225 (Heavy Artillery), B226 (Anti-aircraft units in action), B229 (Speed Boat).
This set was originally issued 21 March 1943 and apparently remained on sale until the end of the war. Note the unusually late date of posting.
31 March 1945, Trieste, Italy
Following a harsh winter, the Allied assault in the South of France and Northern Italy was renewed and supported by air power. In mid-April 1945, the U.S IO"1 Mountain Division breached the mountain positions above Bologna, breaking out into the Po Valley. By 20 April, the 8"' Army had passed through the Argenta Gap. German defensive withdrawals collapsed as US forces moved east and west of Verona. The US 8lh Army continued its sweep east through Venezia, reaching Trieste by 2 May 1945 in advance of Tito’s forces.
Type: Postal History, Cover
Condition: Used
Period: 1940-1959
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1933-45 Third Reich Propaganda & Postal History - Specialized Auction #17

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