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Military Postal History Society

This Society promotes the study of the postal aspects of all wars and military actions of all nations. Our members' interests include soldier campaign covers, patriotics, prisoner-of-war mail, naval mail, occupation and internment covers, picture postcards of a military nature, camp cancels, field post offices, propaganda labels and leaflets, V-mail, censored mail and similar related material.

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Featured Items

During 2017 and 2018, we have been able to add a number of new presentations (full- and mini-sized), articles, and exhibits. Recently-added items include these excellent articles by Jerry Miller, The American Occupation of the Rhineland 1918-1923, and German Intervention in China. For more research and educational items see: Military Postal History Society Educational Material Page.

The Military-Related Holiday Card Showcase has been expanded to nearly 600 card images.

See also, an extensive 33-page article by Ed Dubin and Al Kugel on America's involvement in the First World War.

Society News

The major issue of our Bulletin for 2018 will be a special double issue, devoted to the 100th anniversary of the First World War Armistice. Articles are needed (see next item). Watch for more news about this special publication!

Our Society has a new Publications Editor, Thomas Johnston, as well as a new Auction Manager, Roger Santala. You will find their contact information in the Officers listing for the Military Postal History Society.

Educational Resources

Our online resources include: Full-Scale Presentations , Exhibits, and Articles, as well as shorter "Mini-Presentations" of Military Postal History.

Members receive the Society Quarterly Bulletin (ISSN 1075-5640). The Society has published several books such as the APO directory.

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