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About the 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.

Featured Items

CHICAGOPEX 2020 Has Been Cancelled See the President's Message regarding upcoming elections, the Bulletin, as well as the 2020 Slate of Officers proposed by the Nominating Comittee. (his message was written before the cancellation of the exhibition)

NEW: Auction #216, Closing September 12, 2020 Lot Listings Now Available

New Bulletin (Second 2020 issue) See: Bulletin Locations Page for downloads. (See previous emails for the password to use).

Member Articles from the 2012 APS Magazine The MPHS provided feature articles for the American Philatelist issue for April 2012.

Membership Renewal amounts are reduced for 2020. Please refer to the PDF file with 2020 dues amounts.

CHICAGOPEX 2020 Has Been Cancelled the online information for CHICAGOPEX 2020 is now out of date. Our Society was planning to hold our annual meeting at this event.

Our Bulletin Editor needs material for the next super edition.
Please send material to:

   Dann Mayo, PO Box 6401, D'Iberville, MS 39540


Our Society's books are now available for purchase from the APS.

We are again adding new military-themed holiday cards to our extensive online exhibit. We have more than 600 images available now.

Membership in the MPHS

Membership Information can be found here.

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.

Society News

A Nominating Comittee has chosen a 2020 Slate of Officers to lead our Society. See the President's Message for more information. You will find officer contact information in the Officers listing for the Military Postal History Society.

NOTE: 2020 dues amounts differ from previous years.

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