Exhibit -- Civilians and German and Austro-Hungarian POW's Interned in the U. S. During World War I (Part 1)

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First World War: Civilians and German and Austro-Hungarian POW's Interned in the U. S. During World War I, Part 1 [Author: Ed Dubin] This is the postal history story of the approximately 5500 Germans, Austro-Hungarians, and United States citizens confined for various periods of time in military prisons, civilian jails or immigration stations in the United States during WWI. In the presentation the postal history elements of delivery routes, usage, rates and censorship and various types of official stationary are covered. (The current exhibit here is only part 1, more pages will be added soon.)

Electronic Content

There are three sets of files, each file representing the exhibit pages of this exhibit. The first set currently available is a PDF file. For more information about PDF files, please review the MPHS description page for PDF files.

The second set contains the same exhibit pages, made available for direct viewing on the Military Postal History Society website. Each web page has a table of contents to point to the various exhibit images. To view the exhibit, simply click on the HTML link below.

The third set contains the same exhibit content, but stored as web page files that you can download to your computer/phone/tablet. This type of content is called "website-in-a-box". Once you have downloaded the ZIP file, you can view the exhibit offline on your computer, tablet, or phone without any special software. Please review the MPHS web page describing the use of ZIP archives.

PDF File

Single Set of Exhibit Pages  [8 Megabytes]

HTML for Online Viewing

Single Set of Exhibit Pages

Downloadable Webpage Files (for offline reading)

Single Set of Exhibit Pages  [8 Megabytes]


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