1900 PHILIPPINE Is-USA…SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR… [19674]

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1900 (Oct 6) US 2c postal stationary printed envelope overprinted Philippines to Northern Pacific Railway Company, Tacoma, WA cancelled Mil. Sta. No 2 Philippine Islands, Cavite duplex & on reverse Tacoma (23 Nov) arrival cds ……………………………………………………………………
25 April 1898 saw the outbreak of the Spanish-American war but it was not until 4 Feb 1899 fighting occurred against US forces in the Philippines & although the insurrection was officially declared ended 4 July 1902 fighting continued specially on Mindanao where the Muslim Moros held out until 5 June 1913.

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