1917..GB – ITALY..BRITISH HOWITZER UNIT with ITALIANS.. [20954]

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1917 (Aug 19) Stampless coloured picture postcard showing cattle grazing on the Alps to Sidcup, Kent cancelled APO P.P.1. cds & with violet unframed VERIFICATO /PER CENSURA & circular COMANDO RAGGRUPPAMENTO B ARTIGLIERIA PESANTE / A.O.D. handstamps………..After the battle of Caporetto with Italy in retreat after suffering heavy losses the British sent heavy Howitzer units firstly in Apr 1917 with reinforcements in Jul to assist. Proud records mail 18 Jul – 27 Oct 1917…see Military Operations Italy 1915 – 1919 & https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_history_of_Italy_during_World_War_I

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