1939 GREAT BRITAIN..1940 PHONEY WAR BASE CENSORSHIP.. [19588]

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1939 (Oct 7) Plain stamp less envelope to Folkstone cancelled FPO 25 located France & with on reverse framed violet oblong Passed By Censor /No 714 & on face red/brown on white Examined By Base Censor label tied by unclear framed red oblong Passed By Censor /No 855 hand stamp ……………………..The so called Phoney war is the period from September 1939 until German forces invaded the Low countries & northern France on 10 May with British & French forces unprepared with an evacuation via Dunkirk taking place of 338,000 troops between 27 May – 3 Jun

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