1940 SPAIN-GB…13th BRIGADE FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION in ENGLAND… [15365]

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1940(Aug) Plain env to French foreign legionnaire 13th Brigade, S.P. 17.632 England fnkd 40c, 15c, 5c & 10c tied undated San Guim (Estacion) h/s in violet & w/Army Form W. 3424/Opened By Censor label [Imprint 51-5973] & boxed Passed By Censor/Crown No 2364 h/s in red & w/on rev oval Censura Militare/Barcelona h/s in violet & tying censor label Home Depot-R.E.P.S/5 [4 Sep] d/s…….This unit fought in the Russo-Finnish Winter War 1940, in Norway on the allied Narvik campaign, the battle of Dakar & the storming of Libreville. Ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/13th_Demi-Brigade_of_the_Foreign_Legion Scarce item c/w history of the unit]

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