1941 ITALY – SPAIN…WW2 INTERNED ITALIAN SHIP “IDA” ….. [19241]

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1941 (Jan 11) Airmail envelope to Italian sailor aboard Italian merchant ship “Ida” at Las Palmas bearing Victor Emmanuel pair 50c & single 1.25 lira tied by Muggia /Trieste cds with on reverse Madrid (17 Jan) transit & Las Palmas (20 Jan) arrival date stamps ………..When Italy entered the war on 10 June 1940 the Italian Merchant ship “Ida” was enroute USA to Italy & Captain Vittanntonio Ruggeri to avoid capture went full steam to the nearest neutral port which was Las Palmas where the vessel & crew were Interned

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