1941 KENYA – ITALY..WW2 ETHIOPIAN POW STATIONARY .. [20903]

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Circa 1941 Printed PRISONER OF WAR POSTCARD VIA INTERNATIONAL RED CROSS believed printed in Ethiopia to Bari from Capt. Vito Mastropasqua, 2d Echelon, Nairobi cancelled red framed P/W EAST / AFRICA 002 (Henning EAPW 100 EA -1) alongside red circular COMITE INTERNATIONAL DE LA CROIX ROUGE /GENEVA, violet unframed VERIFICATO / PER CENSURA &back circular UFFICIO CENSURA POSTA ESTERA / 1 & on reverse violet 200 over 1 within circle handstamps ……..Very scarce stationary, the British having entered & occupied Addis Abeba on 6 Apr 1941 facilities for holding POW’s in Addis Abeba were sparse & they were moved as quickly as possible

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