1942 SOUTH AFRICA – EAST AFRICA…WW2 3d LETTERCARD to A.M.E.S. … [20147]

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1942 (Feb 22) South Africa 3d bi-lingual Active Service Letter Card to 1173961 Cpl. Barlow N.H., A.M.ES (Air Ministry Experimental Station) Reserve Pool, RAF Middle East, c/o APO Durban & forwarded in red crayon 303, 6/2/42 B cancelled Capetown 4 (Feb 23) cds & with bi-lingual UC8(Small) Opened By Censor with pencil 110 label with contents relating to “Happy to hear you are in Middle East & Not Singapore” “Capetown is getting warm & quite nervous of the Japs & had several trial black outs””Hope we don’t get bombed””Petrol rationing has started” card with pencil Rec’ 10/4/42.
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AMES units were normally Radar Stations & 303 AMES was located in East Africa Feb 1942 to May 1943

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