1944 ITALY – ALGERIA…WW2 SOUTH AFRICAN FORCES CENSORED to U.S. FORCES… [20141]

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1944 (Sep 10) Plain stampless envelope to Pfc. L.G. Shepard, QN2 Section HQ MBS, APO 600, U.S. Army located Algeria cancelled APO -U- MPK /12 located Pacino or Camungneno area on the German defensive Gothic line & with violet Crown over Shield Passed By Censor No 6916 handstamp.
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By 16 Apr 44 South African 12 Motorised Brigade, 6 S.A. Div. had left Egypt & disembarked at Taranto 21 Apr 44 & with the rapid Allied advances being made in Italy with APO 12 not seen by Proud this date was in Camungneno area on the German defensive Gothic line.
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Soldier to soldier mail possibly written at Pacino rest camp before moving up.

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