Warcovers :: Up to 1914 :: 1912 cover + card MOROCCO to France. 'General LYAUTEY'

1912 cover + card MOROCCO to France. 'General LYAUTEY'

1912 cover + card MOROCCO to France. 'General LYAUTEY'
1912 cover and card from MOROCCO to 'Colonel Grossin', France with s/r. CASABLANCA p/m. and circ. Republic cachet. From 'General LYAUTEY'. Hubert Lyautey: Born 17 Nov. 1854 - a career soldier - served in Indochina, Madagascar and Algeria before his appointment as resident general in Morocco in 1912 to 1914. A devoted colonialist and protg of General Gallieni, Lyautey devoted all his energies in Morocco to securing French interests in the newly established protectorate, and was often required to adopt the tried and trusted colonial policy method of 'divide and rule' among the local tribesmen to maintain French dominance. Hinge removed. Ref: 309-118.
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Item Code 309-118
 
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