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1942 cover ALGERIA to GB. LAGHOUAT / ALGER p/m. British Airman POW

1942 cover ALGERIA to GB. LAGHOUAT / ALGER p/m. British Airman POW
1942 cover from ALGERIA to GB with s/r. LAGHOUAT / ALGER p/m. and circ. Camp cachet h/s. Also PC 90 OBE 3001 label. From 'Sgt. Marshall Hardy, Camp des Internes Britanniques' - British Airman. [Aircrew from 202 Squadron: Shot down by two Vichy French Curtiss fighters 40 miles off Casablanca. Survived for 5 hours and picked up by submarine. POW from Sept. 1940 to Nov. 1942] The Vichy French ran LAGHOUAT POW Camp in the Saharah Desert. It was notorious for poor conditions, the men were given very little food or water. Faults. Ref: 313-085.
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Item Code 313-085
 
Price: £100.00
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