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C of A - Postal History
1942-47 Prisoner of War mail comprising 1941 airmail postcard from GB "via North Atlantic/Transpacific ... Clipper" to "Hut 1 Camp 8, Eastern Command" Sydney but forwarded to Tatura with Melbourne censor and stamp removed (file punched); two 1941 POW lettersheets to Italy from Hay and Murchison camps respectively and another 1943 from Tatura to Switzerland; two airmail from Italy "via Lisbona-New York" with 'POW CAMP/MYRTLEFORD,VIC' cachets censored in Melbourne where stamps removed; and 1947 KGVI 7d Aerogramme to Italy from Camp 13, Murchison; also leaflet dropped to POWs in South-East Asia upon Japan's surrender (faults, laminated); Red Cross Prisoner of War Bulletins Nos 9, 16 & 21; and Australian Prisoners of War Relatives Association Newsletters Nos 23 & 25 with details of Australian POWs in Europe and Asia; 1942 'In Aid of our Prisoners of War' booklet of writings with foreword by Lady Gowrie; 1983 reprint of 'An illustrated Diary of Australian Internment Camps - Berrima' signed by author Edmund W Samuels; and a copy of George Mann's book 'Over The Wire'.