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| AUSTRO HUNGRIAN EMPIRE - SERBIA …1915 POW HELD In SKOPJE CAMP.. "1915 (Jun 19) Austria 5 heller Postal Stationary card cancelled Kraloske Vinahrady a suberb of Prague to soldier, Komando Valecngch held in Skopje POW camp & with red circular censor & violet & crimson cicular cachets & with manuscript 24 Jul 1915 arrival ..........
In 1915, during the First World War, Serbian Macedonia was invaded by Bulgaria, which captured Skopje on 22 October 1915 . Serbia, allied to the Triple Entente, was helped by France, Britain, Greece, and Italy, which formed the Macedonian Front. Following a great Allied offensive in 1918, the Armée française d'Orient reached Skopje 29 September and took the city by surprise. After the end of the World War, Macedonia became part of the new Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes, & later ""Kingdom of Yugoslavia"" in 1929. This item mailed just 4 months before the occupation by Bulgaria
| HUNGARY - GB…1918 POW via SERBIAN RED CROSS… 1918 (Jun 21) Black on Blue Kriegsgefangenen-Karte pre addressed Serbian Red Cross, Ennnismore Gardens, London SW 7 printed reply card confirming receipt of package from C. Hitie Prisoner of War at Nagymegyer with violet circular smudged Post Officer of the Camp & mauve triangular Wien censor hand stamps & orange London F.S. /Paid (3 Nov) arrival date stamp with on reverse unframed 3 line Confirmation of receipt of the package by the Serbian Red Cross plus unframed 3 line hand stamp of the Young Mens Association of Hungary with facsimile signature both in violet .......Nagymegyer in now a days Slovakia was in 1919 a community of 416 Jews & by 1942 this had risen to 522. The Germans deported all to Auschwitz with only 20% survivors returning to an unwelcoming local new population. The town currently has no Jewish inhabitants...A stark reminder of how the holocaust destroyed entire communities
| GERMANY - SERBIA...WW2 CENSORED POW MAIL... 1940 -42 Kriegsgefangenpost printed letter sheet to Serbia datelined Hammolberg & endorsed from number 1820 POW at Oflag X111B Block 2/a Hammelberg located here till April 1942 without cancellation but with boxed Kreigsgefangenenfentung Gepruft D 22 Oflag X111B camp censors hand stamp in violet
| GREECE-GB...1918 SERBIAN RELIEF FUND REGISTRED... 1918(Sep 1) Serbian Relief Fund printed envelope (Roughly opened along top & central vertical tear) registered to London bearing GB 2d tied FPO G.X. cds & with R/88 Blank registration label tied FPO G.X. without date slugs & with losenge Passed By Censor/11 h/s in red plus on back FPO G.X. (1 Sep) despatch cds + hooded Registered /London /36 (18 Sep) arrival date stamp in red