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Author Topic: US Navy Occupation Forces North Africa Postcards  (Read 1999 times)
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« on: 23 August 2009, 18:22:38 »

Three postcard images from c.1943-44 showing US sailors' life on shore.  These were meant to be sent home to show the sailor's family a bit of what he was experiencing in North Africa.
Besides the captions--sometimes mis-spelled--the cards say "this picture only has been approved by base censor ABS, APO 759"  ABS refers to Atlantic Base Section which was headquartered in Casablance Morocco in 1943 and '44.  The 'APO 759' was the mailing address used for any units within the HQ, like the censors.
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