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Events in History 3

 The OVERUN COUNTRIES or OCCUPIED NATIONS of WWII...With the United States Involvement in the war these nations were liberated. 

March11, 1938 Germany begins the occupation of AUSTRIA with 50,000 troops.

March 14, 1939 Prague, CZECHOSLOVAKIA is invaded by the Nazis causing widespread rebellion.

April 7,1939 ALBANIA is Invaded by Axis troops(Italian). Thus the government is pro Nazi.

May10,1939 the forces of Nazi Germany occupy The NETHERLANDS wantonly bombing her chief cities.

September 1, 1939 The Republic of POLAND is Invaded By Germany in violation of a Non-Aggression pact.

The Kingdom of DENMARK was invaded April 9,1940 in spite of a 10 year Non-Aggression Pact signed less than a year prior.

The King of NORWAY, April 1940, creully betrayed and overrun by the Nazis while under the guise of protection from allied invasion.

LUXEMBOURG is invaded by German Troops May10, 1940 in violation of a treaty guaranteeing the integrity & neutrality of its territory.

BELGIUM was invaded by Germany in May 1940 in violation of treaties renewed only a few days before.

The giving up of the government of FRANCE in June 1940 to Germany,A provisional French National Committee was organized to fight on.

The Kingdom of YUGOSLAVIA is overrun by the Nazis early in 1941..

GREECE is invaded by Axis troops in April 1941 after a gallant resistance lasting 6 months.

KOREA had been under the yoke of Japan by increasing degrees since 1895, when China renounced her claims to sovereignty.


 

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Jacques Minkus cachet

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ArtCraft Patriotic cover cachet

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 13 Covers each by a  different cachet designer/artist each represents a different nation.

ArtCraft cachet

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Czechoslovak  Relief cachet

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J.W.C. cachets

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House of Farnam cachet

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Fidelity Stamp Co. cachet

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Winfred M.Grandy cachet

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C.Stephen Anderson cachet

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Pilgrim cachet

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Harry Ioor cachet

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H. Grimsland cachet

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