7 June 2023

Many Dutch (mainly) young men were in World War Two forced to work in Germany especially in the (war) industry. One of the worked for the pistols factory Mauser-Werken in Oberndorf (Neckar). The letter was sent by his father from Winsum (Gn.) 19.3.1945.

It came back (label Retour Afzender/C 103A) to Winsum on 1.8.1945, so after the liberation. It has passed the Dutch censor (brown tape). This cover is a so called Überroller.

René Hillesum

René Hillesum

Collector of postal history of Finland and postmarks of Imperial Saint Petersburg.

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