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Two-line violet handstamp texted ‘ΥΠΗΡΕΣΙΑ ΛΟΓΟΚΡΙΣΙΑΣ / ΑΤΑΛΑΝΤΗΣ’ [Atalanti Censorship Service], and reader’s red ms signature with initials on open plain cover addressed to Athens.
[This office also censored the correspondence of the wounded soldiers in nearby military hospital at Kamena Vourla, which applied a three-ring cachet, texted ‘ΣΤΡΑΤΙΩΤΙΚΟΝ ΝΟΣΟΚΟΜΕΙΟΝ / ΚΑΜΜΕΝΑ ΒΟΥΡΛΑ [(Military Hospital, Kammena Vourla] in belt with crest centrally.]
Sender’s details: Soldier, Military Hospital at Kammena Vourla.
Examined and sealed by the Atalanti censure office; postmarked ‘ΑΤΑΛΑΝΤΗ 20.ΜΑΡ.41’ for departure (reverse).
Backstamped on arrival at Athens final destination with ‘AΘΗΝΑΙ 21.IIΙ.41 ΜΑΚΡΥΓΙΑΝΝΗ’ [Athens Macriyianni PO, Arrival 21 March 1941].
Condition: Opened roughly; see scans.

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WW2 Greece civil censorship; Atalanti 20.3.41, Central Greece

item number: 637350febf0474fd0894314a
SKU number: 0367

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