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Indian 1/4 anna Service Post Card, Germany, August 1916

This postcard was sent to 'LIEUT For Officer Commanding depot 33rd. Punjabis' by Sepoy Manga Khan, 33rd Punjabis, who was a prisoner of war at Halbmondlager in Zossen, Germany.

The postcard is stamped with 'PASSED CENSOR / 21 / BOMBAY' circular stamp and an unframed 'geprüft' stamp. On the reverse is a message in Urdu, dated '28-8-16', with a countersignature. Zossen was a prisoner of war camp established primarily for Muslim soldiers in the British and French armies.

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NAM. 2002-02-543-1


National Army Museum, London


National Army Museum, Study Collection

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