The Postal History of WWII Mail Between Canada & Switzerland
The Postal History of World War II Mail between Canada and Switzerland, 2008 by Charles J. LaBlonde and John Tyacke. A valuable summary of the most recent information about WWII correspondence between these two countries, published by the American Helvetia Philatelic Society, black and white. NB: not eligible for BNAPS member discount. Spiral Bound, 250 pp.
The British North America Philatelic Society is pleased to announce that by special arrangement a new book, The Postal History of World War II Mail between Canada and Switzerland, by Charles J. LaBlonde and John Tyacke, is available to members through BNAPS and Sparks Auctions.
Highlights of this book are WW II postal rates, routes and markings for mail in both directions, extensive new discoveries from the Canadian Archives including the fascinating story of the WW II Canadian Personal Postal Message Scheme, complete information on WW II Canadian Censorship, seven appendices on interesting and related topics including blackout postmarks, POW mail regulations and postage due calculations on wartime mail, a postal rate overview and summary for both countries and a nine page bibliography.