12/13/2012 (P1717)
Contact: Doris Wilson

The January AP Features "United States Mail to France in World War II, Part I"

In the January 2013 issue of The American Philatelist we feature "United States Mail to France in World War II, Part I" by Lawrence Sherman. The first part of a comprehensive study of the fate of mail communications between the United States and France during World War II. Part I focuses on the early years of the war.Also included in this issue are:

Have Fun Selling Your Stamps! by William Weismann. Discover the fun of selling stamps the way you acquired them, one at a time!

Welcome to AmeriStamp Expo 2013 A visitor’s guide to the shows — Schedule of Events, Dealers, and Exhibitors.

The Post Office in Bryn Mawr, California by Ralph C. Cline. A look at one of the many small town post offices being closed around the country.

A Chance Meeting with Old Friends by Sidney Fingerhood. Revisiting your collection can lead to rediscovering covers of particular interest.

The Wizard of Oz, a Modern American Fairy Tale by Clete Delvaux. The creator of the beloved children’s classic and his fellow story tellers are remembered in stamps.

Worldwide in a Nutshell by Bob Lamb Tuvalu — Tuvalu, or the Ellice Islands, in the South Pacific was placed in the British sphere of influence in 1886, finally becoming an independent country in 1975.

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