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lot # 4599 - ALLIED INTERVENTION IN RUSSIA - SOUTH RUSSIA

Tuesday Dec 15, 2020 10:00 to Wednesday Dec 16, 2020 16:00 America/New_York
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e 1920 (28 May) "On His Britannic Majesty's Service", legal size envelope, registered to England franked with 4x1/2p green, tied by "Army Post Office B.M.S.R" (British Mission South Russia) cds, repeated on back, censors' signature and London arrival pmks, filing fold away from the stamps, some backflap tears, fine and rare usage (the British military mission arrived in South Russia in late 1918, and started to provide General Denikin's White army with ample supplies. Denikin would have not been able to build his army of more than 200,000 men or to make his operation against Moscow without the British material. The British mission also trained and equipped Russian troops. Many of the British instructors also took part in fighting the Bolsheviks despite the orders of their government)

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