World War 1 Censored Postcard

During the First World War, Royal Mail was responsible for censoring post from the troops. Censorship took place at base Post Offices at Le Havre and later Boulogne. This postcard from the trenches has been censored by having the place name obliterated. The reason for this elimination is revealed in the text on the other side: “This is where we are. Looking towards the firing line….”

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