Category Archives: Postcards

The Army Postal Service – Censor’s Stamps

The Haldane Reforms of the early 20th Century saw the winds of change sweep through the British military.  Richard Haldane, Secretary of State for War between 1905 & 1912 (and Lord Chancellor for three years thereafter), had introduced a huge … Continue reading

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The Final Weekly Postcard No. 60

And so we come to the last Weekly Postcard, which is a mega-bonanza of a postcard post, and brings the total number of cards I have shared with you since we began the Daily Postcard series seventeen weeks ago to … Continue reading

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The Weekly Postcard No. 59

The penultimate Weekly Postcard features dreams of home and parting, which, as we all know, is such sweet sorrow.

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The Weekly Postcard No. 58

A handful of classic humorous British cards this week.  Products of a bygone era, they really don’t require any accompanying text from me.

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The Weekly Postcard No. 57

On 18th August 1917, at about three in the afternoon, according to the official report, a spark from a kitchen fire ignited a pile of straw and burned down half a city. 

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The Weekly Postcard No. 56

Oh, I do like a romantic poem.  And these two look suitably well-matched, wouldn’t you say?

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The Weekly Postcard No. 55

A day late this week, to allow you time to check out this week’s other posts.  The men in charge featured heavily on Great War postcards from all the warring nations. 

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