Avis à la population; règlements concernant la correspondance avec les prisonniers de guerre ... Solesmes, le 12 Février 1915. Dr Kdtr St Quentin Land [1915]

Avis à la population; règlements concernant la correspondance avec les prisonniers de guerre ... Solesmes, le 12 Février 1915. Dr Kdtr St Quentin Land [1915]
Date
1915
Ref
Eph-D-WAR-WI-NonNZ-1915-01
Description
An arrangement of text on a poster issued by the German forces occupying France, giving regulations about written correspondence with prisoners of war. Written in French, these regulations are as follows: 1. Only postcards are acceptable as correspondence 2. Prisoners can write and receive a card only once a month 3. Postcards sent to prisoners must be precisely addressed. If the address is unknown they should be addressed to: Zentralnachweisburo des Koenigl. Kriegsministeriums, Berlin N.W., 7 Dorotheenstrasse. 4. Unfranked cards must be left with the command staff 5. Correspondence with Luxembourg is forbidden 6.For the purposes of the above rules, prisoners of war are considered not only those in the French Army but also civilians who for any reason have been sent to Germany. Money could be sent to prisoners, up to the value of 40 marks. The notice is handsigned by Scheibe at Solesmes. Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s). Physical Description: Letterpress on sheet 590 x 435 mm, backed with loose-weave fabric
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 b&w art print(s), Ephemera, Posters, Letterpress works, Letterpress on sheet 590 x 435 mm, backed with loose-weave fabric, Orientation: Vertical image
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Avis à la population; règlements concernant la correspondance avec les prisonniers de guerre ... Solesmes, le 12 Février 1915. Dr Kdtr St Quentin Land [1915]. Ref: Eph-D-WAR-WI-NonNZ-1915-01. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/37294644

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