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Lot #5118


1945 (14 Feb) propaganda picture postcard - Romanian/Soviet Alliance against Nazi Germany, military free-frank "No.66" (combat operations zone around Bystra), addressed to Bucharest, violet Romanian censor handstamp, fine and rare card (The Soviet Army occupied the northwestern part of Moldavia between the months of April and August of 1944, while Romania was still an ally of Nazi Germany. The rest of the territory was occupied after Romania changed sides on August 23, 1944. On that date, the King announced that Romania had unilaterally ceased all military actions against the Allies, accepted the Allied armistice offer and joined the war against the Axis Powers. The Red Army occupied most of Romania as enemy territory prior to the signing of the Moscow Armistice of September 12, 1944)

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