Military stamp

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Stamp used by the British Forces in Egypt, during World War II.

A military stamp, is a postage stamp used by a military organisation, in time of war, or while ensuring a peace keeping operation. Often the letters will be transported by the army itself until they reach the country of destination. These stamps were widely used during World War II by soldiers wishing to send mail home to their families. The usage of these stamps has been somewhat phased out by the appearance of electronic means of communication. Some army issues include: