With our new internet provider, we can now publish MPHS news items much more quickly. While we will continue to summarize news items on this page, you are encouraged to visit the "News Blog" for up-to-date information about our Society!
The third Bulletin of 2021 has been mailed to members. A bulk e-mail has been sent to all paid members that contains a direct (temporary) download link for the Bulletin PDF file.
Otherwise, to access the Bulletin file through the MPHS website, go to the website page http://militaryphs.org/bulletin_locations.html
You will be offered links that access the PDF file(s), but require the username/password that was given in the bulk e-mail. Please refer to that e-mail for more information. Please do not share the password with other.
This announcement is also posted on the blog at: blog announcement for 2021 # Bulletin availability
Military Postal History Society Auction #220, Closing 30 September 2021
(Auction 219 is closed)
The announcement for this auction was sent out as a bulk email to all members with valid email addresses. It is also posted on the blog at: blog announcement of auction 220.
NOTE: Our Auction Manager needs material for the next auction (221). Please contact Kelly Horn at:
The British Empire Study Group has been offering some very interesting Zoom presentations on postal history subjects.
Here are some upcoming presentations whose subjects fall under the Military Postal History label:
June 10, 2021, Thu. 6:00 PM (NY) "British Egyptian Expeditionary Force’s in WWI" with Michael Bass. (now over)
November 11, 2021, Thu. 6:00 PM (NY) "Currency counterfeits and propaganda parody stamps of WWII" - If I told you, I would have to kill you with Ken Pugh with guest Sergeant Major Herbert A .Friedman. Register at:
the blog item about a new preview article added for our members review.
There is more information on this page about the "staging area" on our website.
See: Bulletin Locations Page for downloads. (Your recent email message from the Society will contain the new password to use). Note that our blog also includes an announcement for the Bulletin availability.
Your Editor and Webmaster have created a new place to pre-view upcoming Bulletin articles. See: the "staging area" for the articles currently available for your viewing. This area can be entered using the same password associated with the electronic version of the latest Bulletin. We hope you enjoy your "sneak peek" at upcoming articles, and that you will provide your feedback regarding the content of these articles. See our most recent blog item about a new preview article added for our members review.
Our Bulletin Editor needs material for the next super edition.
Please send material to:
Dann Mayo, PO Box 6401, D'Iberville, MS 39540
New material includes:
Member Articles from the 2012 APS Magazine The MPHS provided feature articles for the American Philatelist issue for April 2012.
We are proud to add Harold Krische's presentation to our website The Ninoshima Exhibition, 1914-20, along with Tom Pratuch's exhibit Papal States: Military Mail of the Papal States. These, and all of the presentations, articles, and exhibits can be reached from the research and educational materials web page.
Don't forget that our own Ed Dubin and Al Kugel published an extensive 33-page article on America's involvement in the First World War. This appeared in the AP magazine, the primary publication of the American Philatelic Society.
are now available for
purchase from the APS.
Each book is described in more detail at:
the Book Description web page set.
Note that Volume 1 of the APO book is back in stock at the APS, after having been sold out. [8 March 2021].