News Items for the Military Postal History Society
[20 June 2021]

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New "Blog" for MPHS News

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!

FaceBook Group for MPHS

Kurt Stauffer has set up a FaceBook page for the MPHS. See the news blog item for more information.

MPHS Bulletin 2021 #3 Now Available for Download

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

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

FaceBook Group for MPHS

Kurt Stauffer has set up a FaceBook page for the MPHS. See the news blog item for more information.

Auction #220 is Open

See: 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:


Some Zoom Presentations to Try

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:

New "Preview" Article in our Staging Area

See 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.

President's Message for 2021

Our New President's 2021 message to the membership of the MPHS. See more information at: our news blog.

New Website Host

You are viewing these web pages through the hosting service of PAIR.COM. We are already using some of the enhanced online features for our site, including a "news" blog, that will replace this page.

New Bulletin - (Second 2021 issue)

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.

Bulletin "Staging Area" Created

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.

Bulletin Material Needed

Our Bulletin Editor needs material for the next super edition.
Please send material to:

   Dann Mayo, PO Box 6401, D'Iberville, MS 39540


New Educational and Research Materials on Our Website

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.

Books Published by the MPHS

MPHS-published books 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].

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