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C. Use of Vichy Issues after switch of loyalty from Vichy

Algeria (right): Both Third Republic and Vichy issues used to pay the franking from Ghardaia, Algeria on June 28, 1943 to Black Mountain, North Carolina.

Cover examined by censor # 717 of Giraud postal administration.

French Equatorial Africa (left): A.E.F. switched loyalty to Free French early (Aug./Sept. 1940). Brazzaville, the French Congo capital also capital of the A.E.F. was without any new postage.

Cover shows transitions from Third Republic (stamps)- Vichy – to Free French (date cancel) from its Oct. 27, 1940 posting.

Also demonstrates that Belgium Congo (Belgium fell in the summer of 1940) functioning independently of Belgian (or German) control.