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This page contains links to articles that are staged to become content in upcoming issues of the Bulletin of the Military Postal History Society. These "Staging Area" articles are the current edited versions of the articles, and are expected to become final content. As such, they are clearly marked as to their preliminary status.

These "Staging Area" articles are offered for viewing by paid members of the Society. Feedback is most welcomed by the Editor. Please DO NOT send any feedback to the author(s) at this time! You may email all responses to our Editor at

The files referenced from this page are PRIVATE to members only, and should not be redistributed. Members who have access to electronic copies of the Bulletin will regularly receive a private email, specifying the username and password required to access both the Bulletin copies, as well as these "Staging Area" previews. Note that all of the "Staging Area" files will be removed when a new issue of the Bulletin is published.

At a minimum, all of the "Staging Area" articles are offered in PDF format. For more information about downloading and viewing PDF files, see the PDF information page. In addition, some articles have been converted to other e-document formats. See links to using other e-document formats for more information.

Current Content

PREVIEW -- Maj. Reder and Lt. Col. Kappler, War Criminals and 'The Last POW'
(PDF) by Larry Nelson and Roger Santala. [added 8/16/2021]

Repatriates’ Correspondence during S.S. Drottningholm’s Mercy Ship Voyages in WWII
(PDF) by Louis Fiset. [added 7/29/2021]

PREVIEW -- Merry Christmas 1965 from Saigon
(PDF) by Elgin Sink. [added 7/28/2021]

PREVIEW -- United Nations Peacekeeping Operations by Poland -- Part 2
(PDF) by Marc Parren. [added 7/26/2021]

PREVIEW -- THE COST OF FREEDOM: Recipients of the Purple Heart Medal (Reflections by 1st Lieutenant Daniel M. Telep, USMC 1/9, 1967-1968)
(PDF) by Daniel Telep. [added 7/24/2021]

PREVIEW -- AEF Siberia #3 Obliterator Discovery
(PDF) by Fred Hensel [added 7/25/2021]

PREVIEW -- France, WWII, Camp de Gurs
(PDF) by Dann Mayo. Also available as a web page, Kindle format, and EPUB format. [added 2/15/2021]

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