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“Portuguese Army on the Western Front (Corpo Expedicionário Português)”

It told the history of the involvement of Portuguese units of the CEP in France in 1917-18.  The entry showed examples of mail to and from the troops and the circular datestamps and censor marks used on such mail.

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Potuguese Army

Although Portuguese troops had been involved for some time in the conflict with German forces in East Africa, the two countries were not officially at war. However, in 1916, at the request of her old ally Great Britain, Portugal commandeered over 70 German merchant vessels which had been sheltering in Portuguese ports, some since the begining of the war.

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