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Aleutian Chain, Alaskan Peninsula, 1943

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2002-039-111 

This US Navy envelope from Seattle posted on 28th  Feb 1943 and addressed to a naval address in Seattle was presumably forwarded to a US Navy ship at sea and was on board this mail flight over Alaska, when the plane crashed on 11th March 1943. The envelope was delivered with the attached informative typewritten note explaining the delay to the postal item.