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Germany & Related Areas, 1872 - 1945

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WWII War/Propaganda Forgeries

Hitler Skull Forgeries

In 1944, the American OSS printed this forgery of Deutsches Reich MiNr. 788 as part of Operation Cornflakes.

The design is altered to include a skull and the text “Futsches Reich” instead of “Deutsches Reich”.

For more on this issue, see Propaganda and Espionage Philately, by SGM Herbert A. Friedman (Ret.).

Set Date(s)

July / August 1944

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)

Hitler Skull Forgeries

In 1944, the American OSS printed this forgery of Deutsches Reich MiNr. 788 as part of Operation Cornflakes.

The design is altered to include a skull and the text “Futsches Reich” instead of “Deutsches Reich”.

For more on this issue, see Propaganda and Espionage Philately, by SGM Herbert A. Friedman (Ret.).

Set Date(s)

July / August 1944

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)