1967 War Israel-captured mail: 10 V 1967 surface-mailed parcel card ex ATHENS to BETHLEHEM Jordan, franked 30d per parcel rate & tied by multiple strikes of local pmk; sent via AMM
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1967 War Israel-captured mail: 10 V 1967 surface-mailed parcel card ex ATHENS to BETHLEHEM Jordan, franked 30d per parcel rate & tied by multiple strikes of local pmk; sent via AMMAN to J'LEM (f/s 28 MAY 67) & then BETHLEHEM where arrived 3 JUN (f/s BETH. PARCELS) & passed customs (b/s circular h/s), but undelivered when town captured by Israel 7 June; now handled by Isr. military post who delivered it 17-8-67 (b/s trilingual Bethlehem-2 pmk). Rare mail: fewer than 40 captured p/cards known; less than 15 captured in Bethlehem.