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Neutral Sweden labeling barrels of grease and oil as neutral. The barrels form a line to ships on the Baltic Sea from which they could reach Germany and Russia. One of a series of postcards on neutral nations by Em. Dupuis.
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On the barrels: Graisse Neutre; Huile Neutre - Neutral grease; Neutral Oil
Suède
Il y a bien quelques fuites . . . 
Sweden
There are certainly some leakages.
Signed: Em. Dupuis 1916
Reverse:
Visé Paris. No. 112
Logo: Paris Color 152 Quai de Jemmapes
Carte Postale

Neutral Sweden labeling barrels of grease and oil as neutral. The barrels form a line to ships on the Baltic Sea from which they could reach Germany and Russia. One of a series of postcards on neutral nations by Em. Dupuis.

Image text

On the barrels: Graisse Neutre; Huile Neutre - Neutral grease; Neutral Oil

Suède

Il y a bien quelques fuites . . .

Sweden

There are certainly some leakages.

Signed: Em. Dupuis 1916



Reverse:

Visé Paris. No. 112

Logo: Paris Color 152 Quai de Jemmapes

Carte Postale

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Sweden was neutral during World War I. It was important to the Entente Allies as it allowed access to Russia, and to Germany as an important source of iron ore. The Swedes implemented a convoy system that could guide ships safely through the dangerous waters — mined and patrolled by submarines on both sides — of the Baltic Sea.

Sweden is a country in Europe.

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Statistics for Sweden (1)

Type Statistic
Population 5,521,943