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Prosperity and victory in 1915: an official New Year's postcard of the Bavarian Red Cross, with a message dated December 31, 1914, postmarked January 1, 1915.
Text:
Heil und Sieg unsern Waffen im Jahre 1915.
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Offizielle Neujahrs-Postkarte des Bayerischen Roten Kreuzes
Official New Year's Card of the Bavarian Red Cross
message dated December 31, 1914, postmarked January 1, 1915

Prosperity and victory in 1915: an official New Year's postcard of the Bavarian Red Cross, with a message dated December 31, 1914, postmarked January 1, 1915.

Image text

Heil und Sieg unsern Waffen im Jahre 1915.



MINNI

WIRTM



Reverse:

Offizielle Neujahrs-Postkarte des Bayerischen Roten Kreuzes



Official New Year's Card of the Bavarian Red Cross



message dated December 31, 1914, postmarked January 1, 1915

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The International Red Cross, was and is based in Geneva, Switzerland, a nation that has historically maintained its neutrality.

National branches are affiliated with the international organization, but may take on a more or less nationalistic character. Many national Red Cross organizations published war propaganda postcards.