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CEYLON 1920 Czech Legion Siberia Russia Feldpost
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post cover from member of the Russian Czech Legion, franked with Legion stamp on CEYLON postal stationery. Somewhat worn, superb genuine use by a Legionnaire in Ceylon on his way home. I've never seen such a mixed-frank card before. With expertization handstamp (Kocshicka?) under the Legion stamp. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the...

$999.00

Czech Legion 1920 Siberia Vladivostock Russia Mixed Feldpost Geisha
Geisha postcard used as a Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post cover from member of the Russian Czech Legion, franked with Legion stamp. Worn, genuine use, as per scans. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies long after the end of WWI, in 1920. Interestingly, the Czar and his family were being kept in Ekater...

$999.00

Czech 1920 Legion Siberia Russia Feldpost Pardubice Receiver
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post cover from member of the Russian Czech Legion, franked with Legion stamp, tied by Polni Posta cancel, Russian 'Czechoslovakia Army' line handstamp in Cyrillic, and Pardubice receiver reverse. Worn, folded, genuine use, as per scans. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies ...

$799.00

Czech Legion 1920 Siberia Russia Feldpost Prague Receivers
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post cover from member of the Russian Czech Legion, franked with Legion stamp tied by Polni Posta Vojsko na Rusi cachet/cancel and with Prague receivers reverse. Slightly worn, trimmed open at bottom, genuine use, as per scans. Tiny hole where the typewriter period in "W.F." punched through the paper. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reache...

$449.00

Czech Legion 1920 Siberia Russia Vladivostok Feldpost
Vladivostok town view postcard used as Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post cover from member of the Russian Czech Legion, franked with Legion stamp. Worn, genuine use, as per scans. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies long after the end of WWI, in 1920. Interestingly, the Czar and his family were being k...

$799.00

Czech Legion 1920 Siberia Russia Feldpost PRESIDENT GRANT Expertized YMCA
American YMCA Cover used as Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post from member of the Russian Czech Legion on board the USS President Grant on his way home. Franked with Legion stamps and tied by Polni Posta PRESEIDENT GRANT cancels. Each stamp expertized Gilbert at lower left. Slightly worn, trimmed open at left, excellent condition, as per scans. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway unti...

$899.00

Czech Legion 1920 Siberia Russia Feldpost PRESIDENT GRANT Expertized YMCA
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post cover from member of the Russian Czech Legion on board the USS President Grant on his way home. Franked with Legion stamps and tied by Polni Posta na Rusi cancels, along with PRESEIDENT GRANT cachet. Expertized twice at right by Franek. Slightly worn, trimmed open at left, excellent condition, as per scans. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until t...

$799.00

Czech Legion 1920 Siberia Russia Vladivostok Feldpost Expertized
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post cover from member of the Russian Czech Legion, franked with Legion stamps reverse, tied by Polni Posta cesko-slovenskych Vojsko cancels. Expertized Gilbert teverse. Worn, genuine use, as per scans. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies long after the end of WWI, in 1920....

$899.00

Czech Legion 1920 Siberia Russia Vladivostok Feldpost Expertized
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post cover from member of the Russian Czech Legion, franked with Legion stamps. Worn, genuine use, as per scans. Expertized Franek in several places. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies long after the end of WWI, in 1920. Interestingly, the Czar and his family were being ke...

$899.00

Czech Legion Siberia Russia Feldpost Postal Card
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post postal card 'Czechoslovak Army' printed in Cyrillic, used as a souvenir from member of the Russian Czech Legion, franked with Legion stamp. Slightly worn, top condition, as per scans. With Polni Posta Vojsko na Rusi cancels. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies long aft...

$399.00

Czech Legion 1919 Irkutsk Siberia Russia Feldpost
Private local photo half-tone postcard of Legionnaires used as Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post cover from member of the Russian Czech Legion, franked with Legion stamp used in Irkutsk. Worn, genuine use, as per scans. Rare, used while still traveling the railway. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies l...

$1399.00

Czech Legion 1919 KRASNOYARSK Siberia Russia Feldpost CONTENTS
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post cover from member of the Russian Czech Legion in KRASNOYARSK while still fighting along the line, franked with Legion stamp reverse tied by Polni Posta cancel. Worn, genuine use, as per scans. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies long after the end of WWI, in 1920. Inte...

$1399.00

Czech Legion Siberia Russia Feldpost
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post cover from member of the Russian Czech Legion, franked with Legion stamp tied by Polni Posta stamp. Worn, genuine use, as per scans. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies long after the end of WWI, in 1920. Interestingly, the Czar and his family were being kept in Ekater...

$449.00

Czech Legion 1920 Siberia Russia VLADIVOSTOK Feldpost
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post cover from member of the Russian Czech Legion, franked with Legion stamp tied by Legion line cancel. Worn, genuine use, as per scans. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies long after the end of WWI, in 1920. Interestingly, the Czar and his family were being kept in Ekate...

$799.00

Czech Legion 1920 Siberia Russia Feldpost Prague Receiver
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post cover from member of the Russian Czech Legion, franked with Legion stamp tied by Polni Posta Vojsko na Rusi cancel, with Praha receiver reverse. Worn, genuine use, as per scans. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies long after the end of WWI, in 1920. Interestingly, the ...

$449.00

Czech Legion 1919 Siberia Russia IRKUTSK TRAIN CANCEL Feldpost
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post cover from member of the Russian Czech Legion, franked with Russian stamp. Worn, genuine use, as per scans. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies long after the end of WWI, in 1920. Interestingly, the Czar and his family were being kept in Ekaterinburg, which was on the ...

$499.00

Czech Legion 1920 Siberia Russia VLADIVOSTOK Feldpost
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post cover from member of the Russian Czech Legion, franked with Russian stamps. Very worn, folded, genuine use, as per scans. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies long after the end of WWI, in 1920. Interestingly, the Czar and his family were being kept in Ekaterinburg, whi...

$449.00

Czech Legion 1919 Siberia Russia ANINSK Registered Feldpost USA
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post cover from member of the Russian Czech Legion in ANINSK, franked with Russian stamps. Very worn, folded, marginal tears, etc: rare genuine use to the USA with censor at left. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies long after the end of WWI, in 1920. Interestingly, the Cza...

$1499.00

Czech Legion 1919 Siberia Russia IRKUTSK Feldpost
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post cover from member of the Russian Czech Legion, franked with Russian stamps. Worn, genuine use, as per scans. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies long after the end of WWI, in 1920. Interestingly, the Czar and his family were being kept in Ekaterinburg, which was on the...

$149.00

Czech Legion 1920 Siberia Russia Feldpost Mailing Reciet
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post receipt from member of the Russian Czech Legion, with POLNI POSTA cancel. Worn, genuine use, as per scans. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies long after the end of WWI, in 1920. Interestingly, the Czar and his family were being kept in Ekaterinburg, which was on the r...

$199.00

Czech Legion Siberia Russia Feldpost Polni Posta Vojsko Na Rusi
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post cover from member of the Russian Czech Legion - Polni Posta Vojsko na Rusi. Worn, folded with small tears, genuine use, as per scans. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volenteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies long after the end of WWI, in 1920. Interestingly, the Czar and his family were being kept in Ekate...

$199.00

Czech Legion 1919 TOMSK Siberia Russia Feldpost Polni Posta Vojsko Na Rusi
Locallly produced trench-art humor postcard used as Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post cover from member of the Russian Czech Legion - Polni Posta Vojsko na Rusi, datelined from TOMSK. Worn, genuine use, as per scans. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volenteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies long after the end of WWI, in 1920. Interestingly,...

$299.00

Czech Legion 1919 IRKUTSK Siberia Russia Feldpost Polni Posta Vojsko Na Rusi
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post card from member of the Russian Czech Legion - Polni Posta Vojsko na Rusi. With unit cancel and Czech Red Cross. Worn, genuine use, as per scans. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volenteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies long after the end of WWI, in 1920. Interestingly, the Czar and his family were being k...

$299.00

Czech Legion YMCA Siberia Russia Feldpost Polni Posta Vojsko Na Rusi
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post cover from member of the Russian Czech Legion - Polni Posta Vojsko na Rusi. Worn, folded, genuine use, as per scans. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volenteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies long after the end of WWI, in 1920. Interestingly, the Czar and his family were being kept in Ekaterinburg, which wa...

$199.00

Czech Legion 1919 IRKUTSK Siberia Russia Feldpost Polni Posta Vojsko Na Rusi
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post card from member of the Russian Czech Legion - Polni Posta Vojsko na Rusi, with unit cancels. Worn, genuine use, as per scans. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volenteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies long after the end of WWI, in 1920. Interestingly, the Czar and his family were being kept in Ekaterinburg...

$199.00

Czech Legion Siberia Russia Feldpost Polni Posta Tatransky
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post card from member of the Czech Legion. Worn, genuine use, as per scans. While it has a cancel of the Tatransky regiment, it's dtalinet Ruska... In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies long after the end of WWI, in 1920. Interestingly, the Czar and his family were being kept...

$199.00

Czech Legion Siberia Russia Feldpost AUSTRIA Polni Posta Vojsko Na Rusi
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post card from member of the Russian Czech Legion - Polni Posta Vojsko na Rusi. Unusual in that it was sent to Vienna, Austria. Worn, genuine use, as per scans. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies long after the end of WWI, in 1920. Interestingly, the Czar and his family we...

$349.00

Czech Legion Siberia Russia Feldpost Polni Posta Expertized
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post cover from member of the Russian Czech Legion - Polni Posta Vojsko na Rusi. Expertized Gilbert lower right Worn, genuine use, as per scans. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies long after the end of WWI, in 1920. Interestingly, the Czar and his family were being kept in...

$249.00

Czech Legion TULUN IRKUTSK Siberia Russia Feldpost Polni Posta Vojsko Na Rusi
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post cover from member of the Russian Czech Legion - Polni Posta Vojsko na Rusi. Very worn, opend on all sides and crudely repaired. Genuine use, as per scans. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies long after the end of WWI, in 1920. Interestingly, the Czar and his family wer...

$99.00

Czech Legion OMSK Siberia Russia Feldpost Polni Posta Vojsko Na Rusi
Polni Posta / Feldpost / Field Post cover from member of the Russian Czech Legion - Polni Posta Vojsko na Rusi, in OMSK. Very worn, marginal tears, genuine use, as per scans. In one of the lesser known but more remarkable stories of WWI, Czech POW's in Russian camps volunteered to fight their former masters in the form of the Austrian Empire, hoping (correctly) that if the Allies on the war, Czechoslovakia could get its long-sought-after independence from the Habsburgs. The were organized and fought heroically for the Czar at Zborov. But the Communists took over, exited the war, and didn't like all of those foreign nationals with guns. So they tried to disarm them, which didn't turn out so well. The Czech's turned on the faithless Reds and fought their way across Russia and Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Railway until they reached the Pacific, where they were eventually evacuated by the Allies long after the end of WWI, in 1920. Interestingly, the Czar and his family were being kept in ...

$199.00