Re: Research Assistance Needed - Looking for Doolittle 1932 West Point Cover
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This nonmember is asking for info about this Doolittle cover. Please contact this person directly if you can assist.
On Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 09:02:39 PM EST, <joyce062274@...> wrote:
I’m looking for some research help.
I’m writing an in-depth history of the Post Office at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY. This is a follow-up to a book I recently published, “Postmarked West Point: A US Postal History of West Point and its Graduates” (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08SFZCVST?ref_=pe_3052080_397514860).
In 1932, when Jimmy Doolittle made his George Washington Bicentennial Airplane Flight, one of the places he flew over and dropped mail was West Point. I’m hoping to find a cover similar to the one described in the attachment to this message, but postmarked West Point.
I don’t need the cover, just good photos of the front and back. I’ll be happy to give credit to anyone who can provide such photos in the event that I am able to publish my article.
Is it possible to survey your members to find out if anyone has such a cover?
Thanks for any assistance you can provide.
West Point Class of 1974
APS Member # 232506