United States Navy US Naval Air Base
First official mail was sent on 14th July 1941. The Marine Barracks NOB Bermuda was opened after the Marine Detachment Bermuda was closed on July 13th 1941. This base was part of the Land Lease program which exchanged British Bases for US Ships.
Type: Patriotic Cover
Date: 9th November 1941
CDS: NOV 9 A.M. 1941 NEW YORK N. Y. NAVAL OPERATING BASE BERMUDA BR
Cachet: 3 x Stars and Stripes, gun barrels and Constitution of the United States. “LIFE, LIBERTY, HAPPINESS – DEFEND YOUR HERITAGE
Address: Gimbels America’s Stamp Center, 33rd St. & Broadway, New York. N. Y. U.S.A.
Reverse: COPR. 1940 JAQUES MINKUS, NEW YORK, N.Y. U.S.A
Stamps: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1c INDUSTRY AGRICULTURE FOR DEFENSE and 2c ARMY AND NAVY FOR DEFENSE