German Feldpost 1914-1918


Feldpost used several date stamps that evolved during the war.

Feldpost in practice

Military staffs were well aware of the importance of mail for soldiers. Morale was boosted if they had news from the Fatherland. It is estimated that over 28 billion items of mail passed through the German field post office during the 4 years of the war.

Locations of field post offices in the Valenciennes area

Find out here the list of towns in the Valenciennes area where a field post office was set up for the German armies.


Examples of the use of the Field Post from units based in VALENCIENNES and the surrounding area.