The Paul McIlvaine Collection - WWII Short Snorters - French West Africa
The Short Snorter Project
5 FRANC FRENCH WEST AFRICA SHORT SNORTER #2
Series: December 14, 1942  -  Serial Number: 0777642
During World War II, French West Africa was composed of the constituent territories of:  Mauritania, Senegal, Dahomey,
French Sudan, Ivory Coast, Upper Volta, Niger, French Guinea and later Togo.  The capital was Dakar. Short snorters
from this country are frequently found in snorters containing notes from Brazil and British Guiana as these were on the
route for trips across the Atlantic Ocean to North Africa.
FRONT SIGNATURES:         Lt. Wm. Popoff   New York, N. Y.                       Lt. William G. Ellis