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Posted 07/25/2018   2:31 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here is an image of a semi-postal (charity) stamp depicting the Winterberg Monument, a war memorial inaugurated in 1874 to commemorate the victory of Prussia over France at the Battle of Spicheren on August 6, 1870 during the Franco-Prussian War, designed and engraved by French artist Roger Fenneteaux (1913-2000), and issued for use in Saar on October 29, 1956 as one of a set of three similar stamps benefiting monument rebuilding funds, Scott No. B113, Michel No. 375, plus an image of a photo of the extant memorial plaque for the original monument, which was demolished by the Germans for military strategic reasons in 1939 after the outbreak of World War II.

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Posted 10/07/2018   3:22 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here is an image of a semi-postal (charity) stamp depicting an old Arab soldier, designed by French artist M. Henry Farion (?-1991), engraved by Raoul Serres (1881-1971), and issued for use in Tunisia on August 21, 1950 to benefit veterans, Scott No. B113.

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Posted 03/02/2019   6:53 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add bookbndrbob to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Success! 14 months after posting posting the Bastogne Historical Center postcard and privately overprinted Belgian stamps on page 10 of this thread, I finally came upon the other overprints in my stamp cave. So, here they are.


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Posted 05/08/2019   11:36 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Alexey to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Happy Victory Day!

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Posted 06/06/2019   12:07 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Kris Rascher to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
75 years after D-Day: the British post issued a special edition featuring photographs taken that day. At Juno beach.
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Posted 06/06/2019   12:08 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Kris Rascher to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
At Gold and Juno beaches, 75 year ago.
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Posted 06/06/2019   12:09 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Kris Rascher to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
At Utah and Omaha beaches, 75 years ago.
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Posted 06/10/2019   12:24 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add eraserman to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
It is sad and pathetic that the us did not do any stamps honoring the 75th anniversary of this event.
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Posted 06/10/2019   12:29 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add eraserman to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply




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Posted 06/10/2019   01:20 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Kris Rascher to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Australia honored the service of Women in Times of War, at the front or on the home-front, in a sheet of five photographs, 2017.

(Eraserman, I was also surprised not to find any; and welcome to the SC. K.)
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Posted 07/20/2019   11:00 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
President's Body Guard bicentenary, printed by photogravure, and issued by India on September 30, 1973, Scott No. 593. Bonus: Horse.

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Republic of Korea (South Korea)
2nd July 2001
Millenium (11th series)

Soldiers embracing (Korean War statue)



designed - Park Eun Kyung
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Posted 08/16/2019   11:01 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here is an image of a stamp commemorating the 40th anniversary of the the Battle of Monte Cassino, Italy (January 17 – May 18, 1944) and the soldiers from the Polish II Corps who successfully assaulted the German defenses to gain the Allied victory, designed by Stefan Malecki (1924-2012), printed by photogravure, and issued by Poland on May 18, 1984, Scott No. 2623, plus an image of a photo of the campaign medal awarded by the Polish Government to a soldier of the 5th Engineers Battalion, 5th Kresowa Infantry Division, obverse (top left) with the inscription "MONTE CASSINO MAJ 1944" and reverse (top right) with the serial number of the medal.

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Posted 08/25/2019   11:39 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here is an image of an airmail stamp depicting the destruction on September 6, 1902 of the Haïtian Navy's flagship, La Crête-à-Pierrot, and (inset) a portrait of Hammerton Killick (1856-1902), an admiral in the Haïtian Navy who was killed in this action during the 1902 Firmin rebellion when he refused to surrender the Haïtian gunboat to the German warship SMS Panther, engraved and printed by American Bank Note Company, and issued by Haïti on September 6, 1943 as one of a set of seven similar stamps, Scott No. C22, plus a photo of Admiral Hammerton Killick.

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