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New Irish Stamp on Battle of Somme

Ireland has issued a new stamp to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. The World War One battle claimed the lives of more than 1 million soldiers, many of them Irish.The stamp is already on sale and … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Isle of Man

Battle of Jutland There are two 175p stamps featuring the faces of four of the key figures from the contentious confrontation, Commander British Grand FleetĀ  Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, Commander German High Seas Fleet Admiral Reinhard Scheer, Commander Battle Cruiser … Continue reading

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