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Hong Kong Issued Stamps on People’s Liberation Army

Hongkong has issued  stamps featuring the People’s Liberation Army’s Hong Kong Garrison . The stamps commemorate the 20th anniversary of the stationing of Chinese forces in the city. This year’s stamps feature insignia from the army, navy and air force, and praise … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Luxembourg

50 Years of Voluntary Service in the Army and 175th Anniversary  of the Military Band Since the law to abolish compulsory military service and introduce voluntary military service entered into force on 29 June 1967, more than 8,350 volunteer soldiers … Continue reading

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Indian Army Field Post Offices In INDO-CHINA 1954-1968

By Anurag Vajpeyi Since Independence, the Indian Army has taken a leading part in the peace missions to KOREA, INDOCHINA, GAZA and the CONGO. A set of stamps was overprinted for the FPOs of Indian custodian Force and was released … Continue reading

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Azerbaijan Issued Souvenir Sheet on 95th Anniversary of the Armed Forces

Azerbaijan post issued a souvenir sheet commemorating the 95th Anniversary of the Armed Forces of the Republic.Much done in the country despite that Azerbaijan Democratic Republic established in May 28, 1928 including the sphere of army creation. It is a … Continue reading

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Stamps Released on 120th Anniversary of the Royal Bahamas Police Force Band

Royal Bahamas Police Force Band is a major cultural icon throughout the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. The rhythmic beats and harmonic tones that these sharply dressed military musicians produce are crowd pleasers for both local and international audiences. These stamps show both historical … Continue reading

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Canada:Stamp on Royal Highland Regiment

The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada was founded in 1862. The Regiment is still active today.Over the past 150 years, tens of thousands of Canadians have served in this regiment in foreign wars, United Nations peacekeeping and stabilization … Continue reading

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Combo Cover:16 Light Cavalary

By Anil Kr Pujara

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Australia will Issue Stamps on Remembrance Day on 11.11.11

Remembrance Day is observed, but is not as revered as Anzac Day. Stamps were issued on the anniversary of the Gallipoli landings in 1935 and 1965, and again with Anzac Day and service themes in 1990, 2000, 2008 and 2010.Remembrance … Continue reading

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Estonia:Stamp on 250th Birth Anniversary of Michel Andreas Barclay De Tolly

Prince Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly (27 Dec 1761 – 26 May 1818), a Russian General Field Marshal, bearer of all the four classes of the Order of St George, descended from a Baltic nobleman\’s family of Scottish descent. He … Continue reading

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India:Stamp Released on The Punjab Regiment

The President of India, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil today released  a commemorative  Postage Stamp to Commemorate the 250th Anniversary of the Punjab Regiment at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New. Also seen (left to right) are the Minister of State for Communications … Continue reading

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