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Malta Issued Stamps on 75th Anniversary Operation Pedestal

Operational Pedestal, better known as ‘il-Konvoy ta’ Santa Marija’, was a World War II naval operation by the Allies in 1942 aimed at relieving Malta from starvation and a shortage of essential supplies, after the Islands had already suffered two … Continue reading

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Royal Mail Issued Stamps on Centenary of WWI

Our five-year commemoration of the First World War has now reached 1917, which saw the US enter the conflict, new challenges at sea and the will of our soldiers being tested like never before.

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New Stamps from France

A Harvest of Cereals Book of 12 postage stamps with permanent validity at the rate of the priority letter for letters up to 20 g destined for France. Format of the notebook: 256 mm x 54 mmThis notebook speaks of … Continue reading

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New Stamps from France

Centenary of the National Office of Veterans and War Victims The National Office of Veterans and War Victims (ONACVG) celebrated its 100th anniversary in March 2016. Born with the First World War, ONACVG was enriched with the facets of its … Continue reading

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Jersey Issued Stamps and MS on Battle of Britain  and  Sir Winston Churchill

The six stamps in this issue commemorate 75 years since the Battle of Britain and depict some of the key factors that enabled Britain to survive. Together these factors helped to form a springboard for allied victory in World War … Continue reading

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Royal Mail is Issuing Stamps on Battle of Britain

Royal Mail has announced that six Special Stamps to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain will be issued on 16 July.The Battle of Britain took place over the summer and autumn of 1940 and saw the Royal Air Force … Continue reading

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South Korea Issued Stamp on British War Hero

During the Korean War, Lt Col James Power Carne led 700 men of the Gloucestershire Regiment against more than 10,000 Chinese in the Battle of Imjin River in 1951.He was eventually captured and spent 19 months in solitary confinement, and … Continue reading

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New Stamps from United States Postal Service

Breast Cancer Research Semipostal Stamp to be Reissued in 2014 The Breast Cancer Research semipostal stamp, originally issued in 1998, is being reissued in 2014.Mandated by Congress in 1997 and signed into law by President Bill Clinton, the 1998 Breast Cancer Researchstamp … Continue reading

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Faroe Islands Issued Stamps on First World War Centenary

Faroe Islands is today  issuing a set of stamps commemorating First World War centenary. It did not take long before the Faroes suffered the consequences of the Great War. Sea transport to and from mainland Europe, especially Denmark, stopped more … Continue reading

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Jersey Issued Stamps on the First World War Centenary

Jersey Post will issue a set of stamps commemorating 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War.Illustrated by Martin Hargreaves, the stamps have a local perspective – all depicted against well-known local backdrops. They focus on the idea of … Continue reading

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