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№ 208-214. The 50th Victory Anniversary of the Great Patriotic War.

07.04.1995

Painter – Artsymenev Y.

Stamps per sheets: 36 (6x6 stamps).
Paper - coated; manufacturing process - offset; perforation - comb 12½ x 12.

The stamp features portraits of the heads of the three allied states in the WWI against the background of a stylised world map (right to left): I.V.Stalin (USSR), F.D. Roosevelt (USA), W.Churchill (UK). The conference which took place in the Great Livadia Palace, set forth the strategic military plans of the allied states and drafted the core principles of their post-war policies. The members of the conference declared the destruction of the German militarism and Nazism. The USSR agreed to join the war against Japan after the capitulation of Germany. A decision was made to create the UN.

Face value Size Description Price, mint Price, used Quantity
250.00 40×28 The Crimean (Yalta) Conference (February 4 – 11, 1945).
multicolor
250.00 50.00 500000

№ 209

The stamp features the storm of Reichstag. The Soviet troops broke the Nazi’s defence line on the Rivers Oder, Neise, and the Zelov hights, surrounded and destroyed the German troops in Berlin. On 29 April the battle of Reichstag started which finished on 2 May. On 30 April 1945 the Victory Banner was erected on top of Reichstag which became a symbol of the Soviet victory over the Nazis. On 8 May the representatives of the German commandment signed the capitulation act.

Face value Size Description Price, mint Price, used Quantity
250.00 40×28 Berlin campaign. (16.04 - 8.05.1945).
multicolor
250.00 50.00 500000

№ 210

The stamp features a detail of a memorial at the former Oswenzim concentration camp, an urn with the remains of the victims who were killed in the camp’s crematorium (the monument was opened in 1967, authors: E.Yarnushkevich, U.Palka, T.Valle, M.Vitale). During the camp’s four years history more than four million people were killed in it. In January 1945 the Soviet troops discharged its prisoners. In the right part of the stamp there is a monument to the fighters against fascism built on the site of the former Zaxenhausen concentration camp (the complex was opened in 1961, by L.Deiters, R.Grets,V.Grzimek, V.Vomaka). The concentration camp where more than 100,000 people were killed was liberated by the Soviet troops in April 1945.

Face value Size Description Price, mint Price, used Quantity
250.00 40×28 Discharge of concentration camp prisoners.
multicolor
250.00 50.00 500000

№ 211

The stamp features the Unknown Hero Grave, a memorial to the Soviet soldiers killed in the Great Patriotic War. The remains of an unknown soldier killed in the battle of Moscow in 1941 were buried at the Kremlin Wall in 1966. The memorial complex was opened on 8 May 1967 when the eternal flame was lit above the grave. The memorial features the draping banner, laurel branches, and a soldier’s helmet. In front of the memorial there is a five-pointed star where the eternal flame burns. The text on the granite slab reads: “Thy name is unknown. Thy feat is immortal”. The memorial was designed by D.I.Burdin, V.A.Klimov, N.B.Tomsky. The stamp also features an illustration to a poem "White cranes" by Rasoul Gamzatov.

Face value Size Description Price, mint Price, used Quantity
250.00 28×40 The Unknown Hero Grave.
multicolor
250.00 50.00 500000

№ 212

The stamp features a composition of flags of the USSR, the USA, and the UK, the victorious states of the WWII, against the background of the defeated banners of the destroyed nazi's Germany. The map of the demilitarised Germany, divided into occupation areas, a broken swastika. The conference took place in Cecilienhoff palace in Potsdam (near Berlin). The conference addressed the issues of Germany's demilitarisation and democratisation.

Face value Size Description Price, mint Price, used Quantity
250.00 28×40 The Berlin (Potsdam) Conference (17 July – 2 August 1945).
multicolor
250.00 50.00 500000

№ 213

The stamp features the Soviet attacking bombers Pe-2 on a mission. The strategic attack which led to the destruction of the Japanese Quantun Army and liberation of the North Korea, was carried out by the Soviet troops together with the army of the Mongolian People's Army. On 19 August the Japanese troops started to surrender, and the capitulation of Japan on 2 September 1945 marked the end of the WWII.

Face value Size Description Price, mint Price, used Quantity
250.00 40×28 Manchjury operation (9 August – 2 September 1945).
multicolor
250.00 50.00 500000

Souvenir sheet

Paper - coated; manufacturing process - offset; perforation - frame 11½ x 12½; souvenir sheet size 90×65 mm; multicolor.
Souvenier sheet print quantity - 500000.

The Parade in MOscow on 24 June 1945 marked the victory of the Soviet people and army over the Nazis in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945. Marshal Rokossovsky took the parade. The parade demonstrated the might and glory of the Soviet armed forces which destroyed the nazi Germany. The margins of the sheetlet feature the St.Basil's Cathedral in Red Square, the Spasskaya Tower of the Moscow Kremlin, red banners, a five-pointed star and the text "The 50th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War".

Face value Size Description Price, mint Price, used
214 500.00 37×52 The stamp of the sheet features the USSR Marshal Zhukov in the Victory Parade. multicolor 500.00 170.00

Sheetlet

Stamps per sheet: 6 (3x2  stamps).
Paper - coated; manufacturing process - offset; perforation - comb 12½ x 12.
Sheetlet print quantity - 120000.

The margins of the sheetlet feature the troops who took part in the Great Patriotic War and the text "The 50th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War".

Category:
History : Historical events and dates
History : The Great Patriotic War (1941-1945) and World War Two

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