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125th birth anniversary of G.K.Zhukov

Newsletter # 35 (924) November 25, 2021

On December 1, 2021 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue the stamp “125th birth anniversary of G.K.Zhukov”.

Design: Yauheniya Biadonik. Print process: offset. Colour: multicoloured. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforations: comb 12. Stamp size: 40х56 mm. Sheet composition: 6 (3х2) stamps. Sheet size: 141х138 mm. Print quantity: 30.000 stamps.

Printer: Republican Unitary Enterprise “Bobruisk Integrated Printing House named after A.T.Nepogodin”.

125th birth anniversary of G.K.Zhukov

125th birth anniversary of G.K.Zhukov  Catalog number: 1439

125th birth anniversary of G.K.Zhukov
Element of protection
125th birth anniversary of G.K.Zhukov
Face value P is equal to the air-mail tariff of a letter up to 20 gram abroad.

Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov (1896–1974) – Marshal of the Soviet Union (1943), four times the Hero of the Soviet Union (1939, 1944, 1945, 1956). He was a member of the First World War and the Civil War.
During the Great Patriotic War, he was a member of the Headquarters of the Supreme Command (since June 23, 1941), commander of the Reserve, Leningrad and Western fronts, since August 1942 he was the first deputy commissar of defense and deputy Supreme commander. In 1942-1943 he coordinated the actions of the fronts at Stalingrad, to break the blockade of Leningrad, in the Battle of Kursk and the Battle of the Dnieper. He commanded the 1st Ukrainian Front (March - May 1944), coordinated the actions of the 1st and 2nd Belorussian fronts that took part in Operation Bagration. From November 1944 to June 1945 he commanded the 1st Belorussian Front.

On May 8, 1945, he accepted the surrender of the armed forces of fascist Germany. On June 24, 1945, he took the Victory Parade on Red Square in Moscow.

The project was prepared in cooperation with the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History and school №83 named after G.K. Zhukov in Minsk.

125th birth anniversary of G.K.Zhukov
 

125th birth anniversary of G.K.Zhukov

Colour of the postmark – black.

Special postmark and FDC designed by Ya.Biadonik.

A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the Main Post Office of Minsk on the stamp issuing day.

 


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