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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Russia 2015 Stamp Issue
Great Patriotic War - Heroes Submarines





:: RUSSIA
 :: THEME: Heroes Submariners 
  :: NOMINAL VALUE: 16 RUB 
   :: ISSUE DATE: 19 March 2015
    :: STAMP DESIGN: P. Komca
     
    



During the Great Patriotic War, surface and underwater vessels successfully contributed to the Red Army in conducting operations in the coastal areas, to carry out independent military action to disrupt enemy communications water, destroyed more than 1,600 combat ships and enemy ships.

Evgeni Osipov (1913-1943) - the captain of the third rank, the title of Hero of the Soviet Union was awarded for exemplary performance of command assignments and for displaying courage and heroism in World War II. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, World War I level.

Alexander Marinesko (1913-1963) - the captain of the third rank, the title of Hero of the Soviet Union (posthumously) awarded for bravery and heroism in the fight against the Nazi invaders in World War II. He was awarded two Orders of Lenin, two Orders of the Red Banner, medals "For Military Merit" and "For the Defense of Leningrad".





70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945. "Heroes submariners"
70-летию Победы в Великой Отечественной войне 1941-1945гг. "Герои-подводники"

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PRICE: 16 RUB






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ISSUE DATE: 19 March 2015
NOMINAL VALUE: 16 RUB
CIRCULATION: 250 000
STAMP DESIGN: Р. Комса
STAMP SIZE: 40 mm х 28 mm
SHEET SIZE: 149 mm × 168 mm
PERFORATIONS: 12 x 12 ½
PRINTING PROCESS: offset 
RUSSIAN POST PRODUCT NUMBER: 1925, 1926