Liberation of Łódź and Warsaw

Fischer 358-360 | Michel 391, 404 and 392 | Scott 365-367 | Year of issue 1945 | Communist Poland

Warsaw was liberated 17 January 1945 and Łódź was liberated 19 January 1945.

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359
360
Silhouette
of Łódź
The monument for
Tadeusz Kościuszko
in Łódź
Flagbearer
with war victim
in Warsaw


Fischer 360nz pair (imperforate issue)

Glossary

Łódź is an industrial city southwest of Warsaw.
The monument for Tadeusz Kościuszko on Liberty Square (Plac Wolności) in Łódź was unveiled in 1931. It is a sculpture created by Mieczysław Lubelski. The monument was destroyed by the Germans during the World War II and it was restored in 1960.

Translations

Warszawa wolna 17.1.1945 = Warsaw free 17 January 1945.

Relevant pages

Find other Polish stamps commemorating liberation and the end of World War II

Resources

Łódź
Tadeusz Kościuszko
Polish flag

Proofs


Fischer 358 proof