Recovered territories

Fischer 798-801 | Michel 942-945 | Scott 705-708 | Year of issue 1955 | People's Republic of Poland

The 10th anniversary of the recovery of West-territories.

798
799
Szczecin
(former government building)
Wrocław
(John the Baptist cathedral)

800
801
Zielona Góra
(town hall)
Opole
(town hall)

Glossary

In 1945, Poland's borders were redrawn. A stretch of East German land was given to Poland, while a large areas of eastern territory had to be given to the Soviet Union.

Relevant pages

Find other Polish stamps commemorating the recovery of territories.

Resources

Recovered territories
Revision of borders of Poland (1945)
Szczecin (Stettin in German)
Wrocław (Breslau in German)
Zielona Góra (Grünberg in German)
Opole (Oppeln in German)

First Day Cover


Fischer 798-801 FDC

Proofs


800 P2