Warsaw Uprising

Fischer 1365 | Michel 1513 | Scott 1256 | Year of issue 1964 | People's Republic of Poland

20th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising of 1944.


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Rebels on the barricades

Translations

Powstania Warszawskie = The Warsaw Uprising.

Glossary

In the Warsaw Uprising, citizens of Warsaw revolted against the German occupation when the Russian Red army approached the city in August 1944. The Russians however, did not support the rebels and the uprising failed, after which the city was destroyed by the German army. Many Poles were killed or exiled.

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