200th anniversary of the independence of the United States of America: participation of Poles in American life.
Za wolność waszą i naszą = For your freedom and ours.
George Washington (1732-1799) was the successful commander-in-chief of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) and later became the first President of the United States, an office to which he was elected twice (1789-1797).
Kazimierz Pułaski (1745-1779) is called Casimir Pulaski in the United States. From 1777 to 1779, he fought for independence of the United States in the American Revolution under the command of George Washington.
Tadeusz Kościuszko (1746-1817) was a Polish national hero who fought in the American Revolutionary War as a colonel in the Continental Army on the side of Washington.
The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) is also known as the American War of Independence.
Find other Polish stamps depicting Tadeusz Kościuszko
Casimir Pulaski (Kazimierz Pułaski)
American Revolutionary War
Battle of Yorktown (1781)