German invasion of Poland

Fischer 2498 (Sheet 65) | Michel 2646 (Sheet 79) | Scott B137 | Year of issue 1979 | People's Republic of Poland

40th anniversary of the German invasion of Poland.


Sheet 65

Translations

40 rocznica napaści Niemiec Hitlerowskich na Polskę = 40th anniversary of the Nazi German invasion of Poland.
Pomnik obrońców poczty Polskiej w Gdańsku = Monument of the defenders of the Polish post office in Gdańsk.
Dopłata 5 Zł na pomnik = 5 Złoty surcharge for the monument.

Glossary

The Virtuti Militari (Latin: "For Military Valor") is Poland's highest military decoration for valor in the face of the enemy.

Relevant pages

Fischer 411 (7th anniversary of the defence of the post office in Gdańsk)
Fischer 915 (19th anniversary of the defence of the post office in Gdańsk)
Fischer 2497 (Monument of the defenders of the Polish post office in Gdańsk)

Resources

World War II
History of Poland (1939-1945)
Polish September Campaign
Virtuti Militari
Gdańsk
Nazi Germany