Warsaw Uprising

Fischer 2782-2785 | Michel 2930-2933 | Scott 2634-2637 | Year of issue 1984 | People's Republic of Poland

40th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising.


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Rebels at a call


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Scout taking mail


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Fighting rebel


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Care for injury

Translations

40 rocznica powstania Warszawskiego = 40th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising.
Harcerska Poczta Połowa = Scouts Field Post.

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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Resources

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