40th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising.
Rebels at a call
Scout taking mail
Care for injury
40 rocznica powstania Warszawskiego = 40th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising.
Harcerska Poczta Połowa = Scouts Field Post.
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.
Find other Polish stamps commemorating the Warsaw Uprising of 1944.