Recovered territories

Fischer 2822-2824 | Michel 2970-2972 | Scott 2673-2675 | Year of issue 1985 | People's Republic of Poland

40th anniversary of the recovery of Polish North and West territories.

2822
2823
2824
Bolesław III Krzywousty
(Wrymouth)
and the map of Poland
Władysław Gomułka
and the map of Poland
Piotr Zaremba
and the map of Poland

Glossary

Bolesław III Krzywousty (1085-1138) Boleslaus the Wrymouthed, king of Poland (reigned 1102-1138).
Władysław Gomulka (1905-1982) politician.
Piotr Zaremba (1910-1993) Mayer of Szczecin.

Translations

Byliśmy, jesteśmy, będziemy = We were, we are and we will be.
40-lecie ziem odzyskanych = 40 years of recovered territories.
800 rocz(nica) ur(odzin) B(olesława) Krywoustego = 800th anniversary of the birth of Bolesław III Krzywousty.
Min(ister) ziem odzyskanych 1945-1949 = Minister of the recovered territories 1945-1949.
Prezident Szczecina = Mayer of Szczecin.

Relevant pages

Find other Polish stamps commemorating the recovery of territories.

Resources

Recovered Territories
Oder-Neisse line
Historical Eastern Germany
Bolesław III Krzywousty (Wrymouth)
Władysław Gomułka
History of Szczecin
Szczecin