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04 Jun

70th Anniversary of the Monte Cassino Battle

70th Anniversary of the Battle of Monte Cassino (18.05.2014)

  • This battle of Allies forces against German Wehrmacht in Italy took place in 1944, January 17 – May19.
  • Poppy-Flower became the symbol of battle as the Polish soldiers song, composed during this event, say: “the poppy-flowers are so red because they are from Polish Blood”.

FDC - 70th Anniversary of the Monte Cassino Battle

  • On FDC – General Anders, commander of Polish Army in Italy; in the back – ruins of Abbey

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Warsaw 1 of the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Monte Cassino. Monte Cassino May 1944
Date: 18.05.2014

Stamp - 70th Anniversary of the Monte Cassino Battle

Thank You Roman Sudzik for this beautiful FDC.

 
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Posted by on June 4, 2014 in #FDC, #Stamps, Poland

 

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