For all the years of the Great Patriotic War, in the country 10 orders and 21 medals were founded. For their efforts on the fronts more than 7 million people were awarded.
During the war years to the pre-war medal "For Courage", "For Military Merit" such medals were added by which soldiers and officers of the Red Army were awarded for the defense of the city, for the capture of enemy cities and liberation of the enslaved Germany states.
The stamps depict the medal "For Defense of Leningrad", "For the Defense of Sevastopol", "For the defense of Stalingrad", "For the defense of Moscow."
To release envelope with first day blowout was prepared (Moscow).