Six postage stamps from the series “Cities of Military Glory” issued by Russian Post

Six postage stamps from the series “Cities of Military Glory” issued by Russian Post
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StampNews.com is glad to inform that Russian Post is issuing a set of stamps called "Cities of Military Glory". This issue consists of six stamps commemorating cities of Russia that were active during the Second World War.

Anapa is a town in Krasnodar Krai, Russia, located on the northern coast of the Black Seanear the Sea of Azov. The stamp is dedicated to martial exploits of Soviet troops near the town of Anapa, which depicts: seaplane EURO-2, 45-mm anti-aircraft gun 21-K sample in 1934, chaser PC-125.

Vladivostok is the largest city and port in the Far East of Russia, the administrative center of Primorsky Krai, a part of the urban district of Vladivostok, the end point of Trans-Siberian Railway. The stamp is dedicated to martial exploits of Soviet troops near the city of Vladivostok. It depicts: a training plane TU-2, BAI armored car, patrol ship "Red pennant".

Kovrov is a city in the center of the European part of Russia, the administrative center of Kovrov -Vladimir region. The stamp is dedicated to martial exploits of Soviet troops near the town of Kovrov. It depicts: machine gun Degtyarev sample of 1937, a 12.7 mm machine gun model DShK-38, gun SU - 76 I.

Kolpino is the city of the north-west European part of Russia. The main enterprise of the city - "Izhorskij factory", during the war produced the body tanks, armored vehicles, ammunition, armored covers, etc.

The stamp is dedicated to martial exploits of Soviet troops at Kolpino. It depicts a twin-engine dive bomber AR - 2, 76 mm regimental gun 52-P-353, fire tank RT-34.

Stary Oskol is the city of the south-western part of Russia, the administrative center of the city district of Stary Oskol, Belgorod region. The stamp is dedicated to martial exploits of Soviet troops near the town of Stary Oskol. It depicts bomber DB-3F, light amphibious tank T-40.

Tikhvin is a city in the north-west European part of Russia, the administrative center of the Tikhvin municipal district of Leningrad region and the Tikhvin urban settlement.

The stamp is dedicated to martial exploits of Soviet troops near the town of Tikhvin. It depicts bomber Pe-8 (TB-7), howitzer B-4 (caterpillar), motobronevagon MBV-2.

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