On April 6, a stamp dedicated to the Koenigsberg operation was put into postal circulation in the Path to Victory series

The Koenigsberg operation (April 6-9, 1945) was an offensive operation of the USSR Armed Forces in the course of the Great Patriotic War aimed at defeating the German force grouping and seizure of the fortress city of Koenigsberg.

The stamp provides an image of a bas-relief with a group of Soviet soldiers participating in the Koenigsberg operation.

In addition to the issue of the postal stamp, JSC Marka will produce First Day Covers and special cancels for Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kaliningrad.

Design Artist: S. Ulyanovsky.
Face value: 60 rubles.
Stamp size: 65×32.5 mm, sheet size: 180×180 mm.
Emission form: a sheet with formatted margins with 7 (2×3) stamps and a coupon.
Quantity: 119 thousand stamps (17 thousand sheets).

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