To Victims of Holocaust

Newsletter # 31 (317) October 14, 2008
On October 21, 2008 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue the stamp To victims of Holocaust prepared by the Publishing Centre Marka of the EUR Belpochta.
Designer: Artiom Rybchinski. Printing: offset. Colour: full colour. Paper: chalk-surfaced. Perforation: comb 13¾: 13½. Size of the stamp: 3726 mm. Sheet composition: 8 stamps + 1 coupon. Size of the sheet: 147x102 mm. Print quantity of the stamp: 36.000.
There are elements of protection on the stamp.
Historical reference: Holocaust is a word of Greek origin meaning sacrifice by fire. The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators in the period of 1933-1945 according to the Nazi ideology of Race. The Nazis and their collaborators created Jewish ghettos on the occupied territories. Minsk ghetto was one of the largest in Europe. About 100 000 people were killed in Minsk ghetto. It was destroyed 65 years ago.
No. 759
To victims of Holocaust
500 BYR
special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the Main Post Office of Minsk on the stamp issuing day.
Colour of the postmark — black.
Special postmark and FDC
designed by Artiom Rybchinski.
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