Alderney Stamps: 75th anniversary of D-Day

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12 July 2019
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The island of Alderney marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day with souvenir products that celebrate the heroism of those involved in this historic event.

On 6 June 1944 and during the summer that followed, men from all over the world went to fight in the Battle of Normandy to help liberate Europe from German occupation.

Among the British military forces taking part in the D-Day Landings were individuals from Alderney, including William John ("Kelly") Barker, Private Charles Edmund Benfield and Signaller George Paltridge.

The products in Alderney's D-Day issue are stamps and a miniature sheet:

48p: Mosquito attacking E-boats 
65p: Pegasus Bridge
66p: Invasion Begins
80p: 6 Commandos - Sword Beach
90p: Outskirts of Villers-Bocage
98p: Typhoon attacking Tiger tank
£3 Miniature Sheet: Arromanches is liberated

D-Day issue details

Issue date: 29 May 2019

Design: Mark Totty

Illustrator: Brian Byron

Print process: Offset lithography

Stamp size: 30mm x 43.76mm

 

A presentation pack and first day cover are also available. To order, visit the website.