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Wehrmacht Day

On 11 March 1944, the Third Reich issued this series to commemorate Wehrmacht Day (Armed Forces Day).

The stamps of this series depict:

  • 3+2 Pf — assault boat
  • 4+3 Pf — Kettenkrad
  • 5+3 Pf — paratroopers
  • 6+4 Pf — U-boat commander
  • 8+4 Pf — SS mortar team
  • 10+5 Pf — searchlight
  • 12+6 Pf — machine gun team
  • 15+10 Pf — tank destroyer
  • 16+10 Pf — E-boat
  • 20+10 Pf — Arado Ar-196
  • 24+10 Pf — railroad gun
  • 25+15 Pf — Nebelwerfer
  • 30+20 Pf — mountain infantryman
The “x” denotes vertical gum rippling, and the “y” denotes horizontal gum rippling.

Set Date(s)

11 March 1944

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)

Wehrmacht Day

On 11 March 1944, the Third Reich issued this series to commemorate Wehrmacht Day (Armed Forces Day).

The stamps of this series depict:

  • 3+2 Pf — assault boat
  • 4+3 Pf — Kettenkrad
  • 5+3 Pf — paratroopers
  • 6+4 Pf — U-boat commander
  • 8+4 Pf — SS mortar team
  • 10+5 Pf — searchlight
  • 12+6 Pf — machine gun team
  • 15+10 Pf — tank destroyer
  • 16+10 Pf — E-boat
  • 20+10 Pf — Arado Ar-196
  • 24+10 Pf — railroad gun
  • 25+15 Pf — Nebelwerfer
  • 30+20 Pf — mountain infantryman
The “x” denotes vertical gum rippling, and the “y” denotes horizontal gum rippling.

Set Date(s)

11 March 1944

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)