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DDR (German Democratic Republic) commemorating 30th anniversary of liberation from fascism. A 4-stamp set + 1 s/s.
1975, 6 May (date of issue)
Private collection of Krzysztof Slowinski
The stamp no. 2042 (Scott 1643) shows graphic representation of Yevgeni Khaldei's [1917-1997] photograph of Russian Red Army soldiers mounting national flag at the roof of Reichstag building (Third Reich parliament). The photograph was taken after the fall of Berlin in May 1945.
Catalog number: Michel 2038 - 2041 (+ 2042 [Bl. 42]), Scott 1639 - 1642 (+ 1643)