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prop·a·gan·da
noun /ˌpräpəˈgandə/ 

1. Information, esp. of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view
- he was charged with distributing enemy propaganda

2. The dissemination of such information as a political strategy
- the party's leaders believed that a long period of education and propaganda would be necessary

This thread deals with political propaganda, war, totalitarian regimes, space exploration, missiles and nukes, military equipment and so on. Those interested are welcome to post their stamps and covers.

For obvious reasons, please refrain from being too serious and please mind the forum rules, as well as your local legislation, especially when dealing with nazi stuff.

Any translations, explanations, anecdotes and background info is highly appreciated.

So welcome, post away, and the louder the better.

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The above stamp is a 2005 issue dealing with the Korean proxy war that was fought in the beginning of the 1950s by the capitalist West one one side (USA, GB, etc) and the communist East (USSR, China, etc) on the other. War broke out only 5 years after WW2 and it is considered to be one of the most important armed conflicts of the Cold War.

The dates 25.6 and 27.7 refer to the beginning and the end of the conflict, in 1950 and 1953 respectively. With regard to the latter, it is interesting (and funny) to note that American records refer to it as "The 1953 Armistice", whereas DPRK records call it "The 1953 Shameful American Capitulation".
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Bought these last year and added to stock, and thought adding it to the board adds a tiny bit more to our ever growing stamp photo archive.

This one we can see also has the special cancel referred to in the collector's notes.

Joseph Stalin's head in place of KGV was pretty cheeky. :mrgreen:

Always keenly sought by GB collectors, Silver Jubilee stamp collectors, and collectors of WW2, Judaica and propaganda type material.

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This German parody of the Great Britain 1935 1/2 pence dark green Silver Jubilee stamp. Forgeries of the Silver Jubilee issue of 1935 were falsified at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp by order of Heinrich Himmler during the 2nd world war, has a bust of Stalin in place of King George VI, and misspelled English text "This war is a / Jewsh war" replacing "Silver Jubilee / Half Penny."

The dates have been altered to read 1939-1944 instead of 1910-1935. The Star of David and the hammer and sickle appear prominently in several places (3 times each). The parody is printed in sheets of 120 (10x12).

There has always been a question about the misspelling of the word "Jewsh" and if this was an attempt by the Concentration Camp prisoners to embarrass their German masters.

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At the same time as the Silver Jubilee stamp (shown above by Glen) was produced, so to was a copy of the 1937 coronation stamp, (as well as some of the low value definitives)

The coronation copy is shown below
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Thanks for the post Glen - that's quite an interesting forgery. I love the way they've drawn Stalin, and the little smirk they've added on his face.

Here is another set, this time from the 1970s:

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The larger stamp on the left celebrates the 30th anniversary of the end of the war. True to their interpretation of the outcome, the US is shown defeated. The yellow symbol on the red flag represents the party: a hammer, a sickle, and something quite uncommon among socialist regimes - a brush for the intellectuals.



The stamp on the right shows the sculpture standing near the Mansudae Grand Monument in Pyongyang (a huge bronze statue of Kim il Sung).

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I.R.A unification of Ireland

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Anti Hitler cindarellas

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Anti German propaganda from WWI

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COLIN wrote:I.R.A unification of Ireland

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Scottish nationalism surely.

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The "D" of value on the small defins is made up from the hammer and sickle if you look carefully!

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These are fakes of a fake, and yet I sell a dozen or so a year at $20. :mrgreen:

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Adolf Hitler 'FUTSCHES REICH' (Ruined Empire) 12pf red Propaganda forgery Mini Sheet of 4:

The then current Hitler German 12pf letter rate stamp design lampooned with smiling Hitler 'Death Mask'. Originals were part of the World War 2 USA Office Of Strategic Services (OSS) "Operation Cornflake" propaganda campaign to undermine the German public.

Details of this wide ranging stamp propaganda campaign were not found until shortly after the death of wartime USA President Franklin D. Roosevelt - whose stamp collection was sold at auction and official letters outlining this issue were discovered among it.

The original "Skull" stamps were key part of a high level clandestine plan to undermine the morale of the average German citizen. The Allies felt that if many German people started receiving Anti-Nazi propaganda in their morning mail delivered punctually at breakfast time by the mailman, they would feel that their "German Empire" was falling apart from within.

They were the brainchild of General "Wild Bill" Donovan, head of the OSS - the U.S. espionage agency during World War II (that later became the CIA) who ordered the original stamps printed by OSS operations in Switzerland.

The OSS decided that the best way to smuggle the mail into the regular German postal system was to bomb mail trains. In addition to the bombs possibly destroying the trains, they dropped sacks of mail containing Anti-Nazi propaganda. During the confusion of cleaning up the wreck, the false mail sacks were mixed with the damaged German mail.

The OSS re-created all aspects of the German Postal system from real business return addresses to many thousands of names and addresses pulled from the telephone directories. They even replicated the mail bags, postal markings and every other detail of the postal system.

Every letter was franked with the fake "Skull" stamps. On opening the letter, they would find it filled with anti-Nazi propaganda often including the 12pf red "Futsches Reich" stamp.

"War is Hell" as we all know and Donovan wrote to Roosevelt: "Every fortnight approximately 500 to 1200 copies of the Frankfurter Zeitung are likewise sent into Germany where they are mailed to individuals whose addresses appear in the death notices of soldiers who are reported to have died for the fatherland."

The original forgeries are fully catalogued in Michel, and of course are rare and expensive and seldom are offered on the market.

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I am unsure of the origin and issuer of this Rhodesian cinderella ( block of 4 )

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I have an idea that it was a non-Government issue to thank South Africans who had contributed to the concerted and private effort to send fuel to Rhodesia during the "Beira Blockade"
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Scottish nationalism surely.
Methinks you are correct. :D
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Propaganda is neither new, nor always limited to the stamps.
Here are a couple of 1850s covers touting the evil of drink and the wonders of temperance.
(a misguided movement, if there ever was one).

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(First is from Great Britain, the second is from the US)

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For an academic discourse on one Portuguese aspect of this I recommend

Nationalism and the colonial imprint: the stamps of Portugal and Lusophone Africa and Asia.

Igor Cusack, University of Bristol, Department of Politics and Department of
Hispanic Studies.


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Postage stamps may be seen as tiny transmitters of the dominant ideologies of the state destined for both
the imagined community of the nation and the epistemic community of philatelists. The imagery of stamps
therefore often promotes the dominant discourses of a particular nationalism, recalls historical triumphs and
myths and defines the national territory in maps or landscapes. Issuing authorities also print stamps for sale
to a large community of stamp collectors and this has been of particular importance in many colonial
authorities and impoverished postcolonial states. This paper addresses these themes by focussing on the
stamps of Portugal and its empire. The changing representation of women on the stamps issued during the
Portuguese Monarchy, the Republic, the Estado Novo and in the colonies all confirm the patriarchal
construction of Portuguese nationalism and the Portuguese imperialist project in the late nineteenth and
twentieth centuries

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Beautiful. I'm very happy (and grateful) that my little thread sparked some enthusiasm. Quality posts, great pictures, and the stories behind... well documented and always spot-on.

Many thanks for your precious contributions, keep em coming.

Here's a few more:

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This evil little gun is said to have belonged to Kim Jong-suk, the "Eternal Patriot", first wife of Kim Il Sung and mother of current leader Kim Jong-il. She joined the Young Communist League of Korea in 1932 directly under the orders of the devoted revolutionary who would later become her husband (and the Sun-God of Korea). The communists were fighting Japanese occupation and she was an example of devotion to Kim Il Sung: she once dried his uniform against her skin and made lining for his shoes from her hair. Her memory of abnegation and patriotism remains in N Korean collective memory "like a star".

Now for the gun in itself, I'm afraid I don't have much info. However, given the geopolitical context, I'd say it's a more or less heavily modified Chinese build of the widely spread Russian TT pistol, made small and nasty and juuust perfect for boudoir assassinations... the one accessory any revolutionary female patriot should have tucked away somewhere.

This next sheet pictures both celestial figures of the Eternal President and Great Leader Kim Il Sung, and of the Dear Leader-General Kim Jong-il with the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the creation of the Korean People's Army when they were assisting to a particularly impressive and well-organised military march in Pyongyang.

Kim-Jong-il is said to have but once spoken in public, addressing the audience as follows: "Long live the victorious Korean People's Army!". Now, this information is not verified and may very well be plain wrong, but if it *is* true, that's the moment he'd have said it, as he seems to be speaking some revolutionary wisdom in those microphones.

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And never forget this one.

"The Falkland Islands Belong to Argentina."

Issued during the 'conflict' . I visit there a few times a year, and trust me, they are ready to invade it once again.

Ushuaia I had not been to for 10 years, and its size has trebled with new docks, roads, hospitals and infrastructure readily to support the invasion.

I visited the Falklands after the "invasion" and there were - and are - more British troops there, than there are Falklanders - literally.

Thatcher spend BILLIONS of pounds building the Mount Pleasant airport on what were wind swept sheep grazing fields.

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This is a complete nonsense, Glen... Ushuaia is a city devoted to industrial development and to tourism. Saying that the infraestruture is intended to an invasion is absurd.

The spirit of my country is claiming that the islands are part of Argentina, but always in international organisms, such like UN, OEA, etc.

We don't want a war never more.

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ernelopez .. Argentina wants them back, and the British have 1000s of troops STILL sitting there as they too know that. :idea:

They would not be there unless they expected a surprise visit again. Basic logic.

Nothing else in Argentina has expanded at that rate (or any rate!) .. Ushuaia's population has TREBLED in the past 20 years - agree? I colour not believe how huge it had grown in a mere 10 years between visits. Have you been there to see for yourself?

Given that one cannot walk down any street in Buenos Aires without spraining an ankle after stepping in holes in footpaths and craters and all kinds of other 4th world paving, it does seem odd that right opposite the Falklands your Government is spending a FORTUNE in that remote spot on Tierra Del Fuego. :mrgreen:

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Gentlemen,

Regardless of who's right or wrong (which in itself is quite a funny thought in a PROPAGANDA thread) - this type of discussion is likely to escalate to armed conflict, personnal attacks on race, religion and sexual orientation, political views and beard length. It would definetly be funny, but probably not for the forum admins.

A healthy argument is always refreshing - as long as it doesn't close the thread down. So throw mustard gas at each other, and nukes, and Phill Collins records, but don't kill the thread, please :)

Next time I promise to take sides and create alliances, as being politicallly correct is real boring.

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Damn Swiss -- staying out of arguments for 800 years. :lol: :lol:

A few more WW1 efforts .......

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Brilliant, so pretty.

Funny you say that, cause I became Swiss yesterday.

I am a Romanian national, and our nazi past (Iron Guard) blends perfectly with the half century of communism we had... I think radical opposed doctrines annihilate each other and produce Swiss people in the process.

either way, the Swiss haven't had a decent war in some 800 years...

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Well done - I thought you needed to reside there for 120 years to get that opportunity. 8)

I've visited there many times, and my friend Rudi has had me laughing at many of the wacky laws and rules there. :mrgreen:

Also he said "We Swiss never take part in any Wars - we just PROFIT from them all".

I like to think I learn one thing each day here on stampboards, and today I learned about Edith Cavell depicted on the propaganda stamp above.

I had seen this stamp many times depicting Mount Edith Cavell and discover it was named in 1916 after the UK nurse the Germans executed.
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You were close enough with the 120 - it's actually 12 if you're not from the EU. but yes, it's a lengthy, costly process that grinds your neurones (and especially your bank account) at incredible speeds.

I find very interesting however the way they herd their voters into saying "yes" to various changes - the art used on the posters is identical to soviet war-time drawings and to today's DPRK propaganda. I've documented federal and cantonal voting matters for the past 4-5 years... if taken out of context you'd swear there's a war raging somewhere really close :)

In any case, i'm a fan.

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ecce_lex wrote:the art used on the posters is identical to soviet war-time drawings and to today's DPRK propaganda. I've documented federal and cantonal voting matters for the past 4-5 years... if taken out of context you'd swear there's a war raging somewhere really close :)
Could you perhaps show us some of those?
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With great pleasure, as soon as I get home. Some are real beauties, will try to make a selection for you guys.

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Swiss posters. These are spread across the cities and urge voters for a YES or a NO on such various matters as cutting down trees, increasing tax, decriminalizing drugs or tightening immigration rules. Voting matters can be federal or cantonal, as each canton enjoys a great deal of autonomy (as to when school starts for example, tax, civil and criminal procedure and so on).

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One of the best, against the privatisation of the Geneva public transport network.

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In favour of legislation tightening the conditions for acquiring the Swiss nationality.

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This is against increasing the University tax.

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Against decriminalizing marijuana. And as a bonus: yours truly.

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This is against opening borders to Romanians and Bulgarians following these two countries' admittance into the European Union.

And a crop from the great one with the cobras:

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And one on gun laws:

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Great posters .. yes one of the funny things my friend Rudi told me was you are voting near every week on School headmasters, local bus routes, and all kinds of crazy things!

The funny thing is seeing your last poster, Rudi tells me there are FAR more guns in homes in Suisse than in the USA on a per capita basis - FAR more.

Everyone does National Service, and you keep your gun at home after you do it I understand.

Yet despites a gun in near every home, there are remarkably few homicides. :idea:
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Glen wrote:
Everyone does National Service, and you keep your gun at home after you do it I understand.
Yes every one, I did...

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every farmer did.....

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....and every horse too!

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..........we transported guns....ammunition......building material for trenches and food to places where no jeep or motor bike could reach.....and no choppers could fly through the fog to the top of the mountains....

at the base!

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and everybody took his gun/ pistole and 24 bullets home...in case of being called up .....

I think at the time, the Swiss Army was able to mobilize 80'000 soldiers to be fully armed assembled at the given location known to each men in case of emergency in a time frame of 10 hours!

....... and in all 12 years of my active soldier-ship....we only shot at "card-board" enemies! :D


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CH + zug + 1291... you must be one of the Founding Fathers lol. Great pictures from the army... did you have a chance to play with the k-31? Am thinking of buying it.. found one built in '43 that has been kept in grease all this time, the metal is in perfect condition...

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ecce_lex, thanks for the posters, indeed very similar in style to Soviet 1930's - 1940's. Interesting.
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This is Kultur. It belongs with the similar stamps above.

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The French should be included in all things.

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Not forgetting the British Army.

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DCP23 wrote:ecce_lex, thanks for the posters, indeed very similar in style to Soviet 1930's - 1940's. Interesting.
I have some older ones that go back to the war years, the similarity is even more striking there.. I'll post a few tonight for a laugh.

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Here is a short story of philatelic cold war.

In 1959, only 10 years after the end of the civil war in Greece, a leading leftist named Manolis Glezos was convicted for communistic activities in Greece (Communist party was banned then). Glezos was already a symbol of the Resistance against the Germans. It is believed that one night he took down the German flag from Acropolis. USSR was supporting Glezos in many ways, and in Dec. 1959 issued a stamp with his picture.
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In reply, Greece issued a series of stamps with the picture of Imre Nagy, the leader of the 1956 Hungarian uprising who was executed in 1958.
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The message under his figure says "Freedom to the people".
Soon both countries agreed to withdraw these stamps.

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Global Administrator wrote:ernelopez .. Argentina wants them back, and the British have 1000s of troops STILL sitting there as they too know that. :idea:

They would not be there unless they expected a surprise visit again. Basic logic.

Nothing else in Argentina has expanded at that rate (or any rate!) .. Ushuaia's population has TREBLED in the past 20 years - agree? I colour not believe how huge it had grown in a mere 10 years between visits. Have you been there to see for yourself?

Given that one cannot walk down any street in Buenos Aires without spraining an ankle after stepping in holes in footpaths and craters and all kinds of other 4th world paving, it does seem odd that right opposite the Falklands your Government is spending a FORTUNE in that remote spot on Tierra Del Fuego. :mrgreen:
The Falklands/Malvinas crisis was NOT about imperialism, it was NOT about Galtieri or Thatcher diverting attention from "local" political difficulties.

I was a young under-graduate geologist at the time, and I clearly remember one of our lecturers coming into class during the invasion and saying "THIS IS ABOUT OIL!!!". The underlying rock formations are VERY likely to contain reserves on a massive scale.

Nobody in the general public in Argentina or Britain at the time really cared about these islands - and probably very few in either country knew where they were (there's a story that the BBC "globe" used on the TV between programmes had to be redrawn to include the islands...).

So why the war? And why nearly 30 years later have we got a huge British military presence, and a huge Angentinian infrastructure facing the islands?

It's to bring in the oil and/or to protect the interests of those drilling for it.

So far there have been a few low-key stories in the media about prospecting in that area, but the "big one" will come along soon:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/southamerica/falkl ... onomy.html

And when it does, let's hope that all involved can co-operate peacefully and benefit from the prosperity that should result.

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Zenon, thank you for the Greek / USSR / Hungarian input - much appreciated. Many things to learn from these posts, am very grateful.

I see the Falklands are a hot topic, here's something to go with it:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBVtVR7Nme0

It *may* sound like a bunch of whining hippies, but in this context it could add to the discussion.

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Global Administrator wrote:ernelopez .. Argentina wants them back, and the British have 1000s of troops STILL sitting there as they too know that. :idea:

They would not be there unless they expected a surprise visit again. Basic logic.

Nothing else in Argentina has expanded at that rate (or any rate!) .. Ushuaia's population has TREBLED in the past 20 years - agree? I colour not believe how huge it had grown in a mere 10 years between visits. Have you been there to see for yourself?

Given that one cannot walk down any street in Buenos Aires without spraining an ankle after stepping in holes in footpaths and craters and all kinds of other 4th world paving, it does seem odd that right opposite the Falklands your Government is spending a FORTUNE in that remote spot on Tierra Del Fuego. :mrgreen:
The Falklands/Malvinas crisis was NOT about imperialism, it was NOT about Galtieri or Thatcher diverting attention from "local" political difficulties.

I was a young under-graduate geologist at the time, and I clearly remember one of our lecturers coming into class during the invasion and saying "THIS IS ABOUT OIL!!!". The underlying rock formations are VERY likely to contain reserves on a massive scale.

Nobody in the general public in Argentina or Britain at the time really cared about these islands - and probably very few in either country knew where they were (there's a story that the BBC "globe" used on the TV between programmes had to be redrawn to include the islands...).

So why the war? And why nearly 30 years later have we got a huge British military presence, and a huge Angentinian infrastructure facing the islands?

It's to bring in the oil and/or to protect the interests of those drilling for it.

So far there have been a few low-key stories in the media about prospecting in that area, but the "big one" will come along soon:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/southamerica/falkl ... onomy.html

And when it does, let's hope that all involved can co-operate peacefully and benefit from the prosperity that should result.
I don't think the war (or the whole Falkland/Malvinas issue) was for oil at all.
After Spanish withdrawal in 1811, Argentina settled in the islands in 1820. In 1833 the Islands were captured by the English.

That was almost a century before the oil was an economic resource. Argentina allways claimed for the islands since 1833.

The cause of the war was a decadent military government that needed to improve its public image, and attempted to do it acomplishing a long claim of the argentinian people, the return of the islands to Argentina. Oil was never the cause.

And regarding the expansion of Ushuaia and other southern cities in Argentina, has nothing to do with the Falklands. In the case of Ushuaia, i would bet the tourism is the main cause to it.

But no government in Argentina since 1983 wanted another war, and the proof of it is that there was no significant investment in the armed forces since then.

The military presence in Ushuaia and southern Argentina is nothing compared to what it was before or right after the war, unlike what happened with the English forces.
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Back to Propoganda stamps!
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The things I see. Listed this up for sale at $40 - https://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=19430

This was in an Estate. Full sheet fresh MUH. NOTHING else from this area was in there.

Assumed it was a radical Cinderella or label, as a blindfolded, handcuffed USA citizen with a caption about 'USA Spy Dens', and a burning USA flag, was never going to be REAL stamp.

For some reason I looked it up in SG, and see it was an ISSUED STAMP!!!!!

I am astounded the UPU allows this kind of thing. From ANY country.

Presumably they could be legally used on mail to the USA ... I bet NONE ever got through no matter what the UPU laws are!

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Anyone else unable to see ecce_lex's pictures or is it just my computer?

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Nope they do not show me me either as he was lazy and posted google pix here and they have blocked them due to the heavy drain this board has. :roll:

So the thread looks silly now.

ecce_lex can you do as all others do and host pix in PHOTOBUCKET, that is legal to then use here and do NOT vanish after a few days.

http://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=284

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Indeed, this sucks. I'll switch to photobucket - hadn't realised.

my apologies.

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Email me the links in photobucket and tell me WHICH post to add them to, and I'll drop them in.

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As soon as I'll transfer them I'll pm you the links and indicate where to put them.

Thanks for your help. I don't want this to die.

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Photos should show correctly, links fixed. Please confirm they show as they should. I have a nice little set coming up, so stay tuned.

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A selection of North Vietnamese issues "celebrating" the increasing number of American planes shot down during the conflict, culminating with the "Victory over the USAF", claiming a total of 4181 planes shot down.

The Americans claimed to have lost less than half that number; the truth probably somewhere in between.

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Well, this is really my kind of thread. The importance of stamps as a method for propaganda can't be underestimated. During the past few years I got more and more interested in the propaganda side of stamps and I must say, as allready show in this thread, it's a world on itself. Happy to see I'm not the only one who looks this way at stamps.

Personally I'm most interested in propaganda stamps dating from the Cold War era. One of the most clear propaganda stamps in my opinion from this era are the 1956 issues from the GDR and Austria. Both surcharged a stamp in order to pull attention to the Hungarian uprising, each side supporting "their" Hungarians.

http://www.suche-briefmarken.de/marken/ddr/ddr56049.html
http://www.postbeeld.com/en/stamps/view/soo1030-hungarian-refugees-1v/

Another interesting country in the propaganda field was, without any doubt, Col. Qadafi's Libya, especially during the 1980s.

Regarding Vietnam I remember also the North Vietnamese stamp honouring Norman Morrisson, a young American who set himself on fire in protest against the US actions in Vietnam. Possession of the stamp was prohibited in the US: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norman_Morrison

If I have more time I try to post some parts of my collection on the board.

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Welcome to the thread !

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I think this is the right place for these stamps/labels.
They are WW1 German/Austrian propaganda labels.

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I do not have much information for these labels but with by broken german I can understand the slogans.

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