Dutch Naval Heroes on Stamps Part III– The Netherlands 1943-44.
The Netherlands issued a set of stamps on Dutch Naval Heroes in 1943-1944.
Stamps issued on 16 Jun 1943
22.5 Cent – Admiral Cornelis Evertsen (1610-1666).Battle of Downs, First and Second Anglo-Dutch Wars, Four Days Battle.
25 Cent – Admiral Tjerk Hiddes de Vries (1622-1666). Northern Wars, The Second Anglo-Dutch Wars, Four Days Battle, St James Day Battle. Dutch Naval ships were named after him.
Two stamps issued on 06 Jan 1944
30 Cent- Admiral Cornelis Tromp(1629-1691). First three Anglo-Dutch Wars and Scanian War. General Admiral in the Danish Navy also briefly.
40 Cent – Admiral Cornelis Evertsen the younger (1642-1706)-Second and Third Anglo-Dutch War, Rear Admiral of Zealand.