The Maquis were rural guerilla bands of French resistance fighters called maquisards during the Nazi occupation of France in World War II. France issued a stamp to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Maquis resistance on 09 Apr 1994.
APS Cover Dec 2018 – Bicentenary of Nasirabad Cantonment
APS Cover issued on 27 Dec 2018 to mark Bicentenary of Nasirabad Cantonment. Sir David Ochterlony founded the present Military Garrison of Nasirabad in 1818. It was named Nasirabad after Sir David was conferred with the title of “Nasir-ud-Daula”. The Rajputana Rifles, Grenadiers and The Poona Horse were first to come and occupy the Cantonment. CQMH Abdul Hamid Param Vir Chakra went to 1965 War from Nasirabad.
APS Cover Dec 2018 – Bicentenary of 2nd Battalion The Rajputana Rifles.
APS Cover issued on 24 Dec 2018 to mark Bicentenary of 2nd Battalion The Rajputana Rifles. It was raised on 05 Nov 1817. Captain John Augustus Wood was awarded Victoria Cross on 09 Dec 1856 during Battle of Bushire. The Battalion earned victories in Battle of Tololing during 1999 Kargil War