APS Cover Jan 2019 – Platinum Jubilee – No 10 Squadron Indian Air Force

APS Cover Jan 2019 – Platinum Jubilee – No 10 Squadron Indian Air Force

No 9 Squadron of IAF was formed on 20 Feb 1944 at Lahore. The  Squadron crest is “Winged Dagger and this squadron is known as “DAGGERS”.It took part in World War II in Burma sector and since then it has taken part in all major conflicts and battles. It has graduated from Vampires and Maruts to MIGs It received Presidents’ Standards in 1985. It was awarded two Vir Chakras in 1971 operations.

Squadron Leader H Moolgavkar was the Commanding Officer of the sqn in 1947-48 operations against Pakistan when he was awarded Maha Vir Chakra. He rose to the rank of Air Chief Marshal H Moolgavkar, PVSM, MVC, LOM and  became Chief of Air Staff Indian Air Force from 1976 to 1978

APS issued a cover on 20 Feb 2019 to mark its Platinum Jubilee of raising.

Cover no 11/2019.

APS COVER 10 SQN IAF 2019
APS COVER FEB 2019 – 10 SQN IAF
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APS Cover Jan 2019 – Sestercentennial – 1st Battalion The Maratha Light Infantry

APS Cover Jan 2019 – Sestercentennial – 1st Battalion The Maratha Light Infantry

1st Battalion The Maratha Light Infantry was raised on 04 Aug 1768 at Bombay as the 2nd Bombay Sepoys. It won eight Battle Honours in pre WW I and added another five during WW I in Mesopotamia. It won seven more battle honours in WW II while serving in North Africa, Syria, Libya, Egypt and Italy.

During Operations in Italy, Sepoy Namdeo Jadhav was awarded “Victoria Cross” on 09 Apr 1945 during assault across River Senio.

APS issued a cover on 30 Jan 2019 to mark its 250th Anniversary (Sestercentennial).

Cover no 07/2019.

APS COVER 1 MLI 2019
APS COVER 2019 -IST BATTALION MARATHA LIGHT INFANTRY

APS Cover Jan 2019 – Platinum Jubilee – 9th Battalion The Rajput Regiment

APS Cover Jan 2019 – Platinum Jubilee – 9th Battalion The Rajput Regiment

9th Battalion The Rajput Regiment was raised as the First TA 2nd Queens Light Infantry in 1921. Between 1939 and 1941 it carried out railway protection duties at Allahabad in addition to guarding German and Italian PsOW. In 1941 it was re-designated as 9th Bn The VIIth Rajput Regiment. It was deployed in Burma (Myanmar) along the Arakan Coast during WW II. It was de-mob in 1946 and re-raised in 1967.

APS issued a cover on 18 Jan 2019 to mark its Golden Jubilee.

Cover no 06/2019.

APS COVER 9 RAJPUT 2019
APS COVER 2019 -9th BN THE RAJPUT REGIMENT

APS Cover Jan 2019 – Platinum Jubilee – No 9 Squadron Indian Air Force

APS Cover Jan 2019 – Platinum Jubilee – No 9 Squadron Indian Air Force

No 9 Squadron of IAF was formed on 10 Jan 1944 at Lahore. The crest of Squadron features pack of ferocious Wolves and this squadron is known as “Wolf Pack”.It took part in World War II in Burma sector and since then it has taken part in all major conflicts and battles. It has graduated from Hurricanes, Spitfires, GNATs to most modern aircraft now. It received Presidents’ Standards in 2005. It was awarded four Vir Chakras in 1965 operations

APS issued a cover on 10 Jan 2019 to mark its Platinum Jubilee of raising.

Cover no 04/2019.

APS COVER 9 SQN IAF 2019
APS COVER JAN 2019 – No 9 SQN IAF

APS Cover Jan 2019 – Platinum Jubilee -First Battalion The Bihar Regiment.

APS Cover Jan 2019 – Platinum Jubilee -First Battalion The Bihar Regiment.

First Battalion The Bihar Regiment was initially raised as a Territorial Army in 1923 and named 11/19 Hyderabad Regiment. In 1939 it was embodied on the outbreak of WW II. The Battalion was rechristened as First Bihar Regiment on 15 Sep 1941.

First Battalion The Bihar Regiment took part in Burma Operations in 1945-46. It was awarded the Battle Honours “HAKA” and “GANGAW” & Theatre Honour “BURMA”. It was also awarded Battle Honour “BATALIK” and Theatre Honour “KARGIL” during Kargil War of 1999.

APS issued a cover on 09 Jan 2019 to mark its Platinum Jubilee of raising.

Cover no 02/2019.

APS COVER 1 BIHAR 2019
APS COVER 2019 -FIRST BATTALION THE BIHAR REGIMENT.

APS Cover Jan 2019 – Platinum Jubilee -2nd Battalion The Bihar Regiment.

APS Cover Jan 2019 – Platinum Jubilee -2nd Battalion The Bihar Regiment.

2nd Battalion The Bihar Regiment was raised on 01 Dec1942. It took part in Malaya Operations in 1945-46, India Pakistan War of 1947-48 and Goa Liberation operations in 1961-62. It has also taken part in all operations post-1947.

APS issued a cover on 05 Jan 2019 to mark its Platinum Jubilee of raising.

Cover no 01/2019.

APS COVER 2 BIHAR 2019
APS COVER 2019- 2 BIHAR

Booklet M S Subbulakshmi Centenary -2016

Booklet M S Subbulakshmi Centenary -2016

Mumbai GPO issued a Booklet to commemorate Centenary of Bharat Ratna M S Subbulaksmi in 2016. It contains a Block of four stamps issued in Feb 2016 in 11th Definitive Series 2015- Makers of India.

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M S SUBBULAKSHMI 2016 -BOOKLET
ms subba booklet stamps
M S SUBBULAKSHMI -BOOKLET 2016