The German Campaign was fought in 1813. The members of Sixth Coalition fought a series of Battles in Germany against French Emperor Napoleon, which liberated the German States from the domination of First French Empire. The high point of the allied strategy was the Battle of Leipzig in Oct 2013. This Leipzig campaign is also known as the Battle of Nations. in early 1814 Allied coalition invaded France Napoleon abdicated and war came to an end formally with the signing of Treaty of Paris in May 1814.
GDR/DDR/East Germany issued a set of Five stamps on 10 Oct 1963 to Commemorate 150th Anniversary of War of Liberty. The stamps feature the following.
5 Pf – Graf Von Gneisenau or August Neidhardt Von Gneisenau (27 Oct 1760 -23 Aug 1831) was a Prussian Field Marshal who played a prominent part in Battle of Nations.
Gebhard Leberecht Von Blucher (16 Dec 1742-12 Sep 1819) was a Prussian General & Field Marshal who led his army against Napoleon I at the Battle of Nations Leipzig 1813 and Battle of Waterloo 1815.
25 Pf – Clear Lutzows Crowd before the Fight.
10 Pf – Cossack and Landwehrkanal in Berlin.
20 Pf -Ernst Moritz Arndt ( 26 Dec 1769-29 Jan 1860) -German Nationalist and Poet . Fought against Napoleonic domination.
Reichsfreiherr vom und zum stein known as Baron Vom Stein was Prussian Statesman whose Prussian reforms paved the way for Unification of Germany. After the Battle of Leipzig in 1813 became head of the Council for the administration of re-conquered German Countries,
40 Pf – G Von Scharnhorst (1755-1813) was a Hanoverian born Prussian General who took part in Napoleonic Wars.
Prince Kutusow (1745-1813) -Field Marshal in Russian Army, he was one of the best Rusian Generals. took part in Russo-Turkish Wars and Napoleonic Wars
The Cover Design on all three Covers features the Monument to the Battle of Nations in Leipzig built in 1913.
1983 was declared World Communications Year and it also marked 250th Birth Anniversary of Charles William Geyt, The first Postmaster of Jersey. Jersey issued a set of Five stamps which marked the career of Geyt.
8P – Geyt at Minden -Charles Geyt ended his Military Career after having served with distinction at the Battle of Minden.
11p – London to Weymouth Mail Coach. The Mail was carried from London to Weymouth by Mail Coach and British Post Office was directed to institute a regular Packet service from Weymouth to ensure communications during a conflict with France.
24p – Mail packet Chesterfield repulses the French Privateers. Two ships “Rover” and “Royal Charlotte” were transferred from “Dover-Calais” run for use as Mail Packets. Royal Charlotte sailed with first mail for islands on 13 Feb 1794. Such vessels often ran into French Privateers.
26p- Mary Godfray at Hue Street Post Office – At first found the Postmaster Job very tough to handle all by himself. In 1798 Mary Godfray was hired to deliver the letters from Hue Street. She was the only letter carrier at that time. Post Office did not pay her but she was allowed to collect halfpenny for each letter delivered.
29p- Mail Steamer Leaves St Helier Harbour – The Little Mail Packets were replaced by Steamers in 1815.
Bhutan issued Miniature sheets to Commemorate 70 years of UNO. The slogans on MS were Strong UN better World and Celebrating 70 Years of Peace, Security and Human Development since 1945. The Miniature Sheet was issued on 24 Oct 2015. The stamps feature
50 Nu – Peace & Security – United Nations Peacekeeper receiving Medal.
50 Nu -Social Advancement – Woman Writing in Book.