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  • Writer's pictureMichael Laxer

Red Army liberates Vladivostok, October 1922 -- Stamps of the Red Army #1

Soviet stamp Issued in 1968 in honour of the 50th anniversary of the Red Army. It depicts the liberation of Vladivostok from counter-revolutionary armies in October, 1922.

Vladivostok was liberated by Red forces under the command of Ieronim Uborevich as part of the final campaigns in the Far East that ended the Civil War and the threat of counter-revolution.

You can read more about the Revolutionary Civil War in our post Hostile Whirlwinds: The Civil War and the Russian Revolution (

This stamp was part of a series of stamps issued for the anniversary that show various key, heroic moments in the history of the glorious Red Army. We will be looking at these over the coming days.

This historic image is available as three different kinds of mug at our Etsy store.

Ceramic mug with accent colour 11 oz:



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