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Veterans Return Home

The Second World War, 1945, Peace


Veterans Return Home



Date of Issue

March 20, 1995




Postal Administration



The Second World War, 1945, Peace

Series Time Span


Perforation or Dimension



Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.


Designed by Pierre-Yves Pelletier.

About Stamp

The seventh and concluding set of Second World War stamps are being issued on March 20, 1995, just before the 50th anniversary of V-E Day, on the theme of peace. While Canadian forces were preparing for war in the Pacific, the war against Japan abruptly ended. After atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima August 6, and Nagasaki August 9, Japan surrendered on August 14, ending the Second World War. The end of hostilities brought a return to civilian life for a million Canadians. The vets began their return in the early summer of 1945, and during the winter of 1945-1946, 3,000 men and women were discharged daily. By November 1946, the veterans were home.
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Canada Post Corporation. Canada's Stamps Details, Vol. 4, No. 2, 1995, p. 8-10.

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