100th Anniversary of the Armistice to be Commemorated on Canadian Stamps

11 May 2018  Fri

The 100th anniversary of the armistice is being commemorated by Canada Post with the release of a new stamp. The issue date is yet to be confirmed. Armistice Day or Remembrance Day is observed on 11th November in Canada. World War I ended on the same day in 1918.

The 50th anniversary of the armistice was also commemorated by Canada Post with the issue of a 15¢ stamp on 15th October 1968. It depicts an image of the Canadian War Memorial near Vimy, France. The twin pylons symbolizing the Canadian and French armies are in the background, The Defenders: The Breaking of the Sword is shown in the foreground. The memorial was designed by Walter Seymour Allward.

Image Courtesy: Canada Post

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