United States Commemorative Postage Stamp, 50th Anniversary World War II, 1943, Italy Invaded by Allies,
By late July of 1943, the island of Sicily had fallen to the Allies. The Germans had retreated and escaped to the mainland. Spurred on by the success of the Sicilian campaign, Eisenhower favored an amphibious assault on the Italian mainland.
Issued May 31, 1993 in Washington, DC,
First Day of Issue Cover, Artmaster Cachet, Unaddressed,
Cover in Removable Transparent Poly Sleeve and Mailed With Protection,
Made in the USA
Genuine First Day of Stamp Issued Cover Cancelled on the First Day of Issue Date by the U.S. Postal Service,