The Second World War Volume One

representing world conflict on postage stamps.

by Christopher B. Yardley

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 4/21/2022

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x11
Page Count : 430
ISBN : 9781982292973

About the Book

The Second World War transformed the world not just America and the opposing belligerent nations. Eighty years later the postal authorities of the world continue to commemorate the conflict – because the effects are still being felt. This book looks at how the conflict is remembered and its aftermath. It is essentially an annotated picture book - the challenge to the reader is to determine the message the stamp is telling.

About the Author

Christopher Yardley is a life-long stamp collector with an interest in military history. What is the stamp designer wanting to say – has perception of the event changed with time? Is the image a ‘mirror’, reflecting what we already know or is it a ‘lens’ – requiring we think further?