C351 WWII 70th Anniversary:1942
Issue Date: July 4, 2012
On July 4, 2011, the Marshall Islands Postal Service issues ten new stamps commemorating America's involvement in World War II during
1942. This special issue is the second in a five-year series. The 2012 World War II 70th Anniversary: 1942 Issue commemorates ten key events and important aspects of the year 1942 relating to
World War II: the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo, which boosted American morale; the rationing effort in the United States, which helped curb inflation; the Battle of the Coral Sea, the first battle
where neither naval opponent came within sight of the other; the Japanese invasions of Corregidor and later the Aleutian Islands; the American codebreaking effort which helped win the Battle of
Midway and turn the tide of war in the Pacific; the American victory at Midway despite the loss of the carrier Yorktown; the entrance of women into industry to help the war effort; the battle
for the Solomon Islands; and the Allied invasion of North Africa.
TECHNICAL DATA Issue: World War II 70th Anniversary: 1942 Face Value: 10 x 45¢ Issue
Date: July 4, 2012 Issue Place: Majuro Original Artwork: Chris CallePrinting Process: Black, cyan, magenta, yellow by offset lithography on unwatermarked gummed paper Printer:
Pioneer Printing, Cheyenne, Wyoming, U.S.A. Stamp Format: Vertical Stamps Per Sheet: 10 Designs per Sheet: 10 Overall Sheet Size: 179mm x 190mm Size of Stamps: 31mm x 40mm
Issue Number: C351 Stamp Numbers:
(10-1) Doolittle Raids Tokyo
(10-2) War Rationing
(10-3) Battle of Coral Sea
(10-4) Corregidor Falls to Japanese
(10-6) Allies Decipher Secret Enemy Code
(10-7) Battle of Midway
(10-8) Women in War ("Rosie the Riveter")
(10-9) Marines Land at Guadalcanal
(10-10) Allies Land in North
Withdrawal Date: While supplies last.
Stamp designs ©2012 Marshall Islands Postal Service Authority. All rights reserved.
Stamps in this Issue
| Currency || Face Value || Stamp Description
| US$ || 4.50 || C351 WWII 70th Anniversary:1942 || US$ || .45 || Doolittle Raids Tokyo || US$ || .45 || War
Rationing || US$ || .45 || Battle of Coral Sea || US$ || .45 || Corregidor Falls to Japanese || US$ || .45 ||
Aleutian Islands || US$ || .45 || Allies Decipher Secret Enemy Codes || US$ || .45 || Battle of Midway || US$ ||
.45 || Women in War ("Rosie the Riveter") || US$ || .45 || Marines Land at Guadalcanal || US$ || .45 || Allies Land in North
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| US$ Price |
|Full Mint Sheet ||None ||4671295 || || $6.98
|First Day Cover Set of 2 ||None ||4671457 || || $10.08 |
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