|Russia. FDC. Sc. 4876. Aleksandr Vasilevsky – Marshal of the Soviet Union.
FDC Envelop with FDC cancellation
|Description||Aleksandr Mikhaylovich Vasilevsky (30 September 1895 – 5 December 1977), a Russian career-officer in the Red Army, attained the rank of Marshal of the Soviet Union in 1943. He served as the Chief of the General Staff of the Soviet Armed Forces and Deputy Minister of Defense during World War II, and as Minister of Defense from 1949 to 1953. As the Chief of the General Staff from 1942 to 1945, Vasilevsky was responsible for planning and coordinating almost all decisive Soviet offensives in World War II, from the Stalingrad counteroffensive to the assaults on East Prussia, Königsberg and Manchuria.|
|Type||FDC Envelop with FDC cancellation “85 years anniversary of the birth”|
|Used/Unused||Cancellation, Moscow, 30.09.1980|
|Published by/for:||Ministry of Communications, 1980|