Russia. Juozas Vitas – Lithuanian communist,  Hero of the Soviet Union. Illustrated Envelop with special cancellation

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Juozas Vitas – Lithuanian communist,  Hero of the Soviet Union.

Illustrated Envelop with special cancellation

Description Juozas Vitas ( 8 January 1899 – 1943) was a Lithuanian communist. In 1942–1943, he organized the anti-German resistance group, Union for the Liberation of Lithuania (Lithuanian: Lietuvos išlaisvinimo sąjunga), and established contacts with Polish and Jewish underground. These activities were detected by the Gestapo and Vitas was executed. He was recognized as Hero of the Soviet Union in 1965. He was the seventh and last Lithuanian to receive Hero of the Soviet Union for anti-German resistance
Type Illustrated Envelop with special cancellation “90 years anniversary of the birth”
Condition: Good
Edges/Corners Fine
Used/Unused Cancelled, Vilnius, 08.01.1989
Published by/for: Ministry of Communications, 1989

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