|Mykola Shchors – Red Army commander.
Illustrated Envelop with special cancellation
|Description||Mykola Oleksandrovich Shchors (6 June [O.S. 25 May] 1895 – 30 August 1919) was a Red Army commander, member of the Russian Communist Party, renowned for his personal courage[by whom?] during the Russian Civil War and sometimes being called the Ukrainian Chapayev. In 1918–1919 he fought against the new established Ukrainian government of the Ukrainian People’s Republic. Later he commanded the Bohunsky regiment, brigade, 1st Soviet Ukrainian division and 44th rifle division against head of the Ukrainian People’s Republic Symon Petliura and his Polish allies. Shchors was slain in battle.|
|Type||Illustrated Envelop with special cancellation “90 years anniversary of the birth”|
|Used/Unused||Cancellation, Chernigov, 17.11.1988|
|Published by/for:||Ministry of Communications, 1988|