THE WONDERLAND OF VIETNAMESE STAMPS _98
30th Anniversary of "Tet Mau Than" General Offensive (1968-1998)
In the Spring of 1968 - thirty years ago, the Liberation armed forces and people throughout the South of Vietnam rose up in concert to attack US and US-backed Vietnamese military bases, and gained resounding victories . The 1968 General Offensive dealt a fatal blow to US aggressors and their agents and was written down in the national heroic history against foreign invaders.
In 1998, in order to mark this event, Department General of Posts _ Telecommunications (DGPT) issues the stampset "30th Anniversary of "Tet Mau Than" General Offensive (1968-1998)" with one value of 400d "Complete Victory will certainly be ours".
This set features the image of rifle, narrow-brimmed soft cap, striped scarf - typical costumes of the South Vietnam Liberation armed forces and people during anti-US resistance war, together with that of the concerted uprisings in Quang Tri, Hue, Da Nang _ Sai Gon - the well-known places then. The upper is the stylized No.30 as the blue wing of peace pigeon expressing the national reunification.
Date of issue
Mr. Tran The Vinh (Postal Information Centre)
31 x 46 (mm)
160 x 110 (mm)
Postal Stamp Printing Enterprise (in Ho Chi Minh City)
standard paper (with gummed)