Canada Honors Raoul Wallenberg with Stamp
First Day of Issue: January 17, 2013 - Canada
Canada has issued a new postage stamp honoring World War II hero Raoul Wallenberg.
Wallenberg was a Swedish architect, businessman, and diplomat who is widely known for his efforts to rescue tens of thousands of Jews in Nazi-occupied Hungary during the Holocaust.
In January 1945, Wallenberg was detained by Soviet authorities on suspicion of espionage and he subsequently disappeared while in their custody.
Learn more at: Canada Post