Thursday, January 17, 2013

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

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