First World War

The Great War 1917 stamps

31 July 2017 will see the release of the fourth of five stamp issues from Royal Mail which mark the centenary of the First World War. As with the previous Great War issues, the events of the year, in this case 1917, are explored through stamps depicting poppies, poetry, war art, a memorial and an [...]

The Great War – 1916

The First World War – 2016 The First World War altered the course of the twentieth century and claimed millions of lives. 21 June 2016 Royal Mail will issue the third part of its five year commemorative programme marking the centenary of the outbreak of the Great War. The forthcoming issue explores 1916 through the [...]


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