The Eastern Front of World War II was a theatre of World War II between the European Axis powers and co-belligerent Finland against the Soviet Union, Poland, Norway and some other Allies which encompassed Northern, Southern and Central and Eastern Europe from 22 June 1941 to 9 May 1945. It was known as the Great Patriotic War (Russian: Великая Отечественная Война) in the former Soviet Union, while in Germany it was called the Eastern Front (German: die Ostfront), the Eastern Campaign (German: der Ostfeldzug) or the Russian Campaign (German: der Rußlandfeldzug).
Stamp: Triangle with Inscription «Veterans Letter» in Russian Envelope: Colour Variety: Darker Red. Statue of «The Liberator Soldier» at the Soviet War Memorial, Treptower Park, Berlin
True Date of Issue: 09/05/1995