FPB15. Isle of Man – Operation Overlord: The Air Forces – 6 June 1944


Operation Overlord: The Air Forces

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BFPS No: Date of issue: 6/6/1994 SKU: FPB15 Categories: , Tags: , ,


Sponsored by the RAF Association on behalf of the Eagle Lodge appeal. The cover artwork depicts various Naval scenes of Operation ‘Overlord”.

The emblem shown on the top centre of the cover is that of the Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force(SHAEF). SHAEF was the headquarters of the Commander of Allied forces in north west Europe, from late 1943 until the end of World War II.

At centre bottom is an Isle of Man special handstamp again using the SHAEF emblem.

An Isle of Man 30ᵖ commemorative stamp has been cancelled by the Isle of Man special handstamp “First Day of Issue 1944, 1944 D-Day 1994, Douglas, Isle of Man”.

On the back of the cover is a RAF Lyneham circular date stamp.