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First day cover set

Philippine Postal Corporation , 1948

Medium

Paper and ink

Collection

Numismatic

Description

This commemorative stamp set celebrates the third anniversary of the entry of American Armed Forces in the Philippines on February 3, 1945 to fight against the Japanese Imperial Army. Featured on the cover are the likeness of General Douglas MacArthur, a map of the Philippines, the Philippine and American flags side by side, and a macabre vignette of an American soldier holding the hands of children with a burning house in the background.

Acknowledgement

Ayala Museum Collection

Location

Museum Storage

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