Overrun Countries Issue #919
Mythological bird Phoenix on the left, symbolizing renewal of life,
and a kneeling figure breaking the bonds of oppression on the right.
The Austrian flag is in the center
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 12
15 million printed - Scott #919 - 1943
No postmark with gum (MH): $0.02-$0.03
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): $0.03-$0.05
Vignette proof on india, mounted on card
A first day cover of #919 dated November 23rd 1943
A sheet of 50 of #919
B-24 Liberator in flames after being attacked over Austria, 1944.
It went down in flames with the loss of all ten of the aircrew.
Ebensee, Austria, concentration camp prisoners 1945
WWII photograph showing Adolf Hitlers Berghof, (residence or retreat) near
Berchtesgaden, Austria, after the arrival of the US 3rd Infantry Division on May 4, 1945