Honor the U.S. Marines on the 75th anniversary of the great Allied victory in WWII. This exclusive coin and stamp set is the first in a five-part series from Littleton recalling the heroic contributions of each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces during World War II. The custom display card showcases two historic wartime issues:
- Circulated 1945 Jefferson nickel struck in a 35% silver alloy to save nickel for the war effort
- Mint 1945 3¢ U.S. stamp recalls the raising of the American flag on Iwo Jima by U.S. Marines
The informative, illustrated display card recalls major operations of the U.S. Marines during WWII – including Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan, the Solomon Islands, Iwo Jima and Okinawa. At these and other locations, the Marines prevailed in amphibious landings against heavy fortifications and defenses. Recall their great heroism and courage with this exclusive coin and stamp set honoring the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII.
- Year: 1945
- Product Type: Sets
- Presentation: With Holder
- Material: Silver