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various postal history related discussions
#1213 by kingroot
Fri Jun 24, 2016 3:43 am
Hi everybody,
I am new to this forum, hope we can share some tips and knowledge here. I am from Canada and please allow me to post a topic from Canada Post.

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Canada Post's new postage stamp pays tribute to the officers of 1916's No. 2 Construction Battalion–100 years after its people won the benefit to fight abroad. During world war 1 black peoples were not allowed to serve in the Canadian army, but due to some reasons later govt recruited black men in their army.

They endured a considerable measure in the combat zone and in the military camp amid war days. This stamp was discharged to show Canadians appreciation to the great services offered by the battalion