On June 27, as part of the events dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the birth of V.A. Bochkovsky a presentation of a new postal series “The Way to Victory” took place in the Tiraspol United Museum. The cancellation was an addition to the opening of the exhibition at the museum. The opening of the exhibition and the presentation of the new set were attended by the first President of the PMR I.N. Smirnov, the Minister of Culture of the PMR M.A. Karmyz, Head of the State Archives Service of the PMR Z.G. Todorashko, representatives of the Ministry of Defense of the PMR, Chairman of the Public Council of Tirasapol N. Gorobets and other invited guests. The set “The Way to Victory” includes two stamps dedicated to:
I.S. Soltys (1923-1945) - a native of the village of Kuzmin, now the Kamensky district of the PMR. Hero of the Soviet Union, machine gunner of the 548 th Rifle Regiment.
He died in battle on February 11, 1945 breaking through the enemy defenses covering the embrasure of the bunker with his body at the cost of his life .
V.A. Bochkovsky (1923-1999) – a native of Tiraspol, Hero of the Soviet Union, Lieutenant General of tank troops, the master of tank battle. During the war his personal account amounted to 36 armored units of the enemy and he himself burned in the tank five times.
The series is printed in both perforated and imperforated versions.
The edition of the perforated set is 4200 pcs. (600 sheets each)
The edition of the imperforated set is 700 pcs. (100 sheets each)
The serial number of these stamps according to the catalog of postage stamps of the PMR is No. 1251-1252