ISLE OF MAN D-DAY issues 2019

About D-Day 75
To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the Isle of Man Post Office is privileged to issue a new set of stamps, a dedicated collection honouring all the Manx men and women involved in the historic landings. Our set is a special 'stamp on stamp' design and includes the artwork from our 1994 collection.
Codenamed Operation Overlord, the battle began on 6th June 1944, also known as D-Day, when some 156,000 American, British and Canadian forces landed on five beaches along a 50-mile stretch of the heavily fortified coast of France's Normandy region. The invasion was one of the largest amphibious military assaults in history the Normandy beach landings.
This stamp-on-stamp presentation, derived from our 50th Anniversary of D Day 1994 commemorative issue depicts the most prominent military leaders of the Allied Forces who formulated plans which marked the start of a long and costly campaign to liberate north-west Europe from German occupation.

The Commanders featured on the stamps are:
General Dwight D. Eisenhower, US Army, Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Forces (SHAEF).
Air Chief Marshall Sir Arthur Tedder RAF, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander.
Lt-Gen Omar Bradley, US Army, Commander 1st US Army.
General Sir Bernard Montgomery, British Army, Commander 21st Army Group.
Major General Walter Bedell Smith, US Army, Chief of Staff.
Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsey, Royal Navy, Commander Allied Naval Expeditionary Force.
Air Chief Marshall Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory, Royal Air Force, Commander in Chief, Allied Expeditionary Air Force and also in command of the landing phase for Operation Overlord.
Lt-Gen Sir Miles Dempsey, Commander 2nd British Army.

The ships depict which are also depicted on 1994 issues, on the 1st stamp are the:
The left stamp of the se-tenant stamp shows the BEN-MY-CHREE : viewtopic.php?f=2&t=7611
Also, are depict some landing craft in the foreground which are not identified.
The right stamp shows from the top the VICTORIA: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=10494
LADY OF MAN: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=6022
HMS WARSPITE, shown on the bottom in the right corner: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=9921
The landing crafts have not been identified.
The EU stamp shows also on the right stamp landing craft and cargo vessels which have not been identified.

Isle of Man 2019 1st and EU sg?, scott?

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Lady McLeod

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To commemorate the 125th anniversary of Trinidad's first adhesive stamp, known to all philatelists as the Lady McLeod, the Post Office of Trinidad and Tobago has issued three stamps, all depicting the first stamp issue of Trinidad. It was a shipping company's stamp, and the Lady McLeod was put into service between Port of Spain and San Fernando. In November, 1846, the ship was sold to David Bryce, who announced on April 16, 1847, that letters must be prepaid by stamps, which were issued on April 24, 1847 at 5 cents each or $4 a hundred. Ernest Argyle gave the full story of the early postal service in Sea Breezes (January 1950). The Lady McLeod was named after the wife of the then Governor of Trinidad, Sir Henry McLeod, and the monogram at the foot of the stamp is confirmation of the identity of the ship. Her details were as follows: built at Govan, by Robert Napier, September 1845. One deck, square stern. Clencher built of iron. Woman's bust figurehead. Paddle-wheeler. Dimensions: 109 ft. 2 in. x 13 ft. 5 in. x 6 ft. 2 in. Engine-room 19 ft. 8 in. Tonnage: total 67. The ship was broken up in 1854. SG413/5
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