The Normandy Invasion 1944-2019

Today is the 75th anniversary of the Normandy invasion by the Allied forces during World War II, also known as D-Day. To commemorate the anniversary, a number of issuing entities have released (or will soon release) stamps— several of which are pictured in the slideshow below as are several for previous anniversaries. Unfortunately, I have not yet been able to find decent resolution images of … Continue reading The Normandy Invasion 1944-2019

Happy Birthday to Queen Suthida

With the corornation of His Majesty King Vajiralongkorn (วชิราลงกรณ) — reigning title Phrabat Somdet Phra Vajira Klao Chao Yu Hua (พระบาทสมเด็จพระวชิรเกล้าเจ้าอยู่หัว) or King Rama X — on May 4, 2019, the Kingdom of Thailand also gained a new queen, Her Majesty Suthida Bajrasudhabimalalakshana ( สุทิดา พัชรสุธาพิมลลักษณ). She was born Suthida Tidjai (สุทิดา ติดใจ) on June 3, 1978, in Hat Yai, Songkla, Thailand. A Thai of … Continue reading Happy Birthday to Queen Suthida