Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

25/9/2007

Pressure on Royal Mail for war dead stamps

Britain’s official war artist for Iraq has asked the Prime Minister to intervene to help him complete his plan for the Royal Mail to issue postage stamps carrying portraits of British soldiers killed in the conflict.

Steve McQueen, the Turner Prize-winning video artist who was commissioned by the Imperial War Museum to cover the Iraq war, said that Royal Mail rebuffed the project even though most of the families who have lost sons in Iraq support it. for more click here

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