80th Anniversary of the 250-mile Journey for Learning,
Issued March 16, 2003

A stamp was issued to mark the 80th anniversary of the 250-mile Journey for Learning that President Kim Il Sung made in his teens.
The stamp describes the course of the journey and the students and schoolchildren who are marching vigorously to trace the course of the journey.
True to his father's wish that one must know about one's country, President Kim Il Sung on March 16, 1923, at the age of 11, left Badaogou, China, and crossed the Amnok River. Then from Phophyong, he walked to his native home in Mangyongdae.
On the journey he witnessed the wretched life of his fellow contrymen, feeling deeply that the Japanese imperialist occupation of the country and the exploitation and oppression by the landlords and capitalists, the stooges of the Japanese imperialists, was the very source of the sufferings and misery of the Korean people.
In the motherland, he went to Changdok School and studied hard, establishing a revolutionary outlook on the world and acquiring apiritutal and moral traits befitting a great revolutionary.
At present the young people and students of Korea march every year tracing the course of the journey, fostering their loyalty to President Kim Il Sung and building up their will and physiques.

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Price EURO
4265 
Stamps 
Kim Chol Ung 
28*38.5mm mm 
Offset 
Perf.
Used
0.10
Mint
0.10
FDC
0.40
Imperf.
Used
0.20
Mint
0.20
FDC
0.50

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