Title: 20th Anniversary of the Armed Forces
Has No Title
Stamp Serial#
599 
KPC#
C-357 
MICHEL#
626 
StanGib#
758 
Scott#
614 
Date of Issue
10/01/1968 
Quantity
600,000 
Denomination
7 won 
Design
Marine, insignia, and landing group 
Designer
Chun Hee-han 
Image Area
23mm*33mm 
Perforation
1312 
Sheet Composition
105 
Paper
Granite paper unwatermarked
Printer
Government Printing & Mint Agency of the Repubic of Korea 
Description
The Armed Forces of the Republic of Korea marks The 20th anniversary of its founding on October 1, 1968. It was commissioned on the very day The Republic declared its independence in 1948 to defend the nation with a determination to yield not an inch of our soil to the enemy.

The twenty years of the Korean Armed Forces in a history of combatting the Communists successful containment of the unprovoked North Korean and red Chinese invasion in the three-year Korean War and vigilant defense of our territory against the Communist infiltrators after the cease-fire, and heroic fighting in South Vietnam. After an eventful 20 years, the Korean Armed Forces has emerged as one of the strongest armed forces in the world. It is completely prepared to fight the Communists anytime and anywhere if necessity occurrs. It is determined to ward off any challenge of the North Korea puppet regime which is avowed enemy of the Republic of Korea.

The Ministry of Communications will issue a commemorative postage stamp to wish a good luck for the Korean Armed Forces which becomes twenty years old on October 1 on behalf of the whole Koreans.