The first Cambodian postage stamp ever
by Angkor Database
Author: Angkor Database
Angkor Wat in the background of the first Cambodian postage stamp, issued in 1952.
Although independence was formerly (and reluctantly) granted by the French authorities in October 1953, we tend to forget that King Norodom Sihanouk proclaimed the Independent Kingdom of Kampuchea on 9 May 1945, while the country was still under Japanese occupation.
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