2018 RAF Centenary

Gibraltar – On 1 April 2018, the Royal Air Force celebrated its 100th Anniversary. The centenary itself will be marked by special events, activities and other initiatives at regional and national levels running from April to the end of NovemberRead More

Gibraltar Cannons

Gibraltar’s fortifications have made the Rock of Gibraltar one of the most fought over and most densely fortified locations in Europe. The peninsula, has great strategic importance as a result of its position by the Straits where the Mediterranean SeaRead More

Erternal Glory To The World War I Heroes

About Erternal Glory To The World War I Heroes Romfilatelia introduces into circulation the postage stamp issue Eternal Glory to the World War I Heroes, dedicated to the soldiers who fought for the accomplishment of the Greater Romania’s ideal. The cemeteries whereRead More

Military Heritage

Gibraltar – The Convent – The official residence of the Governor of Gibraltar since 1728. It was originally a convent of Franciscan friars, hence its name, and was completed in 1531. The dining room at the Convent has the most extensiveRead More

RAF Squadrons II

#TBT Gibraltar – 43 Squadron ‘Gloria Finis’ 43 Squadron was formed in 1916 as part of the Royal Flying Corps. It saw distinguished service during two world wars, producing numerous ‘Aces”.  The squadron covered the Dunkirk retreat and fought in the BattleRead More

Romanian Postage Stamp Day – 1917 – They shall not pass!

Romania – It is very hard to find a Romanian who will not say, in one breath, “Marasti, Marasesti, Oituz”, referring to the three great battles that changed the destiny of Romania. Romfilatelia celebrates the victory centenary of Marasti, Marasesti, Oituz throughRead More

Brit Hayyale Ha’Etsel

Israel –The National Military Organization in Eretz Israel (Etsel) broke away from the Haganah paramilitary organization in the spring of 1931. In the years before the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948, the organization operated clandestinely against ArabRead More