№ 368/кор. 100th Birth Anniversary of V.V. Karpov (1922-2010), writer, public figure, Hero of the Soviet Union

Artist-designer – Komsa R.


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Vladimir Karpov (1922-2010) was a Soviet writer, essay writer, and public figure.

In November of 1942, he went to the front. In 1945, he published his first literary works. In 1947, Karpov graduated from the M.V. Frunze Military Academy and in 1954, he graduated from the part-time department of the Literature Institute named after A.M. Gorky. In 1947-1954, he worked in the General Staff (GRU). In 1954-1965, he served in the Red Banner Turkestan Military District.

Since 1962, Vladimir Karpov was a member of the Union of Writers of the USSR. In 1966-1973, he was a Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the State Committee on Press of the Uzbek SSR. In 1973-1981 Karpov was a Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Oktyabr (October) magazine. From 1981 to 1986, he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Novy Mir (New World) magazine. From 1986 to 1991, Karpov held the position of the First Secretary of the Board of the Union of Writers of the USSR.

Vladimir Karpov was the author of many books, including such books popular in our country and abroad as: Commander and Marshal Zhukov. His writings are distinguished by high artistic value and documents based investigative depth.

The envelope with a commemorative stamp provides a portrait of Vladimir Karpov; the main image features a collection of works by V.V. Karpov against the backdrop of wartime photographs, and a medal of Hero of the Soviet Union.


Denomination Paper Printing method Format of the envelope Edition
Letter "A" High Whiteness Modified (HWM) Offset 110 × 220 mm 0,5 million copies

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