Lithuania (Litauen)
German Occupation

Quick history:
On 22 June 1941, Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union.

Lithuania was the first area in the east to issue its own stamps, 23rd June 1941, they were Soviet stamps with the name "LIETUVA" and the date of liberation.

The southern area of the country issued its own stamps on 16th July 1941 with the overprint "VILNUS". Some other towns issed their own stamps with their town names, but in some cases only numbered a few dozen stamps, so were not widely used.





Local issues
Raseiniai (Rossingen)