The year in stamps: 1955 “Starting the road out of war”

South Korea

South Korea in 1955 was a year of both progress and challenges. The country was still recovering from the aftermath of the Korean War, but there were signs of growth and development. While the political situation remained tense, the people of South Korea continued to work hard to rebuild their lives and build a better future.

In 1955, South Korea was still led by President Syngman Rhee, who had been in power even before the country’s establishment in 1948. Rhee’s government focused on rebuilding the country’s infrastructure and economy, with the support of the United States.

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