Battle of the Ice
This Russian stamp commemorates the 750th anniversary of the Battle of the Ice, where Russian troops defeated an invading force from Western Europe on the frozen surface of Lake Peipus. Many invading knights drowned in the lake as the thin ice was crushed beneath their heavy armor.
Stamp courtesy A. Sdobnikov, courtesy Wikimedia. This work is not an object of copyright according to Part IV of Civil Code No. 230-FZ of the Russian Federation of December 18, 2006.