Lübeck (dpa / lno) - With a stamp, Deutsche Post is commemorating the historical kneeling of the then Federal Chancellor Willy Brandt in front of the memorial for the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising on December 7, 1970 The Deutsche Post DHL Group announced on Thursday that it will be available in all post offices on December.

On the first day of issue there will also be a special postmark in the Willy Brandt House in Lübeck, which, in addition to the kneeling, will also address Brandt's “New Ostpolitik”, the message continues.

The special cancellation is available between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

The SPD politician was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1971 for his efforts to achieve German-Polish reconciliation after the Nazi crimes and the reconciliation process within Europe.

DHL Group press release