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North Korea's postage stamps offer an alternative look into the country

(CNN)North Korea has marked the anniversary of the Korean War -- and its annual "Struggle Against US Imperialism Month" -- by releasing two anti-American postage stamps.Featuring warheads pointed at Capitol Hill, and a fist crushing a US missile, the stamps continue Pyongyang's long tradition of issuing enemy-baiting collectors' items.But anti-American imagery forms just a fraction of the pantheon of bold, bizarre and, in some cases, extraordinarily mundane designs issued by the reclusive state each year.An online catalog maintained by the country's stamp-issuing authority, the Korea Stamp Corporation, lists over 70 different design categories. Topics like "revolutionary history" and "Respected Comrade Kim Jong-un" appear alongside soft po ...