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Medal Commemorative of the War of 1939-1945 (Médaille Commémorative de la Guerre de 1939-1945)
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Medal Commemorative of the War of 1939-1945 (Médaille Commémorative de la Guerre de 1939-1945)
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Bronze hexagonal medal with integral bar for ribbon suspension; the face with the French cockerel imposed on a Cross of Lorraine, in its claws a broken chain, signed ‘F. JOSSE’ and ‘G. SIMON’; the reverse inscribed ‘GUERRE 1939 1945’, stylised laurel leaves above, circumscribed ‘REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE’, with Paris Mint bronze assay marks; age-toned; on original ribbon with pinholes at the top from staple suspension.

The medal was created on 21 May 1946 and awarded to military who participated between 3 September 1939 and 8 May 1945 in the war against the Axis powers.

 
Medal Commemorative of the War of 1939-1945 (Médaille Commémorative de la Guerre de 1939-1945)
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