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Medal of the General Association of the Belgian Press (Médaille de l’Association Générale de la Presse Belge), 1940-1945, miniature
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Medal of the General Association of the Belgian Press (Médaille de l’Association Générale de la Presse Belge), 1940-1945, miniature
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Miniature circular gilt medal with loop for ribbon suspension; the face with a broken quill pen centrally, circumscribed above ‘A.B.P. – A.G.P.B.’ and dated ‘1940 / 1945’ below, all within a chain border; the reverse inscribed ‘JAMAIS / ASSERVIE / NOOIT / ONDERWORPEN’ (‘Never Enslaved’ in French and Flemish) with a laurel wreath border; diameter 13.96mm (0.55 inch); on original ribbon. The Medal was awarded at the end of World War II to Belgian journalists who had worked under the German occupation but remained loyal to the Belgian cause. The Medal is rarely seen.

 
Medal of the General Association of the Belgian Press (Médaille de l’Association Générale de la Presse Belge), 1940-1945, miniature
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Medal of the General Association of the Belgian Press (Médaille de l’Association Générale de la Presse Belge), 1940-1945, miniature
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Medal of the General Association of the Belgian Press (Médaille de l’Association Générale de la Presse Belge), 1940-1945, miniature
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