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Cross of the Volunteer Combatant of the Resistance (Croix du Combattant Volontaire de la Résistance)
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Cross of the Volunteer Combatant of the Resistance (Croix du Combattant Volontaire de la Résistance)
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Gilt bronze cross pattée with laterally pierced cylinder suspension; the face with a circular central medallion with the Cross of Lorraine, symbol of the Free French imposed, laurel leaves on the arms of the cross; the reverse with a circular central medallion inscribed ‘COMBATTANT VOLONTAIRE RESISTANCE’ (Volunteer Combatant of the Resistance) with Paris Mint bronze assay marks; on original ribbon.

The Cross was created on 15 April 1954 to recognise those who participated for a minimum of three months prior to 6 June 1944 in one of the combatant resistance groups and was attributed by a National Commission attached to the Ministry of Former Combatants.

 
Cross of the Volunteer Combatant of the Resistance (Croix du Combattant Volontaire de la Résistance)
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Cross of the Volunteer Combatant of the Resistance (Croix du Combattant Volontaire de la Résistance)
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Cross of the Volunteer Combatant of the Resistance (Croix du Combattant Volontaire de la Résistance)
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