French Medal issued in honor of the Victims of the German Deportations from France to Various Concentration Camps from 1940 - 1945

caption:
Obverse:          Picture of a Half-clothed man enchained / crucified on a swastika, in legend: “AUX DEPORTES VICTIMES DE L'ALLEMAGNE 1940 – 1945”.

  • French Medal issued in honor of the Victims of the German Deportations from France to Various Concentration Camps from 1940 - 1945
  • French Medal issued in honor of the Victims of the German Deportations from France to Various Concentration Camps from 1940 - 1945
  • French Medal issued in honor of the Victims of the German Deportations from France to Various Concentration Camps from 1940 - 1945

Identifer: CJF R 0018

Medium
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Topics
Miscellaneous Camps & Holocaust Sites

Collections
Holocaust Medals, Plaques, Tokens & Pins, Cincinnati Judaica Fund Research Collection

Description
Bronze medal, signed A. Galtie (b.1908), with original case of issue from 'Confédération Nationale France Combattante', on the inside of the case it is marked "exemplaire n°3" (limited issue), edge marked with triangle (private mint) + "BRONZE".  Commemorates both Jewish and non-Jewish deportees.
 
History:           Similar medal (exemplaire n°61) offered in Stacks April 28, 2010 auction.  

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