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War Cross medal owned by a Belgian soldier and former POW

Object | Accession Number: 2014.427.3

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    War Cross medal owned by a Belgian soldier and former POW

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Medal from the collection of Leopold Guttman, who was arrested and imprisoned as a member of the Belgian army.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Norman Guttman

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Military Insignia
    Category
    Medals
    Physical Description
    Bronze maltese cross and crown medal, with gilt ball-tipped finials and circular center bearing a lion; the medal is attached to a red ribbon with green stripes and two crossed sabres
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 2.000 inches (5.08 cm) | Width: 0.562 inches (1.427 cm)
    Materials
    overall : metal, ribbon

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Keywords & Subjects

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The medal was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2014 by Norman Guttman, the son of Leopold Guttman.
    Record last modified:
    2023-09-20 14:21:33
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