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Medal and certificate awarded for service in the Polish Home Army

Object | Accession Number: 1996.25.1 a-b

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    Brief Narrative
    Certificate and insignia issued by Polish Underground organization.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of George Shuflata
    Jozef Barcz, cpn., member and one of the commanders of the Polish Home Army

    Physical Details

    Military Insignia
    Object Type
    Medals, Polish (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    a= medal (insignia): inserted through .1b is a metalic cord which is also inserted through a chain attached to the insignia; insignia has the initials of Armia Krajowa (Home Army)
    b= certificate: red, white, and gray ink on brown paper, handdrawn certificate with image of AK insignia
    a: Height: 2.750 inches (6.985 cm) | Width: 0.380 inches (0.965 cm) | Depth: 0.120 inches (0.305 cm)
    b: Height: 8.380 inches (21.285 cm) | Width: 5.750 inches (14.605 cm)
    overall : paper, ink, paint, enamel, metal
    in red ink: "Polish Guard Company 4189 L.S. Co. presents Lt. Shuflata G.J.Jr with a memory combat sign of Polish Underground Army, as remembrance of its fights against the German Occupation Forces in Poland 1939-1945"

    Rights & Restrictions

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

    Administrative Notes

    The award was donated to United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1996 by George Shuflata.
    Record last modified:
    2022-09-12 13:54:54
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