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Henri Engel collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of posthumous award certificates and medals relating to the experiences of Henri Engel as a German Jewish resistance fighter in Lyon, France during World War II.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2011 by Margot Engel, the sister of Henri Engel.
Date
1939-1960
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Certificate for the French Resistance and Cross of War medals awarded to a German Jewish resistance fighter

Object | Accession Number: 2011.160.1

Geography
issue: France
Date
issue:  1960 May
commemoration:  1944 August 07-1944 August 18
Certificate for the French Resistance and Cross of War medals awarded to a German Jewish resistance fighter

French Médaille Militaire with ribbon awarded to a German Jewish resistance fighter

Object | Accession Number: 2011.160.2

Geography
issue: France
Date
issue:  1960 May
commemoration:  approximately 1942-1944 August 18
French Médaille Militaire with ribbon awarded to a German Jewish resistance fighter

French Croix de Guerre with bronze palm awarded to a German Jewish resistance fighter

Object | Accession Number: 2011.160.3

Geography
issue: France
Date
commemoration:  1939-1945
issue:  1960 May
French Croix de Guerre with bronze palm awarded to a German Jewish resistance fighter

French Médaille de la Résistance with ribbon awarded to a German Jewish resistance fighter

Object | Accession Number: 2011.160.4

Geography
issue: France
manufacture: Paris (France)
Date
commemoration:  1940 June 18-1945
issue:  1960 May
French Médaille de la Résistance with ribbon awarded to a German Jewish resistance fighter

Certificate for a French Médaille Militaire awarded to German Jewish resistance fighter

Object | Accession Number: 2011.160.5

Geography
issue: France
Date
commemoration:  approximately 1942-1944 August 18
issue:  1960 May
 
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