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Henri Engel collection

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    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.
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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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