Medal of the Armed Resistance (1940-1945)

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  • Bronze Medal (stamped "PAUL WISSAERT") Obverse
  • Bronze Medal (stamped "PAUL WISSAERT") Reverse

Attributes

  • country
    Belgium
  • date of institution
    February 16, 1946
  • makers
    Lavoine, Brussels
  • remarks
    The medal was engraved by Paul Wissaert. This image of the Medal of the Armed Resistance (1940-1945) is attributed to Medal-Medaille. For more information see: The image of the Commemorative Cross for the Volunteers of 1830 is attributed to Medal-Medaille. For more information see the following page: http://www.medal-medaille.com/sold/product_info.php?cPath=498_42&products_id=1667

History


The Medal of the Armed Resistance (1940-1945) was awarded to all members of the Belgian Armed Resistance and Intelligence Service for service in occupied territories during the Second World War. It was also awarded posthumously.

The reverse inscription translates to “Resister.”

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Versions

  • Price

    $35 USD

  • Composition

    Bronze

  • Inscription

    Rev: 1940 RESISTERE 1945

  • Size

    38mm

  • Maker

    Lavoine, Brussels

  • Version Remarks

    This image of the Medal of the Armed Resistance (1940-1945) is attributed to Medal-Medaille. For more information see: The image of the C...

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Miniatures

  • Price

    $30 USD

  • Size

    15.5mm

  • Remarks

    This version is composed of bronze.

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