BRITISH WW2 DUNKIRK MEDAL 1940

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O-104

DUNKIRK WWII MEDAL ORIGINAL

Campaign: Dunkirk evacuation, 1940

Branch of Service: All British and Allied forces.

Ribbon: Chrome yellow with one thin and one wide red stripe each side with two very thin black lines bisecting both sides.

Metal: Bronze

Size: 36mm wide

Description: (Obverse) a shield bearing the arms of Dunkirk ( a lion passant above a heraldic dolphin) mounted on an anchor; ( reverse) a circle bearing a burning lamp with DUNKERQUE 1940 beneath, surrounded by a laurel wreath and surmounted by crossed swords; the whole mounted on and surrounded by a laurel wreath.

Comments: This medal was first made available to veterans of the Dunkirk evacuation and later administered by the now disbanded Dunkirk Veterans Association. It was created by the French National Association of Veterans of the Fortified Sector of Flanders and of Dunkirk and awarded in recognition of the sacrifice of 30,000 combatants between 29 May and 3 June 1940.

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SKU O-104
Weight 0.040000
Country British
Era WWII
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