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Shoulder badge of the Jewish national resistance. France, 1940s

Opening price: $200

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Conseil National de la Résistance - A leather shoulder badge, of the Jewish National Resistance Council during World War II. France, 1940s. Rare.

A woven leather badge in blue white and red colors with the letters CNR initials for Conseil National de la Résistance and a red Magen David.

The National Resistance Council. Founded on May 27, 1943, the CNR effectively united the various resistance groups in France - the CGT and CFTC unions under a single guiding principle: "An immediate action plan against the oppressor and steps to establish a fairer social order upon the liberation of French territory". The C.N.R stood as a united front against the world behind General de Gaulle, and worked openly and clandestinely to liberate France.

Size: 8.5x6 cm. Light stains. Good condition.

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110. Shoulder badge of the Jewish national resistance. France, 1940s