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Czechoslovak Army cap badge

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creationcirca 1939-1945
GenreCurrency, Medals & Militaria
Object ID2013.004.001
CreatorCzechoslovak Army [issued by]
Place of CreationEngland
DescriptionDark bronze, rectangular Czechoslovak Army badge. Coat-of-arms featuring Bohemian lion with Slovakian double cross and mountain shield. Two flattened claps on reverse. 
Materials/Techniquesmetal
Measurements4.7 x 3.1 cm
InscriptionsTop: WE MARCH ON
Left: 28 IX 1940
Bottom: FAITHFUL TO OURSELVES FAITHFUL TO BRITAIN ; CZECHOSLOVAK ARMY
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2013 by Barbara Eisinger. 

Acquired by the donor's father, Bedrich Eisinger, during his military service. 
Classificationbadges
Legal Statuspermanent collection
NoteAcquired by Bedrich Eisinger during his military service in the Czechoslovak Army exiled in Britain