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3800722

The Allied Advance into Nazi Germany

380, Lot: 722. Estimate $75.
Sold for $110. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

WINDSOR. temp. George VI. 1936-1952. Æ Medal (50mm, 39.30 g, 12h). The Advance of XXX Corps Across Europe. By P. de Greef. Dually dated 1944 and 1945. Boar leaping left; around, coats-of-arms of Headquarters 21st Army GRoup, Canadian 1st Army, and 2nd Army; above, XXX CORPS, below, ALAMEIN CUXHAVEN / 1944-1945/ NORMANDY/ MOUNT PINÇON/ CROSSING OF THE SEINE/ BRUSSELS AND ANTWERP/ THE ADVANCE TO ARNHEM/ THE ARDENNES/ THE REICHSWALD/ CROSSING OF THE RHINE/ FINAL ADVANCE/ INTO/ GERMANY. Eimer 2068; BHM 4407. EF, one minor spot on obverse.


The XXX Corps distinguished itself at El Alamein, Gold Beach, Mont Pinçon, and Antwerp, among other battles.