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WW2 Polish Badge of Home Army Baszta Unit – German Made
Occupied Germany, Circa 1945, 21mm x 21mm
A rare early, first version, badge of a Warsaw Uprising Home Army regiment – Baszta, made in 1945 in occupied Germany for the soldiers of the unit. Circa 200 badges were made, this example is numbered 135.
Badge in the shape of a stylized cross, in the center an ellipse medallion with a black enameled tower on a blue background, in the middle a Polish Resistance symbol – Anchor “Kotwica ” symbolizing the Fighting Poland. Above the tower the date 1939, below 1945.
On the arms of the cross the letters AK – Armia Krajowa (Home Army).
Smooth reverse with a brass threaded post. Numbered 135.