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WW2 Polish Resistance Home Army Eagle

Zinc, Circa 1944, 61mm x 43mm

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Polish eagle cap badge depicting an eagle with spread wings sitting on an amazon shield, on the amazon shield letters WP (Wojsko Polskie – Polish Army). The head is topped with a closed crown. 

On the reverse a pair of wires. Eagle cap badge used by the Polish Home Army in the Kielce area. Made during the German occupation for the resistance.

This version of the eagle is mentioned in the book by Tomasz Zawistowski.“Polskie Orły na Czapki 1939-45” on page 189, illustration 364.