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Title Bronze medal for the liberation of Upper Hungary
Nationality Hungarian
Period 1938
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Awarded in silver and bronze to all troops who took part in this peaceful operation, it celebrated the carve-up of the rump of Czechoslovakia in 1938 by Hitler and Mussolini. The image is of Francis II Rakoczi (1676-1735), who led a Hungarian revolt against Habsburg rule 1703-11. He was born at Borsa in present day Slovakia, a suitable local hero!

The medal is die struck in bronze. The condition is GVF, with a little corrosion to the reverse.

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[Militaria : Medals : Hungarian : 20th Century]

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The sabre arrived perfectly. Magnificent piece.

B V, Spain, 17.08.2016

Many thanks for the belt buckle, it arrived on Wednesday and I am very pleased with the purchase.

K E, UK, 06.02.2009

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