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Belgian flag and plaque

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    I purchased these two together at an auction. Any help would be appreciated.

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    The lion's head sign is the Brigade Piron insigna. Don't know what the letters stand for , it can be anything; city's , associations...
    The second picture is a commemorative plaque of the death of King Albert I. Who fell (pushed!?) from a rock at Marche -les-dames, training camp of the para-commando's these days.
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    Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
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    Once again I thank you. These items were only bid on by me. I just had to give them a home.

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    They listed it as belgian secret army.

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    They could be right. Brigade Piron was formed in Britain, and helped to free Belgium.
    The secret army used the same insigna.
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    They are right!
    The letters stand for A rmée S ecrete/ G eheim L eger; the French and Flemish translation!!
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    Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
    cheers
    |<ris

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    I posted a certificate with the same symbol in another post, take a look.

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    I did!
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    Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
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