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French 'assassin' pin ?

Article about: Is this french fascist/petainist? Zouave? Foreign legion? Dsomeone told me it was an assassins' pin - whatever that does or doesn't mean. It looks to me wwii or prewar in construction. Anyho

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    Is this french fascist/petainist? Zouave? Foreign legion? Dsomeone told me it was an assassins' pin - whatever that does or doesn't mean. It looks to me wwii or prewar in construction. Anyhow, thanks!
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    2nd Regiment of (French) Zouaves...worn from 1852-1962....
    cheers, Glenn

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    Thanks glenn - yes i learned the 2nd zouaves prevailed over the austrians in the crimean war battle of magenta and that this pin commemorates the victory. Anyone know when it was made? Cheers, dw

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    Hi David, I have moved this to the Allied forum to see if it catches more eyes.

    I know nothing about French kit sorry.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    Thanks a mint, ade, allbest, dw

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