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    I have this photo in collection ,
    can you help me with discription ?
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    For 100% it is a member of the Polish Gymnastic Society “Falcon” (Polskie Towarzystwo Gimnastyczne „Sokół”).
    Established in 1867 with aim of promotion of gymnastics and national revival in all parts of partitioned Poland. It was in fact a paramilitary organization preparing young men for struggle for independent country before 1914. More info on Sokó

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    Hi Igor,

    I found the following photographs which you might be interested to view of Count Adam Zamoyski taken in the 1930's in both Poznan and Katowice.

    legioner in Zagreb, photo

    legioner in Zagreb, photo

    legioner in Zagreb, photo

    I hope they are of interest to you.

    Best wishes

    Andrzejku

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    Thank you !!!

    Very interesting !

    Count Adam Zamoyski have bravery awards of many countries !

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    Hi Igor,

    The medals in the close up are as follows:

    1) Polish Krzyz Walecznych (Polish Cross of Valour)

    2) French Legion of Honour (Officers Cross in Gold)

    3) French Croix de Guerre (War Cross with Palme)

    4) British Military Cross

    5) Yugoslavian Order of the White Eagle

    6) Romanian order of the Star (Officers Cross)

    7) Persian Imperial Order of Homayeun ?

    8) Veterans Commemorative Cross of the Pulawski Legion ?

    9) Polish Krzyz na Slaskiej Wstedze Walecznosci Zaslugi (Cross of Silesian Valour and Merit)

    10) Honorowy Krzyz Plebiscytowy (Plebiscite Honour Cross.

    I sincerely hope that the above helps not sure on 2 of the awards hence the question mark.

    Best wishes

    Andrzejku

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    Great awards !
    p.s. Persian order "Lion and Sun"

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    Hi Igor,

    Yes you are correct the Order of the Lion and the Sun, but in 1925 Persia under the Pahlevi's changed it's title to the Persian Order of Homayeun, I have included a photograph of the Officers Cross below, the same type was awarded to Count Zamoyski.

    legioner in Zagreb, photo

    Best wishes

    Andrzejku

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    Thank you !
    Regards,
    Igor

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    Hi guys,

    The second award with the question mark was properly identified by Andrzejku98 becaause it is in fact Veterans Commemorative Cross of the Pulawski Legion. I am absolutely sure about it, moreover it is the first version of this cross - the picture of it you can find below.

    Regards,
    Jacek

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