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Cross of Valour (Krzyz Walecznych) - Exile Types

Article about: Dear friends, I would like to propose posting a new thread with regards to the Krzyz Waleczny or Cross of Valour. i love this medal it is a personal favourite of mine. What i hope hope to ac

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    KW, product of Samuel Kretschmer located in Jerusalem
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    Default replacement KW issued Nov 2018 and cross of merit

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    received these today from the polish consul , thought would share with the group so now have recorded photos of KW and cross of merit issued hot off the press , so to speak, for future reference!!!,

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    Hi Anthony
    Is the Gold Cross of Merit a newly-issued medal or is this a replacement medal?

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    hi,
    the kw is a replacement as i found his records in sikorsky institute with the recommendation and sent info to warsaw, dad did not qualify for sibir exile cross as he died before 2004 deadline so i believe the merit cross is a new presentation on his record and as an alternative,

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    Thanks Anthony.
    Everyone keeps telling me to contact the Institute. One day, I shall

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    An interesting Cross of Valour from Gr. Techniczna
    Damage on the reverse indicates a broken dies.
    Probably it's one of the last KW stamped from this dies
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    Hello everyone. Is that possible some of very first Crosses have not included date 1920?

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    Hello David, yes, the first 3000 crosses supplied to the government for issue did not have the 1920 date. They are covered here in the parallel thread in the Polish pre-WW2 section:

    Cross of Valour (Krzyż Walecznych) Pre-WW2 Types

    Regards,
    Tony
    All thoughts and opinions expressed are those of my own and should not be mistaken for medical and/or legal advice.

    "Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday." - John Wayne

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    Default Cross of valour

    Hello, are there any reference books available that cover the different makers of the cross of valour? And who is the manufacturer of this cross please?Regards Ade
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    Ade73. This cross is postwar made by Pansiuk around 1970-90.
    Bible about Polish Cross of Valour - G.Krogulec "Krzyz Walecznych"

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