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Article about: Not strictly a military item but came back with a soldier of 2PolCorps; a pin back brooch by a Milan maker depicting "ricordo madonna del pianto di fermo" or "Our Lady of Tear

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    Not strictly a military item but came back with a soldier of 2PolCorps; a pin back brooch by a Milan maker depicting "ricordo madonna del pianto di fermo" or "Our Lady of Tears of Fermo" sometimes known as "Mary of Sorrows".

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    Our Lady of Tears

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    Some religious amulets to add to Stefan’s thread.

    First up is the most common type in the form of a small medallion with the image of the Virgin Mary. This one belonged to private Józef Szczepański of the 66 Pomorski Infantry Battalion, Polish 2nd Corps. 22 x 13mm

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    This medallion belonged to Lt. Ludwik Witkowski of the Polish Military Mission to North America (1941-43) picturing the patron saint of travelers Saint Christopher, with English language text. 25 x 15mm

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    Here is an interesting one that belonged to Lance Sgt. Aniela Hasiuk of the 318th Field Canteen and Mobile Library Company (318 Kompania Kantyn Polowych i Bibliotek Ruchomych). It is a statuette of the Virgin Mary housed in a small hinged metal holder measuring 35 x 15mm.

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    Tony
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