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102135 | GERMANY. Clemenceau's Policies of Conquering cast iron Medal.

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    102135  |  GERMANY & FRANCE. Clemenceau's Policies of Conquering cast iron Medal. Dated 1918. "Clemenceaus Eroberungspolitik, Fernbeschiessung von Paris"—on the occasion of the long-distance bombardment of Paris (58mm, 76.22 g, 12h). By K. Goetz in München.


    WIE CLEMENCEAU'S EROBERVNGSLVST / BEANTWORTET WIRD (the answer to Clemenceau's policy of conquering), Clemenceau leans to right, pointing to panel reading ELSASS / LOTHRI / RHEIN in three lines / FERNBESCHIESSUNG - PARIS (long-distance bombardment of Paris), representation of tiger with the facial features of Clemenceau crouching as bomb explodes below; Eiffel Tower behind at a distance. Edge: Some light filing marks as made, otherwise plain.


    Kienast 209; Klose –; Art of Devastation –. Mint State. Deep charcoal gray surfaces, with some lighter hues on the high points and with some dusty red in the recesses.


    Ex Leigh Park Collection.


    Part of Germany's Spring Offensive, the long-distance bombing of Paris in 1918 saw colossal guns able to reach the French capital from a distance of 75 miles.


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