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102527 | GERMANY & FRANCE. Clemenceau's Conquering Policies cast bronze Medal.

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    102527  |  GERMANY & FRANCE. Clemenceau's Policies of Conquering cast bronze Medal. Dated 1918. "Clemenceaus Eroberungspolitik, Fernbeschiessung von Paris"—on the occasion of the long-distance bombardment of Paris (58mm, 76.18 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 minor marks as made.

     

    Kienast 209. Choice Mint State. Pleasing light brown surfaces, with great contrast.

     

    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.

     

    Upload: 1 September 2023.

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