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1915 Oval Eagle POW helper medal?

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It does read "Aid for german war prisoners 1915" - but thats all i can tell you.

Also its interesting as who was able to help german-war-prisoners in 1915 and how these people where able to get a medal from the "enemy". As if not direct help should be mentioned it could be given for donations which then might be sent via the red-cross to the prisoner camps.

But thats only a thought of mine.


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Ed, I don't know if there is anything on the rim. I'm trying to find out some info for a friend. I will ask him.

Christian, thanks for your thoughts - they are appreciated and sensible. Something along the lines of the Gold-fur-Eiserne medals but for sending packages/clothes/food/etc to POWs. It's looking like this is an obscure unknown with no definitive info available.

Thanks to all for your contributions!



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