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On 22.05.2014 at 00:45, lambert said:

Это ветеран Иностранного легиона Первой мировойвойны, со своими медалями.





He has a Messinian medal in 1908, a colonial medal without a bar. A sailor? Or a clown in disguise?

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21 hours ago, chechaco1 said:

... a colonial medal without a bar.

Hello chechaco1,


By decree of 5 October 1920, the French Colonial Medal can be awarded without a bar for long service in peace time : to NCO's and other ranks 10 years of service (15 years for officers) of which 6 years were served in active duty and with distinction in specific colonies.




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I know that.
Well, I don't like this gentleman, in 1908, a former navy who fought in Belgium, with a Military Cross without a star or a laurel and a distinguished colonial medal.  In Russia now, the further away from 1945, the more veterans there are

Fake veteran


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