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Hello Gents, I recently acquired this armband in a US Vets Grouping that was in a Tank Destroyer unit during WWII. There is a lot of paperwork and notes from the vet about his time in Europe but nothing about how or where he received this armband. He did write Sept 8, 1944 on the top of the leather patch sewn to the item, but that is all I have to go on. The colors look like Belgium colors to me and that is why I assume it is from that country. Thank you for any comments you might be able to give on this armband as I have not been able to find anything that matches it.

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hello, this is an armband ( brassard in French) worn by the Belgian résistance at the end of WW2, while participating to the liberation of our country.

This pattern was worn by the "Front de l'Indépendance" movement but also by the movements that had no proper insignia...

The printed badges were sewed on an armband made of till.

Hope this helped...

best regards

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