Bronze, brass and horn punch (MDP). Oath Commemoration koufra 1941 and the epic of the Leclerc General. Size: 48mm Weight Approx 53g for each medal. Jaeger (first Grand Prix of Rome). Condition: good, according scans, shots on the wafer.
Following the battle, on 2 March. Ready with his men the \The French take the oath releasing Strasbourg. At the head of the.And a statue instead broglie. The koufra battle is carried on the flag of Chad Marching Regiment. The phenomenon of the colonial troops laundering. Aura however ousted black fighters just before release, not allowing them. The koufra battle is a battle of the Second World War.
Which took place in Libya. She opposed victoriously French troops. Made up of 400 men (a deuropéens fifties, for the rest of the camel and Senegalese soldiers, in fact, mostly Chadian and Cameroonian).
And 56 motor vehicles under the command of Colonel Philippe Leclerc. From long range desert group. The light reconnaissance patrol reached koufra. And reports its observations to the group: the bombing by the French Air Force with 12.Koufra had not yielded great results. The French (295 Africans and 101 Europeans). Arrive on the outskirts of koufra and put in rout the Italians.
Then began the siege of Fort koufra. The single barrel of Lieutenant ceccaldi draws a few dozen hits a day while constantly moving around his room safe, 75 mountain, not originally to make the enemy believe that besieged several pieces are in service ( but that's what the Italians are convinced), but to protect the material of a response.
At the same time, patrols are testing the defenses of the position, and trucks operate lights on the night to make believe in the permanent arrival of reinforcements. Harassed by 10 days of fighting, the Italians are trying to parley.
Leclerc promises them honorable treatment in case of surrender, but imposes its conditions. The captain commanding Italian forces finally accepted the offer and sign the surrender of the fortress. It included about 400 Europeans, 800 natives, 4 guns and 53 machine guns. Announce later koufra of distant battle in very glowing terms.
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