Item 333 out of 440
Lot # 333 - Bronze Azad Hind Fauj Medal.
Bronze Azad Hind Fauj Medal.
Bronze Azad Hind Fauj Medal. Bronze Azad Hind Fauj Medal.
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MetalBronze
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Medal, Azad Hind Fauj, Bronze Medal, Obv: a Lion's head seen to the left above the legend "AZAD HIND" with a 3-petalled lily underneath, Rev: legend "INDIENS FREIHEITS KAMPF (India's War for Freedom)", superimposed over crossed bars and rays, along with suspension ring and tricolor stripe, 18.1g, 35.92mm, choice very fine, Very Rare.

The Order Azad Hind is a special feature in the awards of the Wehrmacht. It was founded in 1942 by Subhas Chandra Bose the leader of the Indian War of Independence for the soldiers of the Infantry Regiment 950 (the Indian Legion) of the German Wehrmacht. This is the Tamgah-i-Azadi medal of Azad Hind Fouj founded by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in 1942 and Awarded in 1943-45.