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About this itemThe Krzyż Oświęcimski (AUSCHWITZ CROSS) was instituted on March 14, 1985, primarily a Polish decoration, awarded to honour the inmates of German concentration camps, and not only those interned in Auschwitz (the Polish name of Auschwitz is Oświęcim). Krzyż Oświęcimski was generally awarded to Poles but was also awarded to foreigners in very special cases. It could also be awarded posthumously. It ceased to be awarded in 1999. An exception was made in the case of Greta Ferusic, who was awarded the last cross under exceptional circumstances in February 2004.
Rare complete set with AWARD DOCUMENT dated 08 APRIL 1987 made out to holocaust survivor ZOFIA c. STANISLAWA PIWONSKA. full size MEDAL included in original PRESENTATION CASE.
This is a scarce guaranteed original AUSCHWITZ CROSS and not one of the many fakes found on eBay these days, it was made by the Warsaw National Mint the official Polish Government authorized manufacturer for all Polish decorations.
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