Médaille des Évadés – Escapees’ Medal
Military award bestowed by the government of France to individuals who were prisoners of war and who successfully escaped internment or died as a result of their escape attempt. The “Escapees’ Medal” was established by a 1926 law, intended to honour combatants not only of the First World War, but also of the Franco-Prussian War of 1870. Its statute was later amended to include combatants of the Second World War and later conflicts
Bronze, in very good condition, on the old original ribbon.