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grizmoose1 wrote:I found this "RARE" Officer's Pin of the Submarine "Sous Marin Perle" from Free France during WWII.[...] Following is the front and back of the pin. It is in "EXCELLENT" condition:[...]
grizmoose1 wrote:[...] I found this pin among some other militaria and have been trying to find out SOMETHING about this submarine, what theater it was involved in, etc., etc., etc. [...]
laid down: 21 July 1931
launched: July 30 1935
entered service: March 1 1937
fate: Pearl was taken over after the Allied landing in North Africa by the allies. The submarine was later in the United States reconditioned and on July 8, 1944, on the way home in the North Atlantic, who plays 55° 27′ N, 33° 50′ W55. 45 33.833333333333 by a British plane mistakenly held for a German submarine and sunk.
Mark in Cleveland, Tn. wrote:You should have taken the $264.00 offered for this fake badge....
Hae seen this offered before over on WAF, same BS story.
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