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World War II era matchbook with crest insignia on front flap with text "ZVITEZIME!/ TRUTH CONQUERS", top text: "Czechoslovakia/ Fights for Victory", back side of matchbook depicts V for victory symbol with decoration and text "Free Czechoskvakia!"
Gift of Ivan C. and Marilynn Gelfman Karp
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