Sochaux

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SOCHAUX

Département : Doubs

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Official blazon
French D'azur semé de billettes d'or, au lion couronné du même, armé et lampassé de gueules, brochant sur le tout, tenant une couronne dentée de sable remplie de gueules, de laquelle est issante une barre de métal d'argent tordue en forme de lettre S.

Croix de guerre 1939-1945.

English blazon wanted

Origin/meaning

The arms show the lion and the billets of the Franche-Comté region. The cogwheel represents the local heavy industry, especially the Peugeot car factories. The letter S is the town's initial.

The hops surrounding the field indicate the importance of brewing in the town. The medal is the 1939-45 War Cross.


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