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Icon "900 days": [photo] / photographer A. Melentiev. - Electronic data (1 file: 1 MB). - St. Petersburg: Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library, 2015. -
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In the photo: a souvenir badge "900 days". The icon is rectangular in shape, in the left part on a blue background there is a relief symbolic image of the Gold Star medal, in the right part on the red background there is an inscription in two lines: "900 days". Yellow metal. Red and blue enamel. Stamping. The size is 10x20 mm. Needle fastening. The brand of the manufacturer is not readable. Location: From a private collection. - The souvenir badge "900 days" is dedicated to the memory of the military blockade of the city of Leningrad, which lasted 872 days from September 8, 1941 to January 27, 1944. For mass heroism and courage in the defense of the Motherland in the Great Patriotic War, shown by the defenders of the besieged Leningrad, on May 8, 1965, the city was awarded the highest degree of distinction - the Hero City title .
I. Melentiev, Alexei Mikhailovich (1958-). II. Presidential Library. B. N. Yeltsin (St. Petersburg) .1. The people (the collection). 2. Memory of the Great Victory (collection). 3. Territory of Russia: St. Petersburg, city (collection). 4. St. Petersburg: pages of history (collection). 5. The blockade of Leningrad - 1941 - 1944 - Badges. 6. Hero cities - USSR - Badges. 7. Souvenir badges - the USSR.
ББК 63.3 (2) 633-7ю9
Source of electronic copy: PB
Place of origin: From private collection
Publisher Президентская библиотека имени Б. Н. Ельцина
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