Icon "Leningrad - Hero City"

Icon "Leningrad - Hero City": [photo] / photographer A. Melentiev. - Electronic data (1 file: 0.9 MB). - St. Petersburg: Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library, 2015. -
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On the photo: a souvenir badge "Leningrad - Hero City". A rectangular icon with the inscription "Leningrad - Hero City" on a black background, to the left of the inscription - a symbolic image of the "Gold Star" medal. The medal pin is located on the badge, the star is attached to the badge with the eyelet and ring. Metal. Stamping. Red and black enamels. The size of the badge is 6x34 mm, the size of the suspension is 8x8 mm. Pin fastening. On the reverse side - the brand of the manufacturer: Tikhoretsky Machine-Building Plant (Krasnodar Territory). Location: From a private collection. - The souvenir badge "Leningrad - Hero City" is dedicated to the high title "Hero City", awarded May 8, 1965 with the awarding of the Gold Star medal for outstanding services to the Motherland, the courage and heroism shown by the inhabitants of Leningrad in the fight against the German invaders in the difficult conditions of a prolonged military blockade, and in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Victory of the Soviet people in the Great Patriotic War .
I. Melentiev, Alexei Mikhailovich (1958-). II. Presidential Library. B. N. Yeltsin (St. Petersburg). III. Tikhoretsky plant of heavy track machines. Vorovsky. The people (the collection). 2. Memory of the Great Victory (collection). 3. Territory (collection). 4. Territory of Russia: St. Petersburg, city (collection). 5. St. Petersburg: pages of history (collection). 6. Hero cities - USSR - Badges. 7. The Great Patriotic War - Leningrad, the city - 1941 - 1945 - Badges. 8. "Gold Star", medal - Badges. 9. Souvenir badges - the USSR.
ББК 63.3 (2-2СПб) 633-7ю9
ББК 85.136.155ю9
Source of electronic copy: PB
Place of origin: From private collection
Publisher Президентская библиотека имени Б. Н. Ельцина
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