The badge "Minsk. 1941-1945"

Icon "Minsk, 1941-1945": [photo] / photographer A. Melentiev. - Electronic data (1 file: 1.3 MB). - St. Petersburg: Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library, 2015. -
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On the photo: souvenir badge "Minsk, 1941-1945". The icon is rectangular in shape, in the center is a relief image of the Obelisk of the Victory and the Eternal Flame. At the top, near the star on the obelisk of the date: "1941 1945". In the lower part - a relief inscription: "Minsk". Yellow metal. Stamping. Red enamel. The size is 28x14 mm. Pin fastening. On the reverse side - the brand of the manufacturer: Minsk Experimental Plant. NF Gastello, the price of 15 copecks. Location: From a private collection. - On the souvenir badge "Minsk, 1941-1945" an obelisk of Victory is displayed, set on Victory Square in Minsk. It was erected on July 4, 1954 in memory of Soviet soldiers and partisans of the Great Patriotic War. The authors of the monument are architects G. Zaborsky, V. Korol. The height of the obelisk is 38 m, faced with gray granite and completed with the image of the Order of Victory. On the four sides of the pedestal are placed bronze high reliefs, revealing the idea of ​​the monument: "May 9, 1945" (A. Bembel), "Glory to the Lost Heroes" (Z. Azgur), "Soviet Army in the Great Patriotic War" (S. Selikhanov), "Partisans of Belarus" (A. Glebov). As a symbol of Victory, on the basis of the obelisk lies a sword, entwined with a laurel bronze branch. Stepped stylobate (black labradorite) on four sides flanked by bronze wreaths .
I. Melentiev, Alexei Mikhailovich (1958-). II. Presidential Library. B. N. Yeltsin (St. Petersburg). III. Minsk Experimental Plant named after. N. F. Gastello. The people (the collection). 2. Memory of the Great Victory (collection). 3. Territory (collection). 4. Hero cities - USSR - Badges. 5. Victory Square (Minsk, city, Belorussia) - Badges. 6. Souvenir badges - the USSR.
ББК 63.3 (4Беи-2Мин) 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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