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Israel: Irgun/ Etzel "Prisoners Award" ('Ot HaShevi') medal (ND), circa. 1960's; in nickel(?); no makers mark; size (medal only): 28 x 30.5mm; weight: 15.5g. Obv.: prison camp &
Item code: 0130655

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Israel: Irgun/ Etzel "Prisoners Award" ('Ot HaShevi') medal (ND), circa. 1960's; in nickel(?); no makers mark; size (medal only): 28 x 30.5mm; weight: 15.5g. Obv.: prison camp & stockade w/title "Prisoners Award". Rev.: Irgun emblem. Issued to members who were deported & held in detention camps in East Africa. Issued by the "Association of Etzel Soldiers" ('Brit Khayalei HaEtzel'). May be a replacement as it lacks the original dark blue-white-blue ribbon & metal clasp. Association members: served for 6 or more months; anyone who served & was wounded/ arrested, or participated in operational activities; berieved parents.