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Enlistment drive pin for the Jewish Brigade
Item code: 0120033

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Sales price $200.00
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Jewish Brigade 'Giyus' (enlistment) pin: stylized badge formed of a square blue face on round gray backing, with a stylized Hebrew letter "Gimmel" ('G') formed from the back stroke of the "Gimmel" and the leg formed from the letter "Ayin" - for the words "Giyus Ivri" (Hebrew Recruitment); the badge back is a safety pin inset into the back; weight: 1.05 grams.

The Jewish Brigade (known popularly as the "Brigada" in Hebrew) was formed in September 1944 and fought on the Italian front until the end of the war; it was later stationed in Belgium and assisted in the covert transport of Jewish refugees on their way to Palestine. Rare.

מילות מפתח: מיליטריה מיליטאריה סמלי סמל כובע ברט סיכות סיכה יחידות יחידה שירות זרוע אגף חיל פיקוד חולצה יהודי גדודים עבריים ראשון להיודה בריגדה לגיון רגימנט פלשתינה