Pin of the "Convention of the Generation of the Revolt", 1958; 19mm, 0.85g. Menachem Begin organized the Convention to coincide with Israel's 10th anniversary (Passover eve) & repr
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Pin of the "Convention of the Generation of the Revolt", 1958; 19mm, 0.85g. Menachem Begin organized the Convention to coincide with Israel's 10th anniversary (Passover eve) & represent a counter-memorial (counter historical narrative) for fallen "Etzel" & "Lechi" members against the perceived establishment-supported commemoration of the heritage of the "Haganah" at the expense of those Revisionist organizations; to leverage event's publicity to disseminate certain ideas & concepts of these under-represented movements to the general public and attempt to make the public more aware of the role of the Revisionist Zionist movement in the establishment of the State.