Kiryati Brigade 25th anniversary commemoration token, 1973; struck in tombak; no makers mark; weight - 36.4g; size - 44mm. Obverse bears Brigade's emblem of a crenelated battlement (the word "Kirya" from which the Brigade derives its name, means "complex" or built-up structure) set upon the IDF's emblem, with legend "District Brigade Kiryati 5708  -5733 "; on reverse the official emblem of Israel's 25th Anniversary surmounted by olive branches. The 4th Kiryati Brigade was one of six infantry brigades created from the pre-State Haganah, and was assigned the region of Tel Aviv-Yaffo to Bat Yam and Holon in the War of Independence. In VF-EF.
Product Tags: Israeli Militaria - medallic militaria, Israel 1948, Haganah & Zionist Underground and Militaria from Israel and from 1947-49 Israel War of Independence, 20th Century, 1970s, 1940s, which are Objects with Biblical or Jewish Religious references or Hebrew Dates