Palmach 'Negev Brigade' memorial monument commem. medal by Shekel, 1968-69
Item code: 0130107

Sales price $50.00

Palmach Negev Brigade memorial monument commemoration medal, 1968-69; struck in tombak by the Shekel medal company; weight: 89.3g; size: 59mm. Obverse depicts image of the monument with legend "Monument of the Negev Brigade | Beer Sheva - 5729 - 1969"; on reverse the Palmach's emblem on right with "Palmach Negev Brigade" below, and map of the Brigade's operations at left with legend "In the beseiged Negev and in the liberation operations 5708-9 [1948-9]".

The map is detailed and on the arrows are the names of the operations they refer to. The Brigade's memorial monument was created between 1963 and 1968 by the architect Dani Karavan near the Ben Gurion University in Beersheva, and incorporates 18 characteristics (artistic allusions) which relate to the wartime experience. In AU with lacquered surface.

מילות מפתח: מיליטריה מיליטאריה מדליות מדליה מזכרות מזכרת אות אותות יחידות יחידה הנצחה הוקרה צה"ל צה"לי צבא הגנה פלמ"ח שייטת