The Etzel Ribbon - award document

 

Source: Tal Inbar

 

Source: Tal Inbar

 

Accompanying announcement

Source: Tal Inbar

 
 
The Etzel Ribbon - award ceremony


Official recognition of the contribution of the Etzel underground organization in the struggle for an independent state of Israel came only after former Etzel leader Menahem Begin became prime minister of Israel in 1977. Presentation of the ribbon started in 1979. Here follow some pictures of the April 4, 1979 ceremony at the Western Wall, Jerusalem.

 

 
Prime Minister Meneham Begin affixes the ribbon to Etzel flag
Prime Minister Begin during his speech
Prime Minister Begin presents the ribbon to mrs. Raziel Naor
K.M. Livni, of the Etzel command presents the ribbon the Menahem Begin

Sources:
Pictures: Government Press Office, Herman Chanania

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