Veterans Medals

The immigration of Russian Jews to Israel, many of them veterans who fought in the Soviet Red Army, brought the institution of veteran organizations in Israel. Here are some medals issued by these organizations and awarded to their members.
 

 

Disabled Veterans of Fight against Nazism 1990

This cupper nickel medal was produced by the Israel Government Coins and Medals Corporation for the "World Organization of Jewish Fighters, Partisans and Camp Inmates" and the "Association of Disabled Veterans of Fight against Nazism", remembering 45 years of the end of WWII.

Size: 35 mm diameter
Weight: 25 gr.
Number of medals produced: 4004
Edge: On the edge of the medal the letters I.G.C.M.(Israel Government Coins and Medals Corporation) are imprinted.
Design: Efraim Weichselfish
Engraving and mint: Kretschmer, Jerusalem
Material: Nickel

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Medal for the 45 th anniversary of victory in the Second World War, 1990


1450 copies of this medal were produced by the Israel Government Coins and Medals Corporation for the Union of Second World War Veterans living in Israel, who fought in the USSR.

Size: 35 mm diameter
Weight: 25 gr.
Design: Front designed by the veterans union, back plain
Production:
Tigel

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Disabled Veterans of Fight against Nazism 1995
 
This bronze medal was produced by the Israel Government Coins and Medals Corporation for the "World Organization of Jewish Fighters, Partisans and Camp Inmates" and the "Association of Disabled Veterans of Fight against Nazism", remembering 50 years of the end of WWII. Number of medals produced: about 10000.

Size: 40 mm diameter
Weight: 25 gr.
Design: Yoram Shnir
Production:
Zechovoy, Israel
Material: Nickel

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A medal commemorating 50 years to the victory on Germany.

This medal without the French flag.

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Jewish Fighters against the Nazis - medal commemorating 55 years to victory on Germany
 

Material: Nickel
 

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Medal commemorating 60 years to victory on Germany 1945-2005

awarded to Jewish Fighters against the Nazis
 

Material: Nickel

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Medal commemorating 65 years to victory on Germany 1945-2010

awarded to Jewish Fighters against the Nazis

Material: Nickel

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Medal produced  for the "Organization of Partisans, Underground and Ghetto Fighters", 1941 - 2013.

1941 was the year in which the Soviet Union took entered the Second World War.

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Association of Disabled Veterans of Fight against Nazism 2015

This cupper nickel medal was produced for the "Association of Disabled Veterans of Fight against Nazism", remembering 70 years of the end of WWII.

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Medal commemorating 70 years to victory on Germany 1945-2015

Front: 1945-2015 70 Years Victory of the Allies over Nazi Germany

Back: In memory of 1,500,000 Jewish Fighters in the Second World War

medal size:  38mm

Overall lenth: 93mm

Metal: antique gold plated

The medal was produced for Jewish veteran organizations and supported by the Minister of Defence Moshe Yaalon.

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Award ceremony took place on 10 november 2015 at army base Latrun.

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Second World War veterans
(Picture: Government Press Office)