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Badge of a Participant of the 1980 Bryansk Conference of Former WW2 Partisans and Members of the Underground Resistance Movement.

Aluminum, paint, lacquer; 43.1 x 36.5 mm. The inscription in the red band is "To a Participant of the All-Union Conference of Former Partisans and Members of the Underground". The green scroll at the bottom reads "Bryansk-80". The reverse shows logo САЗ ("SAZ") of the Smolensk Aviation Factory (which had a production line for pins and badges.) Excellent condition.

This very interesting badge was issued exclusively to prominent former partisan leaders and most distinguished fighters summoned to the special conference held in 1980 apparently as part of the celebr

Aluminum, paint, lacquer; 43.1 x 36.5 mm. The inscription in the red band is "To a Participant of the All-Union Conference of Former Partisans and Members of the Underground". The green scroll at the bottom reads "Bryansk-80". The reverse shows logo САЗ ("SAZ") of the Smolensk Aviation Factory (which had a production line for pins and badges.) Excellent condition.

This very interesting badge was issued exclusively to prominent former partisan leaders and most distinguished fighters summoned to the special conference held in 1980 apparently as part of the celebrations of the 35th anniversary of victory. The place of the event was selected in no doubt to underscore the importance of the Bryansk area in WW2 Soviet partisan movement: some of the most famous partisan commanders such as Kovpak, Fyodorov and Saburov scored their first significant victories and established bases of operations in forests near the city of Bryansk in as early as the fall of 1941.
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