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50th Anniversary of the Dzerzhinsky Separate Special Purpose Division of MVD Internal Army, veteran's badge, 1974.

Aluminum, paint. Medallion measures 39.2 mm tall (incl. eyelet), 36.6 mm wide. Shows portrait of Felix Dzerzhinsky, the founder of Soviet Secret Police, and inscription "F. Dzerzhinsky Division". The reverse of the suspension has maker mark of the Trial and Souvenir Goods Factory in Mytishchi. Excellent condition.

Known also by its Russian acronym ODON, the Dzerzhinsky Spetsnaz was the most elite of all Soviet NKVD / MVD units.

/M. Rogov, "History of Awards and Insignia of Russian MVD, 1802

Aluminum, paint. Medallion measures 39.2 mm tall (incl. eyelet), 36.6 mm wide. Shows portrait of Felix Dzerzhinsky, the founder of Soviet Secret Police, and inscription "F. Dzerzhinsky Division". The reverse of the suspension has maker mark of the Trial and Souvenir Goods Factory in Mytishchi. Excellent condition.

Known also by its Russian acronym ODON, the Dzerzhinsky Spetsnaz was the most elite of all Soviet NKVD / MVD units.

/M. Rogov, "History of Awards and Insignia of Russian MVD, 1802 - 2002", p. 270, fig. 3.5.10/.
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