Jewish Soldier's Red Army Passbook, Order of the Red Star and 1st and 2nd Class Order of the Patriotic War Badges, 1943-1948 Passbook: 4 x 3 in (10 x 7.6 cm); medals: 2 x 2 in (5 x 5 cm) 4

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Lot 47
Jewish Soldier's Red Army Passbook, Order of the Red Star and 1st and 2nd Class Order of the Patriotic War Badges, 1943-1948
Passbook: 4 x 3 in (10 x 7.6 cm); medals: 2 x 2 in (5 x 5 cm) 4

US$ 1,000 - 1,500
£ 800 - 1,200
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Jewish Soldier's Red Army Passbook, Order of the Red Star and 1st and 2nd Class Order of the Patriotic War Badges, 1943-1948
A Red Army passbook, in the name of Vladimir Ilyich Freigel, bound in red cardboard with the insignia of the USSR, the photograph inside is of 1948 vintage, together with:
Two badges of the Great Patriotic War, 1st and 2nd Orders, both comprised of a red enamel, five-pointed silver star, with straight rays in the background, and crossed sabre and rifle. The rays in the background are golden for the 1st Class and silver for 2nd Class. The central disc has a golden hammer and sickle on a red enamel background, surrounded by a white enamel ring with the words "ОТЕЧЕСТВЕННАЯ ВОЙНА" (Patriotic War), with:
An Order of the Red Star, red enameled 50mm wide variant with a silver five pointed star, along the shield's circumference, a narrow band shows the words "Пролетарии всех стран, соединяйтесь!" (Workers of the world, unite!), the medals are attached to clothing by a threaded stud and screw attachment.

This fine collection includes the passbook of one of the over 500,000 Jews who fought for the Soviet Union against Germany, and one of the 160,000 who received medals for their bravery and service.
Passbook: 4 x 3 in (10 x 7.6 cm); medals: 2 x 2 in (5 x 5 cm) (4)

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