Campaign ribbons as streamers on unit flag poles

Campaign ribbons that are awarded to army or police units or to towns and villages (such as after the War of Independence) are to be attached to a flag pole. Here some samples.

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Steamers connected to a flag pole of the Border Police

Only in 1981, the Minister of Defense Menahem Begin granted the defenders of what was once the village of Atarot, the War of Independence campaign ribbon. Here pictures of the ceremony, on the remains of a landing strip of the Atarot airfield. Read more ..


Negev villages receive the campaign ribbon of War of Independence


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