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Civil Defense Pin
civil defense pin

During the cold war era after World War II, with the advent of intercontinental ballistic missiles and increasing tensions with the Soviet Union, the security of the homeland became a top priority in Washington, D.C.  When the Federal Civil Defense Administration was created in 1950, local governments were asked to draw up preparedness plans for the aftermath of nuclear war.  Next to Washington, D.C., the New York metropolitan area was considered as a probable target for attack.  We offer a genuine 3/4 inch enameled brass lapel pin which would have been worn by a Civil Defense volunteer around 1950.  Colored red, white, blue and gold, this over sixty year old pin is in excellent condition and is priced at only…
Our Lowest Price: $4.95

Product Code: 840