Price: 1.50 euro
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Pin made in the Soviet Union, Belarus. The text on the pin reads:”Dzisna”. Dzisna is a town in the Vitebsk Region of Belarus.It has 1,500 inhabitants (2017 estimate) which has declined as in the 20th century it had close to 10,000 inhabitants. Dzisna is the smallest town of Belarus.
From 1921 until 1939, Dzisna was part of the Second Polish Republic. In September 1939, the town was occupied by the Red Army and, on 14 November 1939, incorporated into the Byelorussian SSR. From 5 July 1941 until 4 July 1944, Dzisna was occupied by Nazi Germany.after which it returned under Soviet control. On June 14, 1942, thousands of Jews in Dzisna were murdered by the Nazi SS and local Belorussian collaborators. After 1944, Dzisna remained part of the Soviet Union until 1991.