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- A Place & Date Used Melbourne, Australia
Badge - Commemorative, Bombing of Japan in 1945, circa 1986 Reg. No: SH 920465
- 'Bombing of Japan in 1945' badge, alternatively known as a button, lapel pin or stick pin, created to commemorate the atomic bombing of Japan in 1945. The badge was made in Japan, and was sold as a fund raiser for the Law Students Society at Monash and Melbourne universities circa 1986.
- This is a rectangular silver badge. Printed in black is a rising sun next to the date 1945. Below this are the dates 8/6, 8/9. The pin on the back is horizontal. Below are some Asian characters.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Bill Watson, 1990
|Dimensions:||12 mm (Width), 16 mm (Length)|
|Dimension Comment:||Re-measured 2.10.08|
|Tagged with:||anti-nuclear protests, nuclear disarmament, pacific war 1941-1945, wars conflicts, student movement, universities, charlie reg no nu35229|
|Themes this item is part of:||Nuclear Power & Nuclear Weapons, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST|
|Inscriptions:||Printed front: 1945 / 8/6. 8/9.
Stamped reverse below rim: Asian characters
|Place & Date Used:||Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1979-1986|
|Place & Date Used:||University of Melbourne (The) Students' Representative Council, Australia, 1979-1986|