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Serbian M1904 hand grenade constructed by colonel Miloš Vasić (Милош Васић).

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This type of bomb was used by the members of Young Bosnia during attack on Franz Ferdinand.

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It can be seen on the coat of arms of the city next to other decorations awarded to Belgrade:

Order of the Star of Karađorđe with Swords

Legion of Honor (France)

War Cross (Czechoslovakia)

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Belgrade is not the only city awarded with that order, there are 8 of them. What makes Belgrade special is the fact that it was the only one who received the order during the war! Rest of them got awarded 3 decades later! And in case someone wonders why exactly 8 cities received the order the answer is quite simple, every republic had to receive one and same goes for the two autonomous provinces within Serbia (6 republics + 2 autonomous provinces = 8 orders).

They were awarded in the following order

1. Belgrade (Serbia) 20.10.1944.

2. Ljubljana (Slovenia) 24.04.1970.

3. Drvar (B&H) 17.05.1974.

4. Cetinje (Montenegro) 07.05.1975

5. Novi Sad (AP Vojvodina) 07.05.1975.

6. Prilep (Macedonia) 07.05.1975.

7. Priština (AP Kosovo & Metohija) 07.05.1975.

8. Zagreb (Croatia) 16.09.1975.

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Marshal's badge (Маршалски знак).

I believe this badge was made in 1946 to be worn exclusively by Tito. It was designed by Antun Augustinčić and made out of platinum, gold, brilliants and rubies!

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Couple of Marshal's uniforms.

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Star and Stalin's saber (slightly better image).

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Radmilo,

Thanks for the link, The marshal's star is an absolutely amazing piece of workmanship, do we know who manufactured it as I didn't think post-war manufacture but could be of such high quality.

Paul

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