Badge of a Veteran of the 242nd Lublin Night Bomber Aviation Division, circa 1970s - 80s.
Aluminum, paint, lacquer; the medallion measures approx. 38 mm in height (including the eyelet), 34 mm wide. The inscription reads "Veteran of the 242nd Lublin Night Bomber Aviation Division." The suspension features an Order of Red Banner and an Order of Suvorov, which were awarded to the unit. The reverse of the suspension has a maker mark of the Smolensk Aviation Plant. The badge is in excellent condition.
/See Paul Schmitt Soviet Second World War Veteran Badges p. 59/