WW 2 Red Army Order and Medal (Stock Footage)

WW 2 Red Army Order and Medal (Stock Footage)

The Order of Glory, modelled closely upon the Tsarist Cross of St. George, was awarded to non-commissioned officers and soldiers of the armed forces, as well as junior lieutenants of the air force, for bravery in the face of the enemy. The Medal for Courage was awarded for personal courage and valour displayed in defending the socialist motherland during the performance of military duties, for “acts of bravery during a battle, during the defence of the state borders or during military duties associated with risk to life”. Medal “For Battle Merit” This military medal awarded for “combat action resulting in a military success”, “courageous defence of the state borders”, or “successful military and political training and preparation”. Also awarded for 10 years of service prior to the creation of the long service awards

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