Medals and Decorations

A look at various Military Medals, Awards and Orders from around The World.

British 1914 Star Medal

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/british-1914-star-medal 31st Jul 2021 - The British 1914 Star (or simply ''The Star''), was an early Military award of The British Armed Forces, who were in-service at the start of World War …

German Anschluss Medal

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/german-anschluss-medal 31st Jul 2021 - Created by Germany in 1938, The ''Anschluss Medal'' was a Commemorative Award to recognize that Countries Annexation of Austria into the ''Greater Ger …

British Conspicuous Gallantry Medal

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/british-conspicuous-gallantry-medal 31st Jul 2021 - Created by England's Queen Victoria in 1855, The Conspicuous Gallantry Medal was an Award issued to The Royal Navy. The Medal was the Third Highest un …

German Honor Goblet of The Luftwaffe

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/german-honor-goblet-of-the-luftwaffe 31st Jul 2021 - The World War II Award known as The ''Ehrenpokal der Luftwaffe'' or ''Honor Goblet of The Luftwaffe'' was based I part on a similar Honor Award develo …

US Naval Parachutist Badge

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-naval-parachutist-badge 31st Jul 2021 - The US Naval and Marine Corps. Naval Parachutist Badge is awarded to those Naval or Marine Service Members (regardless of Rank), who have completed Th …

US Army Achievement Medal

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-army-achievement-medal 31st Jul 2021 - The US Army Achievement Medal was created in 1981, as a means of recognizing those Soldiers who had made contributions to The Army Mission as a whole. …

German General Assault Badge

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/german-general-assault-badge 31st Jul 2021 - he German Army General Assault Badge was an Award of Nazi Germany, during World War II. It was first instituted in 1940, with roughly 70,000 issues un …

US Army Order of The Spur

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-army-order-of-the-spur 31st Jul 2021 - The ''Order of The Spur'' is an American Army Tradition which was established by The US Cavalry Branch. The actual awarding of Riding Spurs to a Troop …

US Army Commendation Medal

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-army-commendation-medal 31st Jul 2021 - The US Army Commendation Medal was created by The Department of The Army in 1941 – as a means of providing an Award to Enlisted Soldiers (and Of …

US Army Expert Infantryman Badge

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-army-expert-infantryman-badge 31st Jul 2021 - Created and authorized for wear by US Army Infantrymen during World War II in 1943  The Expert Infantryman Badge (also known as The EIB), is a Sk …

US Army Combat Infantryman Badge

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-army-combat-infantryman-badge 31st Jul 2021 - Related to the previously discussed US Army Expert Infantryman Badge, The “Combat” Infantryman Badge, is considered a separate Award, give …

US Armed Forces Afghanistan Campaign Medal

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-armed-forces-afghanistan-campaign-medal 31st Jul 2021 - The ''Afghanistan Campaign Medal'' is a US Armed Forces Service Medal, created in 2004.Retroactive to Operations beginning in 2001, The Medal is given …