Medals and Decorations

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

German Combat Action Medal

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/german-combat-action-medal 31st Jul 2021 - Created in 2010, The German Combat Action Medal is awarded to all Members of The German Armed Forces, who have been in direct combat actions against ' …

US Armed Forces Iraq Campaign Medal

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-armed-forces-iraq-campaign-medal 31st Jul 2021 - Created in 2004 under authority of US President George W. Bush, The Iraq Campaign Medal is Awarded to any US Armed Forces Member (regardless of Rank) …

Imperial Russian Golden Sword for Bravery

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/imperial-russian-golden-sword-for-bravery 31st Jul 2021 - Established by Tsar Peter The Great in 1720, The Imperial ''Golden Sword'' for Bravery (in Battle), was a ceremonial Award given to High-ranking Imper …

British Army Gold Medal

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/british-army-gold-medal 31st Jul 2021 - Created in 1808, The British Army Gold Medal was designed for Award to High Ranking British Army Officers who had led Commands in The Field during var …

British ''George'' Medal

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/british-george-medal 31st Jul 2021 - The British ''George Medal'' was created by England's King George VI in 1940 as a means to reward British Military Personnel (and later Civilians), fo …

South Vietnamese Campaign Medal

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/south-vietnamese-campaign-medal 31st Jul 2021 - Simply known as The Vietnam Campaign Medal, was a Military Service Award created by The South Vietnamese Government – and awarded to it's Servic …

German Campaign Shield

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/german-campaign-shield 31st Jul 2021 - Campaign Shield Badges were a type of World War II German Army (and Luftwaffe) Award, given to Enlisted Men – for participation in certain Milit …

US Military ''Arrowhead'' Device

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-military-arrowhead-device 31st Jul 2021 - The ''Arrowhead'' is a small brass device, used on various US Military Awards (in particular – US Army and Air Force medals and ribbons). The De …

Texas Cavalry Medal

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/texas-cavalry-medal 31st Jul 2021 - Technically seen as an early National Guard form of Award, The Texas Cavalry Medal is one of the few Non-Government issued Medals or Awards created by …

German Infantry Assault Badge

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/german-infantry-assault-badge 31st Jul 2021 - Created for The German Army in World War II, The Infantry Assault Badge (1939-1945) was awarded to those Soldiers who had participated in a minimum of …

US Army Meritorious Unit Citation

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-army-meritorious-unit-citation 31st Jul 2021 - The ''Meritorious Unit Citation'' is a Ribbon device awarded to US Armed Forces Units – who have displayed ''Meritorious or Outstanding Acts dur …

US Armed Forces Presidential Unit Citation

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-armed-forces-presidential-unit-citation 31st Jul 2021 - The US Presidential Citation, is an award given by Authority of The President of The United States to various US Armed Forces. Each Branch maintains t …