Soviet Russian Red Army Order of the Patriotic War First Class

£23.95

Soviet Russian Red Army Order of the Patriotic War First Class
Awarded for bravery and exemplary conduct- The Order of the Patriotic War was established on 20 May 1942 and came in first class and second class depending upon the merit of the deed. It was the first Soviet order established during the war, and the first Soviet order divided into classes. Its statute precisely defined, which deeds are awarded with the order, e.g. shooting down three aircraft as a fighter pilot, or destroying two heavy or three medium or four light tanks, or capturing a warship, or repairing an aircraft under fire after landing on a hostile territory, and so on, were awarded with the first class. It was also given to some allied troops and commanders, including western allies. Altogether, over 324,903 of the 1st class were issued during the war.
This first class example is multi piece construction and is fully enameled with a gilt finish.. It is marked on the reverse with the issue number and makers mark. And has the correct screw back fitting.
The Soviet Russian WW2 military medals, decorations and awards offered by The Regalia Specialist are full size pieces and are offered, where appropriate, with the correct Russian style screwback fitting.

Soviet Russian Red Army Order of the Patriotic War First Class
CODE : W7315

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