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CROSS OF MERIT FORCE CENTRAL LITHUANIA

October 19th, 2013

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Established on: February 27, 1922,

theEstablished by Resolution of the Sejm of Vilnius. Approved by the Interim Commission Ruling on 27th 03 1922 Medal of the cross (a bachelor) bits in bronze, size 43 x 43 mm, on the shoulders of the front of the cross sign and date: VILNIUS-9X-19XI-1920; laurel wreath between the arms, in the middle of the cross in the grip of an eagle holding a shield with the the coat of arms of Lithuania (Quest), the horizontal arms of the cross reverse inscription: LITHUANIA-cENTER, the vertical arms of the two swords, the center of the circular disc, between the arms of the cross as the awersie.Wstążka rim width 37 mm, green with seven yellow-red longitudinal stripes width 2 mm at intervals of 3 mm.

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CROSS IN SILESIAN web valor and MERIT

October 19th, 2013

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Established to date: in 1921

Determination of cross-armed with a diameter of 42 mm. The obverse of Eagle formula-Silesian Piast eagle with a bandage linking arms with a cross on the chest, integrated into the scutellum surrounded by pearls (white discs are rays), and the date and inscription – Horizontal: 17.VIII.19/17.VIII.20, vertical: 3.V.21/ZA POW. (state) Silesia. On the reverse side of the gladius sword hilt facing up surrounded półwieńcem of oak and laurel leaves open at the top.

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MEDAL OF INDEPENDENCE

October 19th, 2013

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Established on: October 29, 1930,

theEvidence of the Medal of Independence was a round, double-sided embossed in bronze medal with a diameter of 35 mm. On its obverse shows the image of three hydraulically (the symbol of the three partitioning powers) pierced by three swords. All around, placed in a double ring engraved ran: INDEPENDENCE fighters. On the reverse side of the coin – in the closed single rim, were placed letters: RP. Medal was hung on a cross ribbon identical Independence

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CROSS OF MERIT

October 19th, 2013

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Established on: June 23, 1923 ,

theIt was divided into three levels – gold , – silver ; – brown. Evidence of the extent of Merit was gold cross with a diameter of 40 mm on the front with red enamel . At the edge of left shoulder were gold edges . In the middle of the cross in the rim, red enamel and gold ring was placed in ornamenatcją white dial with gold letters : RP . Between the arms of the cross were the golden rays coming from the central point of the cross. The reverse was smooth . The upper arm was attached a golden crown with a diameter of 20 mm. with embossed laurel leaves . It was used to hang the cross on the magenta ribbon width 4 cm with blue stripes of width 3 mm longitudinally extending sides , separated from the coast magenta stripes width 1 mm . At the same ribbon badges were suspended in the other grades of Merit . Silver Cross of the same size was also red enamel with silver edges and radii . Cross brown and its components have the same dimensions as the silver cross . Letters of Poland were placed on the white but not the brown dial.

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Cross of Merit for bravery

October 19th, 2013

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Established on 7 March 1928

 

Established Edict of the President of Poland as a variation of the cross of merit. Cross Badge badge is the same as the Silver Cross of Merit with the difference that on the shoulders of the obverse inscription is placed with silver letters: PER-SHARE-ITY and the ribbon is sewn diagonally blue-green silk strap 10 mm width extending from the upper right to lower left corner.

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Cross of Valour

October 19th, 2013

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Established on 11 August 1920

Evidence of an isosceles cross was made of bronze, with a slightly bevelled and framed arms. The arms of the cross-grain embossed lettering was – at the top: NA, the horizontal: Field of Glory, the lower 1920. In the middle of the cross, the pentagonal shield, were convex embossed emblem you in the form of an eagle. On the reverse of the cross on his shoulders, vertical, placed a sword blade facing up, przetykający wreath of oak leaves. The horizontal arms of the cross was the inscription: Valiant. Cross badge was worn on the ribbon magenta with broad white stripes on the edges.

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ORDER OF RENEWAL POLISH

October 19th, 2013

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Stablished on 4 February 1921

Established by the Parliament initially divided into four classes . from 22.04.1922 , the power of parliamentary act pięcioklasowy order . – Holy Cross – I class ; – Commander’s Cross with Star – Class II ; – Commander’s Cross – Class III , – Officer’s Cross – IV class ; – Knight’s Cross – Vklasa . Badge of the Order of the Cross completed balls on the corners of arms , the arms of the cross on the front cover white enamel with gold border , in the middle of a circular disk on white background with red enamel enamelled crowned eagle in blue enamel ring that is placed inscription in gold letters : Polonia RESTITUTA ; on the back of the arms of the cross are without enamel gold , in the center of the reverse shield , a red enamel background golden date in 1918 . Dimensions of the cross are as follows: Class I 68 x 68 mm, II and III class 58 x 58 mm, class IV 53 x 53 mm, V class 42 x 42 mm . Badge of the Order of class I and II is also a Silver Star medals , consisting of eight bundles of rays with a diameter of 74 mm from the center of the superimposed circular disk with a diameter of 26 mm with gold letters RP , on the face of the sapphire-blue enamel rim with gilt edging , gilt lettering on the rim letters: Polonia RESTITUTA . Polish Cross of the Order of rebirth and the class is mounted on a red ribbon with width, 100 mm with white stripes of the width of 5 mm on the sides. Crosses II and III class on the ribbon width 42 mm with 2.5 mm wide strips cross class IV and V on the ribbon width 35 mm with 2 mm wide strips . The class IV placed in the ribbon rosette diameter of 28 mm

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CROSS OF INDEPENDENCE The SWORDS OR NOT

October 19th, 2013

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Established on: October 29, 1930,

theBadge of the Cross of Independence was a metal, isosceles, gold-plated cross with dimensions of 42 x 42 mm. The arms of the cross section of a flattened octagon, slightly expanded at the ends were covered with black enamel, but not entirely. In the middle are elongated because enamelled belt. At the bar, on the shoulders was a hollow horizontal inscription: INDEPENDENCE fighters. In the center of the cross was placed stylized image of the Eagle as the State Emblem. On the reverse, in the center of the cross were placed letters: RP. The cross was hung on the ribbon width 37 mm, color black, with two narrow red stripes running along the edges.

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Military Order of VIRTUTI MILITARI

October 19th, 2013

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Established on August 1, 1919

Established in 1772, reactivated the resolution of the Parliament. The award V – Grand Cross with Star – I class; – Commander’s Cross – Class II; – Knight’s Cross – Class III, – Golden Cross – IV class; – Silver Cross – Vklasa. Badge of the Order of the Cross completed balls on the corners of arms, the shoulders horizontal bearing the inscription: VIR-Tuti and the vertical arms: Mile-TARI. The arms of the front of the cross I, II, III class covered in black enamel with gilt border and on the back without enamel, gold-plated with a raised rim along the arms of the cross. In class IV, the cross is gilded on the obverse and reverse, and class V silver. Along the shoulder reverse class IV and V are located knurled bands. Subtitle I, II, III grade gold in the fourth and fifth with black enamel, like the edges of the front shoulder.  In the middle of the cross on the obverse in a gilded round shield is placed white enamelled eagle (gold crown and scepter and apple) in the rim, green enameled laurel wreath, in the center of the rear of the rim wheel rim tagiegoż black enamel inscription: HONOR AND COUNTRY, and below Episode date: 1772. Cross class I and II is crowned by a gold royal crown. Cross of Military Virtue Medal, First Class is a silver star with a diameter of 100 mm, consisting of silver eight bundles of rays, and is superimposed on them obverse black enamelled badge of the Order with a diameter of 60 mm. except that the arms of the cross are no balls, and around the eagle on black enamel ring is an inscription with gold letters: HONOR AND COUNTRY. Ribbon of the Order of the first class of silk moire, 100 mm wide dark blue with black stripes width of 20 mm along the edges….

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Order of White Eagle

October 19th, 2013

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Established on 4 February 1921

Established in the eighteenth century by Augustus II, was reactivated Sejm Act of 02.04.1921, the Republic of Poland as the highest order. Badge of the Order of the White Eagle is the cross (Maltese cross type) with dimensions of 70 x 70 mm. On the obverse of the cross arms are covered with red enamel with white borders, culminating at the corners with gold balls, between the arms of the cross golden bunches of rays, in the middle of the cross superimposed white enamelled eagle with golden veins, with a crown, golden beak and feet. On the reverse the arms of the cross are not enameled but gilded and embossed lettering on them: ZA-country and NATION, in the middle of a circular disk 15 mm in diameter with white enamel box placed the letters of Poland, in the rim, the rim of golden oak leaves covered with green enamel. Badge of the Order of the White Eagle is also a star with a diameter of 80 mm made of silver, consisting of eight bunches of silver rays. The star of the cross measuring 50 x 50 mm made as reverse cross Orderowego except that red enamel with white borders and gold flames between his shoulders, the arms of the cross gold inscription for his country and the nation. The central disc diameter of 15 mm cross on white enamel background with gold monogram letters RP on the rim enameled green wreath. Ribbon of blue, silk moiré width of 100 mm….

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