Tapferkeits und Verdienst Auszeichnung für Ostvölker

Flag_of_the_NSDAP_(1920–1945).svgThis is the Eastern Peoples Medal, 2nd Class in Silver with Swords.The Ostvolk Medal (German: Tapferkeits- und Verdienst Auszeichnung für Ostvölker) was a military award in Nazi Germany, bestowed to the personnel from the former Soviet Union (Ostvolk in German, literally ‘the East people’). The award was designed by Elmar Lang and existed in two classes: 1st, in gold or silver, and 2nd (gold, silver or bronze). There were two versions: with swords, for bravery, and without, for merit.

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