Archive for Italy (Republic)

Souvenir Medallion for the Entry of the 5th Army into Naples

Posted in Medallions & Badges with tags , , on May 6, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_Italy_(1861-1946)This is an unofficial commemorative medallion made by local italians to sell to soldiers of the 5th army that captured Naples.

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Cross for War Merit

Posted in 1939-1945 Service Medals with tags , on April 30, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_ItalyThis is the Italian Republican version of this medal, indicating post 1949.

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Souvenir Medallion of the Liberation of Rome

Posted in Medallions & Badges with tags , , , on April 30, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_Italy_(1861-1946)This medallion was struck in 1944 and sold locally to the members of the U.S. 5th Army that liberated Rome from the Germans.

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The War Commemorative Medal 1940-43

Posted in 1939-1945 Jubilee Medals with tags , on April 30, 2013 by The Dude

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This medal was instituted in 1948 and awarded to all forces that served Italy between 11 June 1940 and 8 September 1943.

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The Medal for the War of Liberation

Posted in 1939-1945 Jubilee Medals with tags , on April 30, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_ItalyThis medal, struck by the Republican Government that rose in Italy after the overthrow of Mussolini, was issued to all members of the resistance and the Republican forces that served after 1943.

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