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Japanese Surrender Documents

Posted in Paper with tags , , , , , , , , , , on January 1, 2016 by The Dude

Flag_of_Japan.svgThis booklet, dating from 1946, is a facsimile of the surrender documents signed on the USS Missouri, in Tokyo Bay, on the 2nd September 1945. These were produced by the National Archives in the US for distribution to institutions and individuals in education. I have the German ones here.


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German Surrender Documents May 1945

Posted in Paper with tags , , , , , , on August 11, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_the_United_StatesThis is a fascimile of the surrender documents signed by Germany on the 8th May 1945. These copies were created by the US National Archives. I have a pdf copy available here if you want one, Germany Surrenders Facsimile.

 

Jubilee Medal Twenty Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945

Posted in 1939-1945 Jubilee Medals with tags , on May 5, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union.svgThis is the Soviet commemorative medal issued in 1965 on the 20th anniversary of victory over Germany.

The Jubilee Medal “Thirty Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945″ was awarded to: all military and civilian personnel of the Armed Forces of the USSR who took part in the Great Patriotic War of 1941 – 1945, to partisans of the Great Patriotic War, to the personnel of the Armed Forces of the USSR, as well as any other persons who were awarded the Medal “For the Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945″, the Medal “For the Victory over Japan” or the Medal “For Valiant Labour in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945″.

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Gold Participation Badge for the Great Patriotic War

Posted in 1939-1945 Jubilee Medals with tags , on May 5, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union.svgThis is the Soviet Gold Participation Badge for the Great Patriotic War. Not a medal.

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Jubilee Medal Thirty Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945

Posted in 1939-1945 Jubilee Medals with tags , on May 5, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union.svgThis is the Soviet commemorative medal for the 30th anniversary of victory in the Great Patriotic War.

The Jubilee Medal “Thirty Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945” was awarded to: all military and civilian personnel of the Armed Forces of the USSR who took part in the Great Patriotic War of 1941 – 1945, to partisans of the Great Patriotic War, to the personnel of the Armed Forces of the USSR, as well as any other persons who were awarded the Medal “For the Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945”, the Medal “For the Victory over Japan” or the Medal “For Valiant Labour in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945”.

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Jubilee Medal Forty Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945

Posted in 1939-1945 Jubilee Medals with tags , on May 5, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union.svgThis is the Soviet commemorative medal for the 40th anniversary of the Great Patriotic War.

The Jubilee Medal “Forty Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945” was awarded to: all military and civilian personnel of the Armed Forces of the USSR who took part in the Great Patriotic War of 1941 – 1945, to partisans of the Great Patriotic War, to the personnel of the Armed Forces of the USSR, as well as any other persons who were awarded the Medal “For the Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945” or the Medal “For the Victory over Japan”; to home front workers, who were awarded for their dedicated work during the Great Patriotic War Orders of the USSR, the Medal “For Valiant Labour in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945”, or other medals of the USSR such as “For the Defence of Leningrad”, “For the Defence of Moscow”, “For Defence of Odessa”, “For the Defence of Sevastopol”, “For the Defence of Stalingrad”, “For the Defence of Kiev”, “For the Defence of the Caucasus”, “For the Defence of the Soviet Arctic.”.

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Participant of Combat Operations Medal

Posted in 1939-1945 Service Medals with tags , , on May 5, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union.svgThis is the Soviet era chest medal or badge for participants in combat operations during WW2. This was issued by Soviet Ukraine.

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