Archive for Syria

Medal of the 8th of March

Posted in 1945 + Medals with tags on April 28, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_SyriaTo commemorate the coup whereby the Ba’ath party took control, 8 March 1963, to all members of the Syrian armed forces serving on 9 March 1963 or recalled during the following 2 years.

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Order of the Palestinian Campaign

Posted in 1945 + Medals with tags on April 28, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_SyriaThis Syrian medal was awarded for valour and service in the conflict with Israel, 1948-49.

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Army Silver Jubilee Medal

Posted in 1945 + Medals with tags on April 28, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_SyriaThis Syrian medal was awarded to all members of the Armed Forces serving on 1 August 1971 to mark the 25th anniversary of the formation of the Syrian Army.

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Order of Military Merit

Posted in 1945 + Medals with tags on April 28, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_SyriaThis Syrian medal is awarded for acts of bravery or excellence not deserving the Order of Bravery.

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Long and Exemplary Service

Posted in 1945 + Medals with tags on April 28, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_SyriaThis is a long service medal for the Syrian state. It can be awarded to both civil servants as well as armed forces.

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Order of the Wounded

Posted in 1945 + Medals with tags on April 28, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_SyriaThis is a wound medal, awarded to anyone wounded in the service of the Syrian state.

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Order of Bravery

Posted in 1945 + Medals with tags on April 28, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_SyriaThis is a Syrian medal awarded for courageous acts. The star device is for an officer award. THe other example is for NCO’s or other ranks.

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