I have always loved Soviet and Communist design, whether in advertising art from the twenties or in its graphic propaganda. These medals share such 'glorious' images, images that unfortunately did not reflect the reality of living under communism. To learn more visit the experts at Soviet Military Awards. Click on a medal to view it in detail, click on the detail to flip the medal over.

20th Anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War. May 1965, awarded to servicemen and civilians who actively participated in the war 1941-45. The image is of the Sowjetische Ehrenmal Soviet war memorial in Berlin, showing a Russian soldier carrying a child, with his sword resting on a smashed swastika.
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