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.

Order of the Patriotic War, 2nd Class, type 3 (1985 issue), no.2081414. Established in 1942 for lesser personal valour in action. The surround reads 'Patriotic War'
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