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 Glory, 3rd Class. Established Nov 1943, awarded for 'glorious deeds' while on active service. No.368871, likely c.1945. The image is the Kremlin.
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