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.
Medal for Victory over Japan. Established in Sep 1945 and awarded to all those involved in operations against the Japanese 8-23 Aug 1945 (1,831,000 issued).