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 Germany. Established May 1945, awarded to all those who actively participated in battles of the Great Patriotic War (WWII) - almost 15 million were awarded. Stalin faces west towards Germany.
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