Gallantry Medals & Decorations of the World

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Pen and Sword, Sep 12, 2000 - History - 224 pages
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This book is acknowledged as the only work dealing exclusively with the identification and description of international gallantry awards, past and present. The multitude of illustrations allows the reader to readily identify those awards most likely to be encountered. The work embraces forty-three countries and describes 270 decorations together with their various classes. A ten page ribbon chart shows 216 different world gallantry ribbons all in full colour.
 

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One of the few books focusing particularly on awards for gallantry. Previously published (in 1993) as "Gallantry Medals and Awards of the World". A smallish hardback, its 272 pages, plus 16 pages of ... Read full review

Contents

FOREWORD
7
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
8
INTRODUCTION
9
ARGENTINA
19
AUSTRALIA
21
AUSTRIA
27
BELGIUM
31
BULGARIA
37
THE NETHERLANDS
143
NEW ZEALAND
151
NORWAY
159
PAKISTAN
165
POLAND
167
PORTUGAL
172
RHODESIA UDI 19651979
175
ROMANIA
179

CANADA
41
CZECHOSLOVAKIA
43
DENMARK
48
EIRE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
52
FINLAND
59
FRANCE
63
GERMANY PRUSSIA
70
GERMANY THIRD REICH
71
GERMANY FEDERAL REPUBLIC
77
GHANA
81
GREAT BRITAIN
83
GREECE
117
INDIA
121
ISRAEL
125
ITALY
128
JAPAN
132
LUXEMBOURG
137
MALTA REPUBLIC OF
139
MONTENEGRO
140
RUSSIA IMPERIAL
181
RUSSIA USSR
188
RUSSIA FEDERATION
211
SERBIA
215
SINGAPORE
219
SOUTH AFRICA REPUBLIC OF
221
SPAIN
228
SWEDEN
232
TURKEY
237
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
239
YUGOSLAVIA
256
CONCLUSION
261
GLOSSARY OF TERMS USED IN TEXT
264
BIBLIOGRAPHY
265
INDEX
267
KEY TO RIBBON CHART
270
RIBBON CHART AND COLOUR SECTION
273
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