Purpose: To reward the officers on active duty, reserve and retired, and civilians who have rendered outstanding service of any nature relating to the war effort, preparation of troops, or the particular tasks performed by the Government, within or outside the country was also granted the military of the United Friends of hosts or Allied cooperating national war effort.
obverse: the temple is a cross with a diamond center where the Southern Cross (National Weapons). The cross is found superimposed on a laurel and oak (symbol of the military and civic value).reverse: in high relief, is engraved the date of 22-VIII-1942, which is the date of the Declaration of War in Brazil;
Ribbon: camlet silk, yellow, green border with the sides.
Edited by lambert, 25 February 2011 - 20:53 .