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  1. Maarif Nişanı (Order of Education) 1328 (1910) Given to the people who contributed to science, works of art and education. Middle: Tuğra- Reşad. Under Tugra: Ulum ve Finun ve Sanayi Nefise. Reverse: Darphane-i Amire (Ottoman Mint) Ribbon: white, red, white stripes 1st class 40x60 mm 2nd class 30x38mm 3rd class 25x32 mm
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    Cased Turkish War Medal sold by EMEDALS

    Medal pin repaired and case, as Avşar says 100% fake, made by the late Mr. Cambaz (R.I.P). Paul, a nice good looking BB&Co. would be app. 250-300 US Dollars
  3. Bulgarian Prince Cyrill and his delegation. At the left the Ottoman Chief of Protocol Fuad Saffet Bey.
  4. I would like to share some photos of the Turkish Allies who have the TWM. PLEASE SHARE WHAT YOU HAVE ALSO: Top from left: 1. German Officer 2. German Officer - Asain Corps 3. Bulgarian NCO which was shared here in GMIC before by Theodor. 4. German Officer Bottom: 1. German Officer 2. Bulgarian Officers 3. Jordan Tal Scheich Jussuf Ul Ursan and Hauptmann Justin 4. German Officer in Maceonia 1917 Photos are shared by Mr. Iscen who collected them from the Net. Enjoy Demir
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    Order of Medjidie

    Torajiro Yamada, a Japanese businessman and sadau teacher who contributed to bilateral trade. He lived in Istanbul between the years 1892-1922.
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    Turkish Naval Pilot Badge

    Turkish pilots and navy pilots. First African origin pilot Cpt.Ahmet (10)
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    Characters on Ottoman marine saber with questions

    Hello, Tugra of Mehmed V Reşad. Regards. Demir
  8. You are the expert, mine was just a guess
  9. May be they belong to the Asian Turkish Troops under the Nazi Germany
  10. A new book by AVŞAR IBAR: OTTOMAN EMPIRE’S ORDER OF THE MEDJIDIE AND ORDER OF THE OSMANIE There is a new writer in the Group. Our member AVŞAR IBAR (A well known expert on these two Orders) has written, in Turkish and English, a book on the Medjidie and Osmanie Orders, and very recently published and on sale. It is a 208 pages, hard cover book with glossy paper, 17 x 24.5 cm and only 300 pieces (numbered). I received the book today and immediately read and loved it. Although there were several books published before about the Ottoman Turkish Medals and Orders, this is a book that covers only Medjidie and Osmanie Orders. Perfect explanations and history of both Orders. He gave pictured examples of 5 classes of Medjidie and 4 classes of Osmanie breast stars and orders. There are also pictures of the boxes and a section for the fakes. Also most importantly there are the samples of foreign made Orders by French, German and Austrian makers, even an Italian maker. The book itself is a collector item, since it is only 300 pieces. I strongly recommend the book to our fellow collectors. Thank you very much Avşar for writing such a book, a big contribution to our community and explaining all the facts about the two Orders. Demir Erman Avşar Ibar: info@avsaribar.com http://www.avsaribar.com/content/default.asp
  11. Hi, There are 5 medals in the photo awarded to martyr Turkish Colonel Nuri Pamir who was shot dead in Korea June 5, 1952. The first one is the Turkish Independence War Medal, second the Turkish War Medal. Then next 2 USA medals and I think last one is Korean. Will you please help me to recognize these medals. Thanks Demir
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    Books on the Ottoman Orders and Medals

  13. Hi, Here are some books on the Ottoman Turkish Orders and Medals: 1. Osmanlı Madalyalar ve Nisanlar Belgelerle Tarihi - Ottoman Medals and Orders Documented History by METİN ERÜRETEN 2. Pride and Privilege a History of Ottoman Orders, Medals and Decorations by EDHEM ELDEM 3. The Turkish War Medal - Harp Madalyası by M. DEMİR ERMAN https://demirerman.wixsite.com/turkish-war-medal Regards in Facebook: 1. Ottoman Orders and Medals : https://www.facebook.com/groups/osmanlimadalyalari/?ref=bookmarks 2. The Turkish War Medal : https://www.facebook.com/groups/harpmadalyasi/ 3. Korean Medals: https://www.facebook.com/groups/koremadalyasi/ 4. Turkish Army Patches and Insignias : https://www.facebook.com/groups/TSKBROVELER/
  14. Hello Albert, The first two books cover all the orders and medals and the last one mentioned in that thread about TWM is giving all the info needed about the Turkish War Medal and Avşar's book is explaining whatever you need to know about two orders, Medjidie abd Osmanie. So to answer your question; yes I think it will be enough. Best wishes Demir
  15. Hi, Here is a photo. It is 175. The star is yellow. Best wishes Demir
  16. An Ukranian awarded TWM: Osip Ivanovich Buchshivan (born June 1, 1890, Verkhovyna, Ivano-Frankivsk region - † December 8, 1937, Leningrad, USSR) - a Ukrainian soldier. A hundred Ukrainian Sich Riflemen, later Commander of the Legion of the USS. Otaman UGA Birth of June 1, 1890 Zhabye, Kosiv district, the Kingdom of Galicia and Volodymyr, Austria-Hungary, Austria-Hungary Death December 8, 1937 (47 years) Leningrad, Russian RFSR, USSR USSR USS membership kokarda.svg USS ZUNR coa.svg UHA Party Communist Party of the Soviet Union Title - OF-2 USR Hauptmann.svg Sotnik (hauptman), Ataman UGA Wars / Battles First World War Awards Medal of Courage (Austro-Hungary) Memorial Cross of 1912-1913 years Iron Cross 1 st class Gallipoli Star Life Born June 1, 1890 in the village of Zhabie, Kosiv district of Galicia, at the time of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Graduate of Kolomyia Gymnasium, student of Lviv Polytechnic. In the Legion, the USS was from August 1914: he was commander of hundreds of USS legions, in 1918 he headed this legion, and from December 1918 - the commander of the East group, the 1st brigade UCS UGA. On May 29, 1915, in Lisovychi, in the Stryj region, he was wounded and he fell into Russian captivity. From Siberia, where he served exile, fled through Persia, fought in Mesopotamia on the side of the states of the central bloc. For bravery, he was awarded the German Iron Cross and the Turkish Crescent. At the end of 1916 he returned to the infantry formation, where he again headed a hundred, in the autumn of 1918 he was elected as the commanding officer of the Legion of the USS. He took an active part in the Ukrainian-Polish war of 1918-1919, commanded (from the beginning of creation) the first USS brigade in the UHA, he was one of the developers of the plan of the Chortkiv oczenziw of 1919. After the transition of the Red Ukrainian Galician Army (CHUGA) in April 1920 on the side of the UPR Army remained in the service of the Red Army. In 1933, together with other Galicians who collaborated with the Bolsheviks, he was arrested and sentenced to 10 years in the VTT and exiled to the Solovetsky islands. Shot in Leningrad on December 8, 1937. From the shooting list of the second Solovetsky stage: Listed Osip Ivanovich, 1890, born in Galicia, Ukrainian, b. a member of the Communist Party of Western Ukraine, an employee. Judicial Troika under the Collegium of the GPU of the USSR on September 23, 1933 was sentenced under Art. 54-10-11 of the Criminal Code of the USSR for 10 years of ITL. Served a sentence in Solovetsky prison. Special troika of the UNKVD LO dated November 25, 1937, sentenced under Art. 58-10-11 of the Criminal Code of the USSR of the Criminal Code of the RSFSR to the highest degree of punishment. Shot dead in Leningrad on December 8, 1937 Rehabilitated in 1959. https://uk.wikipedia.org/wiki/Букшований_Осип_Іванович
  17. Posted May 22, 2013 Hi, He was born in 1901 and participated the Turkish Independence War when he was still at the Military High School. He went to Kabul in 1940 to the Afghan Military Academy as teacher for 4 years. He was the commander of the 241 th Infantry Regiment in Korea from 1951 until he died from shrapnel wound on June,5 1952 Turkey did not participated WWII. Regards Demir
  18. Hi, Nice to hear from you. It was a great meeting. These are Col. Nuri Pamir's medals from the Military Museum in Istanbul. I will try to find out about the Ulchi Medal. Best wishes. Demir
  19. Safiye Hüseyin Elbi (1881 - 1964) Her father Ahmet Pasha was the Navy Atache in London and her mother was Josephine Wilward daughter of Hammond Wilward. Her grandfather was the captain of the ship who took Florence Nightingale to Crimea during the War. She married Navy Lt. Colonel Hüseyin Elbi. Died in Istanbul in 1964. She was voluntery nurse during the Balkan wars and Gallipoli. She was awarded with the Order of Şefkat (The Order of Charity)(on her neck), War Medal (Right) and Red Crescent Medal and German Red Cross Medals (left breast). http://midwifery.health.ankara.edu.tr/wp-content/ https://twitter.com/OttomanArchive/status/975418073393057792/sites/166/2015/08/SAFİYE-HÜSEYİN-ELBİ.pdf Demir
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    Turkish Nurse Safiye Hüseyin Elbi with TWM

    Hello, I can only confirm the Turkish awards which I mentioned, since I don't know red cross awards but in one of the essays about her I found out that she received the Florence Nightingale Medal. More info: The first Turkish Nurse by TAHA TOROS : http://earsiv.sehir.edu.tr:8080/xmlui/bitstream/handle/11498/43714/001641145010.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y
  21. Hi, I recently bought this beautifully made red enamel TWM pin made by A.H. Schemtob Constantinople. The pin is either for a lapel or a hat with a loop buttonhole for stiching. The design in the enamel looks like J.H.Werner style, star in the middle under the tougra and rays at the arms, it is is more visible on the pin without enamel. Regards Demir PS: There was another one (which I did not buy) without enamel. (see picture)
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    Identification help please

    The medal on the top left is the Turkish War Medal which was established in 1915 for the Turkish and allied troops who showed gallantry and merit in the War. Regards Demir