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Mysterious Japanese characters/medal case help needed

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Hello,

I have found an strange medal case. Can anyone please translate the Japanese text, and identify for what medal it is for?

Much appreciated!

Sampo

text case lit.jpg

outside.jpg

inlay.jpg

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This order was established October 18, 1950.

Awarded to military personnel for outstanding conduct during wartime or in a state of emergency.

Most likely case in post 1 came from 1960s/1970s time period.

 

 

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Thanks Guys,

But I was wondering why is it written in Japanese as this is a Korean medal case?

Sampo

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These are not japanese.

This are chinese. 

So called Hanja - chinese characters borrowed from chinese and incorporated into the korean language. 

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