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Czechoslovak Commemorative Medals

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In the future I am going to make a new topic-Czechoslovak Commemorative Medals.The most important thing is the beginning.

Zborov Commemorative Medal

Bachmač Commemorative Medal

Commemorative Medal of Sokolovo Battle

Commemorative Medal of Dukla Battle

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Zborov Commemorative Medal

It was instituted 13.5.1947 to 30th the anniversary of the Zborov battle.All members of the battle were awarded with the medal.The diameter 35mm.The medal is made probably from bronze,silvered.

In the obverse we can see the 1st President of Czechoslovakia T.G.Masaryk facing left in his typical Russian legionnaire cap.Around the title The truth wins-Pravda vítězí.

In the reverse we can find 3 flags of the regiments taking part in the battle.And the title Zborov.

The ribbon is the combination of the Revolutionary Medal -Czechoslovakia and George Cross-Russian Empire.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Zborov_(1917)

this is the link to the Battle of Zborov.

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Commemorative Medal of Battle of Bachmach

It was instituted 13.3.1948 to the 30the anniversary of Battle of Bachmač.It is made from bronze ,diameter 33mm.

In the obverse we can see the Czechoslovak legionnaire in the uniform of the Russian Empire Army,facing right-to Siberia.The titlle Bachmač.

In the reverse -the branch of limb the symbol of the Slavs-Czecs,Slovaks and Russians,those were fighting in the Ukrainian town Bachmač against the German Army in 1918.And the title Commemorative Medal -Pametní medaile.1918-1948.

The ribbon is the combination on Czechoslovak War Cross and and the Russian George Cross.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bakhmach

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Commemorative Medal of Sokolovo Battle

It was instituted 5.3.1948 to the 5th anniversary to the battle in Sokolovo.All members of the 1st Czechoslovak Field Batalion in the USSR who took part in this battle were awarded.

The diameter 35mm,made from bronze.

In the obverse we can see the one soldiers in front of the group of soldiers with the gun machines in their hands and the title Sokolovo and the data 8.III.1943.

In the reverse the title Commemorative Medal of Sokolovo-Sokolovská pamětní medaile and the 1st Independent Field Battalion in the USSR.In the middle of the medal is the limb branch.

This medal is popular among the collectors,it is the prestige to have it.It is not easy to have certificate to it.

The ribbon is combination of the Czechoslovak Revolutionary Medal and the War cross 1939.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Sokolovo

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Commemorative Medal of Dukla Operation-Battle

It was instituted by the govermental decision  from 26.6.1959 as a commemorative medal to 15th anniversary of the Dukla Battle for merit in liberation of Czechoslovakia and consolidation of Czechoslovak-Soviet friendship.

All members who took part  in the battle  from 8.9.to 28.11.1944 were bestowed with the medal.

The medal is made from bronze ,diameter 35 mm.In the obverse we can see the profiles of Czechoslovak and Soviet soldiers and the title Honour and glory to the heroes of Dukla-Česť a sláva dukelským hrdinum.In the reverse the figures of these soldiers hand in hand and the title With the Soviet Union-forever.

I do not know the exact number of the bestowed medals,but I think it is quite big.This nice medal is not expensive.

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The certificate and the booklet of the medal.

The certificate 20x28cm.

The booklet 13,5cmx9,5cm.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Dukla_Pass

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