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    Cuban Military merit diploma until 1958


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    The Cuban order of the military merit was established in 1912 for the presidential decree dated 24/2/1912 and awarded until 1958.

    Initially the order was created with two class - White enamel for distinguish services and red enamel for war services.

     In 1919 was created the blue distinction for long and good services.

     In 1924 was created the green distinction (for 30 years services) and red and white distinction (for capture of outlaws and heroic action).

     In 1951 the purple distinction was created (for 40 years  services).

     Following some diplomas of the Military merit (MM) from the period 1929 to 1956.


    1. Green Breast star diploma from 1929

    2. blue 3rd class from 1941

    3. Red/white 3rd class from 1942

    4. blue 3rd class from 1946

    5. Red/white 2rd class from 1947

    6. Green 3rd class from 1947

    7. blue 3rd class from 1950

    8.  second class  red 1953 for navy captain

    9. 3rd class Purple 1956.
























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    Wonderful documents --  thank you for sharing these rare items.   Have you any examples of other Cuban Orders?

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