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Hello!

 

I wonder if any of any forum member has any information about the medals from Ingria. 

 

As far as I know the following medals exists and also a numbered badge. 

 

Cross for privates

Cross for officers

Cross for merit

 

 

But when browsing through the book on Finnish ODM by Vladimir Glushko he shows what appears to be a merit cross with swords. The picture itself looks photoshopped and there are several errors and photoshopped pictures in the book. But it made me wonder if such a cross exists?

 

Also, does anyone know how many crosses were awarded of the different classes? I've read somewhere that around 20 officers crosses and only 2 merit crosses were awarded. Of the merit crosses one went to a Finnish doctor and the other to an American. But how many crosses to privates?

 

If anyone know of a cross for a private for sale, I am definitely interested!

 

And one last thing, does anyone have any contact information to Vladimir Glushko? I wish to contact him on another matter. 

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Perhaps a few photos might boost the interest...

 

First the officers cross. As far as I know only awarded around 20 times. Can anyone confirm that number?

 

 

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Secondly the merit cross. 

Unfortunately it has a enamel damage, but since only two crosses were awarded. I doubt I will find another one. 

 

 

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