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Awarded Czechoslovaks units and soldiers in USSR
Czechoslovak military order of the white lion "For Victory"
Established: 09.02.1945 by Czechoslovak exile government.
Awarded to: Czechoslovak or foreign citizens for excelent military merit during WW2 before Czechoslovak state and its victory in particular a) to a person, who by own personal bravery accomplished such especial combat action, which had decisive influence on successful militant task of the unit (where he was associated or where he acted as commander), optionally on successful militant task of adjoining or higher units; b) to a person, who did commander's act of such especial impression, which was decisive for success of the operation of own or higher unit. This order was highest Czechoslovak military decoration at all.
Grades or repetitive conferment: order had five grades - 1st grade (breast star with gold crossed swords), 2nd grade (same star but with silver swords), 3rd grade (cross of order), 4th grade (golden medal), 5th grade (silver medal).

Awarded Czechoslovak units: [wba]
[16.05.1945] 1st Czechoslovak independent tank brigade by 1st grade
[01.06.1945] 1st Czechoslovak join air division by 1st grade
[1945] 4th Cs. independent brigade by 1st grade
...

Awarded Czechoslovaks: [wba]
...
[20.12.1945] Svoboda Ludvík by 1st grade
[1945] Tesařík Richard by 3rd grade
...
Czechoslovak military order of the white lion For Victory (2nd grade) - © www.aurea.cz
Czechoslovak military order
of the white lion "For Victory"
(2nd grade)
© www.aurea.cz


Czechoslovak military order of the white lion For Victory (3rd grade) - © www.aurea.cz
Czechoslovak military order
of the white lion "For Victory"
(3rd grade)
© www.aurea.cz


Czechoslovak military order of the white lion For Victory (4th grade) - © www.aurea.cz
Czechoslovak military order
of the white lion "For Victory"
(4th grade)
© www.aurea.cz


Czechoslovak military order of the white lion For Victory (5th grade) - © O. Kraus
Czechoslovak military order
of the white lion "For Victory"
(5th grade)
© O. Kraus


[wba] - will be added later.

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