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Awarded Czechoslovaks units and soldiers in USSR
Czechoslovak medal "For gallantry in the face of the enemy"
Established: 20.12.1940 by Czechoslovak exile government in London.
Awarded to: all Czechoslovak citizens, who demonstrated personal bravery and heroism in combat against the fascist enemy.
Grades or repetitive conferment: had one grade and was awarded "in natura" only one time. Repetitional award was indicated by vermeil (golden bronze) linden leaves on ribbon.

Awarded Czechoslovak units: [wba]
[16.12.1943] 1st Cs. independent brigade - b. of Kiev
[1945] 1st Cs. independent tank brigade - b. of Ostrava
[01.06.1945] 1st Czechoslovak join air division
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Awarded Czechoslovaks: [wba]
[1943] 72 members of the 1st Czechoslovak independent field battalion - battle of Sokolovo: Abert Antonín, Barát Michal, Baumberger Alexandr, Biheler Kurt, Blumenthal Leopold, Brill Ondřej, Campr Vladimír, Capliar Karel, Černý Vojtěch, Ehrenhaft Ervín, Elsner Arnošt, Falter Ervín, Feiner Kurt, Fleichsmann Evžen, Fuchs Antonín, Geminder Izák, Goldberger Emanuel, Goldzweik Berthold, Gross Jindřich, Habaj Marcel, Helísek Jan, Herz Josef, Holík František, Hübner Karel, Churavý Josef, Jalůvka Alois, Kling Hynek, Koftan Michal, Koryna Antonín, Kos Jaroslav, Koval Hugo, Král-Kriegl Max, Králová Anna [F], Kvapil Oldřich, Löwenbein Erich, Lukačko Jiří, Makovník Štefan, Marek Miroslav, Meruňka Leonid, Miško Jan, Mora Karel, Morgenstern Bedřich, Nádler Tibor, Penský Josef, Perinec Michal, Perný Jaroslav, Peška Rudolf, Polanský Bohumil, Rajchl Vlastislav, Rozenhaus Boris, Rozman Michal, Salamon Aron, Spejchal Václav, Starosta Ladislav, Steinberg Heřman, Steiner Arnošt, Svoboda Karel, Svojanovský Karel, Šterc Alois, Šott Vsevolod, Šumanský Mikuláš, Švajka Michal, Tobiáš Michal, Tobiášová Filomena [F], Todavčík Michal, Unger Artur, Vašek Vladimír, Větvička Jiří, Vondra Antonín, Wollner Zoltán, Zelmanovič Heřman, Žížala Josef
[1943] 54 wounded from 1st artillery commando of the 1st Czechoslovak independent brigade after German air-raid near railway-station Jahnovschina on 13.10.1943
[1943] 41 members of the 1st Czechoslovak independent brigade - battle of Kiev
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[04.11.1944] 9 members of the 1st Cs. independent engineering battalion - for combats at city Dukla and Dukla Pass: Bukač Václav, Dlouhý Josef, Dzamko Juraj, Joneš Adolf, Mihalisko Vojtěch, Mlynárik Jan, Pazour František, Šulc Jan, Ternavčuk Michal
[1944] 50 members from 1st Cs. independent tank brigade - battle of Dukla Pass
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[03.01.1945] 11 members of the 1st Cs. independent engineering battalion - for combats during liberation of Czechoslovak territory: Cup Andrej, Krejčí Jaroslav, Kubin Jan, Moravec Vetislav, Nosek Václav, Očenáš Josef, Pajer Antonín, Pozo Juraj, Rébl Vladimír, Savko Vasil, Sporten Jan
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[15.05.1945] 14 members of the 1st Cs. independent engineering battalion - for successful running of operations and demonstrated bravery in the face of the enemy in combats of cities Prešov, Bardejov, Levoča, Poprad, Liptovský Sv. Mikuláš: Bistranin Jan, Galo Michal, Gelbič Michal, Herškovič Lazar, Kechrt Josef, Konečník Karel, Marek Jan, Merunko Vladimír, Pituch Jura [I/M], Sabov Jan, Sokolovič Josef, Šlomovič Herman, Šmidt Václav, Ťuch Semen
Czechoslovak medal For gallantry in the face of the  enemy (vermeil linden leaves on the ribbon indicates repetitional award) - © Michal Gelbič
Czechoslovak medal "For
gallantry in the face
of the enemy"
(vermeil linden leaves on the
ribbon indicates repetitional
award)
© Michal Gelbič



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