(Tapferkeits- und Erinnerungsmedaille der Spanischen "Blauen Division")

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Date Instituted

3 January 1944


Requirements

Awarded the Spanish soldiers of 250. Infanterie-Division (División Azul)


Number Awarded

?


Known makers/markings

Deschler und Sohn


Comments

The text on the reverse of the medal reads "Division Española de voluntarios en Rusia".

The Spanish government issued a separate award to those Spaniards who fought on the Eastern front.
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Photo courtesy of Rusfront


Sources used

Christopher Ailsby - World War 2 German medals and political awards
John R. Angolia - For Führer and Fatherland: Military awards of the Third Reich
David Littlejohn - Orders, decorations, medals and badges of the Third Reich

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