Date Instituted



Awarded for bravery and loyalty in suppressing the Slovakian uprising 1944.

Number Awarded



Awarded in six classes:
Large Medal - Gold
Large Medal - Silver
Large Medal - Bronze
Small Medal - Gold
Small Medal - Silver
Small Medal - Bronze

Sources used

Christopher Ailsby - German World War 2 Medals & Political Awards: The Satellite States
David Littlejohn - Foreign Legions of the Third Reich, vol 3