(Visszacsatolási Emlékérmek)

Date Instituted

See below


Three different medals awarded to those who took part in the actions below:
Occupation of South Slovakia (instituted 4 November 1938) (with a portrait of Prinze Rákóczi)
Occupation of North Transylvania (instituted 1 October 1940) (with a portrait of King Matthias Corvinus)
Occupation of the Backa-Baranja Region (instituted 4 September 1941) (with a portrait of a knight on horseback)

Number awarded



These areas were former Hungarian areas that had been taken away in the Treaty of Trianon 1920.

Photos courtesy of Dr. Szentváry-Lukács János, Péter Orincsay & Charles

Sources used

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