Order of the Red Star, Type III, Medal
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This Order shares the identical statute with the Order of Lenin. It was awarded for defending the USSR during wartime, and for ensuring state security during peacetime.
It was conferred upon servicemen of the Army and Navy, Border Guards, Internal Troops, associates of the Committee of State Security USSR , and elements of the Organs of Internal Affairs. It could also be conferred upon military units, ships, enterprises, establishments, and other organizations.
Type III was only produced during a short period of time between 1941 and 1942.
The serial numbers range from roughly 24,000 to 28,500.
The obverse Russian inscription translates to: "Workers of the World Unite!", along with the Russian letters for the USSR.
Obv: Пролетарии всех стран , соединяйтесь ! СССР
Montey Dvor, Lenningrad
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