By Leroy Thompson
The achievements of the world's forces have prompted the construction of a number of badges and insignia, reflecting the mind's eye, aptitude and scuffling with spirit of these detailed devices. a range of badges from 39 countries is illustrated during this booklet.
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58 MILITARY MEDALS, DECORATIONS & ORDERS First Class Badge of the Prussian Order of the Red Eagle with Oak Leaves, as worn from the sash. Reverse of the First Class Badge of the Prussian Or-der of the Red Eagle. Star of the First Class Badge of the Prussian Order of the Red Eagle GERMANY Second Class Star of the Prussian Order of the Red eagle. Another view of the Second Class Star to the Prussian Order of the Red Eagle. 59 Reverse of the Second Class Star of the Prussian Order of the Red Eagle.
FRANCE The St. Mihiel Medal, given to World War I Allied troops by the city of St. Mihiel. 47 World War I Veteran's Society Medal. The Campaign in Mexico, 1862-1865 The Italian Campaign Medal, 1859. 48 MILITARY MEDALS, DECORATIONS & ORDERS Franco-Prussian War 1870 Red Cross Medal. The Tonkin Medal, for campaigns in Indo-China, 18831893. FRANCE Officer's Cross of the Order of the Black Star. , the Foreign Theatre of Operations. Officer's Cross of the Order of the Anjouan Star. Officer of the Order of Nichan-el-Anouar.
Third Class Cross of the Cross of Liberty. First Class Cross of the Cross of Liberty. Left: Second Class Medal of Liberty. First Class Mannerheim Cross of the Cross of Liberty. Second Class Badge of the Mannerheim Cross of the Cross of Liberty, Pin Back. 40 Center: Medal of Merit, Cross of Liberty. Right: First Class Medal of Liberty. FINLAND 41 Collar of the Order of the White Rose, and the Grand Cross of the Order of the White Rose. Left: Knight's Cross of the Order of the White Rose. Right: Medal of the Order of the White Rose.
Badges and Insignia of the Elite Forces by Leroy Thompson