Orden Suvorova 1

U.S.S.R.

Translation: Order of Suvorov 1st Class
Number of awards in the database: 143
Total awarded for WW II: unknown

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The First Class of the Order can be awarded to commanders of Fronts and Armies, their deputies, their Chiefs of Staff and heads of operational headquarters for having organised excellent army operations, defeating a numerically superior enemy.
The badge is a five-pointed star with radiating beams and made of platinum. In the centre, on a matt gold background is the head of Marshall Suvorov in relief, looking right. Above it the inscrption: 'Alexander Suvorov' in Cyrillic, below the head are sprays of laurel and oak.
The ribbon is of green moiré silk with an orange stripe down the centre.
 

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Picture source:   - Medals of the World
Information source(s):   - H.T, Dorling, Ribbons and Medals, Philip, London, 1963.
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