Orden Nakhimova 2

U.S.S.R.

Translation: Order of Nakhimov 2nd Class
Number of awards in the database: 5
Total awarded for WW II: unknown

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Awarded to naval officers for skillfull, agressive actions and personal leadership in defensive actions resulting in great loss to the enemy and hindering its missions.
The badge is a silver, pentagonal star, between the points are anchors with split shanks with enamelled red rubys between the shanks. In the center, surrounded by a chain, is a disc with the profile of Admiral Nakhimow on a silver ground, facing left and wearing a peaked cap. The image is flanked by the inscription in Cyrillic: Admiral Nahkimov, at the bottom by a laurel wreath with an image of the hammer and sickle in its center. The reverse shows the serial number. The ribbon is orange with two broad black stripes.
 

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