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Gallantry Medals & Awards Of The World

Detailed information about the world's highest decorations for valour and examples of individual recipients of them, this is a book for anyone seeking to understand the concept of 'valour' whether an established medal enthusiast or not. Countries are arranged in alphabetical order and decorations and medals in order of importance. The whole is fully indexed for easy reference.

Hardcover: 248 pages

Publisher: Haynes Pubns; First Edition edition (January 1993)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1852603038

ISBN-13: 978-1852603038

Product Dimensions: 1 x 6.8 x 9.2 inches

Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds

Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Covered are 220 orders, decorations, and medals of 37nations, well illustrated, with written descriptions,representative citations, a good ribbon chart, glossary, and other useful information. Several countries included cannot be found elsewhere. Events since publication have dated some of the entries but this does not detract from the overall worth of this well- researched and handy book.

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