Medal for Sacrifice and Courage

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Medal for Sacrifice and Courage
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TypeSingle grade medal
Awarded forSelfless aid to the drowning, victims of natural disasters, fires, explosions, or other unfortunate circumstances
Country Poland
Presented bythe President of Poland
StatusCurrently awarded
EstablishedFebruary 17, 1960
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Precedence
Next (higher)Military Cross of Merit,
Air Force Cross of Merit,
Navy Cross of Merit
Next (lower)Medal for Long Service

The Medal for Sacrifice and Courage (Polish: Medal za Ofiarność i Odwagę) is a Polish medal established on February 17, 1960. It is awarded to those who, with disregard for their own life, save people from drowning, aid the victims of natural disasters, fires, explosions, or other unfortunate circumstances, or protect the property of others during such events. The medal was designed in 1960 by Józef Gosławski.[1]

References

  1. ^ Józef Gosławski 1908-1963. Wystawa prac (in Polish). Warsaw: Związek Polskich Artystów Plastyków. Centralne Biuro Wystaw Artystycznych. 1973.

External links

  • "Medal Za Ofiarność i Odwagę" (in Polish). prezydent.pl. Archived from the original on 2010-09-01. Retrieved 2010-10-03.
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