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WORLD WAR II ORDERS, DECORATIONS AND MEDALS OF VARIOUS COUNTRIES
UNION OF SOCIALIST SOVIET REPUBLICS
Existing Awards








Order of Lenin

Order of the Red Banner

Order of the Red Star

Medal for Bravery

Medal for Merit in Battle

Hero of the Soviet Union

Order of Honour

It would be quite superfluous to go into the USSR WW2 awards in any depth on this page as quite a few websites, fora and books on the topic already exist. I've therefore limited myself to a list of the medals concerned.
New Awards

Order of Victory (1943)
Order of Suvorov (1942)
Order and Medal of Ushakov (1944)
Order of Kutuzov (1942)
Order and Medal of Nachimov (1944)
Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky (1943)
Order of Alexander Nevsky (1942)
Order of the Patriotic War (1942)
Order of Glory (1943)
Partisan of the War of the Fatherland Medal (1943)
Defence of Leningrad Medal (1942)
Defence of Moscow Medal (1944)
Defence of Odessa Medal (1942)
Defence of Sebastopol Medal (1942)
Defence of Stalingrad Medal (1942)
Defence of Kiev Medal (1961)
Defence of the Caucasus Medal (1944)
Defence of the Soviet Artic Medal (1944)
Medal for Victory over Germany 1941-45 (1945)
Medal for Victory over Japan (1945)
Medal for the Capture of Budapest (1945)
Medal for the Capture of Koenigsberg (1945)
Medal for the Capture of Vienna (1945)
Medal for the Capture of Berlin (1945)
Medal for the Liberation of Belgrade (1945)
Medal for the Liberation of Warsaw (1945)
Medal for the Liberation of Prague (1945)
Medal for Valiant Labour in the War 1941-45 (1945)
Anniversary Medals of Victory (1965 and later)
List of USSR Awards in WW2