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Military Merit Medal, 1911-1917, Part II

Introduction: The Military Merit Medal (Militärverdienstmedaille), 1911-1917 is not at first glance a very important looking decoration. However to the Austrian officer corps and to the empire it was a decoration of substantial significance. This can be recognized when one considers that in the order of precedence

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Military Merit Medal, 1911-1917, Part I

Introduction: The Military Merit Medal (Militärverdienstmedaille), 1911-1917 is not at first glance a very important looking decoration. However to the Austrian officer corps and to the empire it was a decoration of substantial significance. This can be recognized when one considers that in the order of precedence

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Bronze Military Merit Medal, 1890-1911

Introduction: The Bronze Military Merit Medal (Bronzene Militärverdienstmedaille), 1890-1911 is not at first glance a very important looking medal. However to the Austrian officer corps and to the empire it was a medal of substantial significance. This can be recognized when one considers that in the order

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Ecclesiastic Merit Cross, Part II, 1859-1917

                      Introduction: The Ecclesiastic Merit Cross was issued from 1801 to the end of the empire in 1918.  They were issued to recognize distinguished wartime service by military Field Chaplains which involved personal sacrifice and or bravery

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Ecclesiastic Merit Cross, 1859-1918, Part I

Introduction: The Ecclesiastic Merit Cross was issued from 1801 to the end of the empire in 1918.  They were issued to recognize distinguished wartime service by military Field Chaplains which involved personal sacrifice and or bravery while ministering to the troops under fire or at the front.

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Ecclesiastic Merit Cross, Part I, 1801-1880

Introduction: The Ecclesiastic Merit Cross was issued from 1801 to the end of the empire in 1918.  They were issued to recognize distinguished wartime service by Military Field Chaplains which involved personal sacrifice and or bravery while ministering to the troops under fire or at the front.

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Officer Bravery Medal 1917-1922 Part II

Introduction: In this blog I am going to conclude a discussion of the Bravery Medal (Tapferkeitsmedaille) as issued to officers in 1917 with the image of Emperor Karl on the obverse. The Bravery Medal as a decoration had existed since it was first established by Joseph II

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Officer Bravery Medal 1917-1922 Part I

Introduction: In this blog I am going to commence a discussion of the Bravery Medal (Tapferkeitsmedaille) as issued to officers in 1917 with the image of Emperor Karl on the obverse. In the next blog I publish I will complete my discussion of this decoration. The Bravery

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Karl Bravery Medal 1917-1922, Part II

Introduction: In this blog I am continuing the discussion of the Bravery Medal (Tapferkeitsmedaille) that was issued in 1917 with the image of Emperor Karl on the obverse which I commenced in part I of this discussion. Thus this is part II of a two part discussion

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Karl Bravery Medal 1917-1922, Part I

Introduction: In this blog I am commencing a discussion of the Bravery Medal (Tapferkeitsmedaille) that was issued in 1917 with the image of Emperor Karl on the obverse. In the next blog I publish I will complete my discussion of this decoration. Thus this is part I

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