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Order of Operation Bokassa

Added by: megan
Description: Ordre de l'Opération Bokassa Instituted 19 November 1970, and awarded for meritorious service to the country, particularly in matters relating to development in 5 classes. In 1976 the design changed to reflect the self-appointment of Jean Bedel Bokassa as Emperor. It has not been awarded since 1979, but recipients may still wear it. This is the Grand Cross Star. [Picture credit: Yuri Yashnev]
Date Added: 07-15-2011