German Democratic Republic: Order for Merit for the Nation and Fatherland

Kampforden für Verdienste um Volk und Vaterland

Ribbon: Orange with 3 dark red stripes.

Gold Silver Bronze

Instituted: 17 February 1966.

Awarded: For outstanding achievements in increasing the combat strength and combat readiness of the National People's Army and in fulfilling its tasks in protecting the state border of the GDR.

Grades: 3 (Gold, Silver or Bronze).

Type 1
1966-1972
Type 2
1973-1989
Gold Gold, Obverse Gold, Reverse
Silver Silver, Obverse Silver, Reverse
Bronze Bronze, Obverse Bronze, Reverse
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