German Democratic Republic: Medal of Merit of the German Democratic Republic
Verdienstmedaille der DDR
Ribbon: Red with black edges and 2 yellow stripes.
Instituted: 4 June 1959.
Awarded: To GDR citizens and those of fellow socialist states citizens of the GDR who had distinguished themselves through special achievements and faithful fulfillment of duties in building socialism.
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