German Democratic Republic: Medal for Merit in Mine Rescue

Medaille für Verdienste um das Grubenrettungswessen

Ribbon: Orange with narrow black horizontal stripes.

Instituted: 1 November 1951.

Awarded: For personal bravery and selfless commitment in rescuing people and dealing with mining accidents, for excellent performance in the implementation of scientific and technical progress in mine rescue and mine gas protection, or for increasing the operational readiness of mine and gas protection services.

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