Cross of Valour (Poland)
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|Cross of Valour|
The People's Republic of Poland version of the medal and ribbon.
|Awarded by the President of Poland|
|Awarded for||Deeds of valour and courage on the field of battle.|
|Status||In the award system but a wartime decoration only|
|Description||Obverse bears the words, "NA POLU CHWAŁY" ("ON THE FIELD OF GLORY"), while the reverse bears the word, "WALECZNYM" ("TO THE VALIANT"), and the date "1920" or "1944," depending on date of institution.|
|Clasps||denotes subsequent awards|
|Established||11 August 1920.|
|Next (higher)||Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland.|
|Next (lower)||Military Cross.|
|Krzyz Walecznych 1920.jpg|
Polish-Soviet War period medal
References[change | change source]
- Zdzislaw P. Wesolowski, Polish Orders, Medals, Badges and Insignia: Military and Civilian Decorations, 1705–1985, Miami, 1986.