Commemorative War Medal 1940-1941

64px-Flag_of_Greece_(1822-1978).svgInstituted by Royal decree of 19 August 1947 to recognise Royal Hellenic Armed Forces personnel who took part in operations from the outbreak of hosilities in 1940 until the fall of Crete in 1941. It is issued with two different inscriptions, one for land operations and one for actions at sea. The design of the medal was changed in 1983 to relect the change from a Kingdom to the Greek republic in 1974.

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