Military Subjects: Organization, Strategy & Tactics

Decorations and Awards

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An important sign of honour is the award of military decorations. You´ll find the decorations for and an accompanying list of the most famous owners who were awarded them below.


Perrot, A.M. Historische Sammlung aller noch bestehenden Ritterorden der verschiedenen Nationen, nebst einer chronologischen Uebersicht der erloschenen Ritterorden. Leipzig 1821 (Reprint 1980).

Testu. Almanach Impérial pour l´Année M. DCCCX, presenté A S.M. L´Empereur et Roi.
Paris 1810.



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