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.

Sources:

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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