USSR awards - catalog of military orders, medals and insignia of the Second World War of the Soviet Union with photos, descriptions and their history.
Awards of the Axis countries in the Second World War - catalog of crosses, orders, medals and insignia of Nazi Germany, Japan, Italy and other countries. Lists of the awarded, descriptions and photos.
Orders and medals of the allied countries on the anti-Hitler coalition: USA, UK, France, Belgium, Poland and Yugoslavia in the World War II, with descriptions, history of institutions and rewarding, photos.
World War II Awards
The World War II began on September 1, 1939 at 4:45 am from the volleys of the German battleship Schleswig-Holstein at the peninsula Westerplatte, owned by Poland. Thus began the bloodiest war in the history of mankind, 61 states will take part in it and more than 80% of the world's population will be involved, its actions will unfold on the territory of 3 continents, and sea battles in four oceans.
Battles will last until September 2, 1945, when, after the use of nuclear weapons in the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on the cruiser Missouri, Japan will sign an unconditional surrender.
We tried to collect the most complete online collection of orders, medals and other insignia, which were awarded to the heroes of both the winning and losing sides. On our website collected awards of the Second World War of the USSR, the Third Reich, and the Allied countries on the anti-Hitler coalition.