British WWII Commando Gallantry Awards record example

    British WWII Commando Gallantry Awards

    Records: 585Complete: 100%

    A comprehensive record of the gallantry of a force that numbered some 10,000 at its peak and fought in virtually every theatre of war during WWII in actions ranging from small engagements to pitched battles. Included are details of 10 Victoria Crosses, 32 Distinguished Service Orders, 135 Military Crosses, 46 Distinguished Conduct Medals, and 289 Military Medals, with full citations where published in the London Gazette.

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    Publication Title
    British WWII Commando Gallantry Awards
    Total Records
    585Complete: 100%
    Content Source
    Naval and Military Press logoNaval and Military Press
    Published on Fold3
    23 Mar 2017
    Last Updated
    23 Mar 2017
    Description
    A record of the the gallantry awards won by British Commandos of WWII.