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Pro Memoria Medal
Pro-memoria, Poland 106242607Pro-memoria, Poland 106242607 1
Awarded by the Office for War Veterans and Victims of Oppression
Country Flag of Poland.svg Poland
Awarded for Outstanding contributions in perpetuating the memory of the people and deeds in the struggle for Polish independence during World War II
Statistics
Established 25 January 2005
Precedence
Next (higher) Pro Patria Medal
POL Medal Pro Memoria BAR
Ribbon bar of the medal

The Pro Memoria Medal is a civil state decoration awarded by the head of the Office for War Veterans and Victims of Oppression. Established 25 January 2005, the medal is awarded for outstanding contributions in perpetuating the memory of the people and deeds in the struggle for Polish independence during World War II.[1]

DescriptionEdit

The medal is disc shaped made of silver colored metal. The obverse of the medal shows the Polish Eagle sitting on a sword crossed with barbed wire. In the background is a breached fence. On the reverse around the rim is the inscription URZĄD DO SPRAW KOMBATANTÓW I OSÓB REPRESJONOWANYCH (Office for War Veterans and Victims of Oppression). In the center is the inscription PRO MEMORIA over crossed oak and laurel branches, and the date: 8 MAJA 2005, the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II.

The medal is suspended from a ribbon in the colors blue, magenta, and black. The colors refer to the ribbons of the Virtuti Militari, the Cross of Valor, and the Cross of Merit with Swords.

Notable recipientsEdit

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