Vapaudenristin ritarikunta, 3. luokan Vaupadenristi tammenlehvien ja miekkojen kera 1941 – The Order of the Cross of Liberty, Cross 3rd Class with Oak Leaves & Swords
Order instituted on 4.3.1918 by Senat of the Republic, renewed 1939, and renewed again 1941. Cross 4th Class, Version with the Date 1941 on the back, awarded for the Countinuation War 1941-1945. With Swords for combatants – and Oak Leaves (oakleaves were awared for extraordinary action in battle or leadership). Only 1390 Corsses 3rd Class with Oak Leaves were awarded.
Reference: Tiainen 1.3.11
Burnished iron, swastika, rose, leaf and sword gilded. Excellent condition, with intact gilding, on old original ribbon with swords and oak leaf.