Austrian Empire [1804-1867]
Although ordinary soldiers always made the greatest sacrifices on the battlefield, and many of them overshadowed many officers with their heroism, for a long time there was no award that could visibly reward their actions. It was not until 1789 that Emperor Joseph II founded. A commemorative and honorary medal, which very quickly became extremely esteemed both among the team and among the officers ...
Military Cross of Merit - an award for officers of the Austrian army for extraordinary outlook, courage and determination in war and in peacetime for extraordinary service zeal. A short talk about its origin, description and method of wearing.
The Golden Cross of Merit for military clergy of the 1st type is one of the rarest Austrian decorations.
A short "story" about the only decoration of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy, intended exclusively for military clergy - the origin, description and manner of its wearing.