segunda-feira, 2 de maio de 2016

Promoted for Distinguished Feats in Campaign Medal

Medalha de Promovidos por Feitos Distintos em Campanha



The PROMOTED FOR DISTINGUISHED FEATS IN CAMPAIGN MEDAL awards the military who, by exceptional military virtues or command, management and leadership endowments, demonstrated in campaign or in associated circumstances, have been promoted with distinction.
Originally, by decree nr. 6264, December 2, 1919, it was created as a simple ribbon, with the name PROMOTED WITH DISTINCTION INSIGNIA.

DESIGN
OBVERSE: 5 pointed star, each point ending in a small armilar sphere; in the center, a disc with a national emblem, encircled by the legend « PROMOÇÃO POR DISTINÇÃO » (Promotion by Distinction), in uppercase elzevir font;
REVERSE: identical to the obverse, but with the legend «MORRER MAS DEVAGAR» (Dying, but slowly) in the center disc, in uppercase elzevir font, in 3 lines; encircling the legend, a laurel wreath.

SOURCES
- Decreto-Lei n.º 316/2002 de 27 de Dezembro - Regulamento da Medalha Militar e das Medalhas Comemorativas das Forças Armadas;
- MELO, Olímpio de (1923), Ordens Militares Portuguesas e Outras Condecorações, Lisboa: Imprensa Nacional de Lisboa

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