Cross of Merit with Swords (Poland)

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Cross of Merit with Swords
Brazowy Krzyz Zaslugi z Mieczami zdjecie.jpg
Bronze grade of current Cross of Merit with Swords.
Awarded by the President of Poland
Country  Poland
Type Medal awarded in three grades: Gold, Silver, Bronze.
Awarded for Deeds of bravery and valor not connected with direct combat, and for merit demonstrated in perilous circumstances.
Status In the award system but a wartime decoration only
Statistics
Established October 19, 1942
Precedence
Next (higher) Cross of Merit for Bravery
Next (lower) Cross of Merit

The Cross of Merit with Swords (Polish: Krzyż Zasługi z Mieczami) is a Polish military award established October 19, 1942, by the Polish Government in Exile.

Criteria[edit]

The Cross of Merit with Swords is awarded for deeds of bravery and valor during time of war not connected with direct combat, and for merit demonstrated in perilous circumstances. The cross may be awarded twice in each grade to the same person.[1]

Grades[edit]

The Order has three grades:[1]

1. Gold Cross of Merit with Swords POL Złoty Krzyż Zasługi z Mieczami BAR.svg
2. Silver Cross of Merit with Swords POL Srebrny Krzyż Zasługi z Mieczami BAR.svg
3. Bronze Cross of Merit with Swords POL Brązowy Krzyż Zasługi z Mieczami BAR.svg

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