The Shahid-e-Bharat medal.
|Awarded by Azad Hind|
|Eligibility||Soldiers of the Indische Legion, Indian National Army, and the Wehrmacht.|
|Awarded for||The Fallen|
|Status||Currently not existent.|
|First awarded||Second World War|
|Last awarded||Second World War|
The Shahid-e-Bharat (Martyr for India) was a military decoration awarded by the Azad Hind Government to honour the fallen. It was awarded in gold or in silver. First instituted by Subhas Chandra Bose in Germany, it was later also awarded to troops of the Indian National Army in South East Asia. The award could be conferred with swords for valour in combat, and without swords for non-combat awards.
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