Spanish Blue Division 1941 Russian Front Campaign Medal


Silvered bronze medal in mint condition. Original period issue medal, circa. 1944/45. Completed with silk ribbon and hanger. In original issue box by Díez y Compañía SA Madrid (the exclusive manufacturer of the medal for the Spanish government.)

The Medalla de la Campaña de Rusia (Medal of the Russian Campaign), commissioned 9 November 1943, was awarded by Nationalist Spain to those Spanish volunteers who served at the Russian front during World War II, as members of the Blue Division. This force, attached to the Heer of the Wehrmacht, known as the 250th Infantry Division, was sent by Francisco Franco to aid the Third Reich, as a way to pay back Adolf Hitler’s help during the Spanish Civil War.

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