Kingdom of Belgium: Maritime Medal 1940-45
Médaille Maritime 1940-1945
Ribbon: Ocean green with 3 narrow white edge stripes.
Instituted: 17 July 1941.
Awarded: To members of the Belgian Navy, merchant navy or fishing fleet for acts of heroism in the saving of ships or lives during an action against the enemy; later also to those who served aboard allied warships or were shipwrecked twice due to enemy action.
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