German Democratic Republic: Hero of the German Democratic Republic
Ehrentitel Held der DDR
Ribbon: Dark red (medal always worn entire).
Instituted: 28 October 1975.
Awarded: For extraordinary achievements and contributions through heroic deeds for the GDR, which have developed and strengthened the nation, promoted its international recognition and authority and to secure its military protection.
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