The People's Republic of Poland: Medal for Struggle in Defense of Peoples Rule
Medal Za Udzial w Walkach w Obronie Wladzy Ludowej
Ribbon: Red with white edges and dark green edge stripes.
Instituted: 22 November 1983.
Awarded: To Polish citizens who supported the communist side in the so called "struggle against the reaction underground", primarily soldiers of the People's Army, People's Militia, political police and communist party members.