United Kingdom: King's Medal for Courage in the Cause of Freedom

Ribbon: White with red edges and a double blue central stripe.

Instituted: 23 August 1945.

Awarded: To those, mainly foreigners, who during the Second World War in danger of their lives had contributed to helping British military personnel to escape the enemy and escape from occupied areas or for other dangerous work for the British or Allied cause during the war.

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