Order of Bravery (Yugoslavia)

The Order of Bravery was a Yugoslav gallantry medal, the twenty-third overall Yugoslav decoration.[1]

Order of Bravery
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Order of Bravery medal and ribbon bar
TypeMedal
Awarded forDistinguishing oneself by extraordinary brave deeds
Presented by SFR Yugoslavia and
 FR Yugoslavia
StatusIncepted
First awarded1943
Last awarded1999
Total120,636
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ribbon
Precedence
Next (higher)Order of Military Deeds
Next (lower)Order of the Yugoslav Star

It was awarded to individuals who distinguished themselves by extraordinary courageousness during war. The vast majority was awarded to Yugoslav Partisans for actions during the Second World War. A total of 120,636 orders were awarded in Yugoslavia.[1]

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  • Narodni heroji Jugoslavije (People's Heroes of Yugoslavia), "Mladost", Belgrade, 1975 (in Serbo-Croatian)
  • Encyclopedia (1982). Narodni heroji Jugoslavije (People's Heroes of Yugoslavia) (in Serbo-Croatian). Belgrade and Titograd: Partizanska knjiga, Narodna knjiga, Pobjeda.