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During the Great War, the countries of both sides, as well as neutral nations, instituted and revived a multitude of medals and decorations which were bestowed upon their own citizens as well as their allies for various acts of bravery, gallantry and meritorious services rendered during the four year struggle.

"A man won't sell you his life, but he'll give it to you for a piece of colored ribbon." Old Soldier's saying
1 Austro-Hungarian Empire Austria-Hungary 8 Italy Italy
2 Belgium Belgium 9 Romania Romania
3 Bulgaria Bulgaria 10 Russia Russia
4 France France 11 Serbia Serbia
5 Germany Germany 12 Turkey Turkey
6 Great Britain Great Britain 13 USA United States
7 Greece Greece      
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