Original Upper Austrian Commemorative Medal for the 1954 Flood Intervention - post WW2, PERFECT CONDITION ON ORIGINAL TRIFOLD RIBBON, NICE AWARD
HISTORY OF THE AWARD:
Upper Austrian Commemorative Medal for the 1954 Flood Intervention (Oberösterreichische Erinnerungsmedaille an den Hochwassereinsatz 1954) - The medal was awarded for "personal participation in the aid and rescue operations in response to the flood disaster in July 1954". A mere action to repair the damage did not meet the requirements. The medal has a diameter of 35 mm and is executed in patinated bronze. On the obverse it shows the coat of arms of Upper Austria and a symbolic depiction of the helpfulness which has come to light in the fight against the flood and bears the inscription "Hochwassereinsatz 1954".