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WW2 TRIO - Brazilian Army Hero KIA in Italian Front

Article about: Hi, A little known subject, here are the medals of a Brazilian hero KIA in Italy during WW2: The medals are - Left to right in the image : 1. Combat Cross - 1st Class (Gold) - Highest award

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    Hi,

    A unknown subject, here are the medals of a Brazilian hero KIA in Italy during WW2:

    WW2 TRIO - Brazilian Army Hero KIA in Italian Front

    The medals are - Left to right in the image :

    1. Combat Cross - 1st Class (Gold) - Highest award for individual bravery in action in Brazil
    2. Blood of Brazil Medal - Decoration awarded for wounded in action and for the relatives of killed in action.
    3. Brazilian Expeditionary Force (BEF) Campaign Medal - Decorations awarded to soldiers who were in Italy during WW2.

    WW2 TRIO - Brazilian Army Hero KIA in Italian Front

    The soldier was buried in Italy at the Brazilian Military Cemetery in Pistoia:

    WW2 TRIO - Brazilian Army Hero KIA in Italian Front

    Monument of the 6th Infantry Regiment KIA in the war:

    WW2 TRIO - Brazilian Army Hero KIA in Italian Front

    Today it rests in the Monument to the Deads of the Second World War in the Rio de Janeiro city:

    WW2 TRIO - Brazilian Army Hero KIA in Italian Front

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    Very nice Ricardo.

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