Summary

Vabadussõja medal 'Kodu Kaitseks', Estonia, 1918-1920 (Eseme number: 593182).

The medal was established on 14 December 1920 and was awarded to those who served in the Estonian War of Liberation of 1918-1920. The war was fought so Estonia could gain its sovereignty in the aftermath of World War I.

Obverse Description

Estonian soldier holding his rifle across his body protecting a mother and children huddled in front of a cottage. Cornfields are beside them and buildings can be seen in the background. Inscription at right side.

Reverse Description

Crossed swords over a laurel branch and the dates '1918-1920' above. Inscription on a scroll below.

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