Conferred to North Korean participants of the
Korean war and their allies The medal could also be
conferred to Chinese volunteers in the Korean war.
Badge: silver round medal, 36 mm of
Obverse: two advancing soldiers, one
carrying a gun, the other North Korean banner; in the
background there is a soviet T-34 tank and two flying planes
Reverse: medal's name in two rows and the
years 950-953 below; above the name there is a small five
Ribbon: 34 mm, red with a central blue
stripe (5 mm) flanked by narrower white ones (2 mm).