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May 6, Day of Army Bravery

May 6, Day of Army Bravery

5/6/2011 8:00:02 AM

May 6 has been celebrating as the Day of Army Bravery for Bulgarian Army ever since its formation.

On Jan.1, 1880,, Kniaz Alexander I creates the first BG army prize, the "Grand Cross Of The Order Of Bravery" (see the photo above) - came into force on 1 January 1880; ceased to be used on 15 September 1946.

The first Principality of Bulgaria order, created with Article 59 of the Tarnovo Constitution, The Order Of Braver  came into force on 1 January 1880 (The order itself shows the date 1879 on the reverse). 

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