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Old 12-20-2011, 04:49 AM   #1
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The Awards Of Kim Jong-Il.

As "Dear Leader" of the DPRK for seventeen and a half years and son of the "Great Leader" for the entire history of the DPRK with 21 years of being a designated heir before inheriting power as well as being Marshal and Supreme Commander of the KPA for all but 20 years, Kim Jong-Il was a high level international figure well before becoming a nation's leader and alike other high level politicians and world leaders was subjected to the awarding of many awards and titles.

As Kim Jong-Il was born during the turmoil of Japanese occupation and the Great Patriotic War and was also too young to serve in the combatant part of the Korean War, he was not a participant of combat although as there has not been a peace treaty he could be seen as a "Veteran Of The Korean War" due to his military service in any period 25th June 1950 to date.

(The following list is subject to change as information presents or corrects itself)

Awarded by the DPRK;
Order Of Kim Il-Sung 1st Awarding 1978
Order Of Kim Il-Sung 2nd Awarding 1982
Order Of Kim Il-Sung 3rd Awarding 1992
"Hero Of The Republic" 1st Awarding 1975
"Hero Of The Republic" 2nd Awarding 1982
"Hero Of The Republic" 3rd Awarding 1992
Order Of The National Flag 1st Class 8 Awardings (3 With "Hero" Titles)
Order Of Freedom And Independence 1st Class 2 Awardings
Order Of Korean Labour 3 Awardings
Commemorative Order "Foundation Of The Democratic People's Republic Of Korea" 1988
Commemorative Order "50th Anniversary Of The Foundation Of The Democratic People's Republic Of Korea" 1998
Commemorative Order "60th Anniversary Of The Foundation Of The Democratic People's Republic Of Korea" 2008
Commemorative Order "Anniversary Of The People's Army"
Commemorative Order "60th Anniversary Of The People's Army" 1992
Commemorative Order "40th Anniversary Of Fatherland Liberation War Victory" 1993
Order Of Freedom And Independence 2nd Class
Order Of The National Flag 2nd Class
Order Of Soldier's Honour 1st Class
Order Of The Banner Of The Three Great Revolutions
Commemorative Order "Capital Construction"
Medal "For Merits" 2 Awardings
Commemorative Medal "The Foundation Of The Democratic People's Republic Of Korea" 2 Awardings
Commemorative Medal "Fatherland Liberation"
Commemorative Medal "Kumgang Power Plant Dam Construction"
Commemorative Medal "Pyongyang-Nampho Highway Construction"
Commemorative Medal "Huichon Power Station"

Awarded by the Russian Federation;
Jubilee Medal "50 Years Of Victory In The Great Patriotic War 1941-1945" 1995
Jubilee Medal "60 Years Of Victory In The Great Patriotic War 1941-1945" 2005
Jubilee Medal "65 Years Of Victory In The Great Patriotic War 1941-1945" 2010

Attached is a photograph of Kim Jong-Il's DPRK awards laying in state. This photograph is currently the clearest available and is being circulated by Reuters although is is taken directly from a frame of DPRK state television.
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Re: The Awards Of Kim Jong-Il.

Awarded the title of the DPRK Hero four times in 1975, 1982, 1992 and 2011, respectively, Kim Il Sung Order four times in 1978, 1982, 1992 and 2012, Kim Il Sung Prize in February 1973 and March 2012 +++
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Re: The Awards Of Kim Jong-Il.

Finally identified the final award - Commemorative Medal "Huichon Power Station" (희천발전소기념메달). Founded on 21st October 2011, so not very long before his death. One of these awards will be presented in detail soon.
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