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what is the victoria cross awarded for?

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Answer #1 | 16/02 2012 09:27
Mostly acts of bravery- It's the highest award for gallantry that a British and Commonwealth serviceman can achieve. My granddad has the Victoria Cross and i am very proud of him.
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Answer #2 | 16/02 2012 09:28
For people like navy seals who captured and killed bin larden
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Answer #3 | 16/02 2012 09:29
on the cross it says "For Bravery" - in fact it is awarded only for extreme bravery in the face of the enemy/under fire (so likely to have been killed) so can only be awarded on a war situation and only to servicemen/women ( not civilians who would receive the George Cross)
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Answer #4 | 16/02 2012 09:31
Try posting this question in history category because you wont get any sensible answers
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Answer #5 | 17/02 2012 12:50
As it says on the medal "For Valour"
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Answer #6 | 18/02 2012 08:23
Highest award in the commonwealth, awarded during wartime, started by Queen Victoria. It is not awarded to the SEALS, as it is awarded only to members of the British Commonwealth For more info go to http://www.victoriacross.org.uk/aahistor.htm
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