Capture of Cities Medal

The Soviet Union, in 1945,  established medals for the capture of four specific cities.  The Comprehensive Guide to Soviet Orders and Medals lists the cities and the approximate number of medals issued as:
    
    For capture of Berlin             1,100,000
    For capture of Koenigsberg      760,000
    For capture of Budapest           350,000
    for capture of Vienna               270,000

                                                                                                                  
                                                Certificate for Capture of Berlin medal issued to a senior sergeant in 1946.

For Capture of Berlin

    
     The front of this medal says:
For Capture of Berlin". The reverse side gives the date the city was captured - May 2, 1945.

For Capture of Koenigsberg

    
The front of this medal says: For Capture of Koenigsberg". The reverse side gives the date the city was captured - April 10, 1945.
 

   For Capture of Budapest

                                             
The front of this medal says: For Capture of Budapest". The reverse side gives the date the city was captured - Feb 13, 1945.

For Capture of Vienna

    
The front of this medal says: For Capture of Vienna". The reverse side gives the date the city was captured - April 13, 1945.

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