First awarded Second World War
|Awarded for Valour|
Last awarded Second World War
|Eligibility Soldiers of the Indische Legion, Indian National Army, and the Wehrmacht.|
Status Currently not existent.
The Sardar-e-Jung was the second highest military decoration by the awarded by the Azad Hind Government. First instituted by Subhas Chandra Bose in Germany, it was later also awarded to troops of the Indian National Army in South East Asia. The award could be conferred with swords for valour in combat, and without swords for non-combat awards. At least two awards were made, one to Colonel Shaukat Ali Malik for the capture of Moirang, and to Capt Shangara Singh Mann. Capt. Mann was also awarded the Vir-e-Hind medal. Colonel Pritam Singh was awarded Sardar-e-jung, he captured a hill named Pritam Hill in Myanmar, Burma & Palel Airport.