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DKoor
06-23-2009, 05:04 AM
It seems that my RAF ranks are messed up in some way... in my ongoing campaign it says that I received ultimate medal (Victoria Cross) but when I click on medals to display it it shows only 6th: Companion of the Order of the Bath...
Something went wrong.
Can someone verify whether these are correct or not (I took them from award.properties);

<pre class="ip-ubbcode-code-pre">
0 Mention in Dispatches
1 Air Force Cross
2 Distinguished Flying Cross
3 Bar to the Distinguished Flying Cross
4 Distinguished Service Order
5 Bar to the Distinguished Service Order
6 Companion of the Order of the Bath
7 Victoria Cross
</pre>

It is possible that I messed something up when installed some mods.

Here's a pic:
http://i119.photobucket.com/albums/o125/DKoor/il2/gb_medals.jpg

DKoor
06-23-2009, 05:04 AM
It seems that my RAF ranks are messed up in some way... in my ongoing campaign it says that I received ultimate medal (Victoria Cross) but when I click on medals to display it it shows only 6th: Companion of the Order of the Bath...
Something went wrong.
Can someone verify whether these are correct or not (I took them from award.properties);

<pre class="ip-ubbcode-code-pre">
0 Mention in Dispatches
1 Air Force Cross
2 Distinguished Flying Cross
3 Bar to the Distinguished Flying Cross
4 Distinguished Service Order
5 Bar to the Distinguished Service Order
6 Companion of the Order of the Bath
7 Victoria Cross
</pre>

It is possible that I messed something up when installed some mods.

Here's a pic:
http://i119.photobucket.com/albums/o125/DKoor/il2/gb_medals.jpg

DKoor
06-28-2009, 02:54 PM
Please can someone post default RAF medals?

They are located in \IL-2 Sturmovik 1946\Missions\Campaign\GB folder in file award.properties.

You can open it in Notepad http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif .

Thanks!

Trefle
06-28-2009, 03:24 PM
Hi Dkoor http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

here's mine http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

0 Defence Medal
1 Distinguished Flying Medal
2 Distinguished Flying Cross
3 Bar for the Distinguished Flying Cross
4 Distinguished Service Order
5 George Cross
6 Victoria Cross
7 1939 - 1945 Star

DKoor
06-28-2009, 03:46 PM
Hey mate thanks!
It seems I have it mixed up http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif .

Also I suspect something is wrong with my USMC medals I have only 7 awards!

<pre class="ip-ubbcode-code-pre">
0 Bronze Star
1 Navy and Marine Corps Medal
2 Distinguished Flying Cross
3 Legion of Merit
4 Silver Star
5 Navy Cross
6 Congressional Medal of Honor
</pre>

But I have 8 different TGA files (8 medals) in same folder. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_confused.gif

Here's 8th;
http://i119.photobucket.com/albums/o125/DKoor/il2/usmc_award7.jpg

Trefle
06-28-2009, 04:24 PM
I also have 6 awards for US Marines and 8 tga's , there might be some explanation but i think it's normal

DKoor
06-28-2009, 05:54 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Trefle:
I also have 6 awards for US Marines and 8 tga's , there might be some explanation but i think it's normal </div></BLOCKQUOTE>OK m8 thanks http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif .

Choctaw111
06-28-2009, 07:04 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by DKoor:

Here's 8th;
http://i119.photobucket.com/albums/o125/DKoor/il2/usmc_award7.jpg </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I hate to say this, but the medal shown here is the Air Force Medal of Honor which was not being awarded during WW2, since the Air Force was then the Army. You should replace this with the Army Medal of Honor.
http://www.history.army.mil/images/moh/moh.jpg

If you fly for the Navy or Marines then it will look like this...
http://www.geocities.com/rbackstr2000/navymoh.gif


The Army Medals issued during the beginning of WW2 and all of WW1 were of the Gilespie type, looking like this...
http://www.vtguard.com/museum/images/MOH_Gillespie_1904_450x600.jpg
This one was probably issued during WW1.
Some of the Gilespie type medals were hung from a neck ribbon. There is a photo of such a medal being worn by Richard Bong here...
http://usafssmisawa.com/misawa-images/albums/userpics/10001/1945_Major_Richard_Bong.jpg

DKoor
06-28-2009, 07:25 PM
Wow!
Thanks for the info!

I guess it's ok then... I must have made my mark in all that F4U strafing of Iwo Jima http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/59.gif .

http://i119.photobucket.com/albums/o125/DKoor/il2/usmc_medals.jpg

On a serious note, that last...
http://www.history.army.mil/images/moh/moh.jpg
...medal was then mistakenly put into USMC folder.


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DKoor
07-03-2009, 01:57 PM
To anyone who knows it...

What is this 7th RAF award 1939 - 1945 Star? Is it historical?
I always thought Victoria Cross is ultimate award http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_confused.gif .

http://i119.photobucket.com/albums/o125/DKoor/il2/gb_award7.jpg

bolox00
07-03-2009, 02:21 PM
39-45 star is historical

http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInter...als/19391945Star.htm (http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/DefenceFor/Veterans/Medals/19391945Star.htm)

gallantry awards

http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInter...dGallantryAwards.htm (http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/DefenceFor/Veterans/Medals/HonoursAndGallantryAwards.htm)

DKoor
07-03-2009, 02:33 PM
Thanks some it is more clear now...
However, this medal doesn't suit in game at all...
Criteria are;

"RAF air crew will qualify with 60 days service in an operational unit including at least one operational sortie.

Air crew of fighter aircraft engaged in the Battle of Britain between 10 July and 31 October 1940 were awarded the Clasp ‘Battle of Britain’ to be worn on the ribbon of the 1939-45 Star."

Since time is effectively only criteria to achieve it, I fail to see how that can work in game... http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_confused.gif I doubt the game recognizes that.
Let alone the reason why is this award 7th, like it is tougher to achieve than Victoria Cross... http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_confused.gif