Czechoslovakian Military Order of the White Lion "for Victory" was established by the Czechoslovakian Goverment on February 9th, 1945. The statute of the Order was confirmed by the Ministery of Interior as No. 43/1946. The statute was amended in 1948.
The order was awarded for Czechoslovakian citizens and foreigners for extarordinary military merits for the country and its victory. The orders could have been awarded as well to units, groups of person.
The order could have been awarded for:
- personal bravery in extraordinary battle achievment, which had decisive influence on successful realisation of a battle task of the unit, which the person belonged to or commanded, or on successful realisation of battle task of other units,
- extraordinary commanding merits being decisive for success of operation of upper units.