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A good period boxed Air Medal complete with lapel badge and medal ribbon, the medal bar on the Air Medal is numbered 31622.
The Air Medal is awarded to a person serving with the Army that has set himself/herself apart from his/her comrades by meritorious achievement while involved in aerial flight. The award may be made upon the acknowledgment of single acts of merit or heroism, or for meritorious service.
An original U.S. Victory Medal, pin back slot brooch with pin back ribbon bar.
An original named and boxed Bronze Star Medal.
Named to a Joseph Lechiaro who enlisted 14 February 1941 Released from service 27th October 1945.
No other information available.
A scarce Bronze Star grouping consisting of the following parts:-
1.Original boxed Bronze Star compete with lapel badge and pin back ribbon bar. Box is in very good condition. Not named.
2. Original Citation certificate awarded to Tec 5 Edwin Paige of 133rd Engineer Combat Battalion for meritorious service during 22nd July 1944 - 27th March 1945.
3. Newspaper cutting of the award.
4. Ports of Embarkation patch.
5. Bomb Disposal patch.
6. Engineers insignia below USA, pin back sweet heart brooch.
A good original boxed Purple Heart medal with second award oak leaf attached to the ribbon. It is complete with the lapel badge and pin back ribbon bar. The box is also in very good condition.
A pin back MUC bar.
The Meritorious Unit Commendation (MUC; pronounced muck) is a mid-level unit award of the United States Armed Forces. The U.S. Army awards units the Army MUC for exceptionally meritorious conduct in performance of outstanding achievement or service in combat or non-combat, the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps award units the Navy MUC for valorous or meritorious achievement or service in combat or non-combat, and the U.S. Coast Guard awards units the Coast Guard MUC for valorous or meritorious achievement or service not involving combat.
A Presidential Unit Citation 2nd award clutch back fittings.
The Presidential Unit Citation (PUC), originally called the Distinguished Unit Citation, is awarded to units of the Uniformed services of the United States, and those of allied countries, for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy on or after 7 December 1941 (the date of the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the start of American involvement in World War II). The unit must display such gallantry, determination, and esprit de corps in accomplishing its mission under extremely difficult and hazardous conditions so as to set it apart from and above other units participating in the same campaign.
Since its inception by Executive Order on 26 February 1942, retroactive to 7 December 1941, to 2008, the Presidential Unit Citation has been awarded in conflicts such as World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Iraq War, and the War in Afghanistan.
On a bar are the four medals left to right -
1939/45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence and Victory.
A three piece medal bar, Good Conduct, American Defence and the European Campaign.
Pin back , measures 4 1/8 x 1/2"
A period original Purple Heart medal in it's original presentation box complete with ribbon and lapel badge. Slotted brooch ribbon bar on the medal. Case is in good condition.
The Purple Heart is a United States military decoration awarded in the name of the President to those wounded or killed while serving, on or after April 5, 1917, with the U.S. military. With its forerunner, the Badge of Military Merit, which took the form of a heart made of purple cloth, the Purple Heart is the oldest military award still given to U.S. military members.
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