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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.
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.
Single medal slot brooch Good Conduct Medal.
The Good Conduct Medal is one of the oldest military awards of the United States Armed Forces. The U.S. Navy's variant of the Good Conduct Medal was established in 1869, the Marine Corps version in 1896, the Coast Guard version in 1923, the Army version in 1941, and the Air Force version in 1963; the Air Force Good Conduct Medal was discontinued from February 2006 to February 2009.
Army of occupation Japan Medal period example.
The Army of Occupation Medal is a military award of the United States military which was established by the United States War Department on 5 April 1946. The medal was created in the aftermath of the Second World War to recognize those who had performed occupation service in either Germany, Italy, Austria, or Japan
An original China service medal, slot brooch example.
The China Service Medal was a service medal awarded to U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard personnel. The medal was instituted by Navy Department General Order No. 176 on 1 July 1942. The medal recognized service in and around China before and after World War II. Served ashore in China or who were attached to any of the vessels that operated in support of the operations in China between 7 July 1937, and 7 September 1939
A period slot brooch Good Conduct Medal with spare ribbon and medal bar.
Vietnam Service medal and service ribbon in box of issue dated 1969.
The Vietnam Service Medal is a military award of the United States Armed Forces established on 8 July 1965 by order of President Lyndon B. Johnson. The medal is awarded to recognize service during the Vietnam War by all members of the United States Armed Forces provided they meet the award requirements.
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