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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.
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.
A boxed early Good Conduct Medal complete with medal bar and spare ribbon. Slot brooch.
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.
Field issue Bronze Star Medal in the original issue box with the tissue paper.
This was awarded by Officer's in the Operational Theatre immediately after action.
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