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Complete Guide to United States Military Medals 1939 to Present Author

by Frank C. Foster

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Medals of America Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coins, banknotes, medals, seals, numismatics,
  • Uniforms & insignia,
  • Military - United States,
  • Military Uniforms,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • USA,
  • Military - General,
  • Military - Uniforms,
  • Reference,
  • Military Science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9595794M
    ISBN 101884452183
    ISBN 109781884452185
    OCLC/WorldCa54755134

    This is the first and only comprehensive history of all decorations and medals that may be awarded to men and women serving in the United States Army and Air Force. The background and design of each medal are examined, as well as award criteria governing each decoration. The book first looks at the Army and Air Force Medals of Honor before continuing with other awards, including the.   The Paperback of the United States Military Medals U. S. Decorations and Service Medals by Lawrence H. Borts, Frank C. Foster | at Barnes & B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpPages:

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    The Commendation Medal is a mid-level United States military decoration which is presented for sustained acts of heroism or meritorious service. Each branch of the United States Armed Forces issues its own version of the Commendation Medal, with a fifth version existing for acts of joint military service performed under the Department of Defense.. The Commendation Medal was originally only a Awarded for: Heroism, meritorious achievement, or meritorious service. This book is highly recommended to WWII buffs and historians who are looking for a complete and one-stop reference of Operation PaperClip. For the uninitiated, Operation Paperclip was the Office of Strategic Services program used to recruit the scientists of Nazi Germany for employment by the United States in the aftermath of World War II.4/5.


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