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Asiatic Campaign Medal Anodized

$13.95
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Item No:
F050A

Service: All Services

Instituted: 1942 Dates: 7 December 1941 to 2 March 1946

Criteria: Service in the Asiatic-Paci­fic theater for 30 days or receipt of any combat decoration

Devices: All Services: Bronze, Silver Star; Army/Air Force: Bronze ar­rowhead; Navy: Bronze Marine Corps device

Authorized on November 6, 1942 and amended on March 15, 1946. Awarded to members of the U.S. Armed Forces for at least 30 consecutive (60 nonconsecutive) days service (less if in combat) within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater between December 7, 1941 and March 2, 1946.

The front of the medal shows a palm tree amidst troops with an aircraft overhead and an aircraft carrier, battleship and submarine in the background. The reverse has the American eagle, symbolizing power, on a rock, symbolizing stability, with the inscription, “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” on the eagle’s back. The orange yellow of the ribbon represents Asia while the white and red stripes toward each edge represent Japan. The center blue, white and red thin stripes are taken from the American Defense Service Medal, referring to America’s continued defense preparedness after Pearl Harbor. A bronze star denoted participation in a campaign. A silver star attachment is used to represent five bronze stars. An arrowhead attachment is authorized by the Army and Air Force for participation in a combat parachute jump, combat glider landing or amphibious assault landing (only one arrowhead may be worn on the medal/ribbon despite the number of qualification events). The ribbon is worn with the center blue stripe on the wearer’s right. Designated Army & AAF campaigns for the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal are:

Product Details

Service: All Services

Instituted: 1942 Dates: 7 December 1941 to 2 March 1946

Criteria: Service in the Asiatic-Paci­fic theater for 30 days or receipt of any combat decoration

Devices: All Services: Bronze, Silver Star; Army/Air Force: Bronze ar­rowhead; Navy: Bronze Marine Corps device

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