Europe Africa Middle East Campaign Medal Miniature

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Europe Africa Middle East Campaign Medal Miniature Authorized on November 6, 1942, as amended on March 15, 1946. Awarded to members of the U.S. Armed Forces for at least 30 days of consecutive (60 days nonconsecutive) service within the European Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941 and November 8, 1945 (lesser periods qualify if individual was in actual combat against the enemy during this period). The front of the bronze medal shows a Landing Ship, Tank (LST) unloading troops while under fire with an airplane overhead. The reverse has the American eagle, symbol of power, standing on a rock, symbol of stability, with the inscription, “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and dates, “1941-1945.” Designated Army (& AAF) campaigns for the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal are as follows: Algeria-French Morocco, 1942 Egypt-Libya, 1942-1943 Tunisia, 1942-1943 Air Offensive, Europe, 1942-1944 Sicily, 1943 Naples-Foggia, 1943-1944 Anzio, 1944 Rome-Arno, 1944 Normandy, 1944 Northern France, 1944 Southern France, 1944 North Apennines, 1944-1945 Rhineland, 1944-1945 Ardennes-Alsace, 1944-1945 Central Europe, 1945 Po Valley, 1945 Air Combat, 1941-1945 Antisubmarine, 1941-1945 Ground Combat, 1941-1945 Designated Navy and Marine Corps campaigns for the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal are as follows: Reinforcement of Malta, 1942 North African Occupation, 1942-1943 Sicilian Occupation, 1943 Salerno Landings, 1943 West Coast of Italy Operations, 1944 Invasion of Normandy, 1944 Northeast Greenland Operation, 1944 Invasion of Southern France, 1944 Escort, antisubmarine, armed guard special operations, 1941-1944 Three-sixteenth inch diameter bronze and silver stars denoted participation in the specific campaigns described below. A bronze arrowhead indicated participation in a combat parachute jump, combat glider landing or amphibious assault landing. The ribbon’s central blue, white and red stripes represent the United States. The wide green stripes represent the green fields of Europe, the brown edges represent the African desert sands, the thin green, white, and red stripes represent Italy and the thin black and white stripes represent Germany.
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Europe Africa Middle East Campaign Medal Miniature Authorized on November 6, 1942, as amended on March 15, 1946. Awarded to members of the U.S. Armed Forces for at least 30 days of consecutive (60 days nonconsecutive) service within the European Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941 and November 8, 1945 (lesser periods qualify if individual was in actual combat against the enemy during this period). The front of the bronze medal shows a Landing Ship, Tank (LST) unloading troops while under fire with an airplane overhead. The reverse has the American eagle, symbol of power, standing on a rock, symbol of stability, with the inscription, “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and dates, “1941-1945.” Designated Army (& AAF) campaigns for the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal are as follows: Algeria-French Morocco, 1942 Egypt-Libya, 1942-1943 Tunisia, 1942-1943 Air Offensive, Europe, 1942-1944 Sicily, 1943 Naples-Foggia, 1943-1944 Anzio, 1944 Rome-Arno, 1944 Normandy, 1944 Northern France, 1944 Southern France, 1944 North Apennines, 1944-1945 Rhineland, 1944-1945 Ardennes-Alsace, 1944-1945 Central Europe, 1945 Po Valley, 1945 Air Combat, 1941-1945 Antisubmarine, 1941-1945 Ground Combat, 1941-1945 Designated Navy and Marine Corps campaigns for the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal are as follows: Reinforcement of Malta, 1942 North African Occupation, 1942-1943 Sicilian Occupation, 1943 Salerno Landings, 1943 West Coast of Italy Operations, 1944 Invasion of Normandy, 1944 Northeast Greenland Operation, 1944 Invasion of Southern France, 1944 Escort, antisubmarine, armed guard special operations, 1941-1944 Three-sixteenth inch diameter bronze and silver stars denoted participation in the specific campaigns described below. A bronze arrowhead indicated participation in a combat parachute jump, combat glider landing or amphibious assault landing. The ribbon’s central blue, white and red stripes represent the United States. The wide green stripes represent the green fields of Europe, the brown edges represent the African desert sands, the thin green, white, and red stripes represent Italy and the thin black and white stripes represent Germany.
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