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7 april, 22:38

Offered for auction is a nice original set consisting of a bronze star and box and military achievement medal, all witj the pins intact. This was always kept by the veteran in a good storage place. In the nicely used original, high quality box. An interesting set for sure. See attached photo of an example of the Bronze Star in wear during the vietnam war. Great 100% original set for your US / medal collection, which were also awarded to former US WW2 military. ''The Bronze Star Medal is a United States decoration awarded to members of the United States Armed Forces for either heroic achievement, heroic service, meritorious achievement, or meritorious service in a combat zone. Colonel Russell P. "Red" Reeder conceived the idea of the Bronze Star Medal in 1943; he believed it would aid morale if captains of companies or of batteries could award a medal to deserving people serving under them. Reeder felt another medal was needed as a ground equivalent of the Air Medal, and suggested calling the proposed new award the "Ground Medal". The idea eventually rose through the military bureaucracy and gained supporters. General George C. Marshall, in a memorandum to President Franklin... lees verder bij Catawiki
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