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1945 MADE WWII U.S. AMERICAN THEATER CAMPAIGN MEDAL
Original 1945 made WORLD WAR II UNITED STATES AMERICAN THEATER CAMPAIGN MEDAL WITH RIBBON BAR IN MANUFACTURERS BOX. Made by the U.S. MINT. This famous, stunning US decoration is a must in your great collection. These original US WWII medals are rare now, getting harder to find especially in this fantastic condition..
This US medal created on November 6, 1942 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. This decoration was intended to recognize those service members who had performed duty in the American Theater of Operations during World War II.
To be awarded the American Campaign Medal, a service member was required to either perform one year of consecutive duty within the continental borders of the United States, or perform 30 days consecutive/60 non-consecutive days of duty outside the borders of the United States but within the American Theater of Operations. The American Theater was defined as the entirety of the United States to include most of the Atlantic Ocean, a portion of Alaska, and a small portion of the Pacific bordering California.
The eligibility dates of the American Campaign Medal were from December 7, 1941 to March 2,1946. were authorized to any service member who was engaged in actual combat with Axis forces within the American theatre. This primarily applied to those members of the military which had engaged in anti- U-Boat patrols in the Atlantic.
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