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About this itemWWII U.S. AMERICAN CAMPAIGN MEDALThe genuine, current made WWII AMERICAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL was first 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 theater. This primarily applied to those members of the military which had engaged in anti- U-Boat patrols in the Atlantic.
This is a genuine current made medal of the very highest USA made quality, in a mint, un-awarded condition, U.S. Government approved and of current regulation manufacture ready for service or veteran's wear - hallmarked (makers marked) by a US Government authorized manufacturer behind the pin as per U.S. federal regulation G27. Department of Defense medals are governed by the Institute of Heraldry, which is an Army Agency located at Ft Belvoir, Virginia. Graco has been authorized by IOH to manufacture DOD medals under an assigned Hallmark .This famous decoration is a must in your collection. This medal does not come in a box nor with a ribbon bar, you will receive just the medal.
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