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[WWI Victory Medal]


Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06196.115 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Object Date: [n.d.] Pagination:

Summary of Content: WWI Victory Medal inscribed with names of participating nations.

People: Hilldring, John H., 1895-1974

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: World War IGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsMedal

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