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unkown [Navy pin with three ribbons]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09555.20 Author/Creator: unkown Place Written: s.l. Type: Object Date: circa 1938 to 1958 Pagination: 1 pin ; 1.1 x 10.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Navy pin with Asiatic-Pacific Campaign, World War II Victory, and National Defense Service ribbons.


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Military ServiceMilitary UniformsWorld War IINavy

Sub Era: World War II

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