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Henley, Raymond D. (fl. 1945-1953) [Campaign and service medal World War II]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06567.02 Author/Creator: Henley, Raymond D. (fl. 1945-1953) Place Written: s.l. Type: Object Date: 1945 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Victory medal, World War II. Rainbow ribbon with medal depicting allegorical female image of victory. In original box.

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

Keywords/Subjects: Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs, World War II, Military History, Marines, Medal

Sub Era: World War II