ISSUE FULL SIZE World War II (WW II) Navy Occupation Service Medal M0055

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ISSUE FULL SIZE World War II (WW II) Navy Occupation Service Medal M0055

World War II (WW II) Navy Occupation Service Medal

Criteria: Awarded to Navy and Coast Guard personnel who participated in the European and Asian occupation forces following the close of the Second World War. The decoration was also bestowed to personnel of who performed duty in West Berlin between 1945 and 1990. The Navy Occupation Service Medal was presented as a medal with two service clasps, those being the "Europe" and "Asia" clasps. European Theater criteria: the following geographical duty areas, and time frames of eligibility, qualified a service member to receive the Navy Occupation Service Medal with Europe clasp: Italy (November 8, 1945 to December 15, 1947); Trieste (May 8, 1945 to October 25, 1954); Germany (May 8, 1945 to May 5, 1955); Austria (May 8, 1945 to October 25, 1955); West Berlin (May 8, 1945 to October 3, 1990). For those service members who performed military duty during the Berlin Airlift, the Airlift Device is authorized as a device to the Navy Occupation Service Medal. Pacific Theater criteria: The Pacific Clasp was authorized for any service performed in the Asiatic-Pacific area between the dates of September 2, 1945 and April 27, 1952. This included service in Korea, however those service members who had received the Korean Service Medal could not be awarded both the Occupation Medal and Korean Service Medal for the same period of service.

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  • Model: EE-M0055
  • Manufactured by: EAGLE EMBLEMS INC

This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 30 November, 2010.

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