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Complete guide to United States Marine Corps medals, badges and insignia : World War II to present

Author: James G Thompson
Publisher: Fountain Inn, SC : MOA Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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Thompson presents a detailed catalogue of American Marine Corps awards, UN medals and commonly gifted foreign awards. He also includes information about the wearing of and display of medals and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James G Thompson
ISBN: 1884452434 9781884452437 1884452426 9781884452420
OCLC Number: 131299310
Description: 131 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 29 cm
Contents: Background and History --
Marine Corps insignia --
Navy insignia --
Breast insignia --
Ranks and grades --
Officer rank insignia --
Enlisted rank and service insignia --
Service/identification badges --
Marksmanship and trophy badges --
Aiguillettes, breastcords, should cords and fourragere --
Shoulder patches --
Awards and decorations --
Types of medals, ribbons and attachments --
Attachments and devices --
Introduction to medals --
Wearing medals, miniatures and ribbons by Marines and Marine veterans --
Decorations and service medals --
Foreign decorations --
Foreign service medals --
United Nations medals --
"George" medal --
Displaying awards --
Commemorative medals --
Wearing of medals, insignia and the uniform by veterans and retirees --
Claiming medals.
Other Titles: United States Marine Corps medals, badges and insignia
Medals of America
Responsibility: by James G. Thompson.

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