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Description
U.S.A. (United States of America) Vietnam medal. This medal was awarded for service in the Indo-China war in the 1960s and early 1970s. The medal is round and attached to a yellow ribbon with 3 vertical parallel red stripes and green borders. On the obverse of the medal is a dragon amongst some bamboo shoots and the words: "Republic of Vietnam Service" embossed at the bottom. On the reverse, is a flaming torch with a crossbow and the words: "United States of America" embossed in a semi-circle. The bar is yellow with 3 vertical parallel red stripes and green borders. The bar is secured to the box and clipped on at the back. They are encased in a blue cardboard box to hold the medal and bar.
Collection
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Textile/Silk
Processed Material/Textile/Silk
Processed Material/Paper/Cardboard
Signature/Marks and Type
Republic of Vietnam Service Embossed
United States of America Embossed
REPUBLIC / OF VIETNAM / SERVICE Logo
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Maker's Mark
Accession No
2006.118
Credit Line
Medal and Bar [Vietnam], 2006.118. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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