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Ww2 Chinese Service Medal In Original Box # 16827 China War Japan

Ww2 Chinese Service Medal In Original Box # 16827 China War Japan

Ww2 Chinese Service Medal In Original Box # 16827 China War Japan

Ww2 Chinese Service Medal In Original Box # 16827 China War Japan

Ww2 Chinese Service Medal In Original Box # 16827 China War Japan

Ww2 Chinese Service Medal In Original Box # 16827 China War Japan

Ww2 Chinese Service Medal In Original Box # 16827 China War Japan

Ww2 Chinese Service Medal In Original Box # 16827 China War Japan

Ww2 Chinese Service Medal In Original Box # 16827 China War Japan

Ww2 Chinese Service Medal In Original Box # 16827 China War Japan

Ww2 Chinese Service Medal In Original Box # 16827 China War Japan

CHINA SERVICE MEDAL WW2, WITH BOX! Background Sometimes called the China War War Memorial Medal , this medal was authorized by the Chinese Nationalist Government for issue to all servicemen and others who assisted the Chinese in their fight against Japan during the second World War. It was awarded to both military and civilian personnel who were directly involved in the war effort. Perhaps the largest single group of Americans to receive this medal were members of the 14th Air Force, the famed Flying Tigers. This medal was presented to them in a special ceremony during a convention of the 14th Air Force Association held in New Orleans on August 2, 1975. The medals were formally presented to about 200 veterans by the Ambassador of the Republic of China and Anna Chennault, the widow of General Claire L. Chennault, the former commander of the Flying Tigers. Establishing Authority This medal was established as the Medal in Commemoration of Victory in the Resistance Against Aggression, but is more commonly known as the China War Memorial Medal. It was established by the Republic of China in 1944 and issued October of 1946. Acceptance by the United States Acceptance of this medal was authorized in accordance with the provisions of Public Law 80-314, which authorized the acceptance of foreign awards and decorations during World War II for the period of December 7, 1941 through July 24, 1948. Effective Dates The effective dates of the China War Medal are December 8, 1941 to September 2, 1945. Criteria The China War Memorial Medal was awarded to all members of the Armed Forces of the United States who served in Mainland China, Burma, Vietnam, and Thailand, for at least thirty days between December 8, 1941 and September 2, 1945. The item “WW2 CHINESE SERVICE MEDAL IN ORIGINAL BOX # 16827 CHINA WAR JAPAN” is in sale since Saturday, October 14, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Medals & Ribbons”. The seller is “wwsurplus” and is located in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.