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EUROPEAN-AFRICAN-MIDDLE EASTERN CAMPAIGN MEDAL

Posted 8/23/2010 Printable Fact Sheet
 
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Overview
This medal is awarded for service in the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater between 7 Dec 41 and 8 Nov 45, under the same conditions described under those for the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal. The same also applies in awarding the Bronze Service Star and Arrowhead device.

Criteria
Click on the below link for a listing of identified operations and timeframes associated with the award of the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal.

Identified Operations - European-African-Middle Eastern (EAME) Campaign Medal
Air Combat, EAME 7 December 1941 - 2 September 1945
Egypt-Libya 11 June 1942 - 12 February 1943
Air Offensive, Europe 4 July 1942 - 5 June 1944
Algeria-French Morocco 8 November 1942 - 11 November 1942
Tunisia (Air) 12 November 1942 - 13 May 1943
Sicily (Air) 14 May 1943 - 17 August 1943
Naples-Foggia (Air) 18 August 1943 - 21 January 1944
Anzio 22 January 1944 - 24 May 1944
Rome-Arno 22 January 1944 - 9 September 1944
Normandy 6 June 1944 - 24 July 1944
Northern France 25 July 1944 - 14 September 1944
Southern France 15 August 1944 - 14 September 1944
Northern Apennines 10 September 1944 - 4 April 1945
Rhineland 15 September 1944 - 21 March 1945
Ardennes-Alsace 16 December 1944 - 25 January 1945
Central Europe 22 March 1945 - 11 May 1945
Po Valley 5 April 1945 - 8 May 1945


Medal Description

The medal is 1.25 inches in diameter, depicting a landing scene beneath the words European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign.

Ribbon Description
The ribbon is principally dark green, edged with brown bands separated from the green by green, white, and red stripes on the left (wearer's right), and by white, black, and white stripes on the right (wearer's left). In the center are equal blue, white, and red stripes. The blue stripe is worn to the wearer's right.

Authorized Device
Service Star

Weighted Airman Promoted System Point Value: 0







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