Military Medals of The United States Hardback Edition. (OHBK7)
This handsome publication combines the appeal of a coffee table book with the superb details of a library reference text and is lavishly illustrated with original color photographs and drawings. The sharp color plates with easy to understand narratives, show all the awards and insignia that have graced the different military uniforms since the 1900s to the present military operations in Iraq.
Shown alongside each medal are the ribbon attachments associated with the award, a brief summary of the award criteria and a reference to the section in the book containing the full requirements, detailed medal description, background symbolism and the pertinent dates of establishment, modification and, in the case of campaign medals, the periods covered by authorized battle stars.
One of the most interesting and useful sections of the book is a series of handsome illustrations showing how to wear awards. Add this guide to your bookshelf today!