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Accession number 1995.273
Catalog Number 1995.273.001
Object Name Medal
Description United States Merchant Marine Distinguished Service medal. Ribbon has blue stripes at either edge with a red strip down the center, bordered on either side by a narrow white stripe. Medal is brass and silver-colored. Front depicts a nautical star over a sunburst pattern. Back depicts a shield, surrounded by the words, "United States Merchant Marine, Distinguished Service." Medal hangs from a ring on the ribbon via the Merchant Marine emblem.
Date 1943-1943
Collection Blum, Murray
Event World War II
People Blum, Murray M.
Subjects Merchant Marine
World War II
Year Range from 1943
Year Range to 1943
Material Cloth/Metal