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The Army Museum

Medal, Military


Accession number: 2016.19.02
Date: May 1945
Materials: Copper; Silk
Measurements: 12 cm L x 3.7 cm W
Group: Air Crew
Culture: British Commonwealth
Description: Six-pointed copper starl; obverse has a central design of the Royal Cypher "GRI VI", surmounted by a crown. A circlet, the top of which is covered by the crown, surrounds the cypher and is inscribed "THE AIR CREW EUROPE STAR"; plain back; tri-colour ribbon with a wide blue band in the centre flanked on either side by a thin yellow band, and a sligthly wider black band, respectfully.
History of Use: Awarded for 60 days of operational flying